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Sunday, November 16, 2014 St. Louis, MO
Paul Keller performs with clarinetist Dave Bennett and his band and the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra as they present Bennett's orchestral Pops show: A Salute To Benny Goodman - featuring 13 original Keller arrangements for full orchestra. The concert will be held at the J. Scheidegger Center For The Arts at Lindenwood University, 560 Trinity Ave., St. Louis, MO 63130. Call 314/421-3600 and/or check out stlphilharmonic.org/calendar.html

Monday, November 17, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI
The 15-piece Paul Keller Orchestra performs tonight and EVERY Monday night from 7 till 10 PM at Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium Boulevard (between Liberty and Pauline) on the west side of Ann Arbor. $10 cover charge at the door pays the band. Good food and drinks at Zal Gaz Grotto. No steps, air conditioning, FREE PARKING and GREAT BIG BAND JAZZ

Saturday, November 22, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI
San Francisco jazz vocalist Jackie Ryan performs at Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth Street. Accompanying Ms. Ryan will be bassist Paul Keller, drummer Pete Siers and pianist Ellen Rowe. Call 734/769-2999 for tickets.

Monday, November 24, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI
The 15-piece Paul Keller Orchestra performs tonight and EVERY Monday night from 7 till 10 PM at Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium Boulevard (between Liberty and Pauline) on the west side of Ann Arbor. PKO's special guests are Sixth Edition - Toledo's premier vocal jazz ensemble led by the great Lori LeFevre. PKO's special guest student big band to night is Hillsdale College Jazz Ensemble - directed by Chris McCoury. $10 cover charge at the door pays the band. Good food and drinks at Zal Gaz Grotto. No steps, air conditioning, FREE PARKING and GREAT BIG BAND JAZZ!

Friday, November 28, 2014 Royal Oak, MI
Jazz vocalist Beth Stalker performs from 8-midnight at Onyx, 208 W. Fifth Street, Royal Oak, MI. Performing with Beth will be string bassist Paul Keller, trumpeter Jimmy Smith and pianist Dale Grisa. No cover charge. Good food and drinks at Onyx. Jazz EVERY Friday and Saturday at Onyx! Call Onyx at 248/543-6911.

Saturday, November 29, 2014 Farmington, Mi
Paul Keller joins vocalist Meri Slaven and pianist Scott Gwinell for jazz at Pages Restaurant, 23621 Farmington Road in downtown Farmington. Music is from 7-10 PM. No cover charge. Great food and drinks at Pages! Call 248/477-0099.

Monday, December 1, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI
The 15-piece Paul Keller Orchestra performs tonight and EVERY Monday night from 7 till 10 PM at Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium Boulevard (between Liberty and Pauline) on the west side of Ann Arbor. Songbird Sarah D'Angelo will be there to sing her heart out with PKO. PKO's special guest student big band is Eastern Michigan University Jazz Band directed by Don Babcock. $10 cover charge at the door pays the band. Good food and drinks at Zal Gaz Grotto. No steps, air conditioning, FREE PARKING and GREAT BIG BAND JAZZ!

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 Livonia, MI
The 7-piece Paul Keller Ensemble perform Jazz Christmas Program from Noon till 1 PM in Presentation Room at the Vista Tech Center on the campus of Schoolcraft Community College. 18600 Haggerty Road (between Six and Seven Mile Roads). Join string bassist Paul Keller, pianist Ellen Rowe, drummer Stephen Boegehold, trombonist Terry Kimura , trumpeter Paul Finkbeiner, saxophonist Keith Kaminski and songbird Sarah D'Angelo for a festive program Yuletide Jazz and lots of holiday good cheer. This is a FREE, family-friendly musical event that both parents and kids will love!

Thursday, December 4, 2014 Cleveland, OH
Paul Keller, Pete Siers and pianist Dalton Ridenhour accompany the beautiful and talented 28-year old trumpeter/vocalist Bria Skonberg in two special concerts starting at 8 PM at Night Town jazz club, 12387 Cedar Road, Cleveland, OH. Call 216/795-0550. Check out www.nighttowncleveland.com. Bria Skonberg is a rising star in jazz! Don't miss this rare mid-west performance by Bria.

Friday, December 5, 2014 Detroit, MI
Paul Keller, Pete Siers and pianist Dalton Ridenhour accompany the beautiful and talented 28-year old trumpeter/vocalist Bria Skonberg in two special concerts at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave. Shows at 6 PM and 8 PM. FREE admission. Bria Skonberg is a rising star in jazz! Don't miss this rare mid-west performance by Bria.

Saturday, December 6, 2014 Livonia, MI
The 7-piece Paul Keller Ensemble perform Jazz Christmas Program from 7 till 9:30 PM at the Open Arms Church located at 33015 Seven Mile Road. Join string bassist Paul Keller, pianist Ellen Rowe, drummer Sean Dobbins, trombonist Terry Kimura, trumpeter Paul Finkbeiner, saxophonist Keith Kaminski and songbird Sarah D'Angelo for a festive program Yuletide Jazz and lots of holiday good cheer. This is a FREE, family-friendly musical event that both parents and kids will love! Call Open Arms Church at 248/471-5282. Check out Facebook at www.facebook.com/Livonia.OAC

Sunday, December 7, 2013 Ypsilanti, MI
The 7-piece Paul Keller Ensemble perform their annual Jazz Holiday Program from 2:00 PM till 3:30 PM at the Ypsilanti District Library located at 5577 Whitaker Road (about 1 and 1/2 miles south of I-94). Join string bassist Paul Keller, pianist Ellen Rowe, drummer Sean Dobbins, trombonist Terry Kimura, trumpeter Paul Finkbeiner, saxophonist Keith Kaminski and songbird Sarah D'Angelo for a festive program Yuletide Jazz and lots of holiday good cheer. This is a FREE, family-friendly musical event that both parents and kids will love! Call Ypsilanti District Library (on Whittaker Road) at 734/482-4110.

Monday, December 8, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI
The 15-piece Paul Keller Orchestra performs tonight and EVERY Monday night from 7 till 10 PM at Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium Boulevard (between Liberty and Pauline) on the west side of Ann Arbor. $10 cover charge at the door pays the band. Good food and drinks at Zal Gaz Grotto. No steps, air conditioning, FREE PARKING and GREAT BIG BAND JAZZ!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI
Paul Klinger's Easy Street Jazz Band plays a special jazz supper club gig at Ann Arbor City Club, 1830 Wastenaw Ave. Call 734/662-3279. Check out www.annarborcityclub.org.

Friday, December 12, 2014 Royal Oak, MI
Jazz vocalist Beth Stalker performs from 8-midnight at Onyx, 208 W. Fifth Street, Royal Oak, MI. Performing with Beth will be string bassist Paul Keller, pianist Dale Grisa and guitarist Chris Kurzwana. No cover charge. Good food and drinks at Onyx. Jazz EVERY Friday and Saturday at Onyx! Call Onyx at 248/543-6911.

Saturday, December 13, 2014 Royal Oak, MI
The Paul Keller AT SUNDOWN Quintet performs from 8-midnight at Onyx, 208 W. Fifth Street, Royal Oak, MI. Make a plan to join string bassist Paul Keller, vocalist/clarinetist Sarah D'Angelo, pianist Duncan McMillan, saxophonist Steve Wood, and drummer Stephen Boegehold. No cover charge. Good food and drinks at Onyx. Jazz EVERY Friday and Saturday at Onyx! Call Onyx at 248/543-6911.

Sunday, December 14, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI
The Ellen Rowe Trio's Kerrytown Concert House jazz series called ALL ABOUT THE TRIO continues today at 2 PM. The Ellen Rowe Trio is pianist/composer/educator Ellen Rowe, string bassist Paul Keller and drummer Pete Siers. Today's theme is Part 2 of a 2 Part Tribute To George and Ira Gershwin. Special guest trumpeter Bill Lucas will join the trio. The Bill and the trio will play several Gershwin songs and then discuss the "nuts and bolts" behind the "magic" of a performance. Q and A is welcomed. Kerrytown Concert House is located at 415 N. Fourth Ave. For reservations call 734/834-2133. Check out www.kerrytownconcerthouse.org.

Sunday, December 14, 2014 Birmingham, MI
The 7-piece Paul Keller Ensemble performs their Christmas Songs For Jazz Lovers program at B'Jazz Vespers @ Birmingham Baptist Church, 300 Willits (one block north of Maple in downtown Birmingham). With Keller, Sarah D'Angelo, Paul Finkbeiner, Steve Wood, Chris Smith, Ellen Rowe and Sean Dobbins. Showtime is 5 till 7:30 PM. Admission is FREE but an offering will be taken at intermission to pay the band.

Monday, December 15, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI
The 15-piece Paul Keller Orchestra performs tonight and EVERY Monday night from 7 till 10 PM at Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium Boulevard (between Liberty and Pauline) on the west side of Ann Arbor. Tonight PKO's special guest will be jazz vocalist Beth Stalker. $10 cover charge at the door pays the band. Good food and drinks at Zal Gaz Grotto. No steps, air conditioning, FREE PARKING and GREAT BIG BAND JAZZ!

Thursday, December 18, 2014 Detroit, MI
Paul Keller, Duncan McMillan and Sarah D'Angelo perform from 6 till 9 PM at the London Chop House, 155 W. Congress in downtown Detroit. Call 313/962-0277.

Friday, December 19, 2014 Royal Oak, MI
Jazz vocalist Beth Stalker performs from 8-midnight at Onyx, 208 W. Fifth Street, Royal Oak, MI. Performing with Beth will be string bassist Paul Keller, pianist Dale Grisa and guitarist Chris Kurzwana. No cover charge. Good food and drinks at Onyx. Jazz EVERY Friday and Saturday at Onyx! Call Onyx at 248/543-6911.

Monday, December 22, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI
The 15-piece Paul Keller Orchestra performs tonight and EVERY Monday night from 7 till 10 PM at Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium Boulevard (between Liberty and Pauline) on the west side of Ann Arbor. Tonight PKO's special guest will be jazz vocalist Lori LeFevre. $10 cover charge at the door pays the band. Good food and drinks at Zal Gaz Grotto. No steps, air conditioning, FREE PARKING and GREAT BIG BAND JAZZ!

Saturday, December 27, 2014 Royal Oak, MI
Jazz vocalist Liz Smith performs from 8-midnight at Onyx, 208 W. Fifth Street, Royal Oak, MI. Performing with Liz will be string bassist Paul Keller, pianist Dale Grisa and trumpeter Jimmy Smith. No cover charge. Good food and drinks at Onyx. Jazz EVERY Friday and Saturday at Onyx! Call Onyx at 248/543-6911.Sunday, December 14, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI

Monday, December 29, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI
NO GIG TONIGHT for the Paul Keller Orchestra at Zal Gaz Grotto. PKO returns to Zal Gaz Grotto at 8 PM on Friday, January 9 for their 26th Birthday Party at ZGG. PKO resumes regular EVERY MONDAY NIGHT big band activities on Monday, January 12, 2015.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 Southfield, MI
Come celebrate an "Early Bird New Year's Eve" with the Greater Detroit Jazz Society All Stars from 6 till 9 PM at Shield's of Southfield, 25101 Telegraph Road (just north of Ten Mile Road). Spectacular, entertaining, free-wheeling dixieland jazz will be provided by the GDJS All Stars: trumpeter Dave Tatrow, trombonist Ron Kischuck, clarinetist Carl Cafagna, pianist Glenn Tucker, string bassist Paul Keller and drummer Rich Michaels. $30 at the door includes the great music and Shield’s "signature" lemon chicken dinner. Cash bar. For reservations, call Rosemary Newton at 248/594-1211.

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EVERY MONDAY: The 15-piece Paul Keller Orchestra performs at Zal Gaz Grotto 2070 W. Stadium Boulevard on the west side of Ann Arbor (between Liberty and Pauline - across from the post office and next door to the Chrysler/Jeep dealership). NEW SHOWTIME is 7:00 PM till 9:45 PM. Great food and drinks! Ample, safe, and FREE Parking! Air-conditioning. No steps! Excellent acoustics. Friendly staff. $10.00 cover charge. Come and enjoy GREAT BIG BAND MUSIC every Monday night. It's a beloved Monday night TRADITION!

EVERY TUESDAY: Paul Klinger's Easy Street Jazz Band plays dixieland and traditional jazz from 5:30 PM till 8:30 PM at Zal Gaz Grotto located at 2070 W. Stadium Blvd. in Arbor, MI (halfway between Pauline Ave. and Jackson Ave.) Zal Gaz Grotto is on the NORTH side of Stadium Boulevard next to the Chrysler/Jeep dealership and across from the main Ann Arbor Post Office. Doors open at 4:00 PM. Full cash bar and good food available. $10.00 cover charge. Zal Gaz Grotto takes CASH ONLY (No credit cards).

Every Sunday Phil Ogilvie's Rhythm Kings perform at LIVE at PJ's in Ann Arbor from 5:00 PM till 8:00 PM. Phil Ogilvie's Rhythm Kings (PORK) is a 10-piece early jazz ensemble specializing in the music of Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington. LIVE @ PJ's is located at First Street in downtown Ann Arbor.

 

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