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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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Katy Vernon

“Katy Vernon has done something it’s not easy to do: sustain country roots, go pop, and be distinctly original at the same time.” Recently featured on WCCO News: http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2014/11/15/women-who-rock-katy-vernon/ And MPR News.. http://www.mprnews.org/story/2014/10/03/ukulele Katy Vernon is a Minneapolis / St. Paul based singer songwriter. She grew up in London, England and has been writing and singing as long as she can remember. it’s been the way she can get out…

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Keiko Matsui & Bob James

Two titans of smooth jazz piano converge for two special nights! While their styles are as different from those legends of jazz’s past as fusion is from boogie-woogie, James and Matsui are linked to the tradition of what’s called “four-hand piano,” where two players sit down at one instrument and play together. They toured the world and garnered rave reviews in 2001, now it’s time to revisit this incredible show…

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Kelley Hunt

Kansas City-based blueswoman Kelley Hunt has been defying description for over a decade, and she shows no sign of slowing down. With a commanding, passionate stage presence and superior skills as a vocalist, piano player and songwriter she has earned the respect of critics and fans across North America and Europe. Kelley’s cinematic 6th release “The Beautiful Bones” no doubt poises her for a giant leap forward.  The early press…

Kelley Johnson

Kelley Johnson

Seattle-based vocalist Kelley Johnson understands the many uses of a song, and focuses on her favorite: the storytelling aspect of it. Her honest, unaffected voice brings her audience straight to the core of the song, illuminating new meaning in the lyrics with each performance. Johnson received most of her jazz education in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, attending classes at the Wisconsin Conservatory for Music (graduating Magna Cum Laude) and at the Jazz…

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Kelly Hogan

Described by Andrew Bird as a “national treasure,” Kelly Hogan delivers country, jazz and soul-infused sounds and was featured among 100 artists to watch at 2013’s SXSW.

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Kelly Rossum

Kelly Rossum has singlehandedly engineered countless rewarding musical experiences to people of all ages in the Mpls/St. Paul area over the last 15 years. Creator of the Jazz Studies program at the MacPhail Center for Music, Rossum left Minneapolis to pursue professional trumpet playing in New York. He is currently the Director of Jazz at Jacksonville State University in Alabama. Rossum is one of the most fearlessly inventive musicians in…

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Kenneth Brian Band

The music of The Kenneth Brian Band is an introduction to the New South, featuring masterful song-crafting, blistering guitar work, spot-on harmonies, and a take-no-prisoners-rhythm section, all tied together by Brian’s honest voice and unapologetically straight-forward point of view. The Kenneth Brian Band’s smokin’ brand of outlaw country music meets Southern rock is led by the powerful vocals and incendiary lead guitar of Kenneth Brian. The rest of the band…

Kenny Barron

Kenny Barron

Kenny Barron’s unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms is what inspired The Los Angles Times to name him “one of the top jazz pianists in the world” and Jazz Weekly to call him “The most lyrical piano player of our time.” His recordings have netted him nine Grammy nominations, and Barron is recognized the world over as a master of performance and…

Kenny Werner

Kenny Werner

If ever there was a post-Bill Evans pianist’s jazz pianist, it would be Kenny Werner. He is one of the most lyrical interpreters and composers in the jazz world, and is known for his ability to integrate spiritual aspects with strong performances. Werner’s talent was recognized early on, becoming a student at the Manhattan School of Music while still in high school. After graduating from the Berklee School of Music,…

Keri Noble

Keri Noble

Keri Noble is a piano-driven singer/songwriter whose passion and penchant for living life on her own terms radiates from her music. Her alto voice has a depth of character brimming with charisma, and prompted The Washington Post to compare her to Melissa Etheridge. Noble has recorded albums for EMI/Manhattan and Telarc, landing a song on Gray’s Anatomy and appearing on CBS’s The Early Show. Kelly Clarkson recorded one of Keri’s…

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