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Alex’s most recent project is his newly released debut album as a band leader entitled, ‘Fortunate Action’ featuring three of his closest piano associates.

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/14/2013 - 20:00

Valerie Simpson

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 6:00pm

Singer/songwriter Valerie Simpson and late husband Nick Ashford formed one of the most powerful musical duos of the modern era.
These master architects of Soul penned hits including “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “I’m Every Woman,” and “Solid.” This week Simpson reminisces about their work and life.

Bobby McFerrin: VOCAbuLarieS

Monday, July 15, 2013 - 6:00pm

Bobby McFerrin introduces a major work for a rhythmically-charged, internationally-cast, improvising choir. McFerrin’s sprawling work evokes African chant, gospel energy, Motown soul, minimalism and jazz polyphony – and this exhilarating performance also features a role for the Rose Theater audience.


Tuck and Patti are celebrating 35 years of music collaboration with a year long celebration touring, as well as releasing a new CD in the first half of 2013!
See Tuck & Patti here

Show: $30
Dinner & Show: $70

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/09/2013 - 20:00
Fri, 08/09/2013 - 22:00
Sat, 08/10/2013 - 20:00
Sat, 08/10/2013 - 22:00


The saxophonist, Steve Cole, is one of the most celebrated players in contemporary jazz, having sold hundreds of thousands of albums worldwide and scored four #1 R&R Smooth Jazz hits. He just finished his 7th solo album to be released in August.

Guitarist and vocalist Nick Colionne has blazed a trail to the top of the ranks of today's stars. Combining all of the various influences of his music career from jazz to R&B to blues to rock, he has created an unmistakable sound and vibe that is instantly recognizable.

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/08/2013 - 20:00
Thu, 08/08/2013 - 22:00


Shuggie Otis is an American singer-song writer, recording artist and multi-instrumentalist having topped the R&B charts with his composition “Strawberry Letter 23”.

Shuggie Otis' 2CD collection Inspiration Information/Wings Of Love is now available for purchase on Amazon and iTunes.  Artist's Website;  Shuggie Otis - Information Inspiration

Show: $38
Dinner & Show: $78

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/07/2013 - 20:00


Terence Blanchard is an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, arranger, and film score composer. Since he emerged on the scene in 1980 with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra and then shortly thereafter with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Blanchard has been a leading artist in jazz. He was an integral figure in the 1980s jazz resurgence, recording several award-winning albums and performing  with the jazz elite.

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/02/2013 - 20:00
Fri, 08/02/2013 - 22:00


Somi is a U.S. singer and songwriter of Ugandan and Rwandan descent. She is perhaps one of the most creative soul and jazz musician in Africa.

Having lived in Zambia, Kenya, and Tanzania, upon moving to New York City Somi was the featured vocalist in the African Globe Theatre production of Drums under the African Sky.

She has also successfully performed in Clubs around NY City and Internationally. Listen to Somi here.

Show: $25
Dinner & Show: $65

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/01/2013 - 20:00

Fat City Band

Always fun! Always a party when Fat City Band comes to Chan’s! Bring your party and dancing shoes for a great time! Website  YouTube

Tickets: $12

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/31/2013 - 20:00

Popa Chubby

The amazing guitarist Popa Chubby the Prince of rockin' urban blues return to rock the House of Chan and for his favorite egg rolls. Website  YouTube

Tickets: $20

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/30/2013 - 20:00


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