Newsletter -- January, 2006
9/26/2017 6:04:33 PM - HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope everyone brought in 2006 with a lot of positive vibes. My family and I got to welcome the new year in Tokyo and went to a shrine -- I got my osechi (traditional Japanese new year's feast) fix! Another new year, but it's one we've never lived before. Let it be GREAT for everyone!

And on that note, here's some news for the new year:

ROUTES CD AND VINYL NOW AVAILABLE FOR SHIPPING -- Many of my participants have received their copy of the CD or vinyl, and I have been getting some really positive feedback for which I thank those of you who have taken the time to write. For those who have yet to order "Routes," I want to remind you that this is a limited pressing and is available exclusively through my website. While it will be released in Japan by Geneon (on February 8) which includes a bonus track "Sketches of Myself," you don't get all the extras and perks that come with getting the project package online. So check it out! www.mondaymichiru.com, hit the language of your choice, find the ArtistShare link and you're in!

Also, the box of CDs that went missing has surfaced (whew!), so my top participants will finally be getting their personalized, autographed, hologrammed and numbered CDs (and other goodies). Thanks for your patience!

RECENT LIVE REPORTS -- Last month I had a few wonderful performances: SOBs in NYC on December 19, JZ Brat in Tokyo on December 27, and Club Yellow on December 28. Couldn't be there? Or you were and want to know all the details from behind the scenes? Check out:

http://www.artistshare.com/artist_project_read.aspx?salesTypeID=0&artistID=20&ProjectID=37&selection=4

The photos will be up shortly so check back in the Project Photo Gallery section.

REDEEMING CERTIFICATES -- In most of my shows, I make available for sale some of my CDs which come along with ArtistShare Certificates that you can redeem online to get all that comes along with the packages, but I know that there is confusion for some on how to do this. Go into my website: www.mondaymichiru.com, pick the language of choice, go to the bottom of the page where you will find a link for "my account." Click into the link and follow the directions from there. For my Japanese brothers and sisters, admittedly English is my stronger language and as such the Japanese pages and text are all translated by others. If you can read and understand English, it really is a better choice to get the full innuendo of what I'm trying to convey as these are my own words. Sometimes things just get "lost in the translation."

FEBRUARY AND MARCH TOURS -- Some wonderful upcoming performances that you cannot miss!!

February 17:
Chicago, The HotHouse www.hothouse.net

Doors open: 9:00 p.m., we're on at 11:00 p.m.
$20 in advance, $25 at the door

Opening Group: Theaster Gates

Members:
Henry Hey (keyboards)
Tim Lefebvre (bass)
Johnathan Blake (drums)
Alex Sipiagin (trumpet/flugelhorn)
Seamus Blake (tenor & soprano sax)

February 26:
Tokyo Bunkakaikan, JAPAN

Duet with my mother, pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi

This is probably the first and last time ever we will do such a concert! We will be performing music from both our repertoires, as well as some standards.

The following dates are with a new unit in an experimental format that is sure to be a blast! (See more in the next news segment)

Members:

Henry Hey (keyboards)
Genta (drums and percussions)
Alex Sipiagin (trumpet/flugelhorn)

February 28 & March 1:
Club Ikspiari
www.clubikspiari.com

2 sets

March 2:
Liquid Room
(03) 5464-0800
www.liquidroom.net

1 set

March 3 & 4:
Blue Note Club, Osaka, JAPAN
(06) 6342-7722
http://osaka-bluenote.co.jp

2 sets

March 10:
Fukuoka, With at the With Hotel
Guitar duet with Naohiko Higuchi, DJ Kenichi Yanai of Soul Source
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