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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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Dan Musselman Quartet

Dan Musselman Quartet

 Dan Musselman is a jazz pianist who leaves a lasting impression with listeners. With his technical ability and sensitive musicianship, Dan gives an emotional, high-intensity performance that showcases his eclectic style. He has studied with New York pianists Craig Taborn and Kenny Werner, and their collective influence is evident. His technical prowess and intense live performances have led to comparisons to Keith Jarrett, and his original music reveals a mature…

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Dan Newton’s Cafe Accordion Orchestra

“Berets and Bongos” describes the Café Accordion experience. A loungy, eclectic mix, full of French flare, Latin heat and Bohemian attitude. The heart of the Café Accordion repertoire is the romantic, gypsy-influenced valse-musette. The group complements the musettes with swing, ballads, tangos, cha chas, rumbas, and cumbias to create a wonderfully varied show. They inject their music with good humor and expressive abandon. Their high level of musicianship and passion…

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Dan Penn

Treehouse Records Presents Unsung Legends Soul music’s Do Right Man Rick Mason, Special to the Star Tribune  August 11, 2011   Dan Penn is one of the most influential figures in Southern soul music. Penn has produced and written hits for the Box Tops, Solomon Burke, Aretha Franklin and Ronnie Milsap, among others. Included in these hits are “Do Right Woman, Do Right Man”, made famous by Aretha Franklin, “Dark…

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Dan Wilson

Dan Wilson is a Grammy Award-winning guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. He is renowned in music circles for the elegance of his melodies, the intelligence of his lyrics and the purity of his voice. The onetime member of storied cult band Trip Shakespeare and the critically acclaimed Semisonic , Dan is also well known for the number of songs he co-wrote with the Dixie Chicks’ on their 2006 album Taking the…

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Dana Fuchs

Dana Fuchs is a once-in-a-generation talent. With a sound that draws from Stax/Volt R&B, Lucinda Williams and the Rolling Stones, and a voice inspired by Etta James, Otis Redding, Bobby Bland, Aretha Franklin and Mavis Staples, the Dana Fuchs Band provides a powerful rock experience. This Florida-based singer has been rocking for the past decade, and has landed some high-profile appearances: she starred in the off-Broadway musical “Love, Janis” and…

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Dar Williams

One of the most lauded singer-songwriters of her generation, Dar Williams has been captivating audiences with her sheer elegance and honesty in her folk-pop songwriting since the early ’90s. With dedicated fans selling out her shows all across the country (and world) and her inimitable songs hitting the charts with the release of each new album, Dar’s continued success is undeniable as both a recording artist and performer. The music…

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Darrell Grant

Born May 30, 1962 in Pittsburgh, grew up in Denver, Colorado in a musical family, and having begun piano lessons at age seven, Darrell Grant quickly received honors for his prowess on piano. At 17 Darrell won a scholarship to the famed Eastman School of Music. After Eastman he pursued graduate studies in jazz at the University of Miami. In 1986 he relocated to New York City, where he broke…

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Darrell Scott

A featured member of Robert Plant’s Band of Joy and son of musician Wayne Scott, Darrell Scott is an acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and country star who has worked with an extensive list of artists, including Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Martina McBride,and Guy Clark. After studying poetry and literature at Tufts University, he moved to Nashville to translate his knack for songwriting into the country music business. His abilities quickly grabbed the…

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Dave Alvin & The Guilty Ones

This Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and self-described “barroom guitarist” is widely considered to be one of the pivotal founders of the current Americana music scene. Since forming the highly influential roots rock/R&B band The Blasters, and throughout his long and critically acclaimed solo career, his recordings and live performances move through loud, aggressive rock and roll to contemplative acoustic storytelling. Alvin’s songs have been recorded by a who’s who of contemporary…

Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones

Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones

This Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and self-described “barroom guitarist” is widely considered to be one of the pivotal founders of the current Americana music scene. Since forming the highly influential roots rock/R&B band The Blasters, and throughout his long and critically acclaimed solo career, his recordings and live performances move through loud, aggressive rock and roll to contemplative acoustic storytelling. Alvin’s songs have been recorded by a who’s who of contemporary…

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