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.

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Performance Resume

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.

Musical Background

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”.