Born: October 30, 1950
She always wanted to be a singer and has proven that a second act is possible!
Bursting on to the music scene full time October 2008 Miss Jones hasn't looked back! Carolyn Lee Jones’s influences and choices of genre are as broad as her vocal styling is rich. With influences ranging from Julie London, Anita O’Day and Shirley Horn to, Diana Krall and Laura Nyro, Carolyn Lee Jones is a melodic jazz-pop singer stylist who loves both jazz and modern music. An eclectic repertoire includes; beautiful renditions of the familiar standards from the Great American Songbook, vintage pop songs into the jazz context and new music.
Her musical journey began as a child while growing up in Nebraska. During her formative years Carolyn sang in her school choirs and studied voice. Both of her parents were gifted musicians. After graduation, the lure of a bigger city drew her to Dallas, Texas where she enjoyed a successful 1st career in retailing for luxury stores. Carolyn traveled the world as a Buyer and continued seeking out music related opportunities. In 2008, she made the decision to pursue music full time as a vocalist and bandleader.
Carolyn performs publicly and privately as Fresh Vintage Jazz Ensemble with her stellar group of musicians. For More details visit the web site!
2008 Recorded in New York City, her debut CD Bon Appetit! garnered excellent reviews. A very special guest, the late Bob Dorough makes an appearance playing swinging piano and singing with Jones on a new duet arrangement of his famous tune Devil May Care.
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September 2009 �� Jazz Times �� Christopher Loudon
“Jones attacks each song with the vigor of a wildcatter yet maintains a dusky
undercurrent that drips with sensuality.
April 2009 �� JAZZIZ Magazine �� ON DISC
“The kickoff track to vocalist Carolyn Lee Jones’ Bon Appetit! sets the palate for an
intimate set of straight-a-head jazz…hip selections...swinging side dish …superb
November 2013 AMAZON 5 Star Review - Grady Harp She can wrap us around her
finger with the simplest lyric and melody line or fascinate us with her fascinating
mixture of styles
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