Born: August 17, 1977
Adia Ledbetter was born in Durham, N.C. She started singing in elementary school and church and started taking voice lessons in high school. After high school, she took a break from voice lessons to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. While attending college she had the opportunity to travel and sing jazz with pianist Yusuf Salim and bassist Freeman Ledbetter. After working in the field of Exercise and Sports Science for about three years, Adia decided to quit working to pursue her dreams of becoming a jazz musician....
AwardsDownBeaT Magazine Student Awards 2006 Kennedy Center's Betty Carter Jazz Ahead 2006 Dac Emerging Artist Grant 2008
Take 2: Rendezvous With YesterdaysSelf Produced
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