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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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OSO

OSO

OSO is an intersection of Minnesota fashion and soulful R&B, electronic, hip-hop music featuring singer/songwriter/dancer/actor/model Tearra and other multi-talented Minnesota artists. OSO has been a familiar face in the international modeling and acting scene, on air and in print, for Target, Best Buy, Aveda and 3M. In 2011 her musical passion was thrust to the forefront of her evolving career in the arts under her moniker, OSO.

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Otis Clay

Otis Clay is one of the premier deep soul and gospel singers working today. His raw, fiery vocals drive an energetic and danceable blend of soul, r&b and blues in the tradition of such deep soul singers as Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett and Solomon Burke. Clay was born in Waxhall, Mississippi, and grew up surrounded by gospel music of the 1940s and ’50s. It was here that he got his…

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Ottmar Liebert

Ottmar Liebert is one of the most successful instrumental performers in the world. A pioneer in the Nouveau Flamenco style, which incorporates traditional flamenco technique in a modern pop context, his success seems to stem naturally from his pan-cultural upbringing. Born in Cologne, Germany to Chinese-German father and Hungarian mother, he began playing guitar at 11, and traveled extensively through Europe and Asia intent on fully absorbing each musical tradition…

Paola Ancona

Paola Ancona

Born in Mexico city, Paola’s love for music started very young. Her father Ramiro José Esperanza is a very talented and famous song writer/singer in México and at a young age, he introduced her to music from around the world . Paola started her career as a singer when she was 17. Her influences are jazz greats such as Diana Krall, Emilie Clare-Barlow, Sophie Milman, Sarah Vaughan, Esperanza Spalding and…

Paris Bennett

Paris Bennett

At only 4’ 11”, Paris Bennett may be pint-sized. But she definitely packs a wallop when it comes to singing. The national television audience got a taste of what she can deliver when Bennett auditioned and later became one of the 24 contestants on the fifth season of the hugely popular reality series “American Idol.” Early into the sing-off, Bennett was a standout, capturing the audience’s and voters’ hearts with…

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Paris Combo

The jazz-influenced Paris Combo first formed in 1995 and has gained popularity in Europe, Australia, Asia, and the United States, with a succession of increasingly well-received CD releases.  The French-based acoustic combo has struck a positive chord with critics and audiences for their fun-loving mix of jazz, French pop, cabaret, gypsy, Latin, and Middle Eastern rhythms.  Fronted by the smoky vocals of chanteuse Belle du Berry, the group now includes…

Paris Strother Trio

Paris Strother Trio

Paris Strother has been playing piano professionally since age 13, having started playing at age 2. After accepting a scholarship to Berklee College of Music in Boston, Paris graduated with a major in Contemporary Writing and Production in 2008. As a pianist, Paris has had the opportunity to perform with such artists as Stevie Wonder, Patti LaBelle, Lalah Hathaway, Philip Bailey, Steve Winwood and a host of others; and has…

Parisota Hot Club

Parisota Hot Club

Specializing in the Gypsy jazz popularized by Django Reinhardt, Parisota Hot Club features founding member, bandleader and guitarist Robb Henry. The group has evolved from the original quartet of 2002-2004 to a current collective of some of the finest Hot Club musicians in the Twin Cities area.

Pat Metheny Unity Band

Pat Metheny Unity Band

With his first solo recording, Bright Size Life, in 1975, Pat Metheny essentially reinvented the classic “guitar sound” for a new generation of players. Over the past 40 years, Metheny has continued to change the game, winning 18 Grammy awards and creating his own place in modern music. 2012 brings us yet another new project from Metheny, featuring a stellar All-Star ensemble of Chris Potter on saxophone, Ben Williams on…

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