Ron Kaplan
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New Release from Singer Ron Kaplan4 Disc 4 Themed Retrospective from 6 of his Kapland Records CDs.Available on iTunes and CDBaby
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Where are you located?
Santa Cruz, California, USA
What is your affiliation to the Jazz World?
Tell us a little about your background...
1997- present
President Kapland Records
Independent Record Label
Artist and Executive Producer
Kapland Records…in Jazz we Trust
P.O.Box 742 Aptos, Ca. 95001-0742
(831) 687-0278
· Have recorded and produced 7 recordings on Compact Disc
as Singer, Arranger and Band Leader.
· Have written, produced, acted, edited and directed a 6 episode TV Series.
· Produced 2 films on behalf of
· Performed as a Singer on a weekly basis for the past 15 years
as well as live performance dates in SF, LA, NY, DC, Las Vegas and London,
including several Television Appearances.
· Successfully marketed myself and my recordings both nationally
and internationally, including airplay, interviews and critical
success within the industry around the world.

Executive Director
American Songbook Preservation Society
…Singing the Great American Songbook
Tax ID #56-241033
9051-A Soquel Drive Aptos, Ca. 95003
(831) 687-0278
· Founder and Executive Director of 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit
· Took Organization through the process of becoming a California
Corporation and receiving certification from the IRS for it’s
tax-exempt status.
· Development of Board of Directors, website, materials
and marketing to endow the foundation in perpetuity with its goal
of 25 million dollars.
· Our Mission: To preserve our Cultural Legacy known as the
Great American Songbook by presenting this music to the public at
Home and Abroad as Ambassadors of Song.
· Produced numerous concerts and two films on behalf of the organization and our mission
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SaveOurSongbook...Join us for Launch! 7.4.2015

Posted on July 4, 2015 at 4:15pm 0 Comments

Save our Songbook indiegogo project a year in the making...

Join us for Launch!

Kindly share this with your friends and family as your support is greatly appreciated!

Ron Kaplan

executive director

American Songbook Preservation Society

831 687-0278

Ron Kaplan Retro

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Kapland Records is pleased to announce the release of 
Ron Kaplan Retro (1997-2007 Retrospective 4-disc set)


American Songbook Preservation Soc. Documentary Film & Live Concert to air on LA36 TV

Posted on July 24, 2011 at 1:18pm 0 Comments will be showing Words and Music Documentary film & Live Concert July 25 & 31st


Documentary Film and Live Concert airing @ L.A.36 TV and online @

Posted on July 22, 2011 at 11:02am 0 Comments

Very Happy to report that will be presenting our Documentary Film Words and Music and 15 Singer Live Concert on their TV and online Programming on behalf of on July 25th & 31st. If in L.A. tune in or anywhere online!

7/25/11 2 pm Words and…

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At 2:15am on February 25, 2009, Barbara said…
Hi Ron just dropped by to hear your wonderful singing. Love your phrasing and nice piano player you have mmmmm. The band sounds great. Love My Favourite Things. Keep swinging my friend. Thanks for sharing. All the best Cheers BJ
At 12:23pm on January 9, 2009, Reggie Love said…
Happy New Year Ron,

How are you? My name is Reggie love and I'm need representation. I have everything I need except representation. Please visit my site, read my background and check out some of my productions.
Peace and Prosperity,

At 10:22pm on January 1, 2009, Jeffrey McKinney said…
Well Ron from your beautiful music, you know exactly what I was refering to in my message. Thanks for the journey my friend:-)
At 7:14am on December 13, 2008, YOLIJAZZ said…
Great voice, i love jazz music.
Thank you for staying in touch, i visited you web page and i listened i get a kick out of you, lovely version, something in times like latin jazz, i´ve really enjoyed the arrangements, sweet but swing, not bored, very cool.
hope to met you someday and sing together, will be a pleasure.

Spain. Madrid
At 10:45am on December 12, 2008, Kemba Cofield said…
Hey there
Blessings to you and yours. Thanks so much for being my friend. K
At 11:11pm on December 11, 2008, Shunnae Love said…
Hello Ron,
Enjoying your music. Really like your rendition of Alphie.

At 1:17pm on December 8, 2008, Kathleen Gorman said…
Wonderful tracks, beautiful voice and arrangements.
Your artistic accomplishments alone are impressive, but your work with the American Songbook Preservation Society shows how dedicated you are to this important genre. Wishing you continued success and creativity!

At 4:07pm on November 27, 2008, Jaijai Jackson said…
Have a happy day of thanks, talk to you soon!

~Jaijai :-)
At 9:05am on November 23, 2008, Jaijai Jackson said…

You should take advantage of the homepage holiday promotion! Consider it, get with me and I'll tell you about it.

At 5:23pm on November 21, 2008, exe*Cute* said…
Hello Ron ...
Welcome to our Family here at TJN ~ Hope You will have a Lot of Fun with us --- as we have Great Talent, and Sounds at this very Special 24/7- J@zzClub !!

You surely will be a Real Asset here !!

Would be a Great Honour to be Your Friend ...

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Happy Listening;

















Jaijai, what a wonderful mission you've undertaken to create such a place for artistic minds to meet and share their hearts. A place to renew faded determinations, and revive lessened momentums. A place to display our wares and reconfirm to one another that we actually are on the right track.

I commend you, Jaijai, for caring so much that you created this castle of the heart for all of us. I want to share my praise for all of the new friends as well as old friends that I've met and will meet here in our castle. Here we can garnish the where-with-all, the strength, the conviction, and the selflessness through our symbiosis, to share our gift to the world with an unbiased agenda.

My mentor, Daisaku Ikeda says of art: "A beautiful flower delights and refreshes the hearts of all people equally, no matter what soil it grows in. That is the power of beauty. The same is true of great art. It is this spirit that the German poet Heinrich Heine sang of when he wrote that once the peapod bursts open, the sugar peas inside are for everyone to enjoy."

Let's be audacious, my friends!

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