Coniece Washington, Jazz Vocalist

Bio

 

Vocalist Coniece Washington sings from her heart.  A Recording Artist, Song Writer and Show Producer who captivates her audience with her distinctive Sultry Sweet stylings, comparable to none. Her influences are Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Shirley Horn, Billie Holiday and Carmen McRae .  Born in Trenton, New Jersey, Coniece developed her love for music at an early age, singing at her Grandmother’s Church. 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 has performed in Europe. She is a trained vocalist and former member of the re-nowned Washington Performing Arts Society Men & Women of the Gospel Choir.  Coniece can be seen performing at various venues in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, 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, Cafe Agape and Westminster Presbyterian Church Friday Night Jazz. Coniece has also performed at the historic Blues Alley, the DC Jazz Festival, the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, the Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival and the Annual Preservation of Jazz  Festival . As a songwriter Coniece wrote the Holiday Song Snow Cover Stars. Coniece penned the lyrics and sang the melody to Pianist Vince Evans who wrote the chart. As a producer Coniece is known for her creativity and attention to detail. She self produced her new CD Shades of Shirley Horn which was released in March 17,2019 and has debut on the Roots Music Report Top 30 and Tp 50 Jazz Album Charts, North American College & Community Chart. Shades of Shirley Horn has received  outstanding reviews from Midwest Records, Jersey Jazz, Jazzweekly, Take EffectReviews,Glide Magazine,In a Blue Mood,Audiophile Review, Jazz2Love,Bebop Spoken Here UK,The Jazz Page, and Candence Magazine.  Please click on the Website Review page to read many of the reviews.

Coniece is a rare talent. She 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.

"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