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Jake Simpson: The 'Holiday' Standard

Cover: $20 // Show: 8:00pm

Long before his prize-winning Pop performances on Star Search, his now infamous R&B duets on The Oprah Winfrey Show or sharing the stage with artists like Earth, Wind & Fire, Adam Lambert and Stevie Wonder, singer JAKE SIMPSON was best known across the mid-West as an up-and-coming Crooner; paying for college & cutting his teeth singing his favorite classic songs in cozy Jazz Clubs across the heartland.

Now, Simpson revisits these beloved standards in his new show entitled 'Jake Simpson: The 'Holiday' Standard.' An evening of fresh & soulful arrangements from the American Songbook, classic Jazz & R&B Standards with a sprinkling of Holiday fare perfect for the most wonderful time of the year! 

Expect to hear your favorites made famous by Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder & more. Not just any old standard, critics rave about Simpson's "blue-eyed soul" and his "Amen-inducing" renditions of Holiday classics. 

"You Don't Know What Love Is" from The Standard -
"Isn't She Lovely with Stevie Wonder" from OWN Network -


Jake Simpson (Vox & Piano)
Kay-Ta Matsuno (MD, Guitar) 
Ben Shepard (Bass)
Chad Wright (Drums)
Kenneth Crouch (Piano)
Wes Smith (Sax)
Mike Cordone (Trumpet)
Lemar Guillary (Trombone) 

Earlier Event: December 20
Nan Schwartz
Later Event: December 22
Gregg Marx