Norah Jones – Singer-Songwriter

Norah Jones hails from New York City and her music incorporates elements of jazz, country and folk. To date she has released eight studio albums and has performed across the world.

Geetali Norah Shankar was given permission by her parents to change her name when she turned 16, at which point she lived in Grapevine, Texas and attended an arts high school for performing artists.

She was born in New York City

Norah Jones moved into her sublet Manhattan apartment during the summer of 1999 and quickly immersed herself into New York City‘s vibrant music scene, performing with Wax Poetic before forming her own group and recording an EP that led to a contract with Blue Note Records. Come Away With Me was released that same year to critical acclaim.

Feels Like Home (2004) debuted at No.1 in over 16 countries and sold more than 10 million copies, cementing her place as an international superstar by appearing in both 30 Rock (NBC TV special) and the Grammy Awards show.

Norah Jones made her musical breakthrough with The Fall in 2009, featuring moody electric instrumentation that leant towards rock and soul. Since then, she has explored an eclectic variety of sounds in subsequent studio albums like Little Broken Hearts and Day Breaks as well as making cameo appearances such as Two Weeks Notice or recording duets with rapper Logic on his first independent album College Park.

She is a singer-songwriter

Norah Jones has long been celebrated for her ability to evoke emotions with piano melodies and subtle, sultry vocals. Known for her collaborations with artists like Foo Fighters, Ryan Adams and Anoushka Shankar – including two appearances at Super Bowl halftime shows in 2005 and 2006 – Norah released eight studio albums since 2004 and became an accomplished solo performer during her solo performances at these events.

Her debut album, Come Away With Me, quickly cemented her place as one of music’s premier talents and earned numerous accolades from critics and audiences alike; including winning her the Grammy for both Best New Artist and Record of the Year.

Jones continued her musical exploration with The Fall and Day Breaks releases.

Jones has collaborated with other notable artists, such as Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane and composer Walter Murphy on the soundtrack for Ted. Additionally, she has appeared on albums by Robert Glasper, Mavis Staples, Rodrigo Amarante Thomas Bartlett and Tarriona Tank Ball; additionally her 2020 release Little Broken Hearts was produced by Danger Mouse and Leon Michels of Dap-Kings fame.

She has released eight studio albums

Norah Jones first burst onto the music scene with her 2002 debut album Come Away With Me, winning both a Grammy award and selling over 10 million copies worldwide. Since then, Jones has collaborated with artists such as Ryan Adams, Foo Fighters, and Herbie Hancock among many others.

Visions is her most recent collaboration with Leon Michels and features songs that capture the stillness and solitude of night time – a departure from her previous albums that featured blues and country.

Jones has recorded with artists such as Jeff Tweedy and Thomas Bartlett. Additionally, she collaborated with Anoushka Shankar on her album Traces of You.

Norah is on an extensive world tour to support her latest album. This includes stops in South America and India. Norah will play multiple concerts across 2024; starting off at the MGM Music Hall at Fenway in Boston on May 6.

She has toured the world

Norah Jones, an American singer-songwriter known for her mix of contemporary jazz, folk music and country, has sold more than 50 million records worldwide. Her first album “Come Away With Me” became an instant classic and earned five Grammy awards – one in particular was awarded posthumously to Norah.

Growing up in Dallas, Texas she attended Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts as well as University of North Texas where she studied jazz piano. In 1999 she relocated to New York City and joined a local band called Wax Poetic.

Jones first made her mark in 2002 with her album Come Away With Me, which proved an enormous hit. Since then she has collaborated with artists like Foo Fighters and Ryan Adams; performed on NBC’s 30 Rock season three finale; as well as performing at various international venues. Additionally she has recorded with a variety of musicians such as guitarist Adam Levy, Kevin Breit, bassist Lee Alexander, and drummer Dan Rieser – as well as playing guitar herself!