Jeanne Jolly
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Jeanne Jolly
Jeanne Jolly
Jeanne Jolly
OriginRaleigh, North Carolina
Genrescountry, western, folk, americana
Singer-songwriter, record producer, music producer
Instrumentsvoice, guitar, baritone ukulele, piano
LabelsRamblewood Records, +FE Music
Jim Lauderdale Maura O'Connell Chris Botti The Foreign Exchange, Sy Smith

Jeanne Jolly is a singer/songwriter from Raleigh, North Carolina,[1] who first gained fame as a featured vocalist for Grammy Award winning jazz trumpeter Chris Botti. Jolly has performed with several symphonies, at Carnegie Hall[2] in New York City, and at the Monterey Jazz Festival in California.

Jolly attended Saint Mary's School in Raleigh and then Western Carolina University.[2] She graduated with a master's degree in classical voice from the New England Conservatory of Music.[1]

Jolly was featured on the June 29, 2012, episode of WUNC's The State of Things with Frank Stasio discussing her upcoming album and her mother's death to cancer.[3] On October 2, 2012, Jolly released her first full-length album, Angels, on Foreign Exchange Music. It was produced entirely by The Foreign Exchange collaborator Chris Boerner.[4]

On October 11, 2014 Jeanne married her longtime love, Todd McLean, in a simple ceremony in Emerald Isle, North Carolina.


Studio albums
  • 2012: Angels
  • 2015: A Place To Run
  • 2010: Falling in Carolina
  • 2010: Here With You
  • 2011: Laughing At Your Plans (with The Foreign Exchange)
  • 2012: Hallelujah
  • 2012: Sweet Love
  • 2013: The Hard Way
  • 2013: Good Man


  1. ^ a b Lindsey, Craig D. (October 4, 2012). "Raleigh Native, Singer Jeanne Jolly Lives Up to Her Name". The News & Observer. Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Alumna Vocalist Soars From Cullowhee To Carnegie". Archived from the original on 2012-11-04.
  3. ^ "Jeanne Jolly". The State of Things. WUNC FM. June 29, 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  4. ^ Douglas, Matt (October 4, 2012). "Angels in Carolina, Interview and Album Review with Jeanne Jolly". New Raleigh. Retrieved 2012.

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