Amanda Carr is a multi-styled vocalist and pianist who has performed with artists such as the legendary James Montgomery and contemporary soul/jazz saxophonist, Myanna. She has performed and recorded music in the U.S., and abroad, including Australia and England. With global distribution and airplay, and five jazz vocal recordings, Amanda continues to perform as a solo artist while remaining a popular guest artist.
Among many guest appearances, highlights include guest vocalist for Keith Lockhart and The Boston Pops, The Artie Shaw Orchestra, The Harry James Orchestra and The Glenn Miller Orchestra. She has also composed and performed music for two PBS documentaries, one of which received an Emmy Nomination.
Amanda has been featured in two Wall Street Journal articles, by writer/author Nat Hentoff, who called her “A true jazz singer in a time of wannabes.”
Amanda is currently Artist Liaison for the esteemed organization, Boston Woman in Media and Entertainment, authoring a popular online interview series. In addition, she is an official CBS commentator for Boston’s prestigious annual Boston Pops July 4th concert on the Esplanade, with WBZ News Radio.