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Paul Keller
  • Biography
  • Shedd Appearances
Paul Keller has earned his moniker The House Bassist For The State Of Michigan. He’s a respected 40-year veteran, jazz master and hero of the Michigan jazz scene. Paul loves playing a variety of styles from traditional jazz of the 1920s and 30s to swing to bebop and beyond. He’s a devoted student of the Great American Songbook. Every Monday night since 1989, Paul has expertly led his 15-piece big band The Paul Keller Orchestra at Zal Gaz Grotto in Ann Arbor. He also performs regularly at ZGG with his trio, quartet and quintet, often with his favorite singer Sarah D’Angelo. Paul’s passion is composing and arranging for his various large and small ensembles. Zal Gaz Grotto gives him the weekly outlet to present his incredible original work to the world. Paul’s jazz resume is impressive. Paul Keller has recorded and toured the world with Diana Krall, Russell Malone, John and Bucky Pizzarelli and Eddie Higgins. Paul is proud of his work with Detroit jazz legends Tom Saunders, Bess Bonnier, Chuck Robinette, Larry Nozero, Marcus Belgrave and Charlie Gabriel. Paul has provided strong, empathic and creative string bass accompaniment for a myriad of stars including Terry Gibbs, Joe Williams, Teddy Wilson, Byron Stripling, Ann Hampton Calloway, Warren and Alan Vache. Since 2010, Paul Keller has been a member of the Wayne State University Jazz Faculty in Detroit
2022
Mar 2-5OFAM Winter 2022When You're SmilingJaqua
Mar 3OFAM Winter 2022Jazzin' The BluesJaqua
Mar 4OFAM Winter 2022Rockin' In RhythmJaqua
Mar 6OFAM Winter 2022Fascinating RhythmJaqua
Jul 31OFAM 2022Duke & The CountJaqua
Aug 2OFAM 2022Begin The BeguineJaqua
Aug 3OFAM 2022Body And SoulJaqua
Aug 4OFAM 2022Kansas City SwingsJaqua
Aug 5OFAM 2022Air Mail SpecialJaqua
Aug 6OFAM 2022All Or Nothing At AllJaqua
2023
Jan 18-21OFAM 2023 WinterLazy BonesJaqua
Jan 19OFAM 2023 WinterFlying HomeJaqua
Jan 20OFAM 2023 WinterGroovin' HighJaqua
Jan 22OFAM 2023 WinterHot HouseJaqua
Paul Keller appears in these I'll Be Seeing You events:
Wednesday Jan 18
7:30 pLazy Bones
Thursday Jan 19
7:30 pFlying Home
Friday Jan 20
7:30 pGroovin' High
Saturday Jan 21
1:30 pLazy Bones
Sunday Jan 22
4:00 pHot House
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