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Elli Fordyce

Originally from Manhattan, Elli Fordyce is a highly accomplished vocalist and actor. She has performed all over the New York Metro area and other U.S. and North American cities, including an appearance in the New York Cabaret Convention and in various festivals. Elli also has numerous acting credits: Film — September 12th, TV — Cappelle's Show, and Live Theatre — Guys & Dolls.

Prior to returning to New York 32 years ago, Elli took time away from her musical journey. The first was to devote herself to family, and unexpectedly, the next after a devastating accident on a snowy highway en route to a gig when the car carrying her quartet and equipment crashed into a disabled truck. A successful year-long “Elli Fordyce And Her Favorite Things” tour ended abruptly, leaving scars of several kinds. Soon after, Elli stopped singing for 15 years (”Not even to sing Happy Birthday, not even in the shower”) and focused firmly on much needed physical and spiritual healing.

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Primary Instrument

Vocalist

Location

Yonkers, NY

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students

Credentials/Background

I'm now coaching via Skype for all levels. I've sung jazz since I was 18 (at this writing nearly 60 years) and professionally since 1966, as well as learning many ways to holistically clear issues we have with creativity and performing. Working to free your "inner artist," I specialize in jazz-vocal coaching and life coaching — and the first sesion is always free. My Skype handle is ellifordyce, so please add me as a contact and email (ellifordyce@msn.com) to set up a time

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Albums

Something Still Cool with Jim Malloy
Something Still Cool...
Self Produced
2008
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