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Jazz For You

A place for your inner ear

By RAY ROBINSON | 7/28/2013, 3:55 a.m.


By Ray Robinson

Staff Writer

As summer is well under way and August is right around the bend, it is likely that you are looking for a place to have a few light beverages, enjoy a nice flavorful meal at your favorite bistro and to also fill you ears with a bit of live jazz to complete the evening.

Then, if this is indeed what your heart and soul truly desire, check out a few of the areas jazz houses for that much needed jolt.

*Also, be certain not to miss reading the CP2, where you will find all of the city's events and happenings in the "Sets in the City".

Journalists, Kevin "Chill" Heard, Felicia Haney, Chris Bournea, Baraki Simpson, Regina "G Styl " Crawford, myself and a few other hip and suave peeps, keep it close with the latest in music gossip and entertainment news. Check out award-winning photographer, Mike Lilly's, funky photography that compliments and completes our mod musical explorations.

Chill and Felicia also bring today's top recording artist and movie stars right into your homes with their up close and personal interviews and smoothed out conversations.

Anyway, if you're looking to max and chillax to some jazzy beats and cool drinks...here are just a few spots you may want to take a friend to. Bottoms Up !

Nighttown 12387 Cedar (216) 795-0550

House of Swing 4490 Mayfield Rd. (216) 382-2771

Wonder Bar 2044 E. 4th St. (216) 298-4050

The Velvet Tango Room (216) 241-8869

The Parkview Nite Club (216) 961-1341

Wilbert's 812 Huron Rd. E. (216) 902-4663

The Cleveland Orchestra (216) 781-4274

The Winchester 12112 Madison Ave. (216) 226-5681

Take 5 Rhythm and Jazz Tapas 740 W. Superior Ave. (216) 861-5299

The Barking Spider 11310 Juniper Rd. (216) 421-2863

Brothers Lounge 11609 Detroit Ave. (216) 226-2767