SueAnn Carwell’s voice has captured and enthralled audiences and seasoned performers since she started winning local talent shows in Minneapolis at the age of 15. A rare talent, she has the voice to carry any genre of music. From funk, R&B, pop, jazz, to blues, SueAnn’s voice will carry the listener to the highs and lows of life with a depth and richness that is unparalleled. As an experienced artist, writer, producer and vocal arranger with over 30 years in the business, Ms. Carwell has arranged and sung with such icons as James Brown, Patti LaBelle, Rod Stewart, and Prince, just to name a few.
This singer, songwriter, arranger, and electrifying performer has taken her stirring life experiences and wrapped it in an organic, charismatic, authentic blues album to be released soon. Renowned musician Jesse Johnson, the brilliant guitarist who is known for his involvement in history making music projects such as The Time has again teamed up with Sue Ann to create her new album full of breathtaking soul, wonderful blues, and heartfelt gospel. Sue Ann is also featured on the new blues album of her longtime friend Zac Harmon with a beautiful duet called “The Price Of Loving You” and all throughout Jesse’s new album Verbal Penetration.
Carwell started her career in the Minneapolis area, teaming up with Prince early on. Her solo career started with albums such as “Sue Ann” released on Warner Bros. Records; she later recorded “Blue Velvet” produced by Jesse Johnson and Robert Brookins “7 Days, 7 Nights,” and “Painkiller,” all released by MCA Records. Recently she has been on tour with Rufus and Sly Stone as a featured performer, and her current band contains members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This show by a Minnesota icon is not to be missed. Check out a full list of her accomplishments on her website.