AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Hi Jazz Family,
Once again, I want to thank all of you who came out to honor and support Mr. Chizmo Charles Anderson, a true Pittsburgh legend, at Savoy Monday Night Jazz on December 23, 2013. It showed just how many people feel as blessed as I do to have the honor of calling this man, mentor and friend.
Due to the fact that many of you, who love this great artist, made me aware that you had lost contact with him and was concerned that he might not even be with us any longer, motivated me to host the “Tribute Jam” at Savoy for Chizmo on the 23rd. I was pleased to be able to share with all of his fans that, though a little weakened from recent health issues, Chizmo is still very much “with us” and still able to command an audience with his incredible wit and charm and amazing voice.
And even though I’m optimistic that Chiz will be with us many more years to come, it’s apparent that the times we’ll all have the privilege of seeing him perform live will be far and few between. However, I promise to do all I can to make it possible for Chizmo to share his gift with us at least once a year as long as he is able. Those of you who know Chiz well, know that making his fans happy with his music is what he lives for!
For all of you who want to stay in contact with Chizmo from this point on, I’m sharing with you how to reach him via mail or by phone. Here is the current contact info:
Mail all letters to: Mr. Chizmo Charles Anderson
c/o Highland Park Care Center, 4th floor
745 N. Highland Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15206
Phone: 412.362.6622 (ex. 4th floor) – ask for Charles Anderson
Here’s too many more years of hearing this great artist share his gift. Thanks everyone.
Charlie G. Sanders (host: Savoy Monday Night Jazz)