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, a curriculum and school tour that uplifts, inspires, and provides students a medium of expression through music. Caroline has conducted 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. Recently, Caroline has partnered with Sonima Foundation and Identity founder Stedman Graham to bring T.H.I.S. program to schools in underserved communities on the “Live Sonima Tour”.

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Caroline’s radio show “Art & Soul” airs monthly on Sirius XM’s Coffeehouse and delves “into the art of songwriting to the soul of the song” with guest singer/songwriters including Butch Walker, James Bay & Steve Cropper.

Performance Resume

Performance Resume: Julliard, Madison Square Garden, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Café Carlyle, Russian Tea Room & Feinstein’s. Caroline has shared bills with James Taylor, Deepak Chopra, Beach Boys, Dave Matthews, Paul Simon, Ani DiFranco, Ziggy Marley & The Wailers, Grace Potter, O.A.R. & 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, Miami Heat, Washington Redskins & presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

Discography: 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”.

Musical Background

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.