Eugenie Jones Silk and Soul: A Musical Tribute to Nina Simone
Silk and Soul is a musical tribute to the iconic, incomparable Nina Simone combined with selections from Jones’ original recordings. The concert features singer/songwriter Eugenie Jones, Josh Rawlings on piano, Dean Schmidt on bass, and Steven Bentley on drums.
The award-winning vocalist/composer/lyricist Eugenie Jones continues to grow and evolve in the eleven years she’s been on the jazz scene. From her humble beginnings in West Virginia to her move to Seattle, Eugenie’s creativity, inspiration, and inexhaustible work ethic have transformed her into a jazz vocalist of impeccable taste, with a respect for the jazz tradition and the courage to try something new. Her first two recordings, Black Lace Blue Tears (2013) and Come Out Swingin’ (2015), both feature these attributes. Her newest release, Players, is ranked #30 on Jazz Week’s Top 100 Jazz Albums for 2022.