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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.



Pharoah Sanders

“These are the first local performances by saxophone giant Pharaoh Sanders in about 15 years, a rare opportunity to catch a highly influential and enduring jazz tenor player whose living peers can be counted on the fingers of one hand. Although Sanders, 72, has a rich catalog of recordings as a leader, he will always be renowned for his seminal work with John Coltrane in the mid-’60s, when that icon…

Phil Mattson

Phil Mattson

Phil Mattson is a pianist, arranger, conductor and teacher. His curriculum and teaching led to the establishment of The School for Music Vocations at Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa. Currently he resides in St. Paul, MN and leads The Phil Mattson Singers, a vocal jazz/choral ensemble. Phil has written many arrangements for vocal jazz ensemble and choir. Manhattan Transfer, Chanticleer, The Real Group, The Dale Warland Singers, The Four Freshmen, Clockwork,…

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Philip Bailey

For a musical figure with an illustrious past and a busy present, Philip Bailey has somehow remained firmly focused on the future. “I look at my whole career as part of constantly building, maturing and growing,” explains Bailey. “For me, the gift of making music is all about evolving. It’s always been about taking that next step.”From his childhood in Denver — not exactly a hotbed of R&B — through…

Philip Glass

The Dakota Jazz Club and Walker Art Center proudly present: An Evening with Philip Glass, solo piano *Tickets for this evening are for the show only, starting at 8:00.  There will be no food or beverage service during the concert.  Dinner reservations will need to be made separately through Open Table; seating for dinner will take place between 5:00 and 7:30.  Guests seated after 7:30 will only have beverage service…

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PHO is a Twin Cities-based progressive funk band that plays a variety of modern styles ranging from Jazz-infused Funk to Neo-Soul to elements and aspects of underground Hip Hop. Among many, some influences include Lettuce, D’Angelo, Donny Hathaway, John Scofield, P-funk, J Dilla, and Soulive.

Pieta Brown

Pieta Brown

PIETA BROWN Paradise Outlaw “There’s a lot of love in this album,” Pieta Brown says of Paradise Outlaw, her sixth album and fourth Red House release. “There’s a lot of love in the songs and a lot of love in the way it was recorded, and hopefully that comes through.” The level of emotional engagement that Brown routinely brings to her work is evident throughout Paradise Outlaw. The self-produced 14-song set…

The Pines Forest

The Pines

With a sound that wavers on the edge of traditional acoustic/roots music, but embraces the nuances of today’s indie-rock and blues music, The Pines are creating a niche for themselves in the acoustic music scene. The Pines have taken their music across the country, appearing on stage next to the likes of Bon Iver, The Holmes Brothers, Jolie Holland, The Arcade Fire, and Spider John Koerner. David Huckfelt and Benson…

Pinetop Perkins

Pinetop Perkins

“Even at his age, he makes it sound a little too easy.” -Robin Denselow, The Guardian 97-year old Pinetop Perkins is one of the great piano players in blues history. His performing career dates back to 1927, and recent accolades have cemented his status as one of the most influential keyboardists of the 20th Century.

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Pippi Ardennia

Another master has emerged as Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn and Dinah Washington. Pippi is a natural entertainer, sultry at times, always powerful and exciting, but what sweeps you away is the electric raw emotion that emanates from her to you, telling a story in song like you’ve never heard before, a natural power in nature. A Chicago native and singing since she was 13 years old, has performed…

Playing For Change Band

Playing For Change

Playing For Change is a movement created to inspire, connect and bring peace to the world through music. In 2005, co-founders Mark Johnson and Whitney Kroenke created the concept of the Songs Around The World by uniting together musicians from many different countries and cultures to perform on the same track. Mark and a small crew traveled across 5 continents with a mobile recording studio and cameras with the vision of building a global…

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