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Having originated as a jazz club, we consider it a badge of honor to host a variety of genres, from classic jazz, to hip hop/funk and acoustic African ensembles. We don’t plan on stopping, see for yourself in our Artists Archive; a running call list of those who have graced our stage.

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Bobby Caldwell

Drawing from his vast repertoire of rousing R&B, intimate smooth jazz stylings, and big band songs, Bobby has the ability to entertain at any venue, for fans of all ages. In Japan and throughout Asia, he enjoys a feverish popularity, selling out shows and achieving gold and platinum status for his releases in those countries. Born in Manhattan and raised in Miami, Bobby came from a show business family. His…

Bobby Lyle

Bobby Lyle

A lot of musicians claim to have “done it all,” but few have been involved with the variety and quality of projects that pianist/organist Bobby Lyle has. As a youth in Minneapolis, he began playing and working professionally very early on, getting a taste of the national jazz club circuit. Lyle has the honor of being a member of Jimi Hendrix’s “next” band, the jazz-rock project that never got off…

Bobby Rush

Bobby Rush

In his 50-plus years in the music business, blues singer Bobby Rush has achieved legendary status as an entertainer. His signature brand of “folk-funk” is decidedly contemporary, but has its roots deep in the blues tradition. This “King of the Chitlin’ Circuit” has won multiple Blues Music Awards for his recorded work, but critics and fans agree that the real appeal of Rush is his unparalleled live show. His double…

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Bobby Watson & Horizon

30th Anniversary Reunion Tour One of the great bands of the ‘90’s, Horizon is reunited and is on tour with renewed energy. This band of all star musicians always sparkles; always soars. Since Horizon’s Blue Note & Columbia heyday, Horizon’s members have all become respected leaders. Internationally acclaimed drummer and composer Victor Lewis has recorded and toured with artists ranging from Woody Shaw and Stan Getz, to Earl Klugh and…

Bojono

Bojono

Sophistication, refinement, blazing guitar/mandolin, crazy good harmonica and one hell of a voice combine to form one of the best acoustic groups around known simply as Bojono. The three weave a musical tapestry ranging from folk, latin, pop, jazz, rock and bluegrass, complementing each other intuitively-Boyd’s voice soaring overhead and his rhythm’s powerful as a drummer while Joe’s lead guitar/mandolin and Noah’s harmonica blaze a trail that leaves the audience…

Bombay Jazz

Bombay Jazz

Guitar legend Larry Coryell, George Brooks, Indian bamboo flute master Ronu Majumdar and tabla virtuoso Aditya Kalyanpur join forces to create the finest Indian-inspired jazz and jazz flavored raga. These world music visionaries blend the ancient improvisational art of Indian classical music with jazz, Americas’ own classical music, to create a soul satisfying, original music filled with rich melodies and dynamic rhythms. Bombay Jazz made their debut at the Jazz…

Bonnie Koloc

Bonnie Koloc

  with Don Stille, former winner of Twin Cities Jazz Society ‘Pianist of the Year’   Bonnie’s 13th record ‘Beginnings’ includes material from Chicago’s legendary Earl of Old Town club, and her latest studio album ‘Here to Sing’ is described by Rich Warren of WFMT of the nationally syndicated ‘The Midnight Special’ show as “the best thing that she has ever recorded.” He also wrote a glowing review of the…

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Booker T. Jones

It can be argued that it was Booker T. Jones who set the cast for modern soul music and is largely responsible for its rise and enduring popularity.  On classic Stax hits like “Green Onions,” “Hang ‘Em High,” “Time Is Tight,” and “Melting Pot” the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Musicians Hall of Fame inductee and GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipient pushed the music’s boundaries, refined it to its essence and then injected it…

Boot Camp

Boot Camp

Boot Camp is an exciting new ensemble led by Minneapolis/New York-based pianist and composer Jeremy Walker. Long a hub for all things jazz in the Minneapolis area, Walker has established himself in the New York jazz community for his unique harmonic vision, and his original music has won the praise of both the media and musicians. Acclaimed trumpeter Ron Miles called it, “music of exceptional beauty… a pianist who reminds…

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Boxcar feat. Wessell “Warmdaddy” Anderson

“Wess Anderson’s playing contains the essence of soul, that’s why we call him “WarmDaddy.” -Wynton Marsalis Boxcar is an exciting new ensemble created by JazzIsNow! director and New York by way of Minneapolis based pianist/composer Jeremy Walker. Walker has established himself in the New York jazz community for his unique harmonic vision, and his original music has won the praise of both the media and musicians. Acclaimed trumpeter Ron Miles…

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