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Artist of the Month Norah Jones I find it remarkable that Norah Jones a piano-playing female jazz musician with soft romantic feel-good lyrics could in this day and age rack up 5 Grammys including best album of the year record of the year and song of the year No one thought that sweet Norah would be able to compete with the 4 million plus album sales attributed in 2002 to big-timers such as Nelly Avril Lavigne and Eminem Well think again Shes sold over 6 million albums worldwide for her debut Come Away With Me At a time when the recording industry is in turmoil to sell 6 million albums is almost unfeasible especially for a new and emerging artist So who is this fresh new jazz musician anyway The 23 year-old Norah Jones was born on March 30 1979 in New York City When she was just 4 years old she moved with her mom to Grapevine TX a suburb of Dallas She began her singing in church choirs at the age of 5 Two years later Norah began her ultimate success the piano Norah at the age of 15 moved to Dallass inner city where she started Booker T Washington High School for Performing and Visual Arts Her first gig was at the young age of 16 at an open-mic coffeehouse In 1996 still during her high school years Norah won the Down Beat Student Music Award for best jazz vocalist and best original composition In 1997 yet once more she still won the SMA for best jazz vocalist During her time in high school she as well played for the band Laszlo performing what she describes as dark jazzy rock Norah went onto the University of North Texas nationally acclaimed for its phenomenal music program where she majored in jazz piano In 1999 she moved back to New York where she appeared constantly with the band Wax Poetic which
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