Artist Bio – Imani-Grace Cooper
Imani-Grace Cooper is a jazz vocalist with idiom versatility from Minneapolis, MN; a recently graduate of Howard University under the main instruction of 2013 DOWNBEAT Magazine’s Jazz Education Achievement Award recipient, Connaitre Miller. Her enthusiasm for live music fueled the cultivation of a jazz series in Washington, DC entitled Sounds At Sankofa which features a variety of DC jazz legends like Allyn Johnson and Fred Foss. Imani-Grace debuted as a solo artist as Apollo Theater’s guest artist during the Annual Harlem Jazz Week and on the Millennium Stage of the Kennedy Center in February 2015. Imani-Grace Cooper, as a solo artist and ensemble singer, has shared bands stands with Dianne Reeves, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington, the late George Duke, Al Jarreau and many more! Imani-Grace services fellow enthusiast of singing in private voice lessons and can be found singing regularly in Atlanta, GA, Washington, DC and surrounding cities.