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Thursday, September 14th
9:30pm-12:45am |$15
JAZZ LAB – EXPERIMENTAL SOUNDS

WIL BLADES GROUP

Featuring the phenomenal and trippy music from 1967 Summer of Love! Champagne prize to the guest rocking out the most authentic Summer of Love look. Come celebrate the 50th Anniversary of this iconic moment in our local lore.

No less a jazz organ authority than the legendary Dr. Lonnie Smith has called Wil Blades “the future,” anointing him the heir apparent to “carry on the legend [and] the legacy of the organ, of the B-3.”

Blades shoulders that responsibility with nonchalant virtuosity and infectious groove on his second recording, Field Notes (out August 19 from The Royal Potato Family). The album’s nine songs report back from the rich incubator that is the road, with pieces written from snippets recorded at soundchecks, gigs and jam sessions—field recordings of the jazz trio in its natural habitat. On his first full trio outing, Blades is joined by guitarist Jeff Parker (Tortoise, Joey DeFrancesco, Joshua Redman) and drummer Simon Lott (Charlie Hunter, Will Bernard), both musicians who share Blades’ grounding in tradition and urge to push it forward.

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NYE 2017-URBAN GLAM THROWDOWN INTO 2018 FT. KNMDK WITH DJ CONRAD

CLOSED FOR NEW YEAR’S – HAPPY NEW YEAR!

CLOSED FOR NEW YEAR’S – HAPPY NEW YEAR!

CHASE JACKSON JAZZ VIBE TRIO

CHASE JACKSON VIBE COLLECTIVE

CHASE JACKSON JAZZ VIBE TRIO

CHASE JACKSON VIBE COLLECTIVE

CHASE JACKSON JAZZ VIBE TRIO

CHASE JACKSON VIBE COLLECTIVE

CHASE JACKSON JAZZ VIBE TRIO

CHASE JACKSON VIBE COLLECTIVE

CHASE JACKSON VIBE COLLECTIVE

CLOSED THIS EVENING

THE GRANT LEVIN BAND OF 3

THE GRANT LEVIN BAND OF 5

BLACK CAT TRIO

KEYBOARD PHENOM TONY TIXIER AND HIS SPACESHIP TRIO FROM PARIS

JUSTIN ROCK JAZZ GUITAR BASTET

KEYBOARD PHENOM TONY TIXIER AND HIS SPACESHIP TRIO FROM PARIS

JUSTIN ROCK JAZZ GUITAR BASTET

KEYBOARD PHENOM TONY TIXIER AND HIS SPACESHIP TRIO FROM PARIS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

JAZ SAWYER TRIO

KEYBOARD PHENOM TONY TIXIER AND HIS SPACESHIP TRIO FROM PARIS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

KEYBOARD PHENOM TONY TIXIER AND HIS SPACESHIP TRIO FROM PARIS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

CLOSED THIS EVENING

BLACK CAT TRIO

MARK LEWIS QUINTET FROM SEATTLE

SMITH DOBSON QUINTET FT. THE LEGENDARY JOHN SANTOS ON PERCUSSION

NYC POWERHOUSE KEN FOWSER QUINTET FT. JOSH BRUNEAU ON TRUMPET

JUSTIN ROCK JAZZ GUITAR BASTET

NYC POWERHOUSE KEN FOWSER QUINTET FT. JOSH BRUNEAU ON TRUMPET

BLACK CAT TRIO

NYC POWERHOUSE KEN FOWSER QUINTET FT. JOSH BRUNEAU ON TRUMPET

MELANIE O’REILLY TRIO

NYC POWERHOUSE KEN FOWSER QUINTET FT. JOSH BRUNEAU ON TRUMPET

NYC POWERHOUSE KEN FOWSER QUINTET FT. JOSH BRUNEAU ON TRUMPET

CLOSED THIS EVENING

THE GRANT LEVIN BAND OF 3

THE GRANT LEVIN POWER SAMBA ENSEMBLE

BEN MISTERKA COLLECTIVITY TRIO FT. WIL BLADES ON THE HAMMOND B-3

BLACK CAT TRIO

FROM NYC, THE KASSA OVERALL JAZZ/HIP-HOP ENSEMBLE

MELANIE O’REILLY TRIO

FROM NYC, THE KASSA OVERALL JAZZ/HIP-HOP ENSEMBLE

MARK ROBINSON AND HIS SWINGING TRIO

FROM NYC, THE KASSA OVERALL JAZZ/HIP-HOP ENSEMBLE

FROM NYC, THE KASSA OVERALL JAZZ/HIP-HOP ENSEMBLE

CLOSED THIS EVENING

BLACK CAT TRIO

THE BIANCHI/BOLLENBACK TRIO

BLACK CAT TRIO

THE BIANCHI/BOLLENBACK TRIO

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