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Ron Kaplan/Kapland Records & American Songbook Preservation Society: Singing the Great American Songbook

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MOTHER'S DAY~ MAY 11th, 2008
SPECIAL CONCERT! 3pm-6pm Bring your mom!

The American Songbook Preservation Society...singing the great American Songbook is coming to Los Angeles! greatamericansongbook.org

Join 17 great Singers as they perform songs from one of the most prolific groups of composers that ever lived!

Special Guest performers for the afternoon:

Cathy Segal-Garcia, Ron Kaplan, Dini Clarke, Denise Donatelli, Dewey Erney,Cheryl Barnes, Jimmer Bolden, Ann Mack,Cat Conner, Bili Redd, Calabria Foti,Mark Winkler, Gina Eckstein, Kevyn Lettau, Jack Wood, Michele Weir, Pinky Winters!

Supported by Karen Hammack on Piano, Chris Conner on Bass, & Kurt Walther on drums. This show promises to be one of the most special events of the year!

Join us for a beautiful time.

Tickets are $35, which includes wine, non-alcoholic beverages & hors d 'oeuvres.

The venue where this special event is being held is a private location in Mt. Washington, in a beautiful and intimate listening room. Be part of a filmed Documentary dedicated to the continuance of our valuable American heritage!

You must make a reservation with a deposit! Space is very limited! Act soon!To reserve tickets Call Cathy (818) 368-8839 or email: cathy@cathysegalgarcia.com.

The organization's Mission is to preserve our cultural treasure known as the Great American Songbook,by presenting this music to the public at home and abroad as Ambassadors of Song.

Its goal is to build an organization to present singers singing this music for the next 100 years and beyond by creating a national institution dedicated to this body of work from a singer's perspective, (This being the zenith of American songwriting) so as to keep this music in front of the public in education and in concert by supporting the artist and the craft.

Raising $25 million dollars will allow us to build an educational web site for the composers, lyricists, and their bodies of work to download as educational materials for grade school to the university level. This will generate an annual budget of at least $1 million dollars a year in perpetuity for this purpose. It is a 501 C 3 charitable organization and donations are tax deductible. Tax Id #56-2410339

Secondly...I will be appearing with pianist Larry Dunlap at the Monterey Bay Aquarium on Saturday June 7th . This will be great fun for me to work with Larry who did arrangements and played piano on New York my latest recording on Kapland Records www.cdbaby.com/kaplan7 The best part for me is that we will be doing 3 sets with only voice and piano.

Sat. June 7th, 2008
Jazz Sings
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Benefit for education programs presented by Kuumbwa Jazz and MBA
Venue: Vanishing Wildlife
(3) 30 min sets - Set Times: 8:30-9:00pm, 9:30-10:00pm, 10:30-11:00pm
886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
Venue Phone: (831) 648-4800
Kuumbwa Jazz Center (831) 427-2227

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