Jazz2Love review 6-2-19 

Album Review: Shades of Shirley Horm from Coniece Washington 
Album:  Shades of Shirley Horn 

Artist:  Coniece Washington 

Label:  Self-Releassed 

Website:  https://www.coniecewashington.com/ 

Shades of Shirley Horn is blues vocalist Coniece Washington's tribute to the iconic jazz vocalist Shirley Horn.  The collection of 12 tracks was chosen as a loving memorial to Horn and her repertoire, which features a number of timeless classics from the Great American Songbook.  Washington canvasses Horn's catalog…

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Audiophile Review New Music For May 31, 2019 By Paul Wilson 

Overall: 8.5 / 10 Sonics:  8/10 

Coniece Washington - "Shades of Shirley Horn" - Self Released 


Not five minutes into the review from the new release from Coniece Washington I believe, if I remember correctly, I actually said "wow" out loud. Why? Simple. I find Washington to have a stellar voice and one that can be listened to for a long time. Her style is straight ahead, traditional jazz. Her lofty influences include Sara Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald and of course, the CD's namesake…

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In a Blue Mood Ron Weinstock's Cd Review 

Coniece Washington 
Shades of Shirley Horn 

Poet Seth Washington provides a narration that provides an overview of Shirley Horn, a Washington DC musical icon. It opens vocalist Coniece Washington's rendition of "Here's To Life," one of Shirley Horn's most famous songs that opens her tribute to Horn. Horn touched her "the first time I heard Shirley Horn sing, I fell in love with her groove and elegance. Due to my military service I never had the opportunity to attend one of her shows but I…

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Glide Magazine Shades of Shirley Horn Review 

May 25, 2019 by Jim Hynes in Album Reviews, Reviews No Comments 

Shades of Shirley Horn represents a lifelong dream of sorts for D.C.-based vocalist Coniece Washington, who grew up with Horn and other female jazz vocalists like Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Billy Holiday and Carmen McRae as her main influences.  Of course, Horn was one of the major jazz talents that hailed…

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NACC Chart Rating May 2019 



My CD Shades of Shirley Horn hit the Top 5 Jazz Adds Chart at NACC tied at #4
Top 5 Jazz Adds 
Rated in the Top 5

Shades Of Shirley Horn 


Link To Roots Top 50 Jazz Review 


#CD is # 16 as of 6/8/19.

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by: Coniece Washington 

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Take Effect 5/25/19 Shades of Shirley Horn Review  

Shades Of Shirley Horn 

Self-Released, 2019 


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A jazz vocalist with an affinity for gospel influences, here Coniece Washington pays tribute to the late Shirley Horn with 12 carefully crafted tunes where an all star cast contribute trumpet, flute, keys and poetry to the affair. 

“Here’s To Life” starts the album with soft keys and poetry from Seth Washington, before the agile jazz shuffling and feisty attitude of “Get Out Of Town”. Elsewhere, “How Am I To Know” showcases…

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The Renee Allen & Friends Show WLVS Radio Review 

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 as the Vocalist and Baltimore Alliance member Coniece Washington and her talented musician friends “Rocked the House!” Coniece is the ultimate Songstress with a huge heart to share her stage as she had the wonderful MiMi Bowman open the show. Mimi…

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Review of the Bethesda Blues and Jazz July 31st Show 

By Seth Washington
Jazz is the great American art and here in the Washington, DC metro area the tradition of Straight Ahead Jazz could be described in a word as rich.
Smooth, soulful vocalist, Coniece Washington and her merry band of jazz gladiators offer elegant evidence that the tradition is flourishing within the Beltway region...
This sultry song stylist, born and bred in New Jersey, with church choir melodies in her fiber seeks to present the Great American Song Book with integrity.
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Coniece Washington is a Jazz Vocalist and recording artist who captivates her audience with her distinctive Sultry Sweet stylings, comparable to none. Her influences are Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Billie Holiday, Carmen McRae and numerous gospel artists. Born in Trenton, New Jersey, Coniece developed her love for music at an early age, singing at her Grandmother’s Church.  As a young adult, she served in the US Army and continued expressing her talent and passion for music by performing at various night clubs and venues here in the states and in Germany. She is a trained vocalist and can be seen performing at various venues in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, including Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, Twins Jazz, The Carlyle Club, Mr. Henry’s , The Georgetown Ritz Carlton ,Cafe Agape and Westminster Presbyterian Church Friday Night Jazz. Coniece has also performed at the historic Blues Alley, The Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival and The Annual Preservation of Jazz  Festival. Coniece is a rare talent that will leave you wanting more and more of her gifted voice and presence. Her passion is singing and her goal is to present the Great American Song Book with integrity.

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