Jazz vocalist CONNIE EVINGSON appears in theaters, concert halls and nightclubs around the world. She has been a featured guest artist with the Minnesota Orchestra conducted by Doc Severinsen, the Toronto Symphony, Vocalessence, Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion and the JazzMN Big Band. She appears regularly at the nationally renowned Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis and is the featured artist on the Jazz at the Jungle concert series at the Jungle Theater, also in Minneapolis. Connie has been featured on the Smithsonian's Jazz Singers radio series and NPR's Fresh Air, and is on numerous compilation discs including Jazziz Magazine's Vocals on Fire and New Sirens of Song along with Diana Krall, Stacy Kent, Janis Siegel and others. Her 8 CDs on Minnehaha Music have all charted in the Top 50 in the U.S. and Canada and can be heard on radio stations worldwide. In 2005, the JazzWeek radio programmers group nominated her for Vocalist of the Year along with artists Tierney Sutton, Madeleine Peyroux, Stacy Kent and Curtis Stigers. Connie is a two-time recipient of the McKnight Fellowship for Performing Musicians (2000-01; 2005-06).


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