Lori Williams (musician)
Lori Anne Williams
|File:Lori Williams - DC Jazz Fest 2017.jpg|
|Born||January 22, 1967|
|Genres||Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Soul, Inspirational|
|Occupation(s)||Music Educator, Producer, Voiceover Artist, Music Theatre Actress, Composer, Executive Director/Founder (Positive Music for Positive Minds)|
Lori Anne Williams (born January 22, 1967) is an American jazz vocalist, music composer, vocal music educator, music producer, creator and founder of Positive Music for Positive Minds (non profit mentoring organization), and creator of LoriJazz Records. from Washington, DC. She is the mother of two children, Lauren Vanessa Highsmith (LAVAHI) and Yusef Khalil Chisholm. She is the daughter of the late Robert Williams (1926-2018) retired US Navy/US Department of State, and Myrtle W. Williams (1936-2003), retired Washington, DC Public Schools teacher. Lori Williams currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia and operates her non-profit there. Williams began singing at an early age and graduated from Hampton University in Hampton, VA.
|2018||Out Of The Box||LoriJazz/CSI|
|2016||Behind the Smiles||LoriJazz|
|2012||Eclipse of the Soul||LoriJazz|
- (2000) Outstanding Music Teacher in the October issue of Teaching Music magazine
- (2005-2006) National Honor Roll's Outstanding American Teacher
- (2007) Superintendent's Arts Teacher of the Year Award, Washington, DC Public School System
- (2010) Vincent E. Reed Teacher of the Year
- (2018) Humanities and Arts Lifetime Achievement Award, Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington, DC
- Loria, Keith (2019-09-27). "Lori Williams comes 'Full Circle' | Articles". fairfaxtimes.com. Retrieved 2019-11-25.
- "Positive Music for Positive Minds". Positivemusicpm.org. Retrieved 2019-11-25.
- "Info". lorijazz.com. Retrieved 2019-11-25.
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- "Alumni magazine" (PDF). docs.hamptonu.edu. Retrieved 2019-11-25.
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- "Capital Jazz SuperCruise | 2020 Talent Lineup". Capitaljazz.com. Retrieved 2019-11-25.
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