The Jaron Eames TV Show Presents: A Conversation with Art D'Lugoff of the Village Gate


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Starting February 25th, 2009!

Tune into a four part conversation with the Village Gate's Art D'Lugoff on the JaRon Eames TV show will air every Wednesday night 12:30am Channel 34 in New York City. Also airing in Hollywood CA, South Hampton NY, Brooklyn NY and world wide on the web at mnn.org.

Part 2 will air March 5th, followed by parts 3 and 4, March 12th, and 19th. The release of the upcoming book Jazz Conversations is due to be released at the end of summer 2009. A book of transcriptions from the legends that have appeared on the JaRon Eames show, NANCY WILSON, OSCAR PETERSON, JOE WILLIAMS, ANITA O'DAY, CLARK TERRY, GEORGE WEIN, LITTLE JIMMY SCOTT, PHOEBE JACOBS, and many more, tell there intimate stories about this music we call jazz and about their lives.

About Art D'Lugoff

The Village Gate was a nightclub at the corner of Thompson and Bleecker Street in Greenwich Village, New York. Art D'Lugoff opened the club in 1958, on the ground floor and basement of 158 Bleecker Street. The large Chicago School structure built in 1896 by renowned architect Ernest Flagg was known at the time as Mills House No. 1 and served as a flophouse for transient men.

Throughout its 38 years the Village Gate featured such greats as John Coltrane, Jacques Brel, Coleman Hawkins, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Evans, Vasant Rai, and Nina Simone. Aretha Franklin made her first New York appearance there.

Tune in and learn more on the JaRon Eames show February 25th for part 1 of a conversation with legendary impresario Mr. Art D'Lugoff.

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