Coniece Washington

Coniece Washington

Instrument: Voice / vocals | Location: Washington

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.
—Paul Wilson, Audiophile

Updated: July 12, 2021

Washington, D.C. based vocalist and producer Coniece Washington sings with heart and soul, captivating audiences with her distinctive, sultry and sweet stylings. In her ascending career, she has uniquely reinterpreted many standards while honoring the legacy of the vocalists who influence and inspire her: Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Shirley Horn, Billie Holiday, and Carmen McRae.

The accomplished vocalist is well-versed in many genres - from jazz to blues to pop, and everything in between. She is a former member of the renowned Washington Performing Arts Society’s Men and Women of the Gospel Choir and currently leads a number of ensembles featuring prominent jazz musicians from the region. She has begun songwriting and her holiday song, “Snow Covered Stars,” has received radio play.

A sought-after vocalist in the Baltimore-Washington-Annapolis triangle, she has been well-received in venues such as Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, Twins Jazz, The Carlyle Club, Mr. Henry’s, The Other Barn, The Georgetown Ritz Carlton, The Henley Park Hotel, Café Agape, Jazz Night at Westminster Presbyterian Church and Blues Alley. She performed at popular Baltimore venues An die Musik and Germano’s Piattini, prompting Dr. Renee Allen of WLVS Radio to say, “Coniece Washington sent chills throughout her audience.” She has performed at The Big Easy and other events in New Jersey. Her increasingly popularity has led to performances at the D.C. Jazz Festival, the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival and the Annual Preservation of Jazz Festival.

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Ella Fitzgerald
voice / vocals
Billie Holiday
voice / vocals
Carmen McRae
voice / vocals
Sarah Vaughan
voice / vocals
Nancy Wilson
voice / vocals

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