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ARTICLE: RADIO

Popsicle Illusion and Sweet Summer Love

Read "Popsicle Illusion and Sweet Summer Love" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

This midsummer broadcast Included new releases from vocalists Lori Williams, Barb Jungr and Lisa Rich, pianists George Cables, Hiroe Sekine, and a 10th anniversary reissue from bassist John Miller, with birthday shout outs to Jazz Masters Annie Ross and Joanne Brackeen, plus vocalists Lainie Cooke, Janis Siegel, Nnenna Freelon, Karrin Allyson and Carla Hassett, among others. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Eugenie Jones: Come Out Swinging

Read "Come Out Swinging" 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 ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Seattle Jazz Singer Eugenie Jones To Release "Come Out Swingin'" May 12

Seattle Jazz Singer Eugenie Jones To Release "Come Out Swingin'" May 12

Eugenie Jones’s widely praised 2013 debut, Black Lace Blue Tears, introduced a late-blooming but fiercely original jazz vocalist and songwriter to the jazz world. Among other honors, the disc was named Earshot Jazz’s Northwestern Recording of the Year. The Seattle-area singer’s response to her warm critical reception was to start writing again and prove that her ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

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 ...

NEWS: RECORDING

"Black Lace Blue Tears," Debut CD For Seattle-Area Jazz Singer Eugenie Jones, Due May 28

"Black Lace Blue Tears," Debut CD For Seattle-Area Jazz Singer Eugenie Jones, Due May 28

With the release of her debut album Black Lace Blue Tears, Seattle-based Eugenie Jones emerges as a rising jazz vocal star with a deep-rooted sense of where she’s headed as an artist. Jones’s repertoire is based primarily on her own striking originals, and she also had a hand in all of the arrangements. The disc is ...