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. There, 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 Covered 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
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 PLEASE KNOW MY MUSIC IS NOW SOLD VIA AMAZON.COM OR CONTACT ME VIA CONIECEWASHINGTON@GMAIL .COM FOR CD OR ELECTRONIC DOWNLOAD. * AS OF MARCH 31,2020 CDBABY NO LONGER SELLS MUSIC.