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About Norah Jones
Norah Jones is a singer-songwriter and actress who gained critical acclaim with the release of her debut album Come Away with Me. The album produced the hit single Don’t Know Why and won her five Grammy Awards.
She began singing in church at a young age. She studied music at the University of North Texas and sang with the UNT Jazz Singers before launching her solo music career in 2002 and releasing her critically acclaimed and commercially successful debut album.
She is the daughter of Sue Jones and legendary Indian composer and sitar player Ravi Shankar. She gave birth to her first child in February 2014.
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A lot of my music is slow and subtle. The subtly is what I enjoy about making music.Norah Jones
A lot of pop people out there are cool, but they overdo it.Norah Jones
For me making music is part social, part interaction, part collaboration.Norah Jones
I became a musician so I wouldn't have to get up at 6 in the morning.Norah Jones
I could do without 'cool' publications calling me 'mom jazz.' But I laughed all the way to the bank, baby.Norah Jones
I didn't think it was fair to my music to label me as the daughter of somebody - I didn't think it described me very well and I didn't think it had anything to do with my music.Norah Jones
I don't actually have a lot of discipline. I've worked hard at music. But I feel like you know, I felt like kind of natural at it. I always had a knack for it.Norah Jones
I don't think I'm a great songwriter, but I think I've learned a lot about it, and I don't think there's any one way to do it. I don't think I can control it at all. I can just kind of hope that it happens.Norah Jones
I genuinely don't feel that anything that's been written or said about me has overshadowed my music, and that's the most important thing as far as I'm concerned.Norah Jones
I hope there are some audiophiles still out there.Norah Jones
I just want to keep making music, recording and trying different things. I don't want to do the same thing all the time.Norah Jones
I just want to make my music, and I want it to stand on its own.Norah Jones
I love my dad and we have a very good relationship now.Norah Jones
I love slow music.Norah Jones
I think it's important for people who love music to retain physical CDs or even vinyl, because it sounds so great and so much warmer than music over the internet.Norah Jones
I try to just make music that I love, and if I believe in it that's all that matters.Norah Jones
I wasn't very aware of pop music because I attended an arts school. For me, it was all about jazz.Norah Jones
I'm always going to do that - record and make music.Norah Jones
I've been told the weirdest things: 'Yeah, I love taking a bath to your music!' or 'I gave birth to my daughter while listening to your music.'Norah Jones
It's true, there's a lot of melancholy in my music. I don't know why, I'm not a melancholy person. I've always been drawn to it. Ever since I was a kid, if I had an album I would play the ballads on repeat.Norah Jones
Maybe I'm genetically more inclined to music - but the music I make is so far removed from Indian classical music. I grew up in Texas!Norah Jones
My first two records are so simply constructed. The reason isn't because I wanted to make simple music. It's because I don't really have the chops.Norah Jones
My mom and I have always been very close. She is my best friend. She had to make a lot of sacrifices early on in my life to make sure I got to do what I wanted to do.Norah Jones
Nobody was listening when I learned how to play music. But there's something about being on stage, talking to the audience, looking at them and smiling, that's always been difficult for me. I'm a lot more comfortable now, but there are still moments of awkwardness.Norah Jones
Sometimes when you're trying to do a record too close to home, you can get really distracted.Norah Jones
Success and the art of making music are two different things for me.Norah Jones
The pop world is cool, but I never really thought of myself as part of it or wanting to be a part of it because I'm on a label that's not really like that. They're not trying to dress me up, they're not trying to do things like that. I feel like I'm sort of separate from that, actually.Norah Jones
There are absolutely no problems between me, my dad and my sister. Obviously I grew up with just my mum, but my relationship with my dad is just fine.Norah Jones
What I was going for in the first two albums I didn't necessarily achieve. Because I was young and because it was my first time out. And the second album was such a 'quickie' sort of 'Let's just get it over with!' But the kind of music I make, there's a lot of subtlety in it. And I think it takes a couple of listens to actually really get it.Norah Jones
When I moved to New York, I fell head over heels back into country music and probably 'cause I missed something about Texas.Norah Jones
Norah Jones' Popularity
Norah Jones is a famous American singer-songwriter and actress, who was born on March 30, 1979. As a person born on this date, Norah Jones is listed in our database as the 4th most popular celebrity for the day (March 30) and the 11th most popular for the year (1979).
People born on March 30 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Norah Jones is the 119th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Norah Jones' birthday, Norah Jones is the 874th most famous American and ranks 32nd in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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