north hills, California
October 18, 2005
Its 360-degree panorama gives patrons a peek at the Bund's colonial architecture, Pudong's futuristic skyline, the Yu Yuan Gardens, and more.
One of Shanghai City's most desirable "in spots". Famous designer Benjamin Li's space is eclectic-metallic organza "dumplings" on the ceiling, Lava lamps, dangling crystals, clear-beaded curtains—and reflects modern Shanghai's schizophrenic array of colonial, cutting-edge, and kitsch aesthetics.
The house jazz band plays nightly until 1a.m., catering to CJW's upscale clientele, who may choose from a variety of vintage wines and spirits as well as Cuban cigars displayed in a large glass humidor. Extensive cocktail and bar snack menu.
The lounge seats 200, including 5 private rooms for 10 each.
CJW provide special menu and special price for everyday happy hour from 5:30 to 7:30pm.
CJW Jazz Band introduction:
"New York Jazz Scene now in Shanghai!" Tenor Saxophonist Eric Wyatt is one of the most significant names of the New York jazz scene. Now, first time in China, Eric was brought to you by CJW music director Carol Chang who is also the pianist of the CJW band at Bund Center 50f.Wyatt began learning the saxophone at age of 10 and became a sought- after musician. Along on stage with World known vocalist Arlee Leonard, her ability to perform a plethora of styles, including jazz, blues, funk and Latin with perfect scat skills that will keep you want to come back again!! When the East meets the West, Drummer Fritz Wise and caustic bass player Mike Carr are from Los Angeles; together five of them formed a top quality jazz performance for Shanghai music lovers! Performing from Monday-Thursday 9-12:30, Friday, Saturday 9-1:15 Arlee Leonard will be performing till Oct. 30, 2005."
From journal Live Jazz in Shanghai