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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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Roberta Gambarini

Check out this great interview from the last time Roberta was in town to learn more about this growing artist! A native Italian, Gambarini has been turning heads since her 1998 move to Boston and concurrent third-place finish in the Thelonious Monk Jazz Vocal Competition. A vocal virtuoso, she has incredible technique and a warm tone, owing to her instrumental approach. Her first domestic release, Easy to Love, was nominated for a Grammy…

Robin Mckelle

Robin Mckelle

appearing with Xavier Davis, piano Peter Slavov, bass Mark McLean, drums Susan Stamberg of NPR’s Morning Edition says McKelle “brings new life to some old standards.” The Christian Science Monitor remarked, “She sings with the ease and grace of Ella Fitzgerald and the soul of Sarah Vaughan.” Jazziz declared, “Whether it’s ‘Dream,’ ‘Come Rain or Come Shine’ or ‘On the Sunny Side of the Street,’ McKelle gives the words lilt,…

Robyn Hitchcock

Robyn Hitchcock

American Songwriter Magazine interviews Robyn about Bob Dylan and more As a former member of punk/new wave band The Soft Boys, Robyn Hitchcock is one of Britain’s most revered cult artists. His prolific solo career began in 1981 with the release of his first album Black Snake Diamond Röle. Since then he has released 18 studio albums, both as a solo artist and with various groups: he formed the Egyptians…

Rodney Crowell

Rodney Crowell

Rodney Crowell, a Grammy-winning songwriter, producer, and artist, brings poetry and earthy tautness to the soundtrack of people in the cracks, carving out lives that matter – if only to themselves and the people they know. Long known as a poet among songwriters, since Rodney Crowell moved from his native Texas to Nashville in the early 70s, he has cemented himself as one of the most influential and critically acclaimed…

Rogue Valley

Rogue Valley

Assembled of Chris Koza’s longtime musical collaborators Peter Sieve (guitars, vocals), Luke Anderson (drums), and Linnea Mohn (bass, vocals), Rogue Valley made its debut on April 10 2010, kicking off an ambitious year with the release of the first in a series of four albums – one for each season. Already recognized in the Twin Cities and elsewhere as a prolific songwriter, Koza has set the bar high. Four albums…

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Romero Lubambo

In 1985, Romero Lubambo came to the United States, and brought with him a new sound in Brazilian jazz guitar. Romero’s guitar playing unites the styles and rhythms of his native Brazil with his fluency in the American jazz tradition to form a distinctive new sound. From the cool, sophisticated rhythms of his native Brazil to hard bop, Romero is a guitarist who’s comfortable in any musical setting. He is…

Rondi Charleston

Rondi Charleston

Not many graduates of the Juilliard School of Music have won Peabody awards or Emmys, but opera singer/investigative reporter/jazz songbird Charleston has all three on her resumé. Rondi Charleston comes from a long line of singers and songwriters, dating back to her great-grandmother toiling on the Great Plains in the 1800s. Like the restless spirit of her ancestors, Charleston inhabits a deep sense of adventure. As a performer, she can’t…

Ronn Easton

Ronn Easton

Ronn Easton’s All Star Soul Revue The magic of Motown lives on, thanks to Ronn Easton and this fantastic 9-piece band. Easton promises musical favorites like the Temptations and Smokey Robinson, and post-Motown soul gems from the O-Jays and the Ohio Players. This band will take you back in time and have you dancing in the aisles with their soulful grooves and tight harmonies. The Soul Revue is: Ronn Easton,…

Ronnie Laws

Ronnie Laws & Tom Browne

Saxophonist Ronnie Laws is one of the great figures in contemporary music. A master at fusing the more accessible harmonies of jazz with the beats and structures of R&B and soul music, Laws helped create the blueprint for modern contemporary jazz. Born in Houston, Laws grew up in a musical environment: his brother, Hubert, is an esteemed jazz flautist and saxophonist, and his sisters, Eloise and Debra, are professional vocalists.…

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