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Take Five with Eugenie Jones

Read "Take Five with Eugenie Jones" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Eugenie Jones Born and raised in Morgantown, West Virginia, Eugenie Jones's father, Eugene, was the director of the local Friendship Baptist Church Choir, and her mother was the choir's lead soprano. However, Jones possessed no latent desire to one day become a singer herself. She earned her MBA, married, and moved to Seattle, raising two sons. Her singing career began later in life, after her mother Tommie's death.Jones was inspired to start singing to carry on a ...


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Eugenie Jones: Come Out Swingin'

Read "Come Out Swingin'" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

The last we heard from Seattle-based Renaissance woman Eugenie Jones was on her quite excellent debut recording Black Lace Blue Tears (Self Produced, 2013). On that recording Jones demonstrated great accomplishment as a vocalist, composer, and arranger. She was in the process of transitioning from a successful marketing career to a singer. That kind of change is not for the faint of heart. Jones returns with Come Out Swinging, a collection of tunes as different from those ...


Album Review

Eugenie Jones: Black Lace Blue Tears

Read "Black Lace Blue Tears" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Seattle-based vocalist/composer/arranger Eugenie Jones didn't start out as such. A business and marketing major in college, Jones graduated and went on to be a business owner, consultant and all-around marketing roustabout. But life is never so simple and after her mother's death, Jones decided that it was time to pursue music as a vocation. On her debut Black Lace Blue Tears Jones flexes all of her creative muscles assembling nine originals and interpreting two standards, all at a high level. ...


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