Norah Jones is an American singer-pianist. She hails from a musical family; her parents being Indian sitarist Ravi Shankar and Sue Jones as well as half-sister musician Anoushka Shankar (Anoushka Shankar attended Interlochen Arts Camp and Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas Texas).

Her debut album was Come Away With Me, which reached number one in the US charts. Since then, she has released six studio albums and one holiday-themed one.

She is a singer

Norah Jones first gained widespread attention with her 2002 debut album Come Away With Me. Blending contemporary jazz, folk music and country genres on one record album, it sold over five million copies worldwide.

Jones released her subsequent albums Feels Like Home (2004) and Not Too Late (2007), while also working with Seth MacFarlane and appearing in Wong Kar-Wai’s Blueberry Nights.

She began recording her debut studio album with producer Craig Street at Bearsville Studios in Woodstock, New York in May 2001, playing piano and Wurlitzer electric piano accompanied by Adam Levy (guitar), Jesse Harris (guitar), Lee Alexander (bassist), and drummer Dan Rieser.

She is a songwriter

Jones has collaborated with various musicians outside her own albums. For instance, she sang duets with Ray Charles on Genius Loves Company (2004) album as well as recording an album together with half-sister Anoushka Shankar called Traces of You (2013).

Norah Jones has become a GRAMMY Award winner thanks to her distinctive blend of jazz-influenced acoustics and intimate singing, earning her worldwide success and garnering multiple GRAMMY Awards. Her first album Come Away With Me released worldwide in 2002 became an instant classic.

At the outset of her career, Norah frequented open-mic nights in Greenwich Village and recorded with Laszlo (playing what she describes as “dark, jazzy rock”). Later she studied at University of North Texas renowned for its musical programs.

She is a pianist

Norah Jones is an award-winning American singer-songwriter and pianist known for her sultry vocals and beautiful piano playing. Her albums have sold millions of copies. Norah is famed for her smooth piano accompaniment as well as her sensuous singing voice; her albums have sold millions. Furthermore, Norah has appeared in multiple films.

Raised in Texas and studying music at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts as well as at University of North Texas where she majored in jazz piano, she has collaborated with such musicians as Ryan Adams, Cat Power, and Rufus Wainwright.

On her latest album, Day Breaks, Norah Jones returns to her classic sound, working closely with Danger Mouse for production of this release.

She is a guitarist

Norah Jones’ success with music that would typically fall outside the top 40 has opened doors for other performers who use similar approaches. One such performer is Britain’s Jamie Cullum, whose albums combine old-time standards, cabaret-style jazz, and even some rock tunes into one project – and which have found significant commercial success.

Norah Jones is the daughter of Ravi Shankar, the legendary Indian sitar player whose music greatly influenced both The Beatles and other Western musicians. With her intimate jazz-inspired songs set against light piano or guitar accompaniment, Norah’s first album Come Away with Me was released in 2000 and quickly became a success.

She is a producer

Norah Jones’ success with an obscure genre like jazz has become an inspiration to other performers who use this music form to explore different sounds. Her signature voice and piano playing have resulted in albums spanning pop, jazz, and folk genres.

Jones released her fifth studio album, Little Broken Hearts, produced by Danger Mouse, in 2012.

Geetali Norah Shankar Jones was born in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn to Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar and American concert producer Sue Jones in 1979. She found early musical inspiration through both of their collections; first from her mother’s LP collection and oldies radio; later she studied jazz piano before joining the UNT Jazz Singers as part of her studies in music performance.

She is a performer

Norah Jones is a gifted singer-pianist-songwriter renowned for her award-winning music. Additionally, she’s known as an active philanthropist raising funds for MusiCares to provide services for musicians experiencing financial or personal crises.

Jones was born and raised in Grapevine, Texas. At five, she started singing in church choirs before starting piano lessons two years later. Later attending Booker T. Washington High School for Performing and Visual Arts before enrolling at University of North Texas to study jazz music, she earned a BA degree.

Her debut album, Come Away with Me, was released in 2002 to both commercial success and critical acclaim. Her fifth studio album produced by Danger Mouse entitled Little Broken Hearts was then released in 2012.