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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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Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Piñeiro

Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Piñeiro

Founded in 1927 by Ignacio Piñeiro Martínez, Septeto Nacional is widely considered to be the flagship of Cuban traditional music and is the group credited with evolving and popularizing the sound of Cuban son—one of the most influential and widespread forms of Latin American music. Septeto Nacional is made up of Eugenio “El Raspa” R. Rodríguez (vocals), Francisco D. Oropesa-Fernández (bongo), Enrique Collazo (Cuban tres guitar), Dagoberto Sacerio Oliva (guitar/vocals),…

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Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkesta featuring Salvador Duran

A mambo big-band like you’ve never experienced, bandleader Sergio Mendoza helms one of the most exciting latin music bands operating today. He and his orchestra – which can stretch to 19 pieces – bring a fevered energy and vital approach to classic mambo and cumbia sounds. Informed by influences like Perez Prado and Chico Che y La Crisis, the band is also directly influenced by Mendoza’s experience playing in Calexico,…

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Seven Steps to Havana

Great Latin jazz from a septet of international talent. Composed of members from North America, Brazil, Africa and the Caribbean, Seven Steps to Havana truly brings the world into their music. Based in Latin jazz, this septet covers salsa, rumba, and bolero rhythms, transporting its audience to another place and time. This group features bandleader Doug Little, who has been active on the Twin Cities scene for many years with…

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Sexy Delicious

By combining established, professionally educated local musicians with a mediocre creative artist, Sexy Delicious has managed to produce some of the most interesting sounds to come out of the 2200 block of St. Paul’s St. Anthony Ave in months. Blending gangster attitudes with a Midwest lifestyle, Sexy Delicious is the gaudy wink in the eye of the Twin Cities.

SF Jazz Collective

SFJAZZ Collective

The SFJAZZ Collective is an all-star jazz ensemble comprising eight of the finest performer/composers at work in jazz today. Launched in 2004 by SFJAZZ—the West Coast’s largest nonprofit jazz institution and the presenter of the annual San Francisco Jazz Festival—the Collective has become one of the most exciting and acclaimed groups on the jazz scene. In addition to its outstanding line-up, the SFJAZZ Collective has been praised for its innovative…

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Shahar Eberzon

Singer/songwriter Shahar Eberzon is poised to shake the world with her voice. Hailing from Israel, she brings a very unique sensibility to the local music scene. Her humility, warmth, sincerity and general aura are enough to make you want to invite her over for tea. And then you hear her voice. . .

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Shapira & Friends

Joel Shapira is a top performing classical and jazz guitarist based in the Twin Cities. His educational background includes studies with some of the world’s greatest players and teachers including jazz legends Joe Pass, Tal Farlow and Gene Bertoncini, as well as master classical instructor Alan Johnston. A native of St. Paul, Joel attended Berklee School of Music in Boston and The Mannes School of Music in New York City…

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Sharon Isbin

Acclaimed for her extraordinary lyricism, technique and versatility, multiple Grammy Award winner Sharon Isbin has been hailed as “the pre-eminent guitarist of our time”. She is also the winner of Guitar Player magazine’s “Best Classical Guitarist” award, the Madrid Queen Sofia and Toronto Competitions, and was the first guitarist ever to win the Munich Competition. She has given sold-out performances throughout the world in the greatest halls, and is a…

Sharon Little

Sharon Little

At the start of 2008, Sharon Little was working as a waitress. Less than five months later, she was appearing in concert halls throughout the country as the opening act on the Robert Plant/Alison Krauss and T Bone Burnett “Raising Sand” tour. The release of Paper Doll, Little’s second record, succeeds Little’s triumphant Raising Sand concert tour. She was selected from dozens of acts clamoring for the slot, and Sharon…

Shaun Labelle

Shaun Labelle

Shaun LaBelle isn’t your typical jazz artist. This multi-instrumentalist is nationally active in several facets of the music industry, working in production and voice over roles for records and commercials, and spending time in front of the camera as well. His first TV gig came at age 5, in a nationally distributed toy commercial, and since then he’s done a little bit of everything. Now with the release of his…

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