Carolyn Lee Jones, the vocalist, burst on to the jazz scene in 2008 in Dallas,Texas!
Jones offers sophisticated vocal entertainment with her FRESH VINTAGE JAZZ ENSEMBLES & her all female jazz group THE SATIN DOLLS BAND. Combining jazz & retro pop with a jazz emphasis for a variety of public venues and private affairs. Performing as a duo, trio, quartet, quintet, small group, and big band. She embraces her audience and the music with heart, sophistication, style and panache!
From classic jazz to retro vintage pop with jazz flair or cabaret style themed shows, Carolyn Lee Jones makes the standards sound new and the new sound standard. Whether singing famous vintage pop and jazz standards, beautiful and sultry ballads, or more contemporary popular tunes with her own jazz twist, it’s all her style and sound. Influenced by such greats as Diana Krall and Shirley Horn to Julie London and Anita O-Day, Carole King and Laura Nyro, her rich, silky vocals and extensive repertoire have endeared her to both fans and critics. She has successfully released four singles and four albums on the independent Catn’round Sound Label. Her most recent album CLOSE YOUR EYES released nationally 9/16/2019.
Carolyn’s eclectic vocal repertoire includes; vintage pop songs into the jazz context, sultry ballads, renditions of the familiar jazz standards from the Great American Songbook, new material, as well as other popular music. A vocal stylist with a gift for telling the story, Miss Jones has created and performed a series of themed Cabaret jazz shows and was honored as Sammons Center For The Arts Cabaret Artist of the Year 2017.
That Old Black Magic
Nearness Of You
Old Devil Moon
Midnight At The Oasis
When I Found You
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“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
“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