DJ, MC and Jazz Vocalist, Amanda Carr, has received worldwide critical acclaim for her fresh interpretations of the Great American Songbook. The Wall Street Journal hailed her, “…a true jazz singer in a time of wannabes.” The two-time Boston Music Awards nominee, is a frequent guest vocalist with Keith Lockhart and The Boston Pops, The Artie Shaw Orchestra, Harry James Band and the Glenn Miller Orchestra among others in addition to serving as the official CBS Radio color commentator for Boston’s prestigious annual Boston Pops July 4th Fireworks Spectacular from 2012 to 2016. She founded the American Big Band Preservation Society in 2009, a non-profit 501(c)(3) that works to preserve the essence of American musical heritage and represented the USA as a musical ambassador to Shanghai, China in 2014.
Currently, Amanda is Artist Liaison for Boston Women in Media and Entertainment, authoring a popular online interview series and was the 2019-2020 Governor to National Association of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). She continues to be a popular choice as a DJ and MC for private events throughout New England bringing a wealth of hosting, producing and artistic experience to each engagement.