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Have you met Miss Jones?

February 20, 2020

By Kathy Edwards McFarland

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020
Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St.

Carolyn Lee Jones and the Fresh Vintage Band sampler.

The management of Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm, is excited to bring the rich, sophisticated sounds of Dallas-based Carolyn Lee Jones and her Jazz quintet, the Fresh Vintage Band to the patio stage at 7 pm. Enjoy the free entertainment while taking advantage of a variety of libations and tasty menu items. (Yes, the weather is brisk, so throw on your coat and come on down.)

Carolyn Lee Jones

The Quintet is Carolyn Lee Jones, vocals; Brad Williams, keyboard; Steve Heffner, bass; Dennis Durick, drums; and and Dave Monsch, saxes.

Sweetwater Grill and Tavern is a full-service restaurant and bar located in the heart of Denton’s historic Square. With mouth-watering appetizers, incredible entrees, and signature cocktails and a commitment to good food and community efforts has made Sweetwater a draw to Dentonites since 1996. This iconic venue was the first to help propel the music scene on the “Denton Square.” Around here, people of all walks of life sit at the same bar, enjoying made-from-scratch dishes and handcrafted cocktails. The food is absolutely delicious!

“Jones Attacks each song with the vigor of a wildcatter yet maintains a dusky under current that drips with sensuality” Jazz Times Reviewer – Christopher Loudon

CELEBRATING TEN YEARS! Carolyn Lee Jones always wanted to be a singer and burst on to the music scene. After a successful career in retailing, she launched her singing career. Sophisticated vocal jazz is what she does making standards sound new and the new sound standard. An audio calling card and the perfect representation of who she is and the stellar musicians in her band. Classic Jazz and Vintage Pop with a jazz twist is what makes her unique and her Fresh Vintage Band makes it happen!

Carolyn’s eclectic vocal repertoire includes; vintage pop songs into the jazz context, sultry ballads, renditions of the familiar jazz standards from the Great American Songbook, new material, as well as other popular music. A vocal stylist with a gift for telling the story, Miss Jones has created and performed a series of themed Cabaret jazz shows and was honored as Sammons Center For The Arts Cabaret Artist of the Year 2017.

Moondance with Carolyn Lee Jones Outdoor Concert Addison 2016
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