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Charles Blenzig

biography
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performance
venues/tours
recordings
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Road Work

Michael Franks: 1990-present, Musical Director - Extensive touring in the USA, Asia, Europe, and the Caribbean Islands

Gil Evans Orchestra: 1989-present; Monday nights at Sweet Basil, 1989-1995

Bill Evans and Push: 1994-1996, extensive touring in Europe and Japan

Charles Blenzig Group: Performances in Indonesia, Korea, Europe, and numerous New York City engagements

Media Appearances

“Interview with Charles Blenzig” (KPRS, Jeff Charney, D.J.; Kansas City, 1994, CBS)

“Sunday Morning Show,” 1990 (performance with Michael Franks on “Blue Pacific” tour)

“Michael Franks - I Live in Tokyo,” 1990 (hour-length recorded concert televised in Japan)

“On the Road with Michael Franks,” VH-1, 1990; “An Interview with Charles Blenzig,” WFUV, New York, 1989

“In the Tradition” with Horacee Arnold on State of the Arts, New Jersey Public Television, 1988 and 1989