Featuring Terrell Stafford  May 6, 2012

"Innovative, original compositions, beautifully executed standards and arresting musicianship...Wilson spoke the languages of bop, Latin, avant-garde and straight-ahead jazz rhythm with equal command. His ballad work erased any distinction between traditional and modern." St. Louis Post Dispatch

Read more: Matt Wilson's Arts and Crafts


Featuring Jeff "Tain" Watts and Ugonna Obegwo, March 4 and 5, 2012

"Niels Lan Doky a convincing disciple of Bill Evans, has also assimilated the history of jazz piano, from Art Tatum to Hancock and Jarrett. A melodic player with a deep and enlightening touch" TELERAMA, FRANCE
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Read more: The Niels Lan Doky Trio


Featuring Rossano Sportiello

January 22, 2012

Stan Getz was once asked his idea of the perfect tenor saxophone soloist. His answer was, 'My technique, Al Cohn's ideas, and Zoot's time.' The fulfillment of that ideal may well be embodied in Harry Allen." Gene Lees

Read more: Harry Allen Quartet


November 7, 2011

"Grace Kelly plays with intelligence, wit and feeling.  She has a great amount of natural ability and the ability to adapt that is the hallmark of a first-class jazz musician."  Wynton Marsalis

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Read more: Grace Kelly Quintet


featuring Bennie Maupin October 2, 2011

"John's playing reflects a variety of generational influences, incorporating the emphatic chordal clusters of Herbie Hancock, the rhythmic quirkiness of Monk and the lush intelligence of Art Tatum into a highly refined personal voice." LA Times

Read more: John Beasley and Positootly!

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