"It's really tough to put me in a box" is one Daline's favorite sayings, whether she is referring to her music or her ethnic background. If you are looking for soft, swinging or soulful jazz, beautiful standards, or funky dance music, you’ll be charmed and entertained by this amazing talent. Daline fills each song with her heart and soul, in front of an audience or on a recording. You see it in her dazzling smile and you feel it in her energy. And you will always hear it in her big beautiful round & luscious voice. Daline Jones is here to sing!
Daline just released a new CD, "Listening to the Light". This 12 song CD has 8 new original songs, jazzy and soulful, with intriguing lyrics by Daline and amazing music by internationally acclaimed pianist and composer Diego Ramirez. The opening song "Honoring Myself" tells about the transformative power of love, "The Truth" deals with the question; "What are you?", and "This Love" has a touch of humor, playing upon the fantasy of love found on vacation. Daline's set includes 5 more originals; a poignant Brazilian original by talented drummer, Luciano Callado, which Daline sings in Portugese, and several standards including a sultry version of "My Foolish Heart" and a rich traditional "Besame Mucho" (Daline sings it in Spanish) The performances by Daline Jones, Diego Ramirez, Luciano Callado and a cast of multi-national, excellent musicians are an outstanding follow-up to Daline's last year's release, "Live from Los Cabos (con mis amigos)". The gorgeous and unforgettable vocalist Daline Jones is a living expression of talent continuing to blossom! "Listening To The Light" will keep you listening to Daline Jones!
Named after the surrealist painter, Salvador Dali, (by her jazz poet father, Ted Joans), singer Daline Jones was raised on the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn and Charlie Parker. Her professional career began when Daline recorded with Lionel Richie and the Commodores, headlined at Harrah’s in Las Vegas and released two critically acclaimed albums for Palo Alto-based TBA Records. Her second album, “Share the Love,” was in the Top Twenty on Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz charts for several months, and her third album “On My Way” featured Gerald Albright on sax, Ron Eschete on guitar as well as pianist/co-producer Joe Massimino.
Daline enjoyed a ten-year engagement at the famous Harry Denton‘s Starlight Room in San Francisco, headlining as the female vocalist for the Starlight Orchestra (1995-2005), singing everything from Ellington and Gershwin to Aretha Franklin and Chaka Kahn before she and her husband chose to move to Los Cabos, where they live today.
With her dream home now on the beach in Mexico, Daline Jones is in constant demand, singing both in Mexico and the USA.