Courtney Fortune is an acclaimed singer, songwriter, coach and entrepreneur. She has been recognized by the John Lennon Foundation, Glamour Magazine and Genlux Magazine as "America's Next Big Jazz Singer", and has written and performed songs for Atlantic Records, Universal Music Group, Sony Japan, Disney, Cartoon Network, MTV and ABC. She received the Brian Wilson Musical Achievement Award for her work in the songwriting field and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Music Industry from the University of Southern California.
Courtney works with some of the best in the industry, including her producer, 7x Grammy Award-nominee Chris Walden. Their latest release, "You Make It Easy" was recorded at legendary Capitol Studios and is available now. Courtney also has her own show residency with The Jazz Eclectic at The Smith Center in Las Vegas.
Courtney is the founder of Songmaker Sessions, songwriting and recording workshops for teens and adults, which helps young songwriters improve their skills and confidence.
She resides in Los Angeles, CA.
“She is a steady warm presence, and she handles adeptly the balance of grace and appeal to sensuousness that is an earmark of many jazz‐vocal greats." – Peter Monaghan, Earshot Jazz Magazine