6:00 pm
Lynette Washington
Jazzmobile Residency

Minton's playhouse
206 West 118th Street


Jazzmobile, the oldest charity created with a mission just for Jazz,  was founded in 1964 by National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, composer, pianist, educator, jazz legend Dr. Billy Taylor and arts administrator Ms.  Daphne Arnstein, with NEA Jazz Master, saxophonist, composer, educator, and NEA jazz legend, Mr. Jimmy Heath.


Event Details

1st Set
7:30 pm – Doors Open 6 pm
2nd Set
9:30 pm – Doors Open 9 pm
Sets are 1 hour long
The admission price is $20.00 per set.
There is a two drink Minimum Per Person at the table.
During performances, quiet policy is enforced !



 is a native New Yorker and has had a career that has taken her across the globe. Her travel has also enabled her to
learn to sing in quite a few international languages. Her singing style is heavily rooted in Jazz, R&B, and Gospel. Lynette began her early
professional singing career performing in Russian nightclubs throughout New York City and Europe. She recorded on the early GRP releases
of jazz trumpeter Tom Browne as well with her own R&B/Dance group Touché on Emergency Records.

She has worked with artists such as Aretha FranklinU2, and Peter Gabriel and was featured lead singer in New Voices of Freedom appearing in
U2’s Rattle & Hum, BBC’s One World, One Voice, and Lenny Kravitz‘s “Give Peace A Chance” on Virgin Records. Lynette has also recorded radio
commercials and appeared in national TV commercials for Roy Rogers, Mercedes Benz, Boy’s Town, Nescafe and Pizza Hut. She has appeared with
such jazz notables as drummers Buddy Williams & Anton Fig, saxophonists Clifford Jordan & bassists  Alex Blake and C. Nameron Brown.

In 1999, Lynette completed her first solo project entitled Long, Long Ago (A Jazz Celebration of Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanzaa (1999)) featuring Chuck Mangione‘s
reedman Gerry Niewood. Her second solo project, Smoky Dawn was in 2003, and she also is Jazzmobile Vocal Competition Winner!

Amina Figarova- piano

Alex Blake – bass

Victor Jones- drums

Alex Foster- saxophones