A biography of norah jones a jazz musician

We knew that if she could develop her songwriting and we could find great songs, it would work.

Norah Jones Biography

I just want to do what I do and have it be as unfussed-with as possible. The album was recorded after a series of collaborative sessions with bandmates, with each member contributing to various aspects of the project.

Jones lived there for much of her childhood, having no contact with her famous father for ten years. Jones exhibited musical interest at age three when her parents noticed her listening intently while Shankar practiced his sitar. She recalled to Jim Macnie of VH1.

He was on a cross-country road-trip with friend and future Little Willies member Richard Julian, and stopped to see the band play. She once said, "My mom had this eight-album Billie Holiday set; I picked out one disc that I liked and played that over and over again".

She is not a contrived pop star.

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Her follow-up album, Feels Like Home, followed a different, steeper path when released in By it had sold eight million copies in the United States and an additional ten million worldwide. She briefly attended Grapevine High School where she played saxophone in the marching band.

During that period Jones also played in a band called Laszlo and tried her hand at composing jazz tunes. In the beginning, that is exactly the path the recording seemed to take. People, February 24,pp.

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On her sixteenth birthday she gave her first solo performance, singing and playing piano at a coffeehouse on open-mic night, when anyone brave enough can try his or her hand at performing for the public. Released in earlyCome Away with Me earned positive reviews.

The album sold 1. Jones started her fourth world tour on March 5, As early as age three, Jones began showing a keen interest in music, closely watching her father when he played his sitar. Discuss this Norah Jones biography with the community: Jones always had an affinity for the music of Bill Evans and Billie Holiday, among other "oldies".

Jones lived there for much of her childhood, having no contact with her famous father for ten years. This album won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year at the 50th Grammy Awards in ; Jones was credited as a featured artist, her ninth Grammy win. The end result was an album that defied categorization.

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She has said some of these songs are much darker than those on her previous albums.Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar; March 30, ) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. She has won many awards and has sold more than 50 million records worldwide.

[5] Billboard named her the top jazz Genres: Pop, jazz, folk. Vocalist and pianist Norah Jones developed a unique blend of jazz and traditional vocal pop, with hints of bluesy country and contemporary folk, due in large part to her unique upbringing.

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The daughter of Ravi Shankar, Jones grew up in Texas with her mother. In Norah Jones, age twenty-two, released her debut full-length album, Come Away with Me. A low-key, acoustic work that defies categorization but includes hints of jazz, traditional pop, country, and folk; the CD is the kind of recording that would ordinarily have sold several thousand copies.

Norah Jones, originally Geetali Norah Jones Shankar, (born March 30,New York, New York, U.S.), American singer-songwriter and musician who rose to international stardom with her debut album Come Away with Me (), a fusion of jazz.

Early Life & Biography. Norah Jones was born in the year in New York.

Norah Jones

Her mother is an American concert producer and is known as Sue Jones, and her father is a well-known and reputed Indian musician, Pandit Ravi Shankar.

Norah Jones was born in New York City on March 30,to the Indian musician Ravi Shankar. Jones grew up in Texas and studied jazz piano at the University of North Texas.

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