[Dixielandjazz] New 'Frosty' CD + Nov/Dec Calendar
Robert S. Ringwald
robert at ringwald.com
Fri Nov 5 23:29:42 PST 2004
Below is a copy of an e-mail I received from Michael Kollwitz.
Michael is a remarkable player of a very unique instrument, the Chapman
Stick. He recently performed the opening set at the Sacramento Traditional
Jazz Society and wowed the audience.
Check out his web site.
Placerville, CA USA
Piano Driver, The Boondockers
Fulton Street Jazz Band
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Kollwitz" <michael at michaelkollwitz.com>
To: <robert at ringwald.com>
Sent: Friday, November 05, 2004 11:38 AM
Subject: New 'Frosty' CD + Nov/Dec Calendar
> Hi Bob,
> Sorry I haven't been able to write you in the last few months. This past
> summer it seemed like I was always traveling! From July through October I
> was absolutely swamped- the festival and fair season was in full swing. I
> was fortunate to have performed at quite a few, including:
> The California State Fair, Solano County Fair, Nevada County Fair, Fremont
> Art & Wine Festival, Los Altos Art & Wine Festival, Hot August Nights in
> Reno, Los Gatos Art & Wine Festival, Milpitas Art & Wine Festival, Best of
> West Rib Cook-Off in Sparks, Harvest Festival in Pleasanton, Del Mar,
> Ventura & Anaheim and many other events. Whew! It was just go-go-go for
> Now- I am very happy to announce the official release of a brand new CD
> for the holiday season. It is entitled FROSTY THE STICKMAN. The new CD is
> a collection of 15 Christmas songs- all recorded solo on the amazing
> Chapman Stick. It is also one of the world's ONLY Stick Christmas CDs and
> I think you're really gonna like it! I hope it will be the perfect
> soundtrack for your family gatherings and holiday events. Not only does
> Christmas music sound awesome on The Stick- the cover and the graphics are
> beautiful. I think you will agree when you see and hear it.
> FROSTY is available now- directly from me- for only $15. If you'd like
> additional copies of FROSTY (or any of my other 4 CD releases) for
> Christmas gifts- I'm offering any 5 CDs for $50 or any 3 for $40. Send a
> check or money order to the address below (tell me which ones you want)
> and- during November- I'll also include tax & shipping, as well.
> 5- count 'em- Five! Any 5 CDs for only $50 including tax and shipping!
> That could be five nice, inexpensive, easy Christmas gifts for friends and
> family that you can have delivered to your door right now and avoid
> standing in line somewhere during the mad-rush Christmas shopping season
> My current November & December Performance Calendar is at the bottom of
> this email. Frosty and I hope to see you again soon at one of these
> events. Wishing you the very best this coming holiday season, Bob.
> Michael Kollwitz
> P O Box 215391
> Sacramento CA 95821
> P.S. FROSTY (or any of my other CDs) may also be purchased online from one
> of my distributors by clicking on the link below. All credit and debit
> cards are accepted but they will (unlike me) charge you a couple of bucks
> for shipping. Please visit:
> P.P.S. I have 14 VIP Passes to the Sacramento Harvest Festival (listed
> below). I am going to mail them to the first 14 people who post a nice
> review for ANY of my CDs at the online distributor I mentioned above.
> Click on the link below the P.S. above and you will find the review
> section at the bottom of the page. You will also find links to the other
> CDs on the lower left hand side of the page. After you post the review,
> send me an email with your mailing address, and I will send you one of
> these VIP Passes for the Harvest Festival at Cal Expo on November 19-21.
> Hope to see you there!
> NOVEMBER & DECEMBER 2004 PERFORMANCE CALENDAR:
> Fri Nov 19th, Sat Nov 20th & Sun Nov 21st - All 3 Days
> 30th Annual Harvest Festival- Sacramento - Price: $8.50
> Cal Expo Pavilion, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95852
> I'll be performing on solo Stick indoors at booth H23. Open 10-7 on Fri &
> Sat, 10-5 on Sun.
> Tue Nov 30th 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
> 22nd Annual Merriment on Main- Vacaville, CA - Free Admission
> Somewhere along Main Street in downtown Vacaville
> I'll be performing on solo Stick in a booth on Main Street. Dress Warm!
> Sat Dec 4th 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
> 37th Annual Christmas Fair- Folsom, CA - Free Admission
> Historic Sutter Street in Folsom, CA
> I'll be performing on solo Stick in a corner booth on the 600 block of
> Sutter Street.
> Wednesday Nights in Nov & Dec (except 11/24) 7:00 to 10:00 pm
> Aioli Bodega Espanol, 1800 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 447-9440
> I'll be playing solo Stick at this exquisite Spanish restaurant in
> downtown Sacramento
> If you'd like me to perform at private or company events- I have some
> openings this coming holiday season. Please email or call me with the
> details as soon as you can. Thanks!
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