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Renee Manning

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: February 8, 1955    

Renee Manning

Born and bred in Brooklyn, N.Y., Renee Manning stands out from the crowd. Her robust voice, rich tones and impeccable time make her truly a musicians vocalist.

Her debut in the jazz world as the singer with the Mel Lewis Orchestra (from 1983-1989) was the longest tenure of any vocalist associated with that organization . By chance, Mr. Lewis heard Renée performing at Mikells . He invited her to sit in with his band at the Village Vanguard and after a standing ovation hired her as his vocalist on the spot. Since then she has proven to be an incredibly versatile singer. Many, however associate her with big bands and the blues. Her big band associations and collaborations have included the Chico OFarrill Afro Cuban Orchestra, The George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band, Dukes Men as well as a large ensemble project with Lester Bowie and Earl McIntyre. Recently she appeared with the Mingus Big Band at the Fez and the Iridium....
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Featured recording “All Grown Up”

Latest Release

All Grown Up

Self Produced (2009)

Events Calendar

Date Event Ticket
Sep03 Renee Manning Septet
Lucille's At BB King's
New York, NY
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She Rocks The House! --Stanley Crouch

Robust, Refreshingly unpretentious, Blues! --Ira Gilter-Jazz Times

Capable of bawdy bluesy-ness or kittenish mewling...... --Gene Kalbacher-Hot House

AS TASTY AS BARBECUED RIBS..!!! --Wayne Wilson- Jazziz

Primary Instrument:Vocalist

Location:Brooklyn, NY

Willing to teach:Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:

Private Teacher,faculty member at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. Inquire within for rates or contact the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music www.bqcm.org

Clinic/Workshop Information:

Vocal clinics available from Kindergarten to Collegiate level.
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