Yvonne Washington

Biography

Whether it's 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. Yvonne 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" Aretha". 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.

New Orleans & Big Band
Ain't Misbehavin'
All of Me
Am I Blue
At Last
Autumn Leaves
Bill Bailey
Blueberry Hill
Do You Know What It Means?
(To Miss New Orleans)
Don't Mean a Thing
Down By the Riverside
Fever
Georgia
Girl from Ipanema
God Bless the Child
Good Morning Heartache
Honeysuckle Rose
I Got It Bad
Inseparable
It's Not that Easy Being Green
Just Squeeze Me
Kansas City
Making Whoopi
Masquerade
Miss Sealy's Blues
Misty
Moondance
My Cherie Amour
My Funny Valentine
On a Clear Day
Only You
Pennies from Heaven
Stormy Weather
Straighten Up and Fly Right
Summertime
Sunny
Teach Me Tonight
The Nearness of You
The Way You Look Tonite
Them There Eyes
Unforgettable
What a Difference a Day Makes
What a Wonderful World
What are You Doing the Rest
When I Fall in Love
When You're Smiling
Yesterday

Variety Music
1999
Ain't No Sunshine
Ain't to Proud to Beg
And I am Telling You
Another Sad Love Song
Baby Come to Me
Baby I Love You
Back Stabbers
Bad Girls
Blues in C
Brick House
Cajun Moon
Car Wash
Celebration
Chain of Fools
Change The World
Déjà vu
Doctor Feel Good
Everyday I Have the Blues
Everyday People
Fields of Gold
Fire
Freeway of Love
Get Here
Give Me One Reason
Glamorous Life
Gotta Be
Harlem Shuffle
Hava Nagila
Heard it Thru the Grapevine
Hold On I'm Coming
Hollywood Swinging
Hot Stuff
Hound Dog
How 'bout Us
I Am Changing
I Can't Stand the Rain
I Feel Good
I Love the Night Life
I Will Survive
I'll Always Love You
I'm Every Woman
Jeremiah Was a Bull Frog
Kiss
Knock On Wood
La Bamba
Last Dance
Let's Stay To Together
Love and Happiness
Love Bizzare
Love Train
Mr. Magic
Mustang Sally
My Baby Just Cares for Me
My Girl
Natural Woman
Next Time
No Ordinary Love
On and On
Ooh La La La
Play that Funky Music
Practice What You Preach
Proud Mary
Respect
Right Kind of Lover
Saw Her Standing There
September
Shake Your Booty
Shoop
Shot Gun
Since I Fell for You
Smooth Operator
Soul Man
Stand by Me (Medley)
Standing On Shaky Ground
Steppin' In Steppin' Out
Sweet Thing
Thank You for Lettin 'Me
The Rose is Still a Rose
The Thrill is Gone
Think
Tighten' Up
Too Late to Turn Back Now
Tracks of My Tears
Twist
Unchained Melody
Under the Boardwalk
We are Family
Wind Beneath My Wings
What Am I Living For
What You Won't Do for Love
What's Going On
Yo Diggidy
You Made Me Love You
You Send Me
You'll Never Find
You've Lost That Loving' Feelin:'
 

Natural Woman by Yvonne Washington
Only You by Yvonne Washington
Respect by Yvonne Washington
It's A Wonderful World by Yvonne Washington
Backstabbers by Yvonne Washington
Brick House by Yvonne Washington
Don't Mean a Thing by Yvonne Washington
I'm Every Woman by Yvonne Washington
I Will Survive by Yvonne Washington