Toni Lynn Washington took to music at an early age, singing with her school and church choirs.
She has had multiple Blues Music Award nominations. Washington received the 1999 Boston Blues Festival Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2003 she released her fourth Compact Disc/CD since 1997, and her first on the Northern Blues record label. In 2016 she released her latest CD “I Wanna Dance”, recorded on the Regina Royal Record Label. She received the 2016 National Blues Music Award nomination for that CD. She received the 2016 Boston Blues Award nomination for the Regina Royal Record Label CD.
Among her thriving musical career, Toni had a successful 2015 “From the Soul” tour in Stockholm, Sweden with one of Sweden’s most popular blues band, “The Top Dogs”.
In 2016 and 2017 she completed a very successful tour in Italy with the popular Luca Giordano Band along with the artistic Sax Gordon Beadle.
In 2016 she recorded and appeared with the Anthony Geraci’s Band at several venues and festivals. Anthony was nominated for the National Blues Award in Memphis, TN for his “50 Shades of Blue” CD. Toni was well received for her performance of “Diamonds and Pearls” on Anthony’s CD.
This August 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, Toni Lynn is up for the 2018 18th Annual Blues Music Award in Tunica, Mississippi.
Looking forward, Toni’s gig schedule includes night clubs and several upcoming international tours and festivals in 2018.