Veronneau - Electronic Press Kit
“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 and groove” Critical Jazz
“Love the style — love the acoustic sound” BBC Radio
“Everything about the band communicates warmth and intimacy” Elizabeth Fixen, Baltimore Jazz Alliance
With awards for Best Jazz Group, Best Jazz Vocals, and Best Jazz Recording and two albums high on the charts under their belt, 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 compositions.
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.
Veronneau's CD releases Joie de Vivre and Jazz Samba Project both featured in the US top 10 charts for World and Jazz music and have gone on to be successful internet radio hits. This multi-talented group have also developed and presented 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. They are currently working on new original 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.