February 8, 2014
Internationally renowned singer, composer, and producer, Diane Witherspoon began singing as a child (with 8 siblings), and often performed in her church choir. Diane performs an evening of classic, bluesy jazz. Singing standards & original songs from her recorded cd’s. Her renditions are soulful, swinging, improvisational and memorable.
Originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, and now residing in Las Vegas, NV, Diane attended Saint Olaf College and the University of Minnesota. Diane has taught music and conducted workshops for students in California public schools and in Tokyo, Japan. Inspired by her sister, Shirley Witherspoon, a former Duke Ellington vocalist, and second cousin, Jimmy Witherspoon, a legendary blues singer.