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Carolyn Lee Jones

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!

DISCOGRAPHY

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.

Close Your Eyes

Label: Catn'round Sound
Released: 2019
Track listing: #1Close Your Eyes #2 No Moon At All #3I Was A Fool #4 The Nearness Of You #5That Old Black Magic #6 Love After Midnight #7 Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You #8 When I Found You #9 Confession #10 My Foolish Heart #11 All Night Long #12 I Only Have Eyes For You

In A Long White Room

Label: Catn'round Sound
Released: 2016
Track listing: #1 In A Long White Room #2 Tainted Love #3 Piano In The Dark #4 Moondance #5 Creepin' #6 98.6 # 7 Give A Damn #8 Like To Get To Know You #9 Happy Together #10 The Sweetest Taboo #11 Midnight At The Oasis # 12 Reprise In A Long White Room

The Performer

Label: Catn'round Sound
Released: 2013
Track listing: #1 Small Day Tomorrow #2 East Of The Sun #3 The Performer #4 Creepin' #5 The Nearness Of You #6 If You Were Shakespeare #7 I Wished On The Moon #8 Let's Get Lost # 9 Piano In The Dark #10 Old Devil Moon # 11 Never Let Me Go #12 Tell Me All About It #13 Lazy Afternoon #14 The Island

NEWS: EVENT

Dallas Jazz Vocalist Carolyn Lee Jones at Sandaga Jazz

Dallas Jazz Vocalist Carolyn Lee Jones at Sandaga Jazz

Dallas, TX Vocalist Carolyn Lee Jones announced today that she will perform at Sandaga Jazz with her group, the Carolyn Lee Jones Quintet on Friday, November 20, 2009 at 8:30 pm. The event will take place at Sandaga Jazz, 1325 East Levee St. in Dallas, Texas. Admission is a $10 donation at the door; BYOB and ...

TRACK OF THE DAY

Devil May Care

Album:
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Label: Self Produced
Released: 2008
Duration: 4:18

NEWS: RECORDING

Vocalist Carolyn Lee Jones Releases "Bon Appetit!"

Vocalist Carolyn Lee Jones  Releases "Bon Appetit!"

Dallas vocalist Carolyn Lee Jones hits the scene with a wonderful first course. Whether she is singing swinging jazz standards, beautiful ballads or jazzy upbeat pop tunes, Carolyn embraces her audience and the music with heart. Supported by her talented friends and New York City musicians pianist Wells Hanley, bassist Saadi Zain and drummer Jacob Melchior, ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Carolyn Lee Jones

Read "Take Five With Carolyn Lee Jones" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Carolyn Lee Jones: In my own words, Have You Met Miss Jones? Born and raised in Nebraska, one day I hopped on a bus with 21 suitcases and boxes, $200, my best friend and went to Dallas, Texas! My first career was in retailing as a buyer traveling the world. My travels gave ...

Bon Appetit

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2008
Track listing: #1 Bon Appetit #2 Peel Me A Grape #3 Devil May Care #4 Come Fly With Me #5 Typical Man #6 Tainted Love #7 Just In Time #8 Get Out Of Town #9 Tulip Or Turnip #10 Gypsy Lady #11 Blue Skies #12 The Winds Of HEaven #13 Happy Together #14 Sunshine Morning


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