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Paul Keller Jazz Quintet
July 10, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Michigan Wine & Jazz Festival Showcase
Jazz string bassist Paul Keller brings his popular quintet to The Book Nook Java Shop in Montague, MI on sUNDAY jULY 10 from 7 till 9:30 PM for a spirited and entertaining evening of music that will feed your soul, lift your spirits and massage your ears! The PK5 features the high-powered talent of vocalist/clarinetist Sarah D’Angelo, vibraphonist extraordinaire Cary Kocher, the young genius of the piano Adam Mosley, and wizard of the guitar Ralph Tope. Keller and Co. will amaze and delight you with their virtuosity and their clever, swinging and jazzy musical arrangements of fun and familiar songs from the Great American Songbook. PK5 will give a tip of the hat to George Shearing, Nat King Cole, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. Paul and his gang are eager to please you with their happy brand of singing and swinging.
Veteran jazz string bassist, bandleader, composer, arranger, and educator Paul Keller is well-known as “ The House Bassist For The State of Michigan”. He seems to be everywhere performing great jazz. Paul’s Detroit resume includes hundreds of performances with late, great Detroit jazz heroes Bess Bonnier, Tom Saunders, Jack Brokensha, and Chuck Robinette and Larry Nozero. Paul has toured the world with jazz super-stars Diana Krall, John Pizzarelli, Russell Malone, and Eddie Higgins. For 33 years, Paul has expertly led his 15-piece big band, The Paul Keller Orchestra every Monday night at their home Zal Gaz Grotto, in Ann Arbor – over 3,000 shows and counting! Paul Keller, Sarah D’Angelo, Cary Kocher and Adam Mosley perform every Thursday night at downtown Detroit’s famous and historic London Chop House restaurant. For more information about Paul Keller and his music, check out www.PaulKellerJazz.com