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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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Tom McDermott

Tom McDermott is one of New Orleans’ premiere piano players and composers. He grew up in St. Louis, where he earned a Masters’ Degree in Music, wrote music journalism for the morning paper, and soaked up the sounds of ragtime and traditional jazz that flourished in the 1960s and 70s. In 1984, spurred by his love of James Booker, Professor Longhair and Dr. John, he moved to New Orleans, a…

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Tommy & the Liebermen

Those of you with good memories may recall Tom Lieberman as the tallest member of the seminal jazz trio Rio Nido… Those of you who are fans of A Prairie Home Companion may remember Tom as the voice of “El Muchacho Allegre (Happy Boy) Ajua-brand Hot Sauce… Those of you who have (or are) children, may have heard Tom’s songs being sung on Sesame Street… And, those of you who…

Toots Thielemans & Kenny Werner

Toots Thielemans & Kenny Werner

The unmistakable chromatic harmonica of Toots Thielemans is on hundreds of soundtracks, including the Sesame Street theme. But for decades Thielemans performed as an electric guitarist, often whistling in unison with his own solos. His hauntingly beautiful improvisations are typified by “Bluesette,” a song that became a worldwide hit in 1962 and a certified jazz standard since. The NEA Jazz Master has collaborated with a range of jazz legends from…

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Tower of Power

Since 1968, Tower of Power has delivered their unique brand of “Urban Soul Music” to audiences around the world. The band’s horn driven sound is unclassifiably cool, and they feature one of the funkiest rhythm sections alive. Amazingly, 5 of the ten current members of the band are founding members, something unheard of from most 40 year old bands. Emilio Castillo, tenor saxophone Stephen “Doc” Kupka, baritone saxophone Francis “Rocco”…

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Trace Bundy

Guitarist Trace Bundy is fast becoming one of the most talked about solo performers in the acoustic world. Implementing harmonics, looping, multiple capos and blinding dexterity, Bundy delivers unforgettable concert experiences at venues across the United States and around the world, in 23 countries and counting. Trace has independently sold over 85,000 albums, and his videos are immensely popular, with over 29 million YouTube views to date. Trace was named…

Tracy Nelson

Tracy Nelson

Tracy Nelson’s immense talent is difficult to categorize. She has flirted with psychedelic rock stardom, with her band Mother Earth. She has scored country hits, including a Grammy-nominated duet with Willie Nelson. She has recorded rock and R&B albums to great acclaim. But the common thread through all of Nelson’s music is the blues, and it is the blues she returns to on her latest recording, Victim Of the Blues.…

Trent Romens

Trent Romens

Trent was 11 when he started playing the guitar. One day while jamming in the living room, Trent’s dad observed, “You know what you’re playing? That’s the blues!” That moment resounds vividly in Trent’s memory; it changed his life. Ever since, Trent has been listening to the blues and the music the genre has inspired. It was obvious that the blues came naturally to Trent. His innate talent and passion…

Tresa Sauer

Tresa Sauer

“For more than a decade, vocalist Tresa Sauer has been infusing jazz and nonjazz standards with her singular sound. She’s performed at nearly every Twin Cities jazz club and with some of the best musicians around…”

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Triosé

Triosé [tree-o-say] is comprised of Vincent Rose (guitar), Jeremy Boettcher (bass) and Adrian Suarez (drums). With a strong respect to the tradition, they artfully weave classic jazz standards, contemporary pop tunes and original compositions with clarity and whimsical flare. Triosé recorded a live album on November 2 and 3, 2012. They are currently recording an original record due out in April 2013.

Tuck Patti

Tuck & Patti

For nearly three decades, this unique vocal/guitar jazz duo has cast its passionate musical spell worldwide, capturing the hearts of lovers, the respect of jazz buffs, and the jaw-dropping awe of guitarists. facebook.com/TuckandPatti Onstage and off, guitarist Tuck Andress and vocalist/arranger Patti Cathcart might, at first impression, strike you as an odd couple. The obvious difference in skin color is quickly overshadowed by the contrast of their personalities. Patti exudes…

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