TROJAN – November 4, Troy Savings Bank Music Room will prepare the ground for An intimate night with Donell Jones, presented by Jamila Enterprises, LLC. Hosted by comedian B. Burgess and presenting performances of DJ Nes Nice, DJ young wiseand Cap City’s own R&B group Legacy!
Donell Jones is an American singer born in Chicago, Illinois. In the early 90s, Jones met ‘Eddie F’ Ferrell, who was the president of Untouchables Entertainment. Eddie F and Donell formed a partnership with LA Reid and Babyface at LaFace Records. While with LaFace, Jones wrote Usher’s 1994 hit, “Think of You.” Reid and Babyface pushed Jones to release a solo project, which he pursued and titled his debut album. My heart in 1996. It peaked at number 30 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Jones has continually written songs for other artists such as Drea’s “Not Gonna Letcha” among other collaborations. In 1999, he returned with his album, where i want to bewith her No. 1 hit, “Where I Wanna Be,” now at 32 million streams on Spotify, and “U Know What’s Up” featuring TLC’s Lisa ‘Left eye’ Lopes stayed on the Billboard charts for 8 weeks. That same year, Jones won the AMAs for Best New R&B Artist.
After a break of about 6 years, Donell Jones returns with his third album, Journey of a Gemini, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Album Chart. He followed the album with lost files in 2009, Lyrics in 2010, and Still in 2013. His hit “U Know What’s Up” has 54 million plays on Spotify and currently Jones, now 46, is still performing in the United States and around the world.
The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and range from $45 to $95. You can purchase yours over the phone, (518) 273-0038, in person, or on line. Tickets are also available at the Music Hall box office at Troy Savings Bank, 30 Second Street, Troy, Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.