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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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La Santa Cecilia

La Santa Cecilia exemplifies the modern-day creative hybrid of Latin culture, rock and world music. This six-member group draws inspiration from all over the world, utilizing Pan-American rhythms like cumbia, bossa nova, rumba, bolero, tango, jazz, rock and klezmer music .Their unique sound and the experience of their colorful, passionate performance leaves fans and new listeners mesmerized. They are proud to be from the City of Angels. La Santa Cecilia…

Lalah Hathaway

Lalah Hathaway

Lalah Hathaway, one of contemporary R&B’s most prized artists and in-demand vocalists, will release her sixth solo album and second for Stax Records, Where It All Begins on October 18th, 2011. The versatile, critically acclaimed musician, songwriter, vocalist and producer found creative regeneration and newfound energy making this record, an artistic re-birth she’s eager to share with anyone willing to listen. “Everybody is an artist in some way,” Hathaway enthuses,…

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Lalah Hathaway and Ruben Studdard

Join Lalah Hathaway and Ruben Studdard for an evening of classic soul coupled with rhythm and blues hits – an elegant show with a seamless blending of classic duets, fan favorites, and selections from each artist’s respective catalogs. Born to R&B/Soul music royalty, most people know Lalah Hathaway simply as the daughter of late Soul music legend, Donny Hathaway. But there is more to Lalah Hathaway than that. A trained…

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Lambchop

For nearly 20 years, this Nashville-based ensemble has taken the label “country band” to task, at once defying and embracing the musical legacy of its hometown. Led by singer-songwriter Kurt Wagner, alt-country experimentalists Lambchop have released their eleventh album, Mr. M, a collection of meditations on love and loss and the detritus of everyday existence. The entire album is dedicated to the late Vic Chestnutt, whom the band occasionally backed.…

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Lamont Cranston Band

From the rural hometown settings of Hamel, Minnesota and the riverbanks of Minneapolis/St. Paul, the blues influence surfaced as early as the mid 1960’s for what was to become “The Lamont Cranston Blues Band”. By 1969, The Lamont Cranston Blues Band was well on its way to becoming the legend that it is today. From the clubs, concert halls and festivals to the auditoriums and stadiums, the Cranstons have shared…

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Larry Coryell

Larry Coryell is one of the world’s foremost acknowledged guitar masters. He has recorded more than 85 albums over the past 45 years as a bandleader, soloist and featured accompanist. As one of the world’s acknowledged guitar masters, Coryell has played with top-ranking guitarists like B.B. King, Keith Richards, Robbie Robertson, Bob Dylan, and Les Paul. Hailed by his legion of fans as one of “the guitar gods” in the late 1970s…

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Larry Coryell, Victor Bailey, & Lenny White

This lineup conjures musical magic in the minds of Jazz Rock fans, and rightfully so. Larry Coryell is a true Jazz Rock pioneer and arguably inventor as well. Lenny White – the legendary drummer in Return to Forever and on the groundbreaking Miles Davis Bitches Brew recordings – is a monster often overlooked by fans in favor of flashier style drummers. Victory Bailey gained notoriety for taking over for Jaco…

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Larry Graham & Graham Central Station

Bass legend Larry Graham is one of the most accomplished and influential personalities in the R&B world. From his early days with Sly and the Family Stone and Graham Central Station to his celebrated solo career and recent work with Prince, Graham’s iconic “Thumpin’ and Pluckin’” style has inspired countless artists. Graham’s sound is certainly one of the defining characteristics of modern R&B and soul music. Growing up in Oakland, Graham grew up in a musical…

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Larry McDonough Quintet

Larry McDonough has been performing for over 40 years. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in music education from the University of Minnesota in 1978, performing on piano and trumpet, and in school ensembles with Clark Terry and Thad Jones, and for President Nixon and the President of Mexico. He played extensively in the Twin Cities in the 1970’s and early 1980’s, performing solo and in his own duos…

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