JAZZ Concert – Nayo Jones, vocals
December 22, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nayo Jones (pronounced Nīyō) was born in Chicago, Illinois into a family of musicians and destined to be in show business. As an accomplished jazz musician and music educator, her father William “Doc” Jones groomed and nurtured her natural ability from a very young age.
Currently Nayo is based in New Orleans, LA where she performs regularly with her band “The Nayo Jones Experience”. In addition to her own show, Ms. Jones also tours alongside New Orleans iconic jazz trumpeter, Kermit Ruffins as a featured vocalist. Recently, she has also joined forces with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra lead by Adonis Rose. She will be featured on their upcoming album as well as live performances.
Nayo’s vocal range has been compared to the likes of Natalie Cole, Nancy Wilson, even Whitney Houston. She has been the opening act for legendary George Benson, Chris Botti and more.