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Chip Shelton

Primary Instrument: Sax, sopranino

Born: December 2    

CHIP SHELTON With incredible talent and perseverance, Chip Shelton has earned an undisputed reputation as one of the most renowned flutists in the world of jazz. And in recent years he has established himself as a formidable saxophonist as well. What separates Shelton from most other bandleaders is his ability as a multi-instrumentalist. He utilizes the entire woodwind family. Saxes include Tenor, Alto, Soprano, and Sopranino, all by the Yanagasawa Company which Shelton endorses. Flutes include the tiny piccolo, Bb flute, concert flute in C, alto flute, bass flute,contra-bass flute, and the Wesley End-Blown flute (custom fitted so it can be played in a saxophone position), Recently Shelton has added clarinet and bass clarinet to his practice sessions. His varied arsenal sometmes includes percussion, piano, or the unique C-tenor, and C-soprano saxes.....
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Awards

Chip Shelton's 6th CD "Peacetime" received a Top Jazz CD of 2006 Award from Soul-Patrol.com The original announcement appeared at http://www.soul- patrol.com/newsletter/2006/news12/best2006.html 44,000 Soul-Patrol Newsletter readers received notification of the yearly awards to artists who they feel have gone above and beyond in creating high quality music that helps to advance the culture that Soul-Patrol.com represents. Award presentation by Soul-Patrol CEO BOB DAVIS and a live CHIP SHELTON performance took place at the Soul-Patrol Convention in Philadelphia May,2007 in conjunction with the Philadelphia Black Heritage Festival.
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    Peacetime

    Summit Records
    2006
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    Flute Bass-ics


    2004
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    Flute Bass-ics


    2003
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Limited Edition

Summit Records (2013)

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”A Masterpiece” says XM Radio's Dr. Nick of Shelton's Grammy- considered CD release #8 in 2008, “Imbued With Memories”. 4 1/2 Stars says All Music Guide of Shelton's 2007 CD “live at the Cape May Jazz Fest”.

Chip Shelton's 6th CD “Peacetime” received a Top Jazz CD of 2006 Award from Soul-Patrol.com. The original announcement appeared at http://www.soul- patrol.com/newsletter/2006/news12/best2006.html. 44,000 Soul-Patrol Newsletter readers received notification of the yearly awards to artists who they feel have gone above and beyond in creating high quality music that helps to advance the culture that Soul-Patrol.com represents.

Award presentation by Soul-Patrol CEO BOB DAVIS and a live CHIP SHELTON performance took place at the Soul-Patrol Convention in Philadelphia May,2007 in conjunction with the Philadelphia Black Heritage Festival.

Primary InstrumentSax, sopranino

LocationLarchmont, NY

Clinic/Workshop InformationHaving successfully maintained parallel careers as a top NYC Orthodontist, an Orthodontic Educator, and a Jazz Recording Artist before recently becoming a full time musician, Chip Shelton presents a Digital/Power Point Workshop and Live Performance working-titled " Plan B or No Plan B…that is the question” It delves into many angles along the lifestyle and career- decision path we all must travel, whether child, adolescent, or adult...

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Yanagisawa Tenor, Alto, Soprano, and Sopranino Saxes and mouthpieces. Gonzalez Reeds Wesley End-blown Flute Weismann Piccolo
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