Winner of a Soul-Patrol award for Best Jazz Release for his CD titled PEACETIME. Shelton's 8th CD Release IMBUED WITH MEMORIES in 2008 on Summit Records was Grammy considered. His 2013 release LIMITED EDITION is available for digital download by emailing CHIP SHELTON embodies Jazz & Beyond uniqueness. His ensembles headed by Chip's soulful Flute & Sax always pull multigenerational audiences in with feels that include swing, blues, bossa, afro-cuban, jazz rock, latin, waltz, ballad, fusion, samba, reggae, and more.
Chip Shelton has performed or recorded with Ron Carter, Jimmy Heath, George Benson, Jimmy Smith, Louis Hayes, Doug Carn, Ryo Kawasaki, and countless others. He has performed worldwide, including NYC, Baltimore/Washington, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Albuqurque, San Francisco, Berlin, Cairo, Estonia, Paris, Lisbon, the Soul-Patrol Convention, the Cape May Jazz Festival, the National Flute Association Convention, and the Jazz Improv Convention, and many more locales.