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Clevejazz Newsletter
Spring 2006
Hello and Happy Spring to you!
In an effort to avoid the dreaded ‘twelve-hour work commute’ to and from Japan this Spring, I am attempting to be here in the States for a while; and I hope you will help me do that by coming out and supporting our LIVE music and enjoying some fun times together!
GOIN' TO CHICAGO!!!
Jazz Unites Reprises The Genius Of Ellington Through The Performances Of Cleve Douglass And Ron Carter At 32nd Annual Tribute Concert I will be going to Chicago this week for the Duke Ellington Tribute there, (http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=9533) and a few days leading up to that I will be doing some television appearances and live radio broadcasts. Tony Romano, my musical director/guitarist, will be joining me for this concert and I am so honored that we can be a part of this important event which, by the way, was the forerunner to the Chicago Jazz Festival, among other things. (http://www.jazzunitesinc.org/Events.htm)

Upon returning to New York I will be performing Tuesday, May 2nd at:
Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar
Tuesday May 2nd @ 8:00 pm, one show!
Please save the date!
Telephone: 212.579.0222
Fax: 212.799.6926
E-Mail: info@sugarbarnyc.com
Address: 254 West 72nd Street

AND ON THURSDAY MAY 25TH
THE EIGHTH NOTE JAZZ LOUNGE

Two shows: 10:00 and Midnight

..It IS the new 'jazz lounge' in Chelsea, NYC!
They have yet to even do their grand opening, but the place is a great addition to New York nightlife! I sang there a week ago with flutist Jan Leder and her band and the place was packed! It has such a warm and inviting atmosphere, with some of the best food I've eaten; and PAYNE, the producer of the jazz nights there has a real passion for the music and a true respect and appreciation for the artists who play there...he is a rare find! It has a fun mix of people here as well which adds to the enjoyment... you gotta check this place out! I plan to do many more nights at this new venue, including doing their kick-off to NY Pride Weekend (it's Chelsea, get it!) where I will be joined by the outrageous singer, Darby Dizard !!

SOME GREAT NEW YORK PLAYERS!
I'm very fortunate to be working with some of New York's Best musicians
On these gigs!!!
Included among these dates will be :
TONY ROMANO, GUITAR
ERROL ANTZIS, GUITAR
NATE SHAW, PIANO,
CHRIS CHERNEY, PIANO,
LESTER HOLT, BASS
FUMIO TASHIRO, BASS
KEN YAMAZAKI, PERCUSSION,
YUICHI HIRAKAWA, DRUMS
And I will be introducing special guests to join me!

A COUPLE OF my suggestions to check out:
BARRY LEVITT : SUNDAYS, JAZZ BRUNCH @ IRIDIUM
MARY FOSTER CONKLIN, SUPERB SINGER!

I appreciate your taking time out to read my newsletter; and I appreciate your kind support. And I look forward to seeing you at these gigs soon!!! If you received this email by error, or if you would care not to receive emails in the future, please contact me at : clevejazz@aol.com
Thank you,
Blessings,
Cleve
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