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Label: Open Mic
Bio: With her lavishly praised 2013 debut album Black Lace Blue Tears behind her, late-blooming jazz vocalist and composer Eugenie Jones immediately faced questions about whether she was a one-hit wonder or a real contender. Sure, she displayed quick rhythmic reflexes, a silken tone, and real songwrit...See Full Bio
Eugenie Jones has a show on 06/21/2015 at 05:00 PM @ Festival Sundiata 2015 ... in Seattle, WA http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5xdio5 #concert
“COSn' shows clear marks of a singer coming into her own and following her own path toward maturity and command of her musical voice. The songs are composed, arranged, and performed mostly in the classic swing setting and are done so with silk. The local heavyweight backing band of Bill Anschell(piano), Clipper Anderson (bass), Michael Powers (guitar), Jay Thomas (sax/trumpet), Ernesto Pediangco (percussion), and D’Vonne Lewis (drums)shows immense versatility and feel for the pocket and fully complements Jones’ sensible, yet confident, voice. “Swing Me” starts the album off with plenty of forward momentum after a beautiful piano/vocal intro. It highlights the immensely talented Jay Thomas on tenor sax and introduces us to Jones’ dynamic sense of rhythm and total control of her sound. Jones spreads her vocal wings and dazzles as a soloist most on the short but memorable “Bye Bye Blackbird” when the bass and drums create a trio to propel through the tune, giving her the free”