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Carolanne Matteson

Carolanne Matteson

Like vocalist Rene Marie, this composer-vocalist-arranger and band manager, Carolanne Matteson gave up singing rock and swing; then, took a 17-year timeout to raise four children. During this time, she also obtained a BA in philosophy and an MA in the history of art and architecture, after which she published several articles in journals.

But recently, she and her husband, Jim, returned to music. Ms. Matteson rediscovered her love for the bebop and hard bop music of Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rolli …