MP3 Esther Haynes - Approach Note
Jazz music in its most elegant simplicity. The album features intimate vocals, jazz guitar, and acoustic bass in a blend of standards, swing, and bossas.
13 MP3 Songs in this album (42:00) !
Related styles: JAZZ: Jazz Vocals, EASY LISTENING: Lounge
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Esther is currently working with the talented guitarist Keith Grimes, who recorded on Eva Cassidy''s albums!
News: In December, 2007, Esther received two WAMMIE nominations for Jazz Vocalist and Big Band https://www.tradebit.com October 2007, Esther was included in the 2007 "Who''s Who in Jazz" Publication. Visit https://www.tradebit.com
News: On February 18, 2007, Esther received her 6th WAMMIE (Washington Area Music Award), for Big Band/Swing Vocals (2006).
News: Esther received two WAMMIES Washington Area Music Award) in Feb 2006 for Big Band Vocals and Jazz Vocals(2005), bringing her to a total of 5 WAMMIES to date.
Esther Haynes has been working as a vocalist and guitarist around Washington, DC since around 1998. Since that time, she has worked with Hokum Jazz, the Tom Cunningham Orchestra (Yazzoo-Jazz Vocal Trio and Quintessence Vocal Quintet), Martini Red and a number duos and trios. She has worked with jazz guitarists Justin Lees, Phil Mathieu, and Rusty Bogart among others. Since 1998 she has received 5 WAMMIE (Washington Area Music Award) nominations for Jazz Vocals/traditional jazz, 3 for Big Band Vocals, 1 for Debut Recording (2001), and 1 for Traditional Jazz Duo/Group (Hokum Jazz). She won a WAMMIE for Big Band Vocalist (2003) and in February of 2005, Esther received two WAMMIES, 1 for Big Band Vocalist and 1 for Jazz Vocalist (2004).
In addition to her two CD projects (2001, 2004), she has been included on 3 Hungry for Music recordings, one bluegrass recording by fiddler Tad Marks, and a recording of southern American traditional music by Eddie McGee in 1998. These recordings received attention by local and online press.
Highlights of her performing career include the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival and Baltimore Blues Festivals with Hokum Jazz, and opening for Rounder Recording Artist Madeleine Peyroux at the Iota in Arlington, VA.
Her style is influenced by her Virginia roots, as well as her love of vintage jazz and swing vocalists of the 1920''s and 1930''s. Her first recording pays tribute to these vocalists; the second features jazz vocals accompanied by jazz guitar and acoustic bass.
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