This Week's Events at the Raphael Hotel

British Invasion

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Friday, August 26, 2016 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.

Havilah Bruders

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 10:00 am
Havilah Bruders is a versatile and soulful Kansas City vocalist who performs a variety of genres as though each was her sole focus. Raised in a singing family, this classically trained vocalist claims the golden age of jazz and swing as the soundtrack to her life. Her ability with jazz improvisation and her love affair with jazz, swing and Delta blues makes her one of Chaz’s favorite jazz singers.

Black Stallion Wine Tasting

The Raphael Hotel, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Join us on the patio August 27 to experience the story of Black Stallion wines expressed in a trilogy of the Napa Valley winery's Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon set to the score of sizzling hot samba by the Midwest Mamba King, Miguel DeLeon. More info @ http://www.raphaelkc.com/chazontheplaza/special-offers

Miguel Mambo and Carte-Blanc

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Miguel “El Mambo” DeLeon became known as the “Midwest Mambo King” in the early 1980s when he introduced Salsa and true Latin Jazz to Midwestern audiences. A first generation Puerto Rican-American, Miguel has performed with Latin legends since the 1970s like the legendary Tito Puente (Sr.), Poncho Sanchez, Grupo Niche, Grupo Gale and Santana. He is a recording artist and performer extraordinaire. He is featured this evening with his Cárte-Blánc combo performing sizzling hot Latin Jazz/Samba/Bossa Nova Classic sounds.

A La Mode Trio

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm
A la Mode Duo 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.

Flyzone Duo

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 10:00 am
ThIs is a dynamic duo of veteran jazz, and r&b musicians. Jaisson Taylor is regarded as one of the top jazz, blues, and R&B drummers/vocalists in the KC Metro area. His experience spans other genres, including African, South American and modern American percussion methods and styles. His rich and smooth vocals has made him sought after for recording and voice overs in KC and has earned him a high reputation as a recording artist. Vocalist/guitarist Ric Barron’s wide range and octave abilities gives him the ability to accurately sing in different genres from country and American folk to jazz, blues, funk and rock. Ric has established himself as a one of the best overall guitarists in the region. He earned first place at the Estes Park International Duet Singing Competition, and in 2012 was inducted into the Kansas Music Hall of Fame.

Flyzone Duo

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 10:00 am
ThIs is a dynamic duo of veteran jazz, and r&b musicians. Jaisson Taylor is regarded as one of the top jazz, blues, and R&B drummers/vocalists in the KC Metro area. His experience spans other genres, including African, South American and modern American percussion methods and styles. His rich and smooth vocals has made him sought after for recording and voice overs in KC and has earned him a high reputation as a recording artist. Vocalist/guitarist Ric Barron’s wide range and octave abilities gives him the ability to accurately sing in different genres from country and American folk to jazz, blues, funk and rock. Ric has established himself as a one of the best overall guitarists in the region. He earned first place at the Estes Park International Duet Singing Competition, and in 2012 was inducted into the Kansas Music Hall of Fame.

The Mengel Brothers

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 5:00 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.

The Mengel Brothers

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 5:00 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

Bryan Redmond Duo

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Monday, August 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Bryan Redmond Duo

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Monday, August 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Gerald Spaits Duo

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Gerald Spaits Duo

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Matt Hopper

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Matt Hopper

Chaz on the Plaza, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Cubanisms

Raphael Hotel, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 4:00 pm
A small town Missouri boy who studied classical guitar at UMKC and a small town Cuban girl with a global economics degree from the University of Havana meet in Cuba and fall instantly in love. Three years later, Dali Pupo Barrios and Michael McClintock are married and happily sharing life in Kansas City – and their love of authentic Cuban music and culture. Come, experience a rare educational and entertaining cultural exchange through their performance.

Rivertown Band

Raphael Hotel, Kansas City, United States, 64112
Friday, September 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Formed in 2012, Rivertown’s three-part harmony style, imagination and artistic talent meld country and rock genres in a way that is, well, harmonious. Their song list reflects the artists who have influenced them – Little Big Town, The Band Perry, Lady Antebellum, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Dwight Yoakam, Garth Brooks, Fleetwood Mac and Queen among others. It also includes the band’s originals, like You Keep the House, Country Sumner Nights and She Shoots Like the Devil.