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Friday, May 2019

Meg Brennan

Friday, May 17 @ 9:00 pm
$10

Meg Brennan is a saxophonist and flutist from Detroit, Michigan. Her musical journey began at 10 years old when she began playing the flute. In 2010, she was accepted to the internationally renowned Interlochen Arts Academy where she studied flute with Nancy Stagnitta. After graduating…

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Evan Mercer Trio

Saturday, May 18 @ 6:00 pm
No Cover Charge

Our early Saturday piano trio series, led by Evan, a fine young pianist along with several strong young musicians that have all graduated from WSU. Evan now tours throughout the world with soul diva Bettye LaVette. Evan Mercer on piano, Samuel Chase Harris on string…

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Brian Charette

Saturday, May 18 @ 9:30 pm
$10.00

New York City organist/pianist, Brian Charette, has established himself as a leading voice in modern jazz. Charette is a Hammond-endorsed, Steeplechase and Positone recording artist who was the winner of the 2014 Downbeat Critics’ Poll Rising Star: Organ award and has climbed to 5th place…

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Sunday Brunch w/ Jarrod Champion

Sunday, May 19 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, June 9, 2019

No Cover Cahrge

Jarrod Champion is a self-taught pianist, vocalist, organist, songwritier and multi-instrumentalist. Born in a suburb east of Detroit, Michigan, he’s the son of two working class parents, both trained pianists. Originally based in rock and roll, Jarrod eventually spread out into the prominent jazz, blues…

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Speakeasy Sunday- May Spectacular!

Sunday, May 19 @ 8:30 pm
$20 - $35

Speakeasy Sundays - May Spectacular! May 19 / Doors 7:30 & Show 8:30 Featuring performances by: Roxi D'Lite Tila Von Twirl Miss Holly Hock Kitty Hawkk & Eris Ellie Camino Hannah the Hatchet Emcee: Lilith Von Tal Tickets $20-35: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/speakeasy-sundays-may-spectacular-tickets-60373707384 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/280463449520343

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St. Clair High School Band

Monday, May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10.00

St. Clair High School Band will perform a showcase set and will also feature a trio of professional musicians that include: Andy Lloyd, bass Sven Anderson, piano Dennis Suozzi, drums

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Michael Formanek Elusion Quartet

Tuesday, May 21 @ 8:00 pm
$15

One marker of bassist Michael Formanek's creativity and versatility is the range of distinguished musicians of several generations he's worked with. While still a teenager in the 1970s he toured with drummer Tony Williams and saxophonist Joe Henderson; starting in the '80s he played long…

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The Dr. Prof. Leonard King Orchestra

Wednesday, May 22 @ 8:00 pm
$10

The Dr. Prof. Leonard King Orchestra began as a tribute to organist/pianist Lyman Woodard in March 2010 for one concert only. It was after that event when King decided the ensemble was permanent. The music focus of the orchestra is to defy genre descriptions by…

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Ben Sharkey

Thursday, May 23 @ 8:30 pm
$15.00

One of Detroit’s premiere live entertainer over the past ten years plus, Ben Sharkey infuses his live performances with a hip and sultry fire, bringing his artful swagger to the stage with a colorful fusion of old school cool, contemporary jazz, soul and pop. Since…

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Waves De Aché

Friday, May 24 @ 9:00 pm
$10.00

Waves De Aché blends Cuban jazz with American hip-hop, rock and funk, creating an exciting and energetic modern sound that is still rooted in tradition. Whether performing as a piano/bass/drum trio or a six-piece band with horns, Waves De Aché takes the listener on a…

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Saturday, May 25
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Sunday Brunch w/ Jarrod Champion

Sunday, May 26 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, June 9, 2019

No Cover Cahrge

Jarrod Champion is a self-taught pianist, vocalist, organist, songwritier and multi-instrumentalist. Born in a suburb east of Detroit, Michigan, he’s the son of two working class parents, both trained pianists. Originally based in rock and roll, Jarrod eventually spread out into the prominent jazz, blues…

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Jonathan Taylor Quartet

Sunday, May 26 @ 7:00 pm
No Cover Charge

Jonathan Taylor is a Detroit-based drummer, improviser, composer, and educator. A tireless collaborator, he co-leads a number of original projects including the electro acoustic duo Says Things, sound and movement ensemble Legs, art rock quartet saajtak, and Teiku, which reframes his family's ancestral Jewish melodies…

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The Ethan Iverson Trio

Tuesday, May 28 @ 8:00 pm
$20

Ethan will perform with bassist Robert Hurst and drummer Nate Winn. Pianist, composer, and writer Ethan Iverson was a founding member of The Bad Plus, a game-changing collective with Reid Anderson and David King. The New York Times called TBP “…Better than anyone at melding…

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The Trunino Lowe Quartet

Wednesday, May 29 @ 8:00 pm
$10.00

A rising star on the scene Trunino is a trumpeter to watch out for!  

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The Corey Kendrick Trio

Thursday, May 30 @ 8:00 pm
No Cover Charge

Corey Kendrick is a pianist, composer, recording artist, and educator living in Detroit. Praised by Downbeat Magazine as a “very accomplished, highly gifted jazz pianist” with “a patient, maturing voice,” Kendrick has a skillful touch that is both immediately recognizable and deeply expressive. Kendrick has…

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The Corey Kendrick Trio

Thursday, May 30 @ 8:00 pm
No Cover Charge

Corey Kendrick is a pianist, composer, recording artist, and educator currently living in Detroit, MI. Praised by Downbeat Magazine’s John Ephland as a “very accomplished, highly gifted jazz pianist” with “a patient, maturing voice,” Kendrick has a skillful touch that is both immediately recognizable and…

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Roger Jones and Higher Calling

Friday, May 31 @ 9:00 pm
$10.00

Roger L. Jones II is a native of Flint Mi. Since 1989 he has worked professionally with various artists in the USA, Japan, and Turkey. Roger discovered his musical abilities when he was a youngster at church. His gospel background provided a spring board to…

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Saturday, June 2019

Evan Mercer Trio

Saturday, June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
No Cover Charge

Our early Saturday piano trio series, led by Evan, a fine young pianist along with several strong young musicians that have all graduated from WSU. Evan now tours throughout the world with soul diva Bettye LaVette. Evan Mercer on piano, Samuel Chase Harris on string…

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The Theron Brown Trio

Saturday, June 1 @ 9:30 pm
$10.00

Born and raised in Zanesville, Ohio, Theron currently resides in Akron, Ohio, where he is an adjunct professor of Jazz Piano at Kent State University, and he is immensely involved in promoting jazz and classical music. Theron is also the co-founder and director of the…

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Sunday Brunch w/ Jarrod Champion

Sunday, June 2 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, June 9, 2019

No Cover Cahrge

Jarrod Champion is a self-taught pianist, vocalist, organist, songwritier and multi-instrumentalist. Born in a suburb east of Detroit, Michigan, he’s the son of two working class parents, both trained pianists. Originally based in rock and roll, Jarrod eventually spread out into the prominent jazz, blues…

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The James O’Donnell Trio

Sunday, June 2 @ 7:00 pm
No Cover Charge

Trumpeter/vocalist James O'Donnell has been entertaining Detroit audiences for years. He has toured around the globe and lived in Mexico City. He brings plenty of swing and humor to whatever he does! James grew up listening to Detroit trumpet great Johnny Trudell.  His teachers and…

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Matt LoRusso Trio

Wednesday, June 5 @ 8:00 pm
No Cover Charge

Guitarist Matt LoRusso is no stranger to the stage at Cliff Bell's and he always brings a top-notch band!

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Scott Gwinnell Jazz Orchestra

Thursday, June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
$10.00

The Scott Gwinnell Jazz Orchestra is the multi-award winning, internationally acclaimed 16 piece group based out of Detroit, MI. The ensemble plays the compositions and arrangements of its leader, and features the best professional musicians that the region offers. A student band opens things up…

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The Jeff Shoup Quartet

Friday, June 7 @ 9:00 pm
$10.00

A lifelong Michigan resident, drummer Jeff Shoup has performed all over the state of Michigan in a wide variety of styles and settings over the last twenty five years. The list of musicians with whom Jeff has performed continues to grow, and includes Fareed Haque,…

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Samuel Chase Harris Trio

Saturday, June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
No Cover Charge

Sam is a strong young acoustic bass player and he will lead the dinner time band on this evening.

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Michael Zaporski’s FUTUREVISIONS

Saturday, June 8 @ 9:30 pm
$10.00

Michael Zaporski’s FUTUREVISIONS explodes across the soundscape, taking audiences on a lyrical epic, connecting two continents and two quintessential traditions: American Jazz and West African rhythms. Their performances are a whirlwind of dynamic energy leaving listeners hanging on every pulse-pounding note. Jazz aficionados and novices…

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Sunday Brunch w/ Jarrod Champion

Sunday, June 9 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, June 9, 2019

No Cover Cahrge

Jarrod Champion is a self-taught pianist, vocalist, organist, songwritier and multi-instrumentalist. Born in a suburb east of Detroit, Michigan, he’s the son of two working class parents, both trained pianists. Originally based in rock and roll, Jarrod eventually spread out into the prominent jazz, blues…

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The Frost Middle School Jazz Band

Sunday, June 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$10.00

From Livonia, MI, The Frost Middle School Jazz Band is under the direction of Michael Rais. The jazz band is made up of 22 members that auditioned for this group. The Jazz Band is one of the highest ensembles at Frost M.S. The Jazz band…

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Seth Ebersole & in Absentia

Sunday, June 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$10

With - David Dunham - guitar, Liany Mateo - Bass, Madison George - drum set - Seth M Ebersole is the Jazz Artist in Residence at Saginaw Valley State University as well as the Jazz Woodwind Faculty at the Kalamazoo Jazz & Creative Institute. The…

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The Jesse Kramer Trio

Wednesday, June 12 @ 8:00 pm
No Cover Charge

Based in Ann Arbor, Jesse Kramer is one of the most in demand drummers in Metro Detroit. Kramer leads this energetic trio featuring Max Bowen on guitar and Brian Juarez on bass. The trio combines contemporary Jazz, avant garde, and Afro-Latin for an eclectic musical…

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Tariq Gardner’s Evening Star

Thursday, June 13 @ 8:00 pm
$10

Evening Star is a Space Odyssey led by Detroit Drummer and 2018 U of M SMTD graduate Tariq Gardner. The group has its roots in Detroit’s expansive musical tradition blending the city’s rich Jazz legacy. With its history of musicians being largely malleable to fit…

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Private Event

Friday, June 14
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The Evan Mercer Trio

Saturday, June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
No Cover Charge

Our early Saturday piano trio series, led by Evan, a fine young pianist along with several strong young musicians that have all graduated from WSU. Evan now tours throughout the world with soul diva Bettye LaVette. Evan Mercer on piano, Samuel Chase Harris on string…

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Charlie Ballantine

Saturday, June 15 @ 9:30 pm
$10

Indianapolis-based guitarist/composer Charlie Ballantine continues on the eclectic path forged on Providence (Self Produced, 2016) on Where Is My Mind?, his third self-produced outing as a leader. Ballantine is again joined by alto saxophonist/flutist Amanda Gardier, with a new rhythm section of bassist Jessie Whittman…

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Fathers Day Brunch with Shawn McDonald

Sunday, June 16 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
No Cover Charge

Shawn plays blues, boogie-woogie and jazz piano and is a strong vocalist as well. He has toured much of the world with Larry McCray, Alberta Adams, Joe Weaver & Johnnie Bassett

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Father’s Day Dinner featuring Steven Taetz Ensemble

Sunday, June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$10.00

Celebrate Father's day with vintage pop, swing, and jazz singer and composer/lyricist Steven Taetz from Toronto. He will be singing hits made popular by Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and his own new standards that have been praised by JazzTimes. Taetz is joined by talented bassist…

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Kenji Lee & Friends

Tuesday, June 18 @ 8:00 pm
No Cover Charge

Saxophonist Kenji Lee, drummer David Alvarez III, guitarist Sasha Kashperko, and bassist Brian Juarez will be at Cliff Bell’s on Tuesday, June 18th. Musicians typically sit-in after the first set.

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Maureen Choi

Wednesday, June 19 @ 8:00 pm
$10.00

“Maureen Choi is one of those rare talents that can navigate in a number of musical styles from classical to jazz and everything in between” – James Nadal. All About Jazz. Maureen Choi returns to her home state to present her new album, “THEIA”. Now…

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Mike Monford

Thursday, June 20 @ 8:00 pm
$10

Detroit saxophonist and educator Mike Monford brings to listeners a unique performance experience with a classic jazz foundation layered with avant-garde, Hip-hop, and soul.

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