The Keller/Kocher Quintet is the product of a longtime shared passion for George Shearing's innovative quintet format.
Paul Keller and Cary Kocher have played together since high school days. The Keller/Kocher Quintet is the product of a longtime shared passion for George Shearing's innovative quintet format. Keller has toured and recorded with Diana Krall, and has worked internationally with John PIzzarelli. He has led his own big band, the Paul Keller Orchestra, for thirty years. Kocher has a classical pedigree, playing regularly with the symphony; he teaches percussion at the University of Michigan, and fronts the local favorite salsa band Los Gatos.
Suggested Entertainment FeeWith the goal of providing amazing hospitality with minimal rules, the Blue LLama Jazz Club doesn't have a mandatory cover charge when featuring local and regional artists. However, our mission is to bring the best talent to our community and you will see a "suggested entertainment fee" line on the check. While it's not required, you're welcome to add the suggested amount per person to help us continue our mission of presenting amazing music five days a week on the Blue LLama stage.