Tina Shafer is origionally from Cleveland Ohio but has been living and writing in New York City for many years. A great supporter of the writer's community in New YorK, she has run the Legendary New York Songwriter's Circle for thirteen years. Home to such artists as Norah Jones, Jesse Harris, Gavin Degraw, Vanessa Carlton and Amos Lee, to name a few. Her work has been written up in BILLBOARD Magazine, WOMEN IN MUSIC,
THe Cleveland Plaindealer and the VIILLAGE VOICE and SPIN MAGAZINE.
" I was frustrated with the way the business lacks support for the songwriter, I wanted a venue that would educate the public to how a song can make an artist, can make a career"
" No matter where this business is going, it will always start with the song" . "There is no replacement for unique ideas and the special charisma that comes from a great writer and performer".
She has also worked as a writer for many other top selling artists...Celine DIon
Bette Midler (The First Wive's Club) Billy Porter, Sheena Easton, and Phoebe Snow.
She has put out two of her own records on CDBABY.
"The Backyard Sky" is dedicated to her late brother Doug Shafer
and "Promise To Eve" is dedicated to anyone who has the courage to get through life...
Thank God for the music.