Have You Met Miss Jones? Vocalist – Bandleader !
Fresh Vintage Band… Satin Dolls Band…
Carolyn Lee Jones burst on to the jazz scene in 2008…
The Early Days of Retail
Though music was a large part of Carolyn Lee Jones’ formative years in Nebraska, she was lured to the big city of Dallas pursuing a career with luxury retailers. Because she happily traveled the world as a Buyer, her exposure to and the love of music never ceased. She sought out opportunities to sing and perform in NYC and abroad while flourishing successfully in her first profession. “I knew that one day I’d be a full-time jazz-pop vocalist so it was just a matter of when! Retailing for me was just another type of show business!”
Time To Go Pro
Carolyn Lee Jones, the vocalist, burst onto the Dallas Jazz scene in 2008. Her choice to be a jazz-pop vocalist and bandleader was a natural next step. Carolyn is living proof that is is possible to reinvent yourself. From classic jazz to vintage pop, she makes the standards sound new and the new sound standard. Influenced by such greats as; Julie London, Anita O-Day, Diana Krall, Shirley Horn and Nancy Wilson. Laura Nyro was a muse for rich pop music.
Carolyn’s rich, silky vocals and extensive repertoire have endeared her to fans and critics. She has released three successful CD’s on the independent Catn’round Sound label and 4 singles. Her newest album CLOSE YOUR EYES releases September 15, 2019!
From 2010 through 2015 Carolyn was a principal alto and soloist with The New Collection. This 24 voice a cappella group was led by well-known vocal jazz arranger Professor Emeritus, Paris Rutherford of the University of North Texas Vocal Jazz Department. The TNC ensemble released two successful CD’s.
In addition to her regular jazz & vintage pop repertoire, Jones has developed, produced, and performed a series of 6 themed Cabaret jazz shows to sell out crowds. She is honored with the prestigious Cabaret Artist Of The Year 2017 by The Sammons Center For The Arts in Dallas, Tx.
Booking Carolyn Lee Jones
Performing with her stellar group of musicians as Carolyn Lee Jones Jazz. Jones’ tag as FRESH VINTAGE … duo, trio, quartet, quintet, small group and IN FULL SWING an 8 pc little big band are ready to go!