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Seeking location for jazz club

For the past several months, I have been looking for a site for my jazz club.  Actually, I have been doing research and looking at buildings for about 10 years, but think this is something I need to do within…

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Arts & Soul @ Ottawa Park

I will be emcee for the Arts & Soul event that is being held Octoberm 14, 2012 at the Ottawa Park Ampitheater.  Entertainers include Rachel Richardson, Jesse Coleman, Bobby G and Dwele who will also be performing for the after…

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Songs For Our Sister

September 221, 2012 Songs For Our Sister was great!  Supplementing that concert this year are two "small group" concerts being held at the Toledo Club on December 2 and February 24.  Singers will include Jean Holden, Sheila Fleming, Kim Lynch…

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CD w/Johnny O'Neal

I know it's been a while folks, but I finally settled on a title for my cd that I recorded with Johnny a couple of years ago.  We took a photo while I was in New York that I think…

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New York Trip 8-2-12 to 8-6-12

Took my first trip to NY city in August.  We arrived, rested, then took the train to Lincoln Center to go to Dizzy's Club Coca Cola.  Had the opportunity to sing there with good friend Johnny O'Neal and met several…

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Benefit for Claude Black

Along with being a jazz legend, singer in his own right and educator, Claude is loved by singers for his wonderfully cool temperament and ability to accompany the newbies and the vets.  He has worked with Aretha Franklin and Dakota…

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Degage

Will perform at Degage Friday & Saturday July 13 & 14, August 31st and Sept 1, and October 26th & 27.  My birthday is October 28, 2012, so who knows? Saturday could be the start of my celebration.  We'll see.

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London Chop House

Performed for the second time at the London Chop House with Scott Gwinnell Trio.  It was great fun and the audience was wonderful.  Thanks Scott for asking me to be in the rotation of singers.  Will return to the Chop…

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CD w/Johnny O'Neal

Still haven't completed cd w/ Johnny O'Neal, but don't have much left to do.   Have to get back into the studio though asap as other cds are gone and will not be reordered.  Haven't decided yet on name or artwork…

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WEMU 501 Jazz Series

Thanks to all who attended the show Friday 12-2-11 at PJs.  The band and I had a ball, and the audience contributed so much by being attentive and respectful.  We played good music, laughed and enjoyed JAZZ.

Thank you all…

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Ramona Collins & Johnny O'Neal Recording

For those of you who attended the recording session on March 21, 2009, I apologize for the delay but promise that it will be done soon.  Each of you will receive your complimentary copy of the CD as soon as…

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Detroit Black Music Awards Nominee

I was notified last week that I am one of four nominees in the Detroit Black Music Awards jazz vocalist category.  This was quite a surprise, and I am extremely flattered.  The awards ceremony will be held Sunday, August 7…