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**ATTENTION**

Due to the COVID-19 virus, all of the Cookin’ At The O jazz weekends are cancelled until further notice. We hope that we can get back together in the beginning of May and reschedule the performances for another time in the future. We are sorry for any inconveniences and hope that everyone can stay safe and healthy!

  Winter/Spring 2020 Schedule

CANCELLED


Friday, March 20

Jason Delaire | $65

6:30 – 10:00 pm


CHRIS LOMHEIM, piano |
MATTHEW MOBLEY, bass |
GLENN SWANSON, drums


PURCHASE TICKETS

Currently the keyboardist and saxophonist is in Michael Bolton’s band for the past 16 years. Jason has many years of experience touring nationally and internationally with renowned artists such as Donny Osmond, Prince, Oleta Adams, Alexander O’Neal, Richard Marx, Solo, and Cherrelle. Jason has also done studio work with Michael Bolton and Bobby Brown.

CANCELLED


Saturday, March 21

Jason Delaire | $65

6:30 – 10:00 pm


CHRIS LOMHEIM, piano |
MATTHEW MOBLEY, bass |
GLENN SWANSON, drums


PURCHASE TICKETS

Currently the keyboardist and saxophonist is in Michael Bolton’s band for the past 16 years. Jason has many years of experience touring nationally and internationally with renowned artists such as Donny Osmond, Prince, Oleta Adams, Alexander O’Neal, Richard Marx, Solo, and Cherrelle. Jason has also done studio work with Michael Bolton and Bobby Brown.

CANCELLED

Until Further Notice


Friday, April 24

Bruce Henry | $65

6:30 – 10:00 pm


RYAN FRANE, piano |
RICK HOULE, bass |
GLENN SWANSON, drums


PURCHASE TICKETS

Influenced by Nina Simone, Al Jarreau and John Coltrane, to name a few, Bruce’s music has taken him to four continents, garnering a large following in France and the Far East. He has an eclectic style of world influenced jazz vocals and composition. “he is a true master of the jazz art form.” – Mpls-St.Paul Magazine.

CANCELLED

Until Further Notice


Saturday, April 25

Bruce Henry | $65

6:30 – 10:00 pm


RYAN FRANE, piano |
RICK HOULE, bass |
GLENN SWANSON, drums


PURCHASE TICKETS

Influenced by Nina Simone, Al Jarreau and John Coltrane, to name a few, Bruce’s music has taken him to four continents, garnering a large following in France and the Far East. He has an eclectic style of world influenced jazz vocals and composition. “he is a true master of the jazz art form.” – Mpls-St.Paul Magazine.








Friday, May 22

Andrew Walesch | $65

6:30 – 10:00 pm


ANDREW WALESCH, piano & vocals |
BILL PETERSON, bass |
GLENN SWANSON, drums


PURCHASE TICKETS

Whether composing and arranging or appearing in settings ranging from solo artist to big band, this St. Cloud, Minnesota native, who criss-crosses the bold North playing dates big and small, is as respectful of his predecessors as he is ready to take a leap into the unknown and chart a new course.

His vocal and piano chops, along with his keen sensibility to find and interpret a great lyric, have lead to some great opportunities for Walesch, including an appearance on the nationally syndicated NPR broadcast Mountain Stage.


Saturday, May 23

Andrew Walesch | $65

6:30 – 10:00 pm


ANDREW WALESCH, piano & vocals |
BILL PETERSON, bass |
GLENN SWANSON, drums


PURCHASE TICKETS

Whether composing and arranging or appearing in settings ranging from solo artist to big band, this St. Cloud, Minnesota native, who criss-crosses the bold North playing dates big and small, is as respectful of his predecessors as he is ready to take a leap into the unknown and chart a new course.

His vocal and piano chops, along with his keen sensibility to find and interpret a great lyric, have lead to some great opportunities for Walesch, including an appearance on the nationally syndicated NPR broadcast Mountain Stage.

Friday, June 26

Debbie Duncan | $65

6:30 – 10:00 pm


Ryan Frane, piano |
Matthew Mobley, bass |
GLENN SWANSON, drums


PURCHASE TICKETS

Debbie has sung with Bobby Watson and Horizon, Roy Hargrove, Bobby Lyle, Jack McDuff, John Hendricks, Mark Murphy, Chicago’s legendary Von Freeman, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Rececca Paris. She received rave reviews opening for greats such as Herbie Hancock, Stephan Grapelli, Miles Davis, Lou Rawls and Joe Henderson.

Debbie Duncan may be considered the upper Midwest’s “best-kept-musical secret” but she has become a local legend and treasure in her home of Minneapolis. Her personality, vitality, and versatility all contribute to that fact. She is a terrific entertainer, and this is certainly part of her appeal. Most importantly, however, “she’s a superb vocalist, probably the finest in the area/” [Bob Protzman, St. Paul Pioneer Press]

Best Female Jazz Vocalist, Best Jazz Vocalist, Best Female Performer, Best Jazz Group, Best Jazz CD: Minnesota Music Awards

Saturday, June 27

Debbie Duncan | $65

6:30 – 10:00 pm


Ryan Frane, piano
matthew Mobley, bass
GLENN SWANSON, drums


PURCHASE TICKETS

Debbie has sung with Bobby Watson and Horizon, Roy Hargrove, Bobby Lyle, Jack McDuff, John Hendricks, Mark Murphy, Chicago’s legendary Von Freeman, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Rececca Paris. She received rave reviews opening for greats such as Herbie Hancock, Stephan Grapelli, Miles Davis, Lou Rawls and Joe Henderson.

Debbie Duncan may be considered the upper Midwest’s “best-kept-musical secret” but she has become a local legend and treasure in her home of Minneapolis. Her personality, vitality, and versatility all contribute to that fact. She is a terrific entertainer, and this is certainly part of her appeal. Most importantly, however, “she’s a superb vocalist, probably the finest in the area/” [Bob Protzman, St. Paul Pioneer Press]

Best Female Jazz Vocalist, Best Jazz Vocalist, Best Female Performer, Best Jazz Group, Best Jazz CD: Minnesota Music Awards.



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This activity is made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, thanks to appropriations from the Minnesota State Legislature’s general and arts and cultural heritage funds.

Cookin’ At the O is a celebration of jazz – the uniquely American art form that is full of creativity, love and vitality.

Each month, world class artists and fine food are presented at Oldenburg House in an intimate pop-up jazz+dinner club.

The community has warmly embraced Cookin’ at the O, showing that jazz continues to grab and hold audience’s attention.

OACC has a line-up of great musicians and chefs ready to coo up great music, food and fun in the Northland.