LYNETTE WASHINGTON has an extensive music career in jazz, r&b, and gospel, An established songwriter and arranger, Lynette has worked with well-known artists such as, Aretha Franklin, U2, Celia Cruz and a host of respected jazz icons such as Clifford Jordan, Alex Blake, George Coleman, Dave Grusin, Dave Valentin, Tom Browne etc. She was featured lead singer with New Voices of Freedom, the group who appeared in U2, Rattle & Hum, Scrooged, BBC/Virgin Records world-wide telecast and album One World, One Voice, the Give Peace A Chance video with Lenny Kravitz, NY at Night, The Joan Rivers Show and the MTV Video Music Awards with the Godfather of Soul, James Brown and comedian Jimmy Fallon. She has appeared regularly at New York metropolitan area venues which include Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, The River Room, Creole Jazz & Supper Club, The Schomburg Library, The Apollo Theater, BB Kings, The Brooklyn Museum, The White Plains Jazz Festival in 2013 & 2014, The Sculpture Garden in Yonkers, PJS Jazz Society, Westchester Performing Arts Center, ArtsWestchester’ New Urban Jazz series, Blues Alley in Washington D.C., Kean University, the Winters Eve Festival at NYC’s Broadway Apple Store, Lincoln Center, 966 Jazz, Jazzmobile Summerfests at Grants Tomb, Jackie Robinson Park, & Riverbank State Park in 2014 and Jazz at Kitano. A consummate singer in every sense of the word, Ms. Washington is also highly regarded, by musicians, as a “singer’s singer.”
Lynette is accompanied by Dennis Bell, Pianist. DENNIS BELL is a gold and platinum award-winning pianist, producer, arranger, composer, conductor and music educator. He has produced records by Doug E Fresh/Slick Rick, Dave Valentin, New Voices of Freedom, U2, Touché, Lynette Washington and others, was musical director/conductor/re-arranger for the international tour of the B’way musical Jesus Christ Superstar.