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Cookin’ at the O


Oldenburg House and Oldenburg Arts and Cultural Community dedicates serves up world-class blues/jazz, great food, drink and fun. Let the good times roll! This concert dining experience will not leave you wondering why we chose to call it, Cookin’ at the O.

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Winter/Spring 2020 Schedule

Friday, February 14

Sarah Greer | $65

6:30 – 10:00 pm


STEVEN HOLBERT, piano
JOEY PETTIT, bass
GLENN SWANSON, drums


PURCHASE TICKETS

Sarah Greer, Twin Cities-based improvisational vocalist, who has performed on local and international stages. Sarah works primarily on multi-disciplinary projects that support spontaneity, community and co-creation.

Performing regularly in the Twin Cities with a cappella ensemble the Give Get Sistet and jazz quintet BLU-7, as well as guest-ing with a variety of players in other projects and collaborations throughout Minnesota (Anthony Cox’s Riotus N and Jay Young’s Lyric Factory to name a few).

As Sarah puts it, “I share my voice and my artistry through improvising in performance.”

Saturday, February 15

Sarah Greer | $65

6:30 – 10:00 pm


STEVEN HOLBERT, piano
JOEY PETTIT, bass
GLENN SWANSON, drums


PURCHASE TICKETS

Sarah Greer, Twin Cities-based improvisational vocalist, who has performed on local and international stages. Sarah works primarily on multi-disciplinary projects that support spontaneity, community and co-creation.

Performing regularly in the Twin Cities with a cappella ensemble the Give Get Sistet and jazz quintet BLU-7, as well as guest-ing with a variety of players in other projects and collaborations throughout Minnesota (Anthony Cox’s Riotus N and Jay Young’s Lyric Factory to name a few).

As Sarah puts it, “I share my voice and my artistry through improvising in performance.”

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.

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.

Friday, April 24

Bruce Henry | $65

6:30 – 10:00 pm


RYAN FRANE, piano
TBD, 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.

Saturday, April 25

Bruce Henry | $65

6:30 – 10:00 pm


RYAN FRANE, piano
TBD, 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.