Ann Mitchell

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Ann Mitchell

Ann Mitchell specializes in the rich vocals of the timeless classics that span the Jazz era from the 1930’s-1950 with unbeatable energy and heart. Her extensive list of appearances have included Corning Wine and Jazz Festival, New York State Fair in Syracuse, Rochester Strong Museum’s Making American Music series, Canandaigua Waterfront festival, News 10 NBC – Today Show, Rochester, NY and Rochester’s Warm 101 Fm – Tony and Dee in the Morning.

Ann Mitchell studies

Born and raised in Upstate New York, Ann Mitchell began singing as a freelance vocalist at the age of 16, studying voice under Rita Lowe and earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Musical Theatre from SUNY Brockport. After a successful run in a series of stage performances, this Rochester Jazz Singer found her niche in jazz performance as the vocalist for the former big band, Brass Menagerie and later as the lead vocalist for Bob Ames & Co.

Currently, Ann Mitchell performs with her own prominent jazz act, featuring a rotating ensemble of equally-esteemed musicians including Paul Gaspar, Andy Calabrese, Dave Arenius, Tom Cometa, John Nyerges and David Spinner, among others.

Ann Mitchell influences

Ann Mitchell's creative passion has been influenced by the many memorable women vocalists such as Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Rosemary Clooney, Patti Page, Doris Day and more. In any occasion she continues to pass on that legacy that has been left by these amazing women through her performances.

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5 responses to “Ann Mitchell”

  1. Michael says:

    On behalf of the Corn Hill Arts Festival staff, I want to say thank you for your performance on Saturday July 9th. Your performance was well received by all who attend and everyone on my crew commented on how much they enjoyed working with you. Your fabulous jazz music and vocals were a wonderful addition to our day. – Michael “Woody” Woodward.

  2. Cecile says:

    She is a dedicated, enthusiastic songstress with a rich, jazzy vocal style. Her knowledge of repertoire is amazing, her style is engaging, and her devotion to communicating the music is complete. – Cecile, Eastman Community Music School (2008)

  3. Steven says:

    Thank you for presenting such a stirring performance of popular music for the audience. You received so many positive remarks from guests as they left for the evening – they really appreciated the song list and the way in which you presented the material. – Steven P Lee-Davis – Strong National Museum of Play (Oct 23, 2006)

  4. Frank says:

    “The Jazz Quartet gives Jingle Bells some righteous jingle and bop.” – Frank De Blase, City Newspaper, Rochester NY

  5. Donna says:

    I adored every note, your selection and your voice was superb! – Warmest regards, Donna S, Central Library

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