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You can view my Bio, Videos, Music,Reviews and my Electronic Press Kit (EPK) featuring live performances and music from my new CD "Shades of Shirley Horn". I am a Vocalist, U.S. Military Veteran, Mother and Retired Mental HealthVocational Rehabilitation Manager. I love performing and look forward to performing for you via corporate, public and private events. My music is available via CDBABY.COM
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Coniece M. Washington
Coniece Washington, Jazz Vocalist
Vocalist, composer, producer, Coniece Washington, sings from her heart, captivating audiences with her incomparable, distinctive, sultry, sweet stylings. Over the course of her ascending career she has uniquely reinterpreted standards while honoring the legacy of the vocalists who influence and inspire her: Sarah Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Shirley Horn, Billie Holiday and Carmen McRae.
This Trenton New Jersey native’s love for music was developed and nurtured from an early age at her grandmother’s church. Her vocal talent and pure passion for music were deepened and refined while serving In the US Army. Then, Coniece accepted various invitations and opportunities to perform in night clubs and venues throughout the United States and Europe. A trained vocalist, Coniece is a former member of the renowned Washington Performing Arts Society’s Men and Women of the Gospel Choir. She has performed throughout the Washington DC Metropolitan area at venues including: Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, Twins Jazz, The Carlyle Club, The Other Barn, Mr. Henry’s, The Georgetown Ritz Carlton, The Henley Park Hotel, Café Agape, Westminster Presbyterian Church Friday Night Jazz, the historic Blues Alley; and at the following festivals: The DC Jazz Festival, The Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, the Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival and the Annul Preservation of Jazz Festival.
Coniece composed the holiday song, “Snow Cover Stars”, and she self-produced her new CD, Shades of Shirley Horn, released March 17, 2019, and debuted on both the Roots Music Report’s Top 30 and Top 50 Jazz Album Charts and the North American College & Community Chart. Shades of Shirley Horn has received outstanding reviews from Midwest Records, Jersey Jazz, Jazz Weekly, Take Effect Reviews, Glide Magazine, In a Blue Mood, Audiophile Review, Jazz2Love, Bebop Spoken Here [UK], The Jazz Page, and Cadence Magazine.
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Coniece Washington’s passion is singing. Her goal is to present the Great American Song Book with authenticity and integrity. Her vibrant voice and charming presence will leave you wanting more.
"Great Vocalist and Entertainer!"- DeAndrey Howard Musician,Co founder and Manager of Alice's Jazz and Cultural Society, Washington, DC
"Coniece Washington is truly a vanguard in the preservation of straight ahead jazz standards. Her vocals are alluring and captivates the audience....transporting them to another place and time." - Black Art Today!,LLC
"Coniece Washington is. true to form jazz singer with the authenticity in her performance that honors and continues the tradition of the outstanding female jazz vocalists of our day." - Jerry Paris, General Manager WPFW 89.3,Washington,DC
MAGICAL MUSIC – JAZZ in Little Italy, Baltimore
--Dr. Renee’ Allen, The Renee Allen & Friends Show” on WLVS Radio
On Saturday, July 16th, Coniece Washington sent chills throughout her audience as she performed at Germano’s PIATTIN Cabaret. It was simply magical
CD's: Shades of Shirley Horn, Love Changes and Snow Cover Stars Available on cdbaby
Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival
Featuring Pianist William Knowles, Bassist Wes Biles and Drummer Nick Costa
Coniece Sings at Wesley
Call for tickets Phone: (202) 966-5144 Pianist Wayne Wilentz, Drummer JC Jefferson and Bassist Herman Burney Jr.
An Evening of Jazz