ina Richmond, a singer’s singer and consummate professional, has spent her life honing her vocal skills in diverse styles including big band, jazz, rhythm & blues, music theatre, pop and folk.
The featured vocalist in the Advocats Big Band, Fifth Element (jazz quintet), The Way Back (60s to 90s cover band) and the Tokyo Giants (R & B band), Nina is also well-versed performing in smaller combos like duos, trios and a cappella singing.
Her remarkable versatility has placed her in high demand as a performer at public and private parties, celebrations, festivals, corporate events, fundraisers, in night clubs and in studio recording. With her captivating vocals, Nina has graced the stages of multiple Toronto venues such as Old Mill Toronto, The Rex Hotel, The Duke Toronto, Reid's Distillery, Smokeshow BBQ & Brew, 120 Diner, Relish and at the Beaches International Jazz Festival.
“What can I say . . . the Advocats . . . this band, along with wonderful songbird Nina Richmond never ceases to amaze the crowd & what a CROWD they had last night at the Duke Live. Packed house. I'm sure people must have been sitting on the pool tables. It was wonderful! Well deserved appreciation for a night of Ella Fitzgerald. Thank you to all of you from all of us."
"Each time I listen to the performances of Fifth Element, I enjoy them more and more. You are a group of amazing individual musicians who manage to seamlessly blend traditional and contemporary tunes while the incomparable Nina weaves her lyrical spell! I look forward to many more chances to hear you.”