This Week's Events at the Raphael Hotel

The Mengel Brothers

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Chaz draws a loyal flock of regulars Sunday nights to hear a diverse repertoire performed by the Mengel Brothers. Dana and Les Mengel are among the top classical musicians in the Kansas City area. Both studied at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and appear as members of many local Community Orchestras. Dana, violinist, is a noted composer whose works have been performed across the country and are included in their play list. Les, cellist/bassist, has performed with the Kansas City Symphony, taught at William Jewell College and reached semi-finals in the Concours International Chamber Music Competition in Paris. Guests appreciate their fresh stylings on classical compositions as well as riffs on jazz, pop and rock from artists such as the Beatles and Doors.

Other Upcoming Events

Max Levy Duo

Raphael Hotel, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 6:00 pm
A talented and well-educated jazz saxophonist (B.A. in music performance with jazz studies emphasis from East Carolina University and graduate studies at UMKC Conservatory of Music), headliner Max Levy has performed in big bands, combos, pit orchestras and headlined ensembles around the world. Max currently resides in Kansas City where he works with mentors Dan Thomas and Bobby Watson to refine his music.

A La Mode Trio

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:00 pm
A la Mode features guitarist/composer Clayton DeLong with vocalist/percussionist Jesica Poell. Born in California and raised in Kansas City, Clayton began playing guitar at age 16. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from University of Missouri Kansas City, Conservatory of Music where he studied jazz guitar under Kansas City greats such as Rod Fleeman, Danny Embrey and Bobby Watson. Jessica has studied classical voice and performed on stages from Arrowhead Stadium to Carnegie Hall to the Plaza Art Fair and is a Chaz favorite. The A la Mode duo performs jazz from standards to French gypsy, Latin and swing

British Invasion

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Friday, March 31, 2017 at 7:00 pm
British Invasion reproduces the sounds of the Beatles, Dave Clark Five, Gerry & the Pacemakers, the Rolling Stones and many of the other British bands that flooded the US airwaves starting in 1964. The foursome includes acoustic and electric guitars, bass and keyboards as well as strong lead vocals and harmonies.