Posted on Oct 28, 2010

Georgia Jones

Jazz/pop vocalist Georgia Jones will present “Motown and Beyond” on Friday, Oct. 29, 1:50-2:55 p.m. in Emerson Auditorium in the Taylor Music Center. It is the second of two fall concerts scheduled in conjunction with associate professor Tim Olsen’s “Music of Black America” course.

Jones is a versatile singer whose repertoire spans everything from jazz and rhythm and blues to contemporary dance club sounds. She appears on albums by such diverse musicians as John Mellencamp, L.L. Cool J, Cyndi Lauper and Cissy Houston. She currently works with the Albany-based band City Rhythm.

Jones will be accompanied on piano by Olsen. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Olsen at ext. 6563;

View the event in the Campus Calendar