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Maxine Jones (born January 16, 1962[1] in Paterson, New Jersey) is one of the original members of the R&B singing group En Vogue. She originally left the group in 2001 to spend time with her daughter. Jones rejoined En Vogue on a permanent basis in the third quarter of 2004. As of 2008, she is a current member.


Voice/Vocal Range

As a member of En Vogue, Maxine was credited as the member with the "Motown" voice. It seemed as perfect reasoning, since she stated in many interviews that her musical influences: Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Patti Labelle, Tina Turner, and Gladys Knight all had musical careers although some were not Motown artists.

Maxine has a wide vocal range, spanning between 3-5 octaves,[citation needed] making her quite versatile within the group. In group harmonies, Maxine usually sings the "bottom" or the lowest key in the harmony.

Leads/Shared Leads


In addition to singing, Jones and her sisters have a general goods business. She currently resides in Charlottesville with her daughter. Her sister Rose Hill, who is a well known artist also resides in Charlottesville.[citation needed]


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