About Cyn

 

Cynthia’s jazz career is an example of the wonders of social media. Several years ago, while relatively new to the Tulsa area she made a chance connection on Facebook to one of the city’s finest jazz pianists, Scott McQuade. Through Scott she was introduced to Chuck Cissel, and many other people who have been influential in her life…. the rest as the saying goes, is history.


Cynthia has performed in many local venues including the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Ciao, Smoke. on Cherry St, Main St. Tavern-Broken Arrow/Cherry St, Lefty’s on Greenwood, Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, Juniper, Kansas City’s Blue Room, Doc’s Wine and Food, Kirin Asian Fusion, Harwelden Mansion, Sisserou’s, Duet Jazz Club and various others.


She has also been featured in several festivals such as the TEG International Jazz Fest Presented by SpiritBank, Big Bands, Big Voices: The Concert! The Chet Baker Festival, The Rose Festival, The International Jazz Day Celebration, and the PostOak Wine and Jazz Festival just to name a few. Cynthia has connected with the Tulsa jazz community and over the years, has become one of the more recognized and popular jazz vocalists in the area.


When she’s not singing, Cynthia is a wife, mom of two young adults, and employed as a human resources professional. But music, especially Jazz, is never far away.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cyn’s Events

The Cynthia Simmons Trio in Concert at The Tulsa Botanical Gardens

My Trio and I are thrilled to be performing this Sunday Nov 28th at the Tulsa Botanical Gardens for their Garden of Lights Celebration! Our concert starts at 5:30 pm and you’ll be treated to an evening of great Jazz and some of your favorite Christmas tunes! Bring your family and friends and celebrate the …

ASM Tulsa’s Wine & Dine featuring Chef Devin Levine: Winter Wonderland!

The evening features Six Courses of Chef Levine’s exquisitely prepared cuisine, wonderfully curated wine parings by the Trefethen Family Vineyard, and fabulous live music performed by the Cynthia Simmons Trio! The Trio features Jordan Hehl on Upright Bass, Scott McQuade on Keyboard, and Vocalist Cynthia Simmons. This exclusive event is available to the first 45 …

The Cyn Sings Jazz Store!

Welcome To The Cyn Sings Jazz Store!

You asked for it and here it is! The Cyn Sings Jazz Store where you can get just about everything Cyn you could possibly want!

The pictures below are a few examples of our diverse and constantly expanding selection of quality products for you to choose from. Cyn Sings Jazz store items are not found in stores and each one is custom made upon purchase!

Show your Cyn Sings Jazz pride, tell your friends, and  treat yourself to some really cool stuff!

Click this link to get your CynSingsJazz gear: https:www.bit.ly/cynsignature

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Click the links below to learn more about Cyn:

www.cynsingsjazz.com

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2021 TEG International Jazz Fest Presented by SpiritBank!

T.E.G. International Jazz Fest Presented by SpiritBank
Friday, June 4th, 2021, 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Guthrie Green in Tulsa, Okla.

Three huge names in jazz– one of them a local darling– will bring jazz from all over the country to Tulsa’s own Guthrie Green for the 2021 T.E.G. International Jazz Fest Friday, June 4, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.


Jazz giants Willie Bradley and Paula Atherton will travel to Tulsa for the event and will be joined by the Cynthia Simmons Quintet, an outfit Tulsa jazz lovers already know well.
Taylor Entertainment Group (T.E.G.) brings the event to Tulsa as a part of International Jazz Day, a worldwide day recognized by the United Nations and UNESCO and dates back to 2011. While International Jazz Day is traditionally observed on April 30, the T.E.G. International Jazz Fest is an official International Jazz Day event.


Willie Bradley is a jazz trumpeter from South Carolina. He had a recent number one hit on Billboard’s jazz charts and will bring his smooth tone to the Guthrie Green stage, as will another Billboard charter, saxophonist Paula Atherton, who brings New York roots to Tulsa. Both are big names in the jazz world, so Tulsans will be in for a treat. Local favorite Cynthia Simmons will join them with her quintet made up of Tulsa jazz musicians many audience members will recognize.


At first glance, Tulsa may seem an unusual choice for top-tier jazz artists to drop by, but organizer Taylor said it really isn’t.
“When someone mentions Oklahoma or Tulsa, it brings to mind country, rock, or indie music,” he said. “But jazz has deep roots here.” He mentioned some jazz legends who hailed from Oklahoma, including Jimmy Rushin, Frank Mantooth, and of course, the inimitable Chet Baker.
“Jazz is a big part of our state and our heritage, and we believe being involved in events like International Jazz Day will help keep it that way,” Taylor said.


The T.E.G. International Jazz Fest is presented by SpiritBank and will coincide with the Tulsa Arts District’s monthly First Friday Art Crawl, an event that often draws nearly 3,000 people each month. This, coupled with the event’s free admission, will likely ensure big crowds to take in some truly great jazz performances.
Tulsa began participating in International Jazz Day Events in 2016.

Websites:
https://internationaljazzfest.wordpress.com/
https://jazzday.com/

Featured Artists:
The Cynthia Simmons Quintet
Trumpeter Willie Bradley
Saxophonist Paula Atherton

A special thank you to our Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor: SpiritBank

Supporting Sponsors: International Jazz Day, Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz, UNESCO

Sponsors: Tulsa Global Alliance, Sisserou’s Restaurant, Tyler Media-Tulsa, Jazzman Marketing and Promotion, La Z Radio, AHHA, Ritmo 107.9, Univision, Jazzology with Keith G, PostOak Lodge, Telemundo, Tulsa Jazz, and TheCoffeeCupLife Apparel Company. You are all greatly appreciated!

A special thank you to our Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor: SpiritBank

Supporting Organizations: International Jazz Day, Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz, UNESCO

Sponsors: Tulsa Global Alliance, Sisserou’s Restaurant, Tyler Media-Tulsa, Jazzman Marketing and Promotion, In Good Taste Wines, La Z Radio, AHHA, Ritmo 107.9, Univision 25, Jazzology with Keith G, PostOak Lodge, Cox Business and Convention Center, ASM Global, Telemundo 25.2, Guthrie Green, AHHA, and TheCoffeeCupLife Apparel Company.

Guthrie Green Covid 19 Statement:
Updated March 22, 2021

As part of our continued commitment to the safety of our staff, partners, and Park guests, all on-site programs and events at Guthrie Green are designed to follow current Tulsa Health Department and CDC guidelines. The wearing of face masks or face coverings is strongly recommended in crowded areas throughout the Park.

PARK EFFORTS

Guthrie Green will continue to follow the guidelines recommended by the Tulsa Health Department and the CDC. We’ll also continue to enforce our rigorous sanitation standards across the entire Park.

GUEST EFFORTS

Guthrie Green encourages guests to do their part in helping to keep the Park and other guests safe and healthy. Ways you can exercise good hygiene practices include:

Washing your hands for 20 seconds and using alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
When coughing and sneezing, cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue—discard tissue immediately into a closed bin.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Do not attend public events if you are feeling ill. If you are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19, call Tulsa Health Department at 918-582-9355 or immediately go to your nearest urgent care. If it is a medical emergency, call 9-1-1. For more information on CDC guidelines and recommendations, click this link” https://www.cdc.gov/…/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html

Links:

International Jazz Day Organization

www.jazzday.com

Jazz Appreciation month April 2021:

http://americanhistory.si.edu/smithsonian-jazz/jazz-appreciation-month

Taylor Entertainment Group LLC:

http://www.bookwithTEG.com

Tulsa Jazz:

http://www.tulsajazz.com

TEG International Jazz Fest Presented by SpiritBank: (Event Website)

http://www.internationaljazzday.com

TEG International Jazz Fest Facebook event page:

https://www.facebook.com/events/842095789676129

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