at her, 20 she was listened by Shell White, member of the record EMI, one night of the year 2000.
The man liked what heard and asked for a demo with her songs.
Lundvall contracted her in spite of three songs had listened scarcely of this to cassette and entrusted the producer Craig Street who was working Norah's material and was surrounding it with instrumentalists of luxury.
The result, much more pop than the final version, did not convince anybody and Lundvall entrusted his major producer, Arif Mardin, a new version, which was centering in the voice.
At the age of sixteen, with both parents' consent, she officially changed her name to Norah Jones.To Joni Mitchell, in the institute, and to Billie Holiday in the university. I never wanted to find music to bother my relatives. I suppose that the only thing that her was not pleasing what I was putting was A Nirvana, because it seemed to her to be very noisy ".With this spirit, Norah started studying singing and added to the choir of the church to sing gospel, at the time that it she was initiating the classes of piano and saxophone .Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Shankar; March 30, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter and actress.
Throughout her career, Jones has won numerous awards and has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide.
She attended Cross Timbers Middle School and Grapevine High School before transferring to Booker T.