The 2017 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition winner QUIANA LYNELL infuses her classical training with her gospel upbringing and approaches jazz as a storyteller. Her mesmerizing performances can only come about because of Lynell’s intense and soulful musical conviction. She hits every note with perfect timing and impeccable pitch. A graduate from Louisiana State University’s music department, Lynell is able to harness her voice as a vibrant instrument and perform various genres of music while maintaining her own unique sound. Lynell is quickly becoming recognized as one of her generation’s most significant voices. With her debut album soon to be released by Concord Records, she is positioned to become one of the longstanding artists of jazz.