Nadine Simmons, a Brooklyn native, has been singing professionally for more than 30 years. She began as a background vocalist for major recording artists such as Candi Staton, then went on to become the lead singer with her band, opening shows for the Manhattans, Ray, Goodman & Brown, Jean Carne, Norman Connors, the Jimmie Castor Bunch, Billy Paul, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, and Eddie Kendricks of the Temptations. She returned to New York during the disco era to become a member of “Citi,” a roller skating group with De-Lite Records that performed with Kool & the Gang. Since that time, Nadine has performed as a studio vocalist and in many NYC nightclubs. When Nadine took a hiatus from singing, she published a book, FAITH RECLAIMED, A Single Parent’s Journey Out of Darkness. Along with writing and singing, she juggles background acting, appearing on TV shows such as Blue Bloods, One Life to Live, and the Jimmy Fallon show. On several occasions, she sang with a gospel group on the Late Night With David Letterman show.
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