Carmen Jones

With dynamic stage presence, poise and a whole lot of love for both writing and performing music, Carmen Jones has the high energy and the "powerhouse" soul filled vocals to stir your soul. 

Ms. Jones can move you with her own original R&B music, soulfully touching on love, and the importance of people working together to reach societal goals.  When it comes to dance music, you will want to “bust some moves” to ‘Microdancing’, featuring Matt Fink of Prince and The Revolution. The power and versatility of Jones’ voice, and her notable C3 to C6 range will take you back to the incredible times when music was truly soulful, funky and organic. 

Ms. Jones, a Northern California native developed her keyboard playing, writing and singing talents while touring the California club scene with Sam Bostic & Circuitry. Over the years, she honed her recording and live performance as part of an Interscope Records female group, Soul de Pop.  As a solo artist, Ms. Jones writes and produces many of her own songs; singing the lead and background vocals.  In 2016, Ms. Jones responded to a request from her strong social media fanbase by recording and releasing a new single, a hot cover of the song, “Angel”, and she is currently in the studio recording material for her next album release. 

In addition to be recognized for her outstanding live performances, in 2016 Ms. Jones was also acknowledged for writing and producing an emotional and educational short-film documentary, called “Tatia’s Story, From Life to Death in 10 Hours.  The childbirth related film was screened to a sold-out audience at the Oakland Museum, and continues to be screened at theaters and events throughout the United States, and to the world via social media and on YouTube. 

Carmen Jones has graced the stages of the famous New Orleans House of Blues, the New Orleans Jazz Festival, Disney World, Yoshi's, The Fenix, Oakland Oracle Arena and many more. Ms. Jones has worked professionally with Howard Hewett, Al B Sure, El Debarge, MC Hammer, Linda Ronstadt, Jeffrey Osborne, Jackson Browne, and local music natives PC Munoz, Derrick Hall, Master P and Dwayne Wiggins. Ms. Jones was featured singing an impromptu duet with Jamie Foxx, during the HBO Special “Jamie Foxx: I Might Need Security”.

Ms. Jones’ strong passion for music and performing are continually expressed by her on-point “Ultimate Tribute to Teena Marie”, with rich renditions of hit songs praised by Teena Marie’s closest friends and devoted fans.  In addition to writing and performing, Ms. Jones is also a Vocal Coach and loves teaching singing lessons in the San Francisco Bay Area at Bay Area Voice Lessons.

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