Join us Thursdays from 5:30-8:00pm for live music from some of the area’s best musicians (and, of course, great food and drink).
featuring Rod Fleeman (guitar), James Albright (upright bass), and Max Levy (saxophone)
Thursday, February 22
Jesica “Baby J” Poell, lead vocalist of Kansas City jazz band A La Mode, has studied classical voice for 8 years. She attended one year at Stephens College in Columbia, MO, pursing a degree in Musical Theater Performance. She returned to Kansas City at age 22 to start her career as a working musician and has been in the entertainment biz ever since.
Don’t let her small size fool you, this pint sized singer can pack a punch! Jesica has performed at prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Arrowhead Stadium, The Plaza Art Fair, The Folly, to name a few.
Thursday, February 29
Raised in Kansas City, Missouri, Clayton began playing the violin at age 12. After receiving a guitar for Christmas at age 16, Clayton immediately fell in love. Avidly pursuing a career as a guitarist, Clayton enrolled himself at The University of Missouri Kansas City, Conservatory of Music. Working toward a degree in jazz guitar, Clayton studied under Kansas City greats such as Rod Fleeman, Danny Embrey, Doug Niedt, Michael Pagan and Bobby Watson. He graduated on the Dean’s list with a Bachelor of Music degree in 2009.
Using the knowledge he gained in college, Clayton has performed and toured in many different bands from the Kansas City area, including (to name a few): El Robozo De Maria, Latin rock, the Junkadelic Funk Stars, an improvisational funk band, and numerous other jazz bands around Kansas City.
Thursday, March 7
Traditional gypsy jazz music from the 1930s and 1940s in the style of Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club de France.
Made in France Band
Thursday, March 14
Made in France is a group of native French speakers performing French classics throughout the Kansas City area.
Our mix of lighter French pop tunes arranged with vocals, guitars & drums will give you a tasting of different popular genres spanning the decades of soft and relaxing music.
Learn more at facebook.com/madeinfranceband
Thursday, March 21
Adam is a jazz violinist in Kansas City, Missouri. He is bandleader of Hot Club KC, gypsy jazz band.
Adam was a student of 1st generation Count Basie Band alum and legendary jazz violin pioneer Claude “Fiddler” Williams, in the 1990s. A Kansas City native, Galblum briefly attended Berklee College of Music in Boston and lived in the Denver area from 2005-2014 touring nationally with bluegrass bands from 2005-2014.
Adam’s 2014 solo album, the instrumental Down To The Wire – The Stringband Tribute to the Music of John Mayer, showcases his abilities as an arranger and multi-instrumentalist and features members of Infamous Stringdusters and Punch Brothers.
Learn more at adamgalblum.com
Thursday, March 28
Joseph Panella has been performing double bass and electric bass professionally for over a decade.
He studied with Marcos Machado, classical virtuoso and author of “The Tao of Double Bass” at the University of Southern Mississippi. He has also studied with bassist and educator Dr. David Pellow, a Protege of Francois Rabbath and former professor at Carnegie Mellon University, as well as Bob Bowman, legendary bassist with the Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra.
In 2012, he began working in Nashville as a session and touring musician with the Annie Moses Band, a group that fuses a broad range of influences, including folk, pop, and classical music. He is featured on their studio album, American Rhapsody. During that time, he also met, toured, and recorded with Joshua Carswell. His playing is featured on the albums Debonair and Joshua Carswell: Live in Long Beach, CA.
Currently, Panella resides in the Kansas City Area, performing as a freelance bassist and teaching clinics and private lessons. In the Midwest, he has performed with the likes of Mark Lowrey, Lisa Henry, Matt Otto, Will Matthews, Shay Estes, Stanton Kessler, Danny Embrey, Anthony Pinciotti, Pete Zimmer, Pamela Watson, Ensemble Iberica, Victor and Penny, Owen/Cox Dance Company and many more.
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