Cynthia Simmons Performs Live at the Taste of Collinsville Sept 21st 2017!

The 16th Annual Taste Of Collinsville Kicks Off Thursday September 21st!! The Taste of Collinsville features many of the area’s outstanding restaurants and pairs them with some of Collinsville’s finest merchants! This allows event goers the chance to sample some of the cuisine that these wonderful restaurants have to offer as well as experience some of Collinsville's businesses that …

Cyn Sings: Ella!!! Really, it’s going to happen!!

Mark your calendar for January 25, 2015! The concert will finally happen. Cyn Sings, Ella: A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald! at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame! If you have already purchased a ticket to the previously cancelled/postponed concerts, they will be honored. If you have not yet purchased a ticket you may do so …

The best laid plans… Oh, hello Fall!

The joys of Autumn. There's a chill in the air, leaves are turning, the squirrels are running and gathering; and allergies and colds explode. I actually love Autumn. Fall is truly my favorite season, minus the persistent laryngitis that my allergies or an errant cold may bring. Laryngitis: a singer's nightmare. You guessed it; I …

Bye bye Summer! Hello Fall! (Get ready the holidays are coming!)

Oh my goodness Summer went out with a bang! I spent a good part of August sending my youngest off to college and now this empty-nester is busy singing. So busy that I missed my September update! No worries though! I've been all around the area singing and having a good time. My schedule, as …

April showers bring Jazz flowers!

Happy April!  Spring is slowly coming around.  Okay, so it's really slow coming; but I have faith that Spring is coming! After a busy March I'm springing into April. (No pun intended there!) Something new and exciting for April; I'm singing Tuesday April 8 in Rebecca Ungerman's Tuneful Tuesday's at Whole Food's on Peoria. I'll …

Spring is in the air! Okay, maybe just jazz!

After a fun and busy February, March is rolling in with plenty of opportunities for music too!  In addition to the blistering cold. (Only in Oklahoma can you get sub-freezing temperatures and windchills, Thundersleet, Snow, Rain, Freezing Rain, Hail and Earthquakes all in the same 48 hours. Gotta love it!) As you prepare for Spring …

Happy New Year! First Gig of the Year Tonight!

Happy 2014! Now that you've had you're yearly recommended dose of black-eyed peas, come out tonight to Tallgrass Prairie Table and check out some fantastic jazz.  It's the second day of the year and the first gig of the year for me. Yes I know there's also a really big football game on tonight.  Trust …

An Interview with LookyLu! A busy summer, here’s a peak!

Artist Feature: Cynthia Downing Simmons: Lady Sings the Jazz LookyLU had an opportunity to  sit down with famed Tulsa-based Jazz artist and musician, Cynthia Downing Simmons. This multifaceted artist let us into 5 minutes of what it’s like to be just Cyn.  Ollie:  what feelings do jazz evoke, like what emotions? Cynthia:  Emotions and feelings …

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