Nina Curri is an outstanding singer/songwriter who has been performing throughout Arizona for many years. Her musical styles and influences include roots blues, folk, jazz, pop & americana. Her music is introspective and real while performing variety covers, traditional roots blues and originally composed material. She is engaging and entertaining while captivating her audience for hours.
Nina was first introduced to the Arizona music scene during her college years in Flagstaff at Northern Arizona University. Steve Reynolds became a friend and mentor who influenced her with a wide array of blues and inspired her to become a solo artist. Living in Austin and Houston, Texas for a spell allowed her to experience cities rich in music and diverse in talent.
Nina has performed in local venues in and outside of Phoenix including Showcases at The Musical Instrument Museum in Scottsdale, AZ; The Desert Botanical Gardens concert series; The Rhythm Room in Phoenix; Tempe Center for the Arts; Phoenix Blues Blast; Telluride Blues & Brews; The Southwest Cajun Festival in Chandler; local resorts, restaurants, wine bars & neighborhood favorites. She has even performed a showcase at the legendary Bitter End in NYC where many famed singer/songwriters got their start.
She has had the opportunity of opening shows and sharing the bill with local & legendary artists like Francine Reed, Walt Richardson, Chico Chism, Hans Olson, The Rocket 88's, Ian Moore, Jesse Colter, Delbert McClinton and more!
Nina continues to lend her passionate support for St. Mary's Food Bank by performing in an annual holiday benefit featuring Francine Reed & Friends in Phoenix, Arizona.
Her Cd of original music “Back In the Desert” is available at shows & will be online soon!