a private party or a large concert, this slow ballad, jazz, pop,
rhythm & blues Diva will entice you with her rich and dynamic
vocals. Yvonne Washington can go from
a simple piano accompaniment to a small acoustic trio or quartet
for any occasion with her 10 piece band, The Mix.
For over 6
years, Yvonne Washington has been captivating audiences
in Houston with her rich dynamic vocals and has combined talents
with her band, "The Mix" to offer an evening
of entertainment to please any palate.
Washington began her career with an emphasis on Jazz in Austin,
TX. Highly versatile, Yvonne can belt out Aretha Franklin, sing
the blues like Billy Holliday, or if you desire more contemporary
music - Eryka Badu - all delivered in Yvonne's unique style. Yvonne
has been back-up singer for many prominent artists, and was featured
on albums by Bubba Thomas, Paul House, and Ben Wells. While in
New Orleans on recent trip, she was asked to do background vocals
for an upcoming c.d. by Benny Turner, the bandleader for Marva
Wright, the official "Queen of Rhythm & Blues" of
New Orleans; as well as entertaining the crowd at Commander's
Palace Sunday Jazz Brunch.
One of her
many stellar accomplishments was closing the show for Stevie Wonder
on his European tour in 1970. In 1995, she was the closing act
for The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Kool & the Gang and Little
Richard; and has been nicknamed "Ms. Texas "lil"
As you can
see, the Southeast Texas "Diva" along with "The
Mix" can transform any occasion in to a night of
supreme entertainment. Whatever function you are planning, you
can depend on Yvonne Washington and her fabulous "Mix"
band to provide a night of entertainment you won't soon forget.