Nina Gamble Kennedy, American Pianist

Nina Gamble Kennedy From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Nina Gamble Kennedy Born1960 (age 59–60)
Nashville, Tennessee OccupationClassical Pianist, Orchestra Conductor, Film Director, WriterParentsMatthew Washington Kennedy (father)Anne Gamble Kennedy (mother) Nina Gamble Kennedy (born 1960) is an American classical pianist, orchestral conductor, filmmaker, and writer. Contents 1Early life2Career3Critical reception4Recordings5Works6Filmography7References8External links Early life

New York Artist & Author Publishes Memoir

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New York, NY Artist & Author Publishes Memoir

In This Memoir an African-American Woman Battles Racism and Sexism while Becoming a World-Renowned Concert Pianist

Practicing for Love: A Memoir, a new book by Nina Kennedy, has been released by RoseDog Books.

Young Nina Kennedy was a child prodigy, a musical genius. Growing up in a segregated black community, she was forced to speak slang or “Ebonics” during the day to protect herself from bullying. At night, she would return home to speak the King's English with her college professor parents, both esteemed classical pianists who felt their careers had been hampered by American racism. As a result, they were determined that their daughter would have the success that they never could.

Practicing for Love: A Memoir reveals Nina’s work and recognition as a child prodigy from her first complete piano recital at age nine, to her debut as piano solo…

"Practicing for Love: A Memoir" by Nina Kennedy

Practicing for Love: A Memoir From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Practicing for Love: A MemoirPracticing for Love: A Memoir[1] is a 2019 nonfiction autobiography written by Nina Kennedy and published by RoseDog Books. It is about her life and experiences as a daughter of college professors, a child prodigy, a student at Juilliard, a concert pianist, and ultimately as a black woman. The book is divided into three parts. Part one examines her formative years, beginning in Nashville, Tennessee where she gives her first concert at age nine, and appears as piano soloist with the Nashville Symphony at age thirteen. As she was raised on the