Caroline Jones’ The Heart is Smart Initiative (T.H.I.S.) & School Tour
Caroline Jones is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, radio show host, author & founder of The Heart is Smart Initiative & School Tour, a song & guitar youth movement that inspires and empowers through music. Caroline has conducted her Artist in Residence (A.I.R.) Day Program, featuring her acoustic, storytelling-based performance, songwriting & vocal performance workshops & student showcases, at schools & universities across America, including Andover, Exeter, Choate, Hotchkiss, Taft, Rhodes College & University of Virginia. Caroline conducts T.H.I.S. program at underserved public and charter schools on Sonima Foundation’s “Live Sonima Tour,” also featuring Nick Cannon and Stedman Graham.
Caroline Jones’ performance resume includes Julliard, Madison Square Garden, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Café Carlyle, Webster Hall, Highline Ballroom, Metropolitan Room, Bitter End, Russian Tea Room & Feinstein’s. She has shared bills with James Taylor, Beach Boys, Dave Matthews, Blues Traveler, Paul Simon, Ani DiFranco, Ziggy Marley & The Wailers, Grace Potter, & Patti Smith at festivals such as Wanderlust, Greenwich Town Party & the New Jersey Folk Festival. She has performed The Star Spangled Banner for the New York Giants, Jets, Knicks, Washington Redskins & presidential candidate Mitt Romney. On her radio show “Art & Soul” on Sirius XM’s Coffeehouse, Caroline delves into the art of songwriting to the soul of the song with the best in singer/songwriter talent.
Singer’s Forum founder Andy Anselmo trained Caroline classically in the Bel Canto operatic technique & American Songbook cabaret style. Under the management of Tommy Mottola, Caroline recorded her early compositions in New York & Nashville as a student at The Professional Children’s School.
Caroline’s discography comprises four self-penned & self-produced albums: Fallen Flower, Nice to Know You, Clean Dirt & The Heart is Smart. Singles “Closest Thing to You” & “Nice to Know You” charted #28 in FMQB’s Top 40 AC Chart & debuted on Sirius XM’s The Pulse respectively. The Heart is Smart, recorded in Nashville with an all-star band featuring Mac McAnally, features single “Prove You Right”.