Pucci Amanda Jhones is magical! She captures your attention in the style of which she tells a story through song.
Pucci, stands 6'1, a former model that once strutted her stuff internationally on the catwalks.
PAJ is a graduate from the New School University of New York. She holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in Classical and Contemporary Music.
In past years PAJ, has had the pleasure of sharing the bandstand with such greats as Dizzy, Kenny Barron, Freddie Hubbard, Jacky Terrasson, Freddie Cole, Cindy Blackman Santana, Reggie Workman and Roy Hargrove. Just to name drop a few.
As a well -Respected Vocalist, PAJ has performed internationally for many years in several major venues throughout the world.
The Renaissance Jazz club in Kuala Lumpur, the Half Note Jazz Club in Athens Greece, the Q Jazz club in Istanbul and the Park Hyatt Jazz club in Tokyo Japan. In 2011 PAJ performed in Russian on a nonstop 17 cities sold-out concert tour where she received overwhelming reviews as the featured vocalist with the Daniel Kramer Trio. In November 2012 though February 2015 Pucci was invited to join the Randy Cannon group in Bangkok performing at the Living Room Jazz Club located in the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit. This year her schedule is heating up in October of 2014 Pucci will embark on 6 week tour that will take her to Israel then back to Russia. Bangkok has already booked her to come back and grace the stage with Randy Cannon group.
While in New York you may have had the pleasure of seeing one of her performances at Feinstein's, Blue Note, Kitano Hotel and Birdland.
Or the Harlem's famed Lenox Lounge. The summer of 2010 Pucci and her quartet were part of the Central Park Summer concert series Performing at the Dana Center to a standing room audience.
When you listen closely to Pucci, highly original voice as she takes liberties with tempo and lines, while maintaining the integrity of the composition. The eyes and ears together can relish one of Manhattan's great Jazz vocalists while seeing her perform live.