The Blue Room’s weekly line up for the June 18th-23rd
Kansas City, Mo June 15, 2012- The Blue Room, one of DownBeat Magazine’s top 100 Jazz Clubs, is continuing bringing in top notch acts. Lisa Engelken
one of the top current female vocalist in Jazz will be performing on Friday June 22nd . Come see the woman whom The Jazz Times said, ...puts the 'extra' in extraordinary.”
Monday June 18th will feature Dwight Foster
and Rich Hill
. Foster is a former member of the historical Kansas City Jazz ensemble The Scamps where he served as lead saxophonist. Hill is a self taught keyboard, organ and piano savant who has toured the world and now teaches his craft at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Thursday the 21st will feature Origins of Groove
featuring Paul Roberts
. The Origins of Groove are a Jazz/Funk fusion band headed up Roberts on keyboard. They perform original music and cover of late 60’s and early 70’s funk hits.
The weekend closes out with Everette DeVan
with Lori Tucker
on Saturday June 23rd . Devan is a well renowned Jazz organist who has released 5 albums and has performed internationally too much acclaim. Tucker is known as a member of the quartet The Wild Women of Kansas City and for her powerful abilities to perform admirably in multiple genres of music including Jazz, Blues, R&B and Gospel.
The mission of the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City is to celebrate and exhibit the experience of jazz as an original American art form through Performance, Education, Exhibition and Research