Norah Jones

Norah Jones first released her critically-acclaimed debut album Come Away With Me in 2002 to universal critical acclaim and eventually won several Grammy awards.

After her debut album Feels Like Home (2004), Not Too Late (2007), The Fall (2009), Little Broken Hearts (2012) and Day Breaks (2016) showcase her ability to blend multiple genres.

Born in New York City

Come Away With Me marked her international recording artist debut and was recognized with five Grammy awards – becoming one of the 60th best selling albums of 2000s. Additionally, Jones collaborated on duet albums with other musicians, while appearances on Dancing With the Stars, Late Show with David Letterman, and Good Morning America helped further increase her fame.

Norah was first produced by Arif Mardin, best known for working with artists such as Aretha Franklin and Dusty Springfield. His mellow production allowed her vocals and piano the perfect backing. Her single “Don’t Know Why” reached No 30 on Billboard Hot 100 chart; since then she has released eight more albums, lives in New York City with two children, is active supporter of MusiCares organization that assists music people financially and medically, is actively involved with its efforts against abuse of musical talent, and supports MusiCares organization which supports music people financially and medically needs through various means.

Raised in Grapevine, Texas

Norah Jones was exposed to an array of music from gospel and classic rock, to jazz. Beginning her singing career at age five and taking piano lessons two years later. Jones studied at Interlochen Center for the Arts during her summers before winning Down Beat magazine’s Student Music Awards twice for Best Jazz Vocalist (twice) and Best Original Composition.

Norah Jones made her mark in Texas music with her Grammy-winning debut album, Come Away With Me. This “moody little record” introduced a fresh new voice into the world and won five Grammy awards (Album of the Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Album, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist).

Little Broken Hearts (2012), The Fall (2014) and Begin Again (2015) all built upon her success while exploring darker themes. On her seventh release Visions (2017) she collaborated with producer Leon Michels and Dap-Kings to produce an energetic but subtle garage soul record that blends funky grooves with deep grooves.

Graduated from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas

Norah Jones was raised by American concert producer Sue Jones and Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar and began singing as early as four. Through her mother’s extensive record collection containing soul and R&B tunes from the 1960s, Norah eventually discovered jazz, which she studied further at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas.

This 100-year-old school, established as a segregated black high school in 1922, has since evolved into one of the nation’s premier arts magnet schools. Over its history it has produced Grammy award winner Erykah Badu as well as jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove; its theater program serves as an exemplary model for other high schools within Dallas Independent School District (DISD).

Norah Jones stands out as an exceptional celebrity who truly values art over commerce and creativity over celebrity. She doesn’t promote her music through Facebook or Twitter; is not a celebrity coach; doesn’t sell pictures to People magazine; rather she keeps creating music which reflects her deep connection to humanity.

Signed to Blue Note Records

Norah Jones has shown how one can attain professional success gracefully and sophisticatedly as she rose to stardom, becoming one of the leading performers of traditional musical styles that often struggle for mainstream recognition. Her success sets a new benchmark in performers of traditional styles of music.

Her debut, Come Away With Me, garnered multiple Grammy awards. Subsequently she released Feels Like Home with engaging and emotive original material that included contributions from both her band members and guest artists.

On her third album, Little Broken Hearts, Norah makes an extraordinary transition away from her soft-spoken image into an emotive confessional that uses distortion and guitar-heavy accompaniment to convey pain and scar tissue. Although Little Broken Hearts marks a dramatic departure from Norah’s previous stylistic tendencies, she retains many of the same musicians – piano, Wurlitzer electric piano and pump organ, bassist Lee Alexander and drummer Andrew Borger remain as core members.