Nadine Ford

Nadine Ford

 New York City, New York, USA
BandR&BSoul

Nadine Graduate from the prestigious Berklee College of Music, in Boston Massachusetts, She received a Bachelors Degree in Music Education/Voice Principal. she had the opportunity to travel to Manila, Philippines on a two-week tour as the lead vocalist of the funk/jazz fusion band “Satya”. She also sang with recording artist the original “Effie” from Dream Girls Jennifer Holiday at Martha’s Vineyard
Nadine also performed with numerous artist including; Ledisi, Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker, Gl

Biography

Her voice has been described as soulful, sultry, passionate, and smooth. Her Motown-influenced vocals, combined with songwriting sensibilities, compliment her unique musical blend.

Nadine explains her sound this way; "Music is a powerful tool in today’s world. In all my music I strive to express positive and meaningful life experiences that relate to today’s youth.

From her ballads to the club tracks you will be pleasantly surprised at the thought provoking lyrics and the creativity of the music. Nadine possesses musical rhythm and style with a youthful intensity that has been compared to artist such as Anita Baker, Phyllis Hyman and the legendary Angela Winbush.

Nadine Ford was born and raised in Long Island, New York, Growing up in the church, Nadine sang in the Children’s Church Choir. It wasn’t long until Nadine had her début performance, at the age of eight singing the gospel classic “His Eye Is On The Sparrow”. It was that experience that left a lasting impression on
Nadine and from that moment on Nadine continued to pursue her passion for singing.

Nadine Graduate from the prestigious Berklee College of Music, in Boston Massachusetts, She received a Bachelors Degree in Music Education/Voice Principal. While in school, she had the opportunity to travel to Manila, Philippines on a two-week tour as the lead vocalist of the funk/jazz fusion band “Satya”. She also sang with recording artist the original “Effie” from Dream Girls Jennifer Holiday at Martha’s Vineyard the Outlerland 2006 singing Gladys and the Pips rendition of “Grapevine”.

Nadine also performed with or provided background vocals for numerous artist including; Ledisi, Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker, Gloria Estefan, Patrice Rushen, Melissa Etheridge, Donnie Mc Clurkin, and Keith Washington.

In the year of 2009 Nadine competed to be apart of P Diddy’s “Making His Band” Reality T.V. Show, thousands auditioned from the state of New York, but only 5 vocalists were chosen! Nadine was 1 out of the 5 vocalists chosen to go on in the competition. Making it all the way to Los Angles, California. Nadine made it to the television round, remaining in the competition until the final round of eliminations.

Nadine is currently performing with the legendary Producer/writer “Keshif” who has produced for artists such as Kenny G, George Benson, Evelyn "Champagne" King, Johnny Kemp, Melba Moore, Dionne Warwick, Stacy Lattisaw, Exposé, Freda Payne, Whitney Houston.

She is also working with Tito Jackson from the Jackson 5 as one of his” Boller Babes”, on the A& E T. V. Network “The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty” reality series depict the life of the brothers after Michael Jackson’s passing. Performing lead/background vocals from the Jackson 5 Greatest Hits.

Nadine is in the studio working on her debut single with “Day 26”producer Dirk Pate and award winning composer and arranger Tess Escoto. Not only will it display her potent singing and songwriting talents, but early reviews has it slated as one of the top Independent singles of 2010.

Her debut album will feature a blend of Soul, R&B with a Hip Hop vibe that sets her apart from the pack. . Nadine is a rarity in the music world today, a strong performer that can belt out a song live with or without a microphone. Everybody get ready -- the new songbird has taken flight.