EUGENIE JONES – THE ORIGINALS – CD RELEASE CELEBRATION! Early Show
Tickets: $20 advance, $25 doors
Tickets to both shows can be purchased in advance online. You may also buy tickets at the door on the night of the performance. If the show is sold out online there may be standing room tickets available at the door on the night of the show, first come first served.
Ticket refunds are not available within 48 hours of the event.
Tickets guarantee entry to the performances. Ticket holders can reserve tables here https://theroyalroomseattle.com/reservations/. All ticket holders without table reservations will be seated first come first served.
There are two separate performances. You may purchase tickets to one or both performances via these links.
6 PM –
9 PM –
The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm
Eugenie Jones Celebrates a Decade in the Jazz Spotlight with New Release – The Originals
Acclaimed West Coast Singer, Songwriter Releases Greatest Hits Collection
Welcome to Jazz you can feel. Renowned singer-songwriter, Eugenie Jones is back in the spotlight with her latest musical masterpiece, The Originals, released on the artist’s label, Open Mic Records. This eagerly awaited collection features the best of Jones’ original compositions from 2013 to 2022, serving as a testament to her unparalleled artistry and unwavering dedication to her craft. The Originals is available for download on Bandcamp.
Vocalist Eugenie Jones will be joined by Peter Adams on piano, Bob Antolin guitar & saxophone, Jonathan Green on bass, Brian Smith on drums, and Ernesto Pediangco on percussions.
The Originals is a harmonious journey through Jones‘ musical evolution, capturing her smooth, clear, and sultry vocal prowess that has captivated audiences. The remixed, remastered, most-played compendium is a meticulously curated anthology, breathing new life into her beloved tracks including notable favorites, But I Do, Swing Me, and Sweet Summer Love. With more than twenty-seven original songs to her name, Jones has proven time and again her ability to blend emotive storytelling with alluring melodies, creating a sound that is truly evocative.
Eugenie Jones has consistently pushed the boundaries of her art, and The Originals is an incredible sound compilation of her creative journey. Jones has carved a distinct niche in the music world, from her debut album Black Lace Blue Tears in 2013 to the swing jazz tribute Come Out Swingin‘ in 2015. Her 2022 release Players was a true tribute to her collaborative spirit, featuring an ensemble of 32 accomplished musicians, including NEA Jazz Master Reggie Workman, Bernard Purdie, Julian Priester, Lonnie Plaxico, Bobbie Sanabria, and many more. The album reached #7 on the Jazz Week Top 50 charts and #30 on Jazz Week’s Top 100 Albums in 2022.
Jones’ fourth studio album, The Originals, shows her progression as an artist in every note. From the opening strains of the first track to the final echoes, this collection demonstrates her artistic maturity and enduring commitment to her music.
Her timeless classics have piqued the interest of critics and fans alike, and the artist has received numerous accolades from some heavy hitters in the music industry.
“This is an extraordinary singer, songwriter, and a source of a light we are fortunate to experience.” NEA Jazz Master Reggie Workman
“…an excellent singer, with a voice, style, and range that encompasses multiple idioms. I predict she will become the next singing sensation in all of music.” – Joe Chambers, Legendary Blue Note Records Artist
Fans, critics, and fellow musicians are all looking forward to the magic of The Originals. Eugenie Jones’ distinct, velvety-smooth, clear, sensuous, and expressive sound is poised to enchant audiences once more, cementing her status as a musical force. Listeners can expect a journey through the heart and soul of a talented vocalist who has shaped a decade of music when the album hits the airwaves.
About Eugenie Jones: Eugenie Jones, a gifted award-winning singer-songwriter, producer, and legacy advocate, hails from Morgantown, West Virginia, where she grew up in a family of music enthusiasts. Her parents’ membership in the Friendship Baptist Church choir immersed her in soulful melodies. Though initially pursuing an MBA and a career in marketing communications in Seattle, Eugenie’s path shifted when her mother passed away in 2008. Rekindling her love for singing, she dove into Seattle’s jazz scene, crafting a remarkable journey. With a sound that marries emotive storytelling and alluring melodies, Eugenie’s music captures hearts, paying homage to her roots while carving her own artistic legacy. Additionally, Jones is 2022 Jazz Journalist Association 2023 Jazz Hero award recipient, recognized for her nonprofit work intersecting Seattle’s African American music legacy and supporting nonprofit service agencies.