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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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Joey DeFrancesco

Regarded as one of the finest jazz organists on the planet, Joey has been at the top of the game for over 20 years. His Columbia Records debut “All Of Me” (released when Joey was 17!) single-handedly revitalized the Hammond B-3 organ sound and its place in modern jazz. The record had such an impact that Miles Davis called upon Joey to join him for a European tour, and just…

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Joey Defrancesco, Larry Coryell, Jimmy Cobb

A Tribute to Jimmy Smith & Wes Montgomery! Jimmy Smith wrote the book on groove jazz organ playing, and found his perfect foil with the fluid guitar lines of Wes Montgomery. Here, the lives and musical accomplishments of  National Endowment for the Arts recipient Jimmy Smith and legendary jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery are celebrated in an evening with a trio of jazz greats. Organist-without-peer Joey Defrancesco teams up with the prolific…

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John Gorka

John Gorka is a world-renowned singer-songwriter who got his start at a neighborhood coffeehouse in eastern Pennsylvania, Godfrey Daniels, one of the oldest and most venerable music institutions that has long been a hangout for music lovers and aspiring musicians. In the late 1970’s, John was was one of these aspiring musicians, and found himself living in the club’s basement and acting as resident MC and sound man, encountering legendary folk…

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John Grant

It’s been an extraordinary journey for John Grant, from a point where he thought he would never make music again or escape a life of substance abuse to winning awards and accolades, collaborating with Sinead O’Connor, Rumer and Hercules & Love Affair and having his music featured in the award-winning film Weekend. It’s a journey that’s taken him from Buchanan, Michigan to Parker, Colorado, studying languages in Germany and, after…

John Hammond

John Hammond

John Hammond’s latest record “Rough and Tough” nominated for a 2010 Grammy award! With Special Guest “Spider” John Koerner With a career that spans over three decades, John Hammond is one of a handful of blues musicians who was on the scene at the beginning of the first blues renaissance of the mid-’60s. That revival, brought on by renewed interest in folk music around the U.S., brought about career boosts…

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John Jorgenson Quintet

John Jorgenson is known as one of the pioneers of the American gypsy jazz movement. He has performed as a solo artist as well as collaborated with other musicians all over the world. His articles and lessons on gypsy jazz have appeared in prominent guitar magazines and he has given master classes around the country, and he has performed with some of the most respected European proponents of this style.…

John Koerner

John Koerner, Tony Glover

“Spider” John Koerner, traditional American folk and country blues musician, rhythmic guitarist, song-crafter, singer, and humorist, shapes his musical style from a solid foundation of study of the old blues masters, respect for the traditional song, and a firm command of his source material. Koerner’s musical career has taken him to stages across North America and Europe, and he has influenced countless musicians along the way.   “Demolishing the puny…

John Mayall

John Mayall

Known for creating and leading the Bluesbreakers, Mayall helped to discover the musical talents of Eric Clapton (before his prime in ‘65), John Weider, Peter Green and Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac), Mick Taylor (Rolling Stones) and Coco Montoya. His fifty-year career has brought us some of the best rock and blues known to man. Having undergone some line-up changes in ’09, Mayall’s current touring band includes his latest guitar discovery…

John Mceuen and John Carter Cash

John McEuen and John Carter Cash

This unique show celebrates the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s landmark Circle album (instigated by founding member McEuen in 1971), and how Carter Family music became a classic American Music form. The audience will discover how Mother Maybelle Carter, Earl Scruggs, Roy Acuff, Doc Watson, Vassar Clements, Merle Travis, Jimmy Martin… and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (NGDB) came together for the historic sessions. Host John McEuen opens the evening with the NGDB’s…

John Oates

John Oates

John Oates, well known as one half of Hall & Oates, the best selling rock duo of all time, has shifted his focus to a burgeoning solo career. As Hall & Oates faded from view and put their studio days behind them, John Oates, already a co-writer of eight Billboard Number One hits, released his debut solo album, Phunk Shui, in 2002. Oates is touring in support of his third…

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