Veronneau

Biography

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MEDIA QUOTES

“One of the best voices in the business…Veronneau had the audience eating out of their hands” Beat Herder Festival UK

“A beautifully haunting, resonant voice” The Jazz Page

“The sexy little black dress of vocal jazz…welcome to the land of rhythm edited veronneau148 orig

and groove”  Critical Jazzedited veronneau063

“Love the style — love the acoustic sound” BBC Radio

“The chemistry from these beautiful artists is something from a dream” Hybrid Jazz

“Satisfying and bewitching” Jordan Richardson, Canadian Audiophile

“Everything about the band communicates warmth and intimacy” Elizabeth Fixen, Baltimore Jazz Alliance

 

BIO

With awards for Best Jazz Group, Best Jazz Vocals, and Best Jazz Recording and two albums both featured in the US Top10 charts for World and Jazz music, Veronneau have captivated audiences in sprawling festivals, concert halls and jazz clubs. Veronneau’s repertoire, performed in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish, includes samba, bossa nova, swing, Brazilian jazz and French chanson standards blended with their own original edited veronneau035compositions.  They’re delighting audiences all over the world as French Canadian vocalist Lynn Veronneau lights up the stage with her engaging presence and moving interpretations.  Driving acoustic guitars frame her voice and provide the rhythmic energy to propel each performance.

Currently based in Washington, DC, Veronneau draw capacity crowds at major venues such as Blues Alley, Strathmore Main Hall, and the Kennedy Center Millenium Stage.  They’ve participated in the DC Jazz Festival and Takoma Park Jazz Festivals in addition to the UK’s Beat Herder festival.

Multiple nominations from the Washington Area Music Association  (WAMA) have resulted in the band earning WAMMIE awards for Best Jazz Group, Best Jazz Vocals and Best Jazz Recording.

This multi-talented group have also developed and resented a two week Brazilian music festival, documentary movie, and theatrical play, building on the release of their Jazz Samba Project CD, which celebrated the 1962 Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd album of the same name.  While they continue to perform their crowd pleasing gigs, they arealso  currently working on new material for a 2016 release, and collaborating with Company Danzante to present a live music and dance event in the forthcoming year at the Atlas Performing Arts Center.

 

PERFORMANCE VIDEOS

AUDIO SAMPLES

Listen to tracks and playlists on Soundcloud and Spotify, or download the audio files from Dropbox below:

Soundcloud Playlist:
https://soundcloud.com/aspenbeat-1/sets/veronneau

Spotify Playlist:

Dropbox Mp3 Downloads of ‘Mas Que Nada’, ‘Corcovado’ and ‘La Mer’:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/o64iirrb7k7flck/AABYJkbUmc4-GkTyZ-1Xd_YJa?dl=0

High Res Photo:

Below is a link to a very high resolution rendition of this 300 ppi press photo:  Veronneau 300ppi

https://www.dropbox.com/s/a4i5189e08x4rnh/Veronneau%20high%20resolution%20photo.jpg?dl=0

INFO ON BOSSA FEVER THEATRICAL PLAY:

Press Release Bossa Fever Play

More info on Veronneau’s website: http://veronneaumusic.com/