Rosann Winn

Friday Night - 7:00pm to 7:45pm @ The East Coast | 21+

Smooth Light Melodic

Rosann Winn is a Singer-Songwriter & Private Music Instructor based in Fort Collins, Colorado.  She's been making music professionally for more than 20 years.  She performs in both the acoustic folk and jazz genres and appears in many settings, from solo voice-guitar performances to small combos to lead vocalist with the 18-piece Colorado Swing Big Band.  Rosann's vocal style has been described as smooth, light, and melodic.  Both her original songs and the cover music she presents share stories of love, loss, hope, faith, and belief.  Rosann describes her mission as "creating and performing music to encourage, uplift, and inspire".
Rosann has self-released three recordings on her Set It Free Music label - her debut "Looking Back", "An Acoustic Collection", and "Wish & Smile".  Rosann's song "Not Alone" was included on the Fort Collins Rocks Local Music Compilation-Volume 2, "Looking Back" was featured on the Boys & Girls Club of Larimer County Compilation #1, and Rosann recorded the song "The Very Thought of You" for use in the Pathways Hospice theatre production of Tuesdays with Morrie. She was also featured on three vocal tracks for an album of swing era favorites recorded by the Colorado Swing Big Band at the University of Northern Colorado recording studios.
Rosann is originally from Minnesota, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Music from St. Cloud State University, was a member of the Rochester, MN pop/folk duo Take 2, and sang with the Choral Arts Ensemble, a 40-voice auditioned choir.  Over the past 18 years in Fort Collins Rosann has shared the stage with many musicians from both the folk and jazz genres, and has been a featured vocalist with the Colorado Swing Big Band for the past eleven years.
Rosann books performances in Fort Collins and the surrounding region as a solo, duo and combo group artist in the genres of acoustic folk and jazz. She continues to perform as a featured vocalist with the Colorado Swing Big Band, the Colorado Swing Cats, and the Choice City Jazz Band. And she is co-leader of the contemporary worship band at Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church in Fort Collins.
For this FoCoMX performance Rosann will be featuring her original acoustic folk music, as well as playing some jazz standards and favorite pop/rock tunes.