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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.



James Carter Organ Trio

Fiery saxophonist James Carter leads drummer Leonard King and organist Gerard Gibbs in what the Boston Globe calls “a killer soul jazz outfit.” Although Carter is the front man of the trio of Detroit natives, all three talented musicians shine in the spunky, up-beat grooves that the band seems to effortlessly produce. Ever since he arrived in New York City from his native Detroit at age 21, James Carter’s awesome…


James Cotton

“The blues is all about feeling,” says Grammy Award-winning harmonica legend James “Mr. Superharp” Cotton. “If I don’t feel it, I can’t play it.” Now in his 69th year as a professional musician (starting at age nine), James Cotton not only feels it, he lives it. His overwhelmingly powerful harmonica is one of the iconic sounds of the blues. His skills are unrivaled, his story the stuff of legend. Born…


Joshua Redman’s James Farm project featuring Aaron Parks, Matt Penman & Eric Harland

James Farm is an exciting new collaborative quartet featuring four of the elite voices in jazz: saxophonist Joshua Redman, pianist Aaron Parks, bassist Matt Penman, and drummer Eric Harland. The band infuses traditional acoustic jazz quartet instrumentation with a progressive attitude and modern sound, creating music that is rhythmically and technically complex and at the same time harmonically rich, melodically satisfying, and emotionally compelling. “The vibe is distinctly urban, though…

James Galway

James Galway

Sir James Galway is the most influential flautist of our time, and is the most televised and recorded classical artist performing today. With over 30 million albums sold, Galway is a modern musical master whose virtuosity on the flute is equaled only by his limitless ambition. This summer Galway is celebrating his 70th birthday with a number of events all over the world, including his collaboration with Tiempo Libre at…

James Hunter Six at The Rivoli Ball Room, London, December 2012

James Hunter

“James Hunter is one of the best voices, and best kept secrets, in British R&B and soul. Check him out.” – Van Morrison “I was a James Hunter fan the minute I heard him sing… If you haven’t heard a real soul singer with a great band and swinging horns then get your shoes shined and get ready. Hunter is coming to town.“ -Chris Isaak James Hunter was born October 2,…


James Moody

There aren’t many of them left, the original bebop masters, and as one of those bold souls, Moody is a great treasure of American culture. Whether Moody is playing the soprano, alto, tenor, or flute, he does so with deep resonance and wit. Moody was a charter member of Dizzy Gillespie’s 1948 groundbreaking bebop orchestra, playing alongside other greats like Kenny Clark, Ray Brown, Thelonious Monk and Milt Jackson. This…

James Patrick Plays web

James Patrick

James Patrick is a 15+ year DJ, producer, curator, and educator. He is a sound artist who thrives on bringing together the creative energy and ideas of his community. Through collaboration and experimentation, he creates immersive environments that explore the evolving definitions of sound art. His record label (Timefog Recordings) and events are both supported by some of the greatest names in electronic music, and his personal recordings continue to…


Jamison Ross

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz introduced Jamison Ross as an incredible young drummer in 2012 after he won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. Three years later, Jamison, his joyous debut, presents him not only as a jazz musician who commands the drums, but also as a gifted composer, bandleader and more pointedly, a singer. Ross’ jazz erudition and his soulful singing mesh superbly. In fact, Ross sings on…


Jana Anderson

Jana Anderson, vocals Chris Lomheim, piano Jason Peterson Delaire, saxophone Gordy Johnson, bass Paul Peterson, drums Recently returned from vocal duties on Fleetwood Mac‘s latest tour, Anderson returns to the club life to sing music from her new jazz CD, At Last. Anderson has spent the last 7 years touring the world as backup singer to Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks, and Jewel. She has also worked and toured with Don…


Jana Nyberg Group

Since moving back home to the Twin Cities in 2008, Jana has become a force in the jazz scene. With an appearance on season 10 of American Idol, and the release of her second full-length album, Fever, Jana is moving forward full steam. Known for her unique blend of jazz and pop music, she is a sought after performer and recording artist. On stage, she brings a vibrancy and passion…

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