Singer/songwriter from Boulder, Colorado, Nina Storey, blends an eclectic sound of blues, rock, funk and pop. She has been compared to a diverse group of artists such as Janis Joplin, Chaka Kahn, Tori Amos, Whitney Houston and Billie Holiday.
Nina’s newest CD entitled, “24 Off The Board” showcases Nina’s raw, intimate and explosive voice, as well as her catchy melodic yet thought provoking lyrics and music. She has independently written, recorded and released five CDs; “Guilt and Honey”, “Bootleg”, “Shades”, “Nina Storey” and “ 24 Off The Board.” Both “Shades” and “Nina Storey” were released to national and critical acclaim, and have received extensive radio airplay throughout the country on mainstream, Triple A, independent and college radio stations. It can be heard in all of Nina’s work; her voice is mesmerizing and her music is touching, funny, candid, poetic, and always passionate.
She has been featured on CNN Showbiz Today, MTV Online, and Rolling Stone Online. In addition, she has received rave reviews in publications such as; People Magazine, Billboard Magazine, Performing Songwriter, Music Connection, Totally Adult and several of Colorado’s top magazines including Westword and 5280 Magazine, who have named her vocalist and songwriter of the year. In addition, Jazziz Magazine featured Nina, and her single, “All the Little Things”, on their new compilation CD.
Nina’s live performance is as riveting as it is honest, as she brings the listener with her on her journey of sound and emotion. She has opened for and toured with such captivating artists as Etta James, Earth Wind and Fire, Keb Mo’, Jonny Lang, Joan Osborne, and John Lee Hooker.
Her performance is equally moving in both larger and smaller venues as was heard in The Lilith Fair, Woodstock ’99, The Montreal International Jazz Festival, The Monterey Blues Festival, The New Orleans Jazz Festival, and Red Rocks Amphitheater; as well as her solo piano acoustic performances at The High Sierra Festival, or on the live performance syndicated TV series, “Spotlight on Performing Songwriter.”
Her songs have been featured in both film and television. “If I Were An Angel” was featured on ABC’s hit TV show, “Alias.” “Left” was featured in Sony Pictures “Broken Heart’s Club”. Nina’s music has also appeared in the films, “Public/Private”, “Colfax-The Documentary”, and the Internet soap opera, “The City’s Edge.
Presently, Nina can be seen in concert from coast to coast, on Frontier Airlines new in-flight television channel, “Wild Blue Yonder.” And in February of 2005 Nina was featured in concert on The Travel Channel for the program, “Trista and Ryan’s Honeymoon Hotspots.”
Nina has also been selected to endorse Sennheiser Microphones as well as Klipsch Audio as they have said, “the passion this emerging singer songwriter displays…proves she’s a true original.”
Nina’s presence on stage and on record is truly unforgettable. Her voice is powerful, yet intimate and sultry. And while her music is diverse, it is always connected. This is why Nina’s eclectic soulful style is one that identifies her as a genuine talent like no other.
In June 2006 Nina released her new single and music video for “This Naked Woman”. This new song showcases Nina’s sultry, provocative and powerful vocal and lyrical evolution.
In the Summer of 2006 the independent film, "Foreign Soil" was released, featuring four of Nina’s songs, including the original theme song, "One Moment".
And in October 2006 Nina will be featured on the CW Network television show, “Girlfriends”, performing her song, “Shoulder”.
Nina is also in the studio recording her new CD, as well preparing to release a live DVD while she continues to tour both nationally and internationally.
**excerpted from http://www.ninastorey.com/who.htm