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Thursday Night Vibe 6-24-10
Photos By: Mann  

 

 Join an upscale laid back crowd at The Kyoto Grand Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles for live music hosted by Pat Prescott of 94.7 The Wave for a night of food, drinks and live jazz. 
The first Thursday of this summer kicked-off the Thursday Night Vibe featuring sax-man Mike Phillip of Hidden Beach Records as he entertained the crowd with his style of Jazz Funk. Joining Mike on stage was special guest host guitarist Paul Jackson Jr.

The Thursday Night Vibe, the brain child of Jadar Entertainment Darryl and Janet Brown in association with Roland Wirt filled the roof-top of the well manicured japanese grounds.
Eric Benet was also presented  awards for  his song writing contributions to the Arts during Black Music Month from dignataries from the Los Angeles Mayor's office and other surrounding cities official councilmen who were on hand for their presentation of their and proclaimation.
JA Jamal provided a great clean comic set which entertained notables such as Vocal siren Miki Howard and Judge Mablean along with other VIP's and the standing room only crowds.

 

The Kyoto Grand Hotel has several restaurants and bars to choose from, special packages for staying at the Kyoto Grand is also offered for your accommodation as well as valet and self parking which is very acccesible.

Mike Phillips and Paul Jackson Jr., are consumate professionals as they discussed their upcoming projects.  Paul is working on a new CD that he has not yet titled, but to expect it in the fall of this year.  And as for Mike's MP3, it is due to drop next month on July 27th, with special guests Stevie Wonder and Norman Brown. 

 

 

During his set Mike also paid homage to the late Wayman Tisdale who actually inspired him to become a solo artist and helped him get signed to the Hidden Beach Label. Mike also provided musical flattery in the highest to the late Roger Troutman as he performed on his voice stick singing "More Bounce To The Ounce" then delighting everyone with Mike's on Philly rap which detailed his rise to fame and the people who helped him in the biz, but his versions of R&B classics from Frankie Beverly and Maze to Earth Wind and Fire brought the fans into a friezy has they promptly started singing the chorus lines right on cue. Afterwards, Mike serenaded the ladies with his sax as he walked and sat through the crowd and with his get out of jail free card from the Judge that brought out waves of laughter.

 

The Thursday Night Vibe seems to be the hot place to be in Downtown Los Angeles, if you like to unwind and mingle with like minded patrons of live jazz, doors opens at 6pm with special happy hour drinks and outdoor dining you will enjoy the traquil surroundings and the party affair.

 

 For more details: http://947thewave.radio.com/

 

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