Carolyn Lee Jones – Have You Met Miss Jones?
“Jones attacks each song with the vigor of a wildcatter yet maintains a dusky undercurrent that drips with sensuality.” – Jazz Times”
Carolyn Lee Jones offers sophisticated, stylish vocal entertainment with her FRESH VINTAGE JAZZ ensemble and THE SATIN DOLLS BAND. Available as a duo, up to a big band. Her influences range from Anita O’Day, Shirley Horn and Ella Fitzgerald, to Diana Krall, Jane Monheit and Tony Bennett. She makes the standards sound new and the new sound standard. An eclectic repertoire includes; sultry ballads, swinging hip renditions of familiar jazz from the Great American Songbook, as well as vintage retro pop with a jazz twist and cabaret style themed shows. Her four nationally reviewed released albums and singles are on the Catn’round Sound Label. 2017 honored her as Dallas’ Sammons Center For The Arts Cabaret Artist of the Year.
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“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
“This oxymoron, Fresh Vintage, quite accurately conveys the character of the vocalist’s repertoire and the niche that she occupies on the jazz scene.” Jazz Quad Review Europe
“It’s only when everyone attuned to the leaders artistry and vision that a record as desirable and memorable as this can emerge. She does so with impeccable stylishness and eloquence…” – Raul da Gama
“What is most striking about Jones is she is herself, it’s not contrived or forced, or trying to reach for the latest trend. It’s easy to hear how she connects to the lyrics… “- All About Vocals
“Carolyn Lee Jones is elegance personified. Her voice is warm, silky and polished and her style is captivating and irresistible.” – Joanna St Angelo Sammons Center For the Arts / Dallas,TX