Oklahoma Performing Artist Roster
Jazz & Blues
The Performing Artist Roster is a resource list of Oklahoma performing artists who have been vetted by the Oklahoma Arts Council and are available to perform in communities around the state. Artists on the roster include some of the state’s finest soloists, orchestras, and ensembles in music, theatre and dance. Styles range from classical to contemporary to experimental.
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Barron Ryan combines his many musical influences into a musical adventure that’s vintage yet fresh, historical yet hip, classic yet cool.
Bravo Brass Quintet
The Bravo Brass Quintet is a versatile and dynamic chamber ensemble composed of the full-time, professional brass musicians of the Tulsa Philharmonic.
Roz Brown's high energy interactive shows take you on a journey from Blues, Jazz to Rock & Roll while mixing in timeless classics and show tunes along the way.
Those who have witnessed Cruz's performance immediately become entranced at the precision, speed and complexity with which his fingers strike the strings of his guitar to create a symphony of sound unusual to just one instrument.
Duo-Sonics: Dave Berntson & Bob Parker
The Duo-Sonics, David Berntson on harmonica and vocals, and Bob Parker on guitar and vocals, have been performing their unique variety of Blues to audiences for 10 years.
Sunshine Hahn is a young and talented singer/songwriter who has chosen the Blues as her muse. Her commitment to the form and respect for the traditions and heritage of this music is evident from start to finish of every performance.
Richard Hart is more than just a jazz guitarist. Hart is the consummate musician. In a career that spans over four decades, he has proven himself a versatile composer, arranger and producer in many different musical styles and contexts.
Grammy and Emmy nominated musician David B. Hooten is a trumpet soloist residing in Oklahoma City.
Howard Hanger Jazz Fantasy
Howard Hanger is a master entertainer and jazz musician who has toured all over the world. His unique ability to relate his music to all people, from small children to senior citizens, is unparalleled.
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
Since 1994, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey (JFJO) has brought their impressionistic, improvisational vision from the Midwest to the world's finest clubs and festivals.
Larry Pierce Combo
The Larry Pierce Combo feature the best in eclectic standards and 'user friendly' jazz for everyone.
Matt Schinske's concerts are timeless as he includes his own eclectic mix of original compositions as well as arrangements of favorite standards, ballads, and popular hits from yesterday and today.
With an upscale taste, Maurice Johnson offers a familiar and compelling performance of lush jazz standards, smooth contemporary jazz, R&B, Latin, originals and more.
Members of Rascal Bassoons have made names for themselves as professional musicians who are experienced in the performance of bassoon and contrabassoon. Among the group's sets, its "Beatles" set, featuring electric bassoons accompanied by the backing of the Fab Four, has received rave reviews.
A versatile artist with decades of performance experience, Janet Rutland offers a diverse repertoire consisting of vintage jazz, pop, and country music.
Ryan & Ryan
Ryan & Ryan is a dynamic father-son piano duo that blends classic and contemporary music into an enthralling concert experience.
Selby Minner: Blues on the Move
Selby is a highly esteemed blues singer/musician who toured non-stop for 12 years with blues legend D.C. Minner before settling at his birthplace of Rentiesville, Oklahoma.
Sugar Free Allstars
The Sugar Free Allstars are a fun and funky organ/drum duo with lots of energy. They have toured all over the country playing clubs, festivals, libraries and schools.
Justin Witte is a self-taught singer/songwriter specializing blues and roots music.
(Note: Performing Roster artists are not employees of the Oklahoma Arts Council)