The Coastal Jazz Association presents Cynthia Utterbach with Eric Jones Trio on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at The Mansion on Forsyth Park, 700 Drayton St. Savannah. Concert begins at 5p.m. Free for Members and students with I.D., $20 for Guests
Jazz singer, songwriter Cynthia Utterbach loves to tell stories. Over the years she has performed her musical storytelling tribute throughout the world celebrating some of the great jazz Ladies of Legend – Sassy Sarah Vaughn, Elenora Fagan aka Billie Holiday, Blues Queen Dinah Washington, the stylist Carmen McRae, the smoky voiced Peggy Lee and many others.
Eric Jones has worked with many prominent artists including Grammy Award winning Esperanza Spalding, Stewart Copland of the Police and Keith Miller of the Metropolitan Opera. In 2011 Eric premiered his latest work, “Songs of Creation,” which combines spiritual, jazz and African influences with the poem of James Weldon Johnson’s “The Creation.”
Eric is the pianist with the Savannah Jazz Orchestra and performs with them annually at the Savannah Jazz Festival. He is also the premiere pianist at The Jazz Corner on Hilton Head Island every Tuesday night.
Eric has also performed several times during Sunday concerts for Coastal Jazz Association. Currently he teaches at Savannah State University. Eric had just released a debut album “Azubuike” featuring his trio May 2019.