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Julia Pinckney Jones Julia Pinckney Jones

Julia started singing classic jazz with her family at about age 12. After a lengthy detour through light opera, musical theatre, top 40, hard rock, disco, alt-country, R&B, reggae and neo-soul, she has taken all the best from her eclectic career and brought it back home. JPJQ feels like that joyful homecoming. Her voice is an unapologetic departure from the “smoky voiced” female crooners the jazz world has come to expect. She chooses to show off the power of her upper register, allowing her to create a strong, joyful sound that is influenced as much by Aretha as it is by Ella.


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Primary Instrument

Voice / vocals

Location

Portland

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

30 years experience as a professional vocalist/actor, Theatre Arts Associates Degree from MacEwan University in Edmonton, Canada. Available to teach all levels of singing, with specialties in pop, jazz, and musical theater, in addition to performance/audition coaching, mic technique, and music theory for singers. Usual in studio rates are $30/30 minute lesson (children only), $40/45 minute lesson, or $50/ 60 minute lesson. Other lesson lengths, group and in-home lesson rates by request.

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Albums

Album I Want Love by Julia Pinckney Jones

I Want Love

Between the Lines Music
2016

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Album Take it All In by Julia Pinckney Jones

Take it All In

Independent
2009

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