Paul Keller Orchestra

The Paul Keller Orchestra turns 26 years old!

The Paul Keller Orchestra is one of Michigan's finest, oldest, most-respected and well-traveled jazz big bands. The PKO has held forth every Monday night, for over twenty six years, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, first at the Bird of Paradise Jazz Club (13 years), then at the Firefly Club on Ashley Street (6 years), then at the New Firefly Club on Main Street (2 years), then at The Keystone Martini Bar (1 year) in Ypsilanti AND NOW at their NEW MONDAY NIGHT HOME: Zal Gaz Grotto located at 2070 W. Stadium Boulevard on the west side of Ann Arbor. Since its inception in 1989 by string bassist, composer and arranger Paul Keller, the PKO has maintained the highest standards of musical excellence and has enjoyed providing top-quality jazz and entertainment to their loyal fan base. The PKO's voluminous library of over 1,000 arrangements includes classic, obscure and original big band material from the entire history of jazz.

Recordings by the Paul Keller Orchestra can be purchased at www.pkorecords.com.

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Paul Keller Orchestra Aired: 04/28/2016

Watch the encore set from bassist and composer Paul Keller and his big band from Ann Arbor features Sarah D'Angelo singing the classics "Fly Me to the Moon" and "Cry Me a River." Keller showcases the band with the PKO original, "I Want to Be Happy." Recorded at Lansing JazzFest 2015 in the capital city's historic Old Town district.

PKO is...

Paul Keller

Leader, String Bass


Duncan McMillan

Piano


 

Mark Kieme

Saxophones


Steve Wood

Saxophones, Flute


Paul Finkbeiner

Trumpet


Brandon Cooper

Trumpet


Luther Bird

Trumpet


Jimmy Smith

Trumpet


Terry Kimura

Trombone


Tony Bucelli

Trombone


Brooks Barnes

Trombone