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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.



Chris Speed Trio w/Dave King, Chris Tordini

Saxophonist-clarinetist Chris Speed is one of the most in-demand reedmen in New York. For over 20 years his brilliant tone and imaginative compositions have made him one of the busiest collaborators in the Brooklyn scene. Speed has appeared on stage and on record with Dave Douglas, Uri Caine, Tim Berne, Myra Melford, John Hollenbeck, Cuong Vu, Kurt Rosenwinkel and many more. Speed is a member of a number of ensembles,…


Christian Mcbride & Inside Straight

Christian McBride, bass Steve Wilson, saxophones Warren Wolf, vibraphone Eric Reed, piano Carl Allen, drums Bass virtuoso Christian McBride is one of the most important figures in jazz in the last 20 years, and figures prominently in the renewed interest in the music among young people. Since moving to New York in 1989, he has worked with the best of the best in the jazz, pop and rock worlds, and…


Christian Scott

Christian Scott has emerged as one of the most powerful, provocative voices in the world of jazz. His passion for exposing society’s political ills, expressions of justice, and cultural ascendancy all come through with verve in each of his bodies of work. Scott is also widely recognized as one of the progenitors of “Stretch Music”, a jazz rooted, genre blind musical form that attempts to “stretch” Jazz’s rhythmic, melodic, and…

Christine Rosholt

Christine Rosholt

Jazz vocalist and beloved Twin Cities arts fixture Christine Rosholt passed away on December 28. This night is a celebration of her life in music, featuring her regular quartet and some of the many friends she made over the years. a great overview of Christine’s life and work by Jazz Police and a piece by MinnPost “Christine Rosholt has a subtle but powerful voice, one that sneaks up on the…

Christopher O'riley

Christopher O’riley

As a prestigious artist, pianist and national media personality, Mr. O’Riley has dazzled the world over on stage, the radio and his records. His memorable interpretations of traditional and popular repertoire make him a cherished bridge between musical tastes, genres and audience worldwide. Mr. O’Riley’s exquisite and poetic interpretations have granted him phenomenal reviews and several recording contracts with labels like Sony Classical. His warm personality has brought him to…


Chuck Prophet

2014’s Night Surfer was recorded in Prophet’s hometown of San Francisco at Decibelle Recording Studio and in Nashville at Alex the Great with noted producer Brad Jones and was mixed in upstate New York by Paul Q Kolderie. Of the album, Prophet comments, “This record is loosely conceptual but universal all the same. It’s all about a path forward, about looking around and imagining where we’ll be in 20 years…

Church of Cash

Church of Cash

Whether you are an ‘ol timer that grew up listening to Mr. Cash in your tractor or a young soldier driving your tank across the deserts of the Middle East with the Man in Black in your headphones, the Church of Cash will bring his music, with style and energy to fans everywhere. What the Church of Cash has that no one else can match is their loyalty to the…


Cindy Cashdollar

Austin-based Dobro and steel guitarist Cindy Cashdollar’s career has taken some surprising twists and turns that have led her to work with many leading artists in various genres; including Ryan Adams, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Dave Alvin, Rod Stewart, Asleep At The Wheel, Marcia Ball, Jorma Kaukonen, Leon Redbone, BeauSoleil, Daniel Lanois, Redd Volkaert, & Peter Rowan. Cindy’s unerring ability to perfectly complement a song or step out with a…

City On the Make

City On the Make

Mike Massey, vocals Peter Blumgren, guitar Stephen Rowe, bass Colin Stumbras, drums Mischa Kegan, guitar One of the most musically compelling local bands to emerge in recent years, City on the Make exists at a musical intersection of rock, hip-hop, funk, jazz, and blues, with enough spit and vinegar to go around. Andrea Swensson interviews the band for City Pages • Check out their hit single from 2008 at…


CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band

C.J. Chenier, son of the ‘King of Zydeco’ Clifton Chenier, joined his father’s Red-Hot Louisiana Band playing saxophone at the age of 21. After Clifton’s death in 1987, C.J. picked up the accordion and took charge of his father’s ministry – to spread the word of Zydeco music to the world. Since then, Chenier has pushed the genre to new heights with his virtuosity. The Boston Globe has called him…

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