Vocalist extraordinaire Jewel Brown, currently with The Heritage Hall Jazz Band, touring and proving what a powerful force she is. When you hear her, you’ll know why she was Louis Armstrong’s featured vocalist for seven years.
Jewel Brown is the true to life, born and bred Houston jazz artist. She was born in Houston’s Third Ward August 30, 1937. She attended Black Elementary School and then Jack Yates High School. At an early age she began singing in the choir at Rosehill Baptist Church and first perfomed at the age of nine at the Masonic Temple in the Fourth Ward. Her first professional singing job was at the age of 12 at the Manhattan Club in Galveston.