Seven Questions with Vocalist, Jackie Jones

 NBJP: What’s the worst (non-musical) job you ever had?

JJ:-working in a hotel gift shop. They wanted me to stand up the entire time. I quit after 3 days. Lol. 🙂 

NBJP: If you could only own one CD, what would it be?

JJ:-Bobby McFerrin (Vocabularies)

NBJP :If you were about to have your last meal, what would it be?

JJ-a big plate of my Grandmother’s Special homemade biscuits w butter and grape jelly. 

NBJP: What musician influenced you the most?

JJ:- I have to name two….NANCY WILSON.and PHYLLIS HYMAN

NBJP: What’s your favorite non-musical pastime?

JJ:-enjoying being a FOODIE ……and Swing Dancing.

Swing dancing

NBJP: What quality do you like least about yourself?

JJ- very thinned skin; sensitive….will cry at the drop of a hat. 

NBJP: What’s your favorite non-jazz tune?

JJ-Blackbird (Beatles-Paul McCartney). I have at least 20 versions of this on my iPhone

PLUS ONE:  When did you decide you were going to become a professional musician?

JJ:-I dont think I ever really “decided”. However; I was studying to become a doctor, but when people started paying me to sing I thought I would test the waters a little more. 


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