Dori Levine has performed in New York City at prestigious venues including the Blue Note, Birdland, the Knitting Factory, Merkin Concert Hall and the legendary Steinway Hall as well as abroad in Sweden, Finland, Italy and at the Brighton Festival in England.
She has been teaching privately, conducting workshops and producing concerts of her students for the last two decades.
Dori was born in Newark, New Jersey. She earned a BFA from the School of Visual Arts specializing in Performance Art. She continued her studies in singing, Jazz improvisation, piano and percussion with the following teachers:
Voice – Lennie Tristano, Jay Clayton, Connie Crothers, Liz Gorrill,Sheila Jordan, Jeanne Lee, Kirk Nurock, Gina Crusco, Ann-Marie Moss, Ann Ruckert, Sal Mosca and South African singer, Thuli Dumakude
Piano – Connie Crothers, Michael Kanan, Richard Sussman, Nina Sheldon, Daniela Schaechter, Virg Dzurinko
Shekere/Percussion – Baba Olatunji & Cheryl Thomas