Japan Duet Tour - June 7 (Wednesday) cont'd
11/18/2017 6:23:27 AM - June 7 (cont'd) June 7 (cont'd) The night was pretty good. Voice was in good condition and while I felt that some of the songs were a little stiff due to the lack of our playing them together, I knew it would gel as the tour progressed, but I was confident that it was definitely a strong first night. I was told to add 1 more song to the 2nd set to make it longer, and we ended up adding 2 more, the 2nd one inadvertently when I quite spontaneously asked saxophonist Masayan ("Sleepwalker," "Mondo Grosso," etc.) to sit in with us and he needed time to set up his ax, and we needed a filler tune. We ended up throwing in "Mysteries of Life" but because I didn't have my lyrics with me and it had been a while since I sang it, it came off with a lot of "la la la"s. Oops.

Singer Kaleb James, who I had performed with many years ago, was also in the audience, so I had him come up with Masayan and they sat in on "You Make Me." Kaleb tore it up and the audience totally dug it! I also saw Okino-san (Kyoto Jazz Massive), Raymon (old friend, art director on my debut album "Mangetsu"), director Kaizo Hayashi, and several other friends in the audience. Always so nice to have friends come and show support. Another person who came was a photographer, Jun Sato, introduced to me by an old friend, Lisle, who only recently got into my music but who wanted to take a portrait of me. After a long day and 2 performances, with an autograph session in the end to boot, I was dead but posed for several shots. I'm sure I looked atrocious but he was genuinely happy, saying I was so creative in front of the lens. Hmmm...we'll see about that. I finally stumbled into bed by 1:00 a.m.
Monday's Tour Blogs
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SOULCEPTION featured in Best of Brazil - Beyond Brazil section
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Monday Michiru Newsletter -- Summer 2012
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Newsletter Summer 2011
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Monday Michiru Newsletter -- Spring 2011
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Happy New Year 2011
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Monday Michiru Newsletter September 2009
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Newsletter Spring 2009
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MONDAY MICHIRU NEWSLETTER - Happy New Year!
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COOKING, JEANS AND SOUL - Part 1
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COOKING, JEANS AND SOUL - Part 2
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March/April 2008 Japan Tour Blogs
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March/April 2008 Japan Tour Blogs (Part 2)
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March/April 2008 Japan Tour Blogs (Part 3)
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March/April 2008 Japan Tour Blogs (Part 4)
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MONDAY MICHIRU NEWSLETTER March 2008
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Monday Michiru Newsletter -- February 2008
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Monday Michiru Newsletter -- February 2008 (part 2)
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MONDAY MICHIRU NEWSLETTER -- Beginning of 2008!
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JAK JAZZ 2007 & BALI "JAZZ ON THE ROCK" BLOG -- Part 1
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JAK JAZZ 2007 & BALI "JAZZ ON THE ROCK" BLOG -- Part 2
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JAK JAZZ 2007 & BALI "JAZZ ON THE ROCK" BLOG -- Part 3
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Blog -- Fusions (Part 1)
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Blog - Fusions (Part 2)
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Monday Michiru "Moods" -- Interview by Sonya Vallet
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Monday Michiru Newsletter -- October 2007
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Monday Michiru Newsletter -- September 2007
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I AM
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MONDAY MICHIRU NEWSLETTER -- August 2007 (Part 1)
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MONDAY MICHIRU NEWSLETTER -- AUGUST 2007 (part 2)
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July Newsletter
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Blog -- June 24, 2007 (Part 1)
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Blog -- June 24, 2007 (Part 2)
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MY EVER CHANGING MOODS blog -- Finished and Ready to Press!! (Part 1)
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MY EVER CHANGING MOODS blog -- Finished and Ready to Press!! (part 2)
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Newsletter -- May 2007 (part 1)
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Newsletter -- May 2007 (part 2)
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MONDAY MICHIRU NEWSLETTER -- April 2007
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Newsletter -- March 2007 (part 1)
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Newsletter -- March 2007 (part 2)
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COVERS ALBUM PROJECT -- "My Ever Changing Moods" (part 1)
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COVERS ALBUM PROJECT -- "My Ever Changing Moods" (part 2)
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COVERS ALBUM PROJECT -- "My Ever Changing Moods" (part 3)
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EULOGY FOR MORIYASU-SAN
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MONDAY MICHIRU NEWSLETTER -- Happy Chinese New Year 2007!
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JAKARTA AND JAPAN TOUR, WINTER 2006 (Nov 19-Dec 14) -- Part 1
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JAKARTA AND JAPAN TOUR, WINTER 2006 (Nov 19-Dec 14) -- Part 2
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JAKARTA AND JAPAN TOUR, WINTER 2006 (Nov 19-Dec 14) -- Part 3
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JAKARTA AND JAPAN TOUR, WINTER 2006 (Nov 19-Dec 14) -- Part 4
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JAKARTA AND JAPAN TOUR, WINTER 2006 (Nov 19-Dec 14) -- Part 5
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JAKARTA AND JAPAN TOUR, WINTER 2006 (Nov 19-Dec 14) -- Part 6
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JAKARTA AND JAPAN TOUR, WINTER 2006 (Nov 19-Dec 14) -- Part 7
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JAKARTA AND JAPAN TOUR, WINTER 2006 (Nov 19-Dec 14) -- Part 8
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Komatsu Music Festival, November 1-4, 2006 (Part 1)
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Komatsu Music Festival, Nov 1-4, 2006 -- Part 2
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Komatsu Music Festival, Nov 1-4, 2006 (part 3)
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Newsletter -- Almost Halloween 2006 (Part 1)
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Newsletter -- Almost Halloween 2006 (part 2)
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Newsletter -- Almost Halloween 2006 (part 3)
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Newsletter -- Fall 2006 (part 1)
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Newsletter -- Fall 2006 (part 2)
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Japan July '06 Tour -- July 19-21, 2006
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Japan July '06 Tour - July 22 (Saturday)
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Japan July '06 Tour -- HONMONJI concert July 23 (Sunday)
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Japan July '06 Tour -- July 24-25 (Monday & Tuesday)
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Japan July '06 Tour - DeBeers Event July 26 (Wednesday)
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Newsletter -- June, 2006
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Japan Duet Tour -- June 7, 2006
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Japan Duet Tour - June 7 (Wednesday) cont'd
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Japan Duet Tour -- June 8, 2006 (Thursday)
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Japan Duet Tour -- June 9, 2006
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Japan Duet Tour -- June 10, 2006
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SOBs - May 1, 2006 blog
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MONDAY MICHIRU NEWSLETTER -- Spring, 2006
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Chicago and Japan, Spring 2006 -- Part 1 (February 17-25)
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Chicago and Japan Tour, Spring 2006 -- Part 2 (Feb 25-28)
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Chicago and Japan Tour, Spring 2006 -- Part 3 (Feb 28-Mar 2)
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Chicago and Japan Tour, Spring 2006 -- Part 4 (Mar 2-4)
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Chicago and Japan Tour, Spring 2006 -- Part 5 (Mar 5-11)
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February 2006 Newsletter
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Rehearsal Journal for Tokyo Bunkakaikan Duet Concert With My Mother: Rehearsal 1
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Tokyo Bunkakaikan Journal: February 10, 2006 -- Rehearsal 2
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Tokyo Bunkakaikan Journal: February 14, 2006 -- Rehearsal 3
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Liner Note to Toshiko Akiyoshi Compilation, "Shibuya Jazz Classics" series
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Why People Aren't Into Jazz -- My Little Theory
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Finding My Voice
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If Carol King and Bob Dylan Were Auditioning for American Idol...
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If Carol King and Bob Dylan Were Auditioning for American Idol (Part 2)
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Newsletter -- January, 2006
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Monday's A-Z Links I Love (Friends, Family, Peers, Associates, etc.)
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Monday's Blue Cheese & Scallion Dip
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Onion Tart
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Autumn Vegetable Saute/Stew
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Grilled Eggplant Wraps with Prosciutto, Fresh Mozzarella and Basil
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Monday's Pineapple & Avocado Salsa
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FLUKE CARPACCIO OVER ASIAN GREENS
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Russian Blinis
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MONDAY'S GRILLED LIME CHICKEN WITH RED PEPPER SAUCE
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A Message From Monday - Part II
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A Message From Monday
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The Groove Monday Made: A Legend in the Undertow of Obscurity
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POTATO AND PARMESAN CAKE
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MONDAY'S TURKEY & BEAN CHILI
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MONDAY'S ASIAN SALAD & DRESSING
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MONDAY'S CHICKEN TOSTADA
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Check Out What Some People Have Commented About "Naked Breath"
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Nexus CD Participant
Welcome to my CD Participant Package for the "Flow" project! I'm excited to share with you the unfolding of my new album from the conceptualization, all the creative processes from writing to demos, the recording, to the final product, the album...
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