Carolyn Lee Jones offers sophisticated vocal entertainment with her jazz ensembles at a variety of public venues and private affairs as a duo, trio, quartet, quintet, small group, and big band.
From classic jazz to vintage pop, Carolyn Lee Jones makes the standards sound new and the new sound standard. Influenced by such greats as Julie London, Anita O-Day, and Shirley Horn to Diana Krall and Laura Nyro, her rich, silky vocals and extensive repertoire have endeared her to both fans and critics. She has successfully released three albums on the independent Catn’round Sound Label.
Her extensive eclectic vocal repertoire includes beautiful ballads and renditions of the traditional and familiar jazz standards from the Great American Songbook, the evolution of vintage pop songs into the jazz context, new material, as well as other popular music. A vocal stylist with a gift for telling the story, Carolyn has created and performed a series of themed Cabaret jazz shows and was recently honored as Sammons Center For The Arts Cabaret Artist of the Year.
Whether singing those famous pop and jazz standards, beautiful and sultry ballads, or contemporary popular tunes with her own jazz twist, Carolyn embraces her audience and the music with heart, style, and sophistication!
Old Devil Moon
Nearness Of You
Midnight At The Oasis
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“Jones attacks each song with the vigor of a wildcatter yet maintains a dusky undercurrent that drips with sensuality.” – Jazz Times
“The kickoff track to vocalist Carolyn Lee Jones’ Bon Appetit! sets the palate for an intimate set of straight-ahead jazz…hip selection…swinging side dish…superb accompaniment.” – Jazziz
“She can wrap us around her finger with the simplest lyric and melody line or fascinate us with her mixture of styles. Simply stated, she just HAS it and here it is for everyone’s enjoyment.” – Amazon
“…Carolyn Lee Jones has the sensual voicing of Billie Holiday and the melodic sensibilities of Shirley Bassey.” – Yahoo
“Carolyn Lee Jones is elegance personified. We were privileged to have her perform in our inaugural Sammons Cabaret Season and she delivered an exciting and memorable performance. Her voice is warm, silky and polished and her style is captivating and irresistible.” – Joanna St Angelo, Executive Director – Sammons Center For the Arts, Dallas Texas