Norah Jones, New York’s sensational jazz pianist and singer is bringing her signature sounds to Riverside Theater!
Norah Jones (birth name Geetali Norah Jones Shankar) was born in Brooklyn in 1979 and is a singer, songwriter, and actress. She grew up in Grapevine (Texas) and began her musical journey by singing in her school choir, participating in a band, and playing the alto saxophone. She also sang in church and took piano and voice lessons as a child. She majored in jazz piano at the University of North Texas and moved to New York City in 1999 to pursue a music career. Her musical style is best described as a blend of jazz, traditional vocal pop, bluesy country, and contemporary folk. She’s had a stellar career with 5 studio albums, 1 compilation album, 3 video albums, 2 EPs, 23 singles, and she’s sold over 50 million records worldwide. She’s received many accolades including 5 Billboard Music Awards, 1 Brit Award, 4 World Music Awards, and 9 Grammy Awards (out of 18 nominations) across various categories such as Best New Artist, Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, Record of the Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, and Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. Her latest album (Day Breaks) is scheduled for release on 7th October 2016.
Don’t miss your chance to see the artist who sold millions with her beguiling vocals and a musical blend featuring jazz, traditional vocal pop, bluesy country, and contemporary folk!