Nelson Foltz – Academy Pittsburgh Session 3


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As a musician, Nelson Foltz has worked with such artists as Barry White, Steely Dan, Aretha Franklin, Spoon, Roberta Flack, The Colorado Symphony, Josh Ritter, Tony Bennett, Juliette Commagere, Dave Liebman, Joachim Cooder, Rebecca Martin, Tony Williams and Maria Schneider. His credits include music for film, television and radio as well as performing in the orchestra for numerous broadway shows including The Lion King, Fosse and Hairspray.

Foltz’s original recordings are regularly featured on NPR and PRI and his seventh album entitled “departure” with longtime collaborator Tom Lynn was listed as “Top 10 Tracks of 2014” by legendary music critic Milo Miles (Rolling Stone/NPR/New York Times/Spin/Village Voice).

As a developer, Nelson hopes to positively impact the lives of others through thoughtful and elegant code and always looks for environments where innovation and beauty are the goal. When he’s not coding or playing music, Nelson enjoys raising koi and protecting the world from his overly affectionate rescue pup Molly.