Lydia Salett-Dudley

Lydia Salett Dudley is a jazz pianist, singer, composer and arranger in Raleigh, NC. She is the bandleader for the group Jazz Xpressions.  She received her Graduate degree from North Carolina Central University and currently sits on the board of the Heart of Carolina Jazz.  In 2011 her passion for music education eventually led her to start The Salett Art Center, Inc., a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide music enrichment for underserved youth.  She has performed on many occasions.  Her most memorable performance was the opportunity to perform at the childhood home of Nina Simone in Tryon, NC, which was declared a National Treasure in 2018.  She has released several albums to date including her latest 2019 holiday cd entitled “This Is Christmas”.