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We will have LIVE Music in the Marquee Bar many Friday and Saturday nights from 6:30 to 10:30pm!You don't need to see a movie to come and enjoy the music and grab a bite in our Marquee Bar and Grill

Live Jazz Friday and Saturday Nights

6:30-10:30pm

 

Friday, December 6th: Kathleen Holeman Duo

Kathleen has performed with many great artists such as Gary Foster, Louie Bellson, Kim Park, and the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra. She has also performed in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Mississippi, Indiana and Georgia for festivals, series and private events.

She directs the Ray Alburn Big Band and leads smaller combos in clubs, restaurants and private venues. She has been a judge at several jazz competitions, and has been a private music teacher for over 20 years for voice, trombone, and piano.

Currently the Director of Vocal Jazz and Jazz Piano at Missouri Western State University, also teaching Aural Skills and serving as Music Theater music advisor. She holds a Bachelor of Instrumental Music Education with a vocal certification degree from Missouri Western State College and a Master of Music degree from University of Missouri–Kansas City. She directs the Missouri Western Vocal Jazz Ensemble, formed in 2009.

Saturday, December 7th: Lori Tucker Duo


Lori Tucker is a versatile vocalist and an entrepreneur. Lori’s expressive vocals have enabled her to hold long term engagements in many of Kansas City’s finest venues. In addition to rhythm and blues, jazz and blues she’s widely recognized in the gospel arena. On numerous occasions, she was a featured guest with the world famous Twentieth Century Ink Spots and has performed with Everette DeVan and the late Richard “Groove” Holmes. She has also performed the National Anthem for many civic and sports events, including the Los Angeles Lakers and the Kansas City Royals. Lori was also co-owner of Grace Audio/Video Enterprises, LLC and a member of the award winning vocal group, The Wild Women of Kansas City. Since the early 70’s, the public has enjoyed her melodic tones on recordings, radio and television.

 

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Friday, December 13th: Jazzy Jazz Duo

“Jazzy Jazz” is a local Kansas City singer and flautist with a formal background in both classical and jazz music. Born and raised in Okinawa, Japan, she pursued her formal music education with a full Scholarship to The New England Conservatory of Music and later Berkelee School of Music. Jazzy Jazzy’s love of blues/rock gained her recognition as a Kansas City International Blues Competition winner. Jazzy Jazz is best known for her diverse musical catalogue blending classical, blues/jazz, rock, pop and soul. Her deep sultry voice and sassy swinging flute delivers a performance that the Kauffman Center for the Performing showcased. Join us for an evening of Jazzy Jazz Music.

 

Friday, December 14th: A Couples Duet

Enjoy the sweet sonds of jazz of A Couples Duet Friday night at B&B Theatres Lee's Summit Newlongview!

Friday, December 20th: A La Mode

A La Mode will leave you thinking you’ve been transported back in time! You will be immersed in an experience that spotlights the very essence of Prohibition-era Kansas City.

The spirits of Django Reinhardt and the sultry songstresses of the past are alive and well in the present – all that it takes is a trip downtown to see KC Jazz band A La Mode. Led by UMKC graduate, guitarist Clayton DeLong and enchanting songstress Jesica “Baby J” DeLong, A La Mode takes that authentic, swinging, improvisational Kansas City style and blends it with French and gypsy jazz. Joined by KC’s finest players on upright bass, violin, drums, brass and more, A La Mode is a staple of today’s Kansas City Jazz scene. Their debut album, “C’est si Bón” was released in October of 2016 and can be heard on jazz radio stations across the US.

Saturday, December 21st: Amber Underwood Duo

Jazz flutist, educator, band director, model and vocalist Amber Underwood is a native of Kansas City and has been entertaining and performing music since the tender age of 8. Beginning her musical journey on the piano and soon after began playing classical flute.
Amber has been a presence in the Kansas City jazz scene making a place and a voice for her instrument. In the beginning of 2014 the Amber Underwood Project was formed with original members Drew Davis, DeAndre Manning, and Tyree Johnson with the mission to showcase an instrument that is normally used as an auxiliary instrument in jazz but now as a solo instrument. AUP is a modern and fresh take on smooth jazz and R&B sounds. AUP uses the rich tones and colors of the flute to interpret the various styles and genres of jazz.

 

Friday, December 27th: Paula Saunders Duo

Lori Tucker is a versatile vocalist and an entrepreneur. Lori’s expressive vocals have enabled her to hold long term engagements in many of Kansas City’s finest venues. In addition to rhythm and blues, jazz and blues she’s widely recognized in the gospel arena. On numerous occasions, she was a featured guest with the world famous Twentieth Century Ink Spots and has performed with Everette DeVan and the late Richard “Groove” Holmes. She has also performed the National Anthem for many civic and sports events, including the Los Angeles Lakers and the Kansas City Royals. Lori was also co-owner of Grace Audio/Video Enterprises, LLC and a member of the award winning vocal group, The Wild Women of Kansas City. Since the early 70’s, the public has enjoyed her melodic tones on recordings, radio and television.

Saturday, December 28th: Hot Club KC

ADAM GALBLUM is a jazz violinist in Kansas City, Missouri. He is bandleader of Hot Club KC, gypsy jazz band.

A Kansas City native, Galblum 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 a multi-instrumentalist and features members of acclaimed Infamous Stringdusters and Punch Brothers.