Boston-based daughter of a big band vocalist and trumpeter. Amanda Carr is a multi-styled vocalist/pianist that began professionally in her teens in the rock and pop genre, but in recent years has focused on fresh interpretations of the Great American Songbook receiving critical acclaim as a jazz singer from a tough bevy of reviewers. For over three decades she's performed and recorded both in the U.S. and Italy. Twice a feature story by Nat Hentoff in The Wall Street Journal she's garnered global exposure as he hailed her, "...a true jazz singer in a time of wannabes". She's also featured in Hentoff's latest best-seller, "At the Jazz Band Ball: 60 Years on the Jazz Scene."