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Chip Shelton

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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”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”.
Primary Instrument

Sax, sopranino

Location

Larchmont, NY

Clinic/Workshop Information

Having 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. In one segment, some successful Artists, Musicians, and Athletes are profiled, many of whom, like Shelton, chose to have a “Plan B”… a parallel career as backup to their most passionate pursuits.

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Albums

Limited Edition
Limited Edition
CCM Records
2013
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[no cover]
Imbued With Memories
Summit Records
2008
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[no cover]
Have Flute Will...
Summit/Chicken Coup
2007
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Peacetime
Peacetime
Summit Records
2006
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Flute Bass-ics
Flute Bass-ics
Summit Records
2004
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[no cover]
Have Flute Will...
Summit Records
2004
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