Jazz on the Vine 2022
Welcome to Jazz on the Vine, a two-night live music event centered around the appreciation for jazz. The intimate inside event space offers the unique chance to experience up-close and dynamic performances by world-renowned jazz musicians: Boney James, Lindsey Webster, Brian Simpson, Kim Waters, Urban Jazz Coalition, Paul Taylor, Four80 East. Marcell Guyton will perform following the last performance both evenings in the Concourse Restaurant. The core audience of our loyal jazz patrons and adventurous travelers creates a relaxed ambiance, where sitting back in your chair or letting your hair down to dance in the back are equally encouraged.
Friday, May 6, 2022
4:45 PM Doors Open
5:15 PM Lindsey Webster
7:15 PM Brian Simpson
9:15 PM Kim Waters
Saturday, May 7, 2022
1:45 PM Doors Open
2:15 PM Urban Jazz Coalition
4:00 PM Paul Taylor
6:00 PM Four80 East
8:15 PM Boney James
Following the last performance each evening, Marcell Guyton will perform at Concourse Restaurant & Lounge, located on-site at The Osthoff Resort.
Sunday, May 8, 2022
Mother's Day Brunch – Reservations available soon.
Growing up in an artist community of Woodstock, NY, the daughter of loving hippie parents, the allure of music was never far from Lindsey Webster. The singer grew up listening to her parent's Jimi Hendrix, Beatles and Elvis Costello LPs and later the Supremes. Influenced by everyone from Mariah Carey and Christina Aguilera to Steely Dan and Earth Wind and Fire, Webster once pursued medical school before finally settling on music. Webster made history in 2016 with her original, "Fool Me Once,” which was the first vocal driven #1 song to top the Billboard Contemporary Jazz chart since Sade's “Soldier of Love” in 2010 and she beat Sade’s three-week run at #1 with a four-week stay at the top of the charts. November 2016, Webster made her Shanachie debut with Back To Your Heart, which spawned three songs that reached Top 3 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Charts - “Back To Your Heart,” “Next To Me” and “Where Do You Want To Go,” which hit #1. 2018 saw the release of Love Inside, which featured the Top 5 hit “Love Inside” and the Top ten single “It’s Not You, It’s Me” featuring Rick Braun.
After graduating from Northern Illinois University, keyboardist and composer Brian Simpson relocated to Los Angeles where he was soon playing alongside musicians Gerald Albright and Norman Brown and eventually on a world tour with Janet Jackson.
In 1990 Simpson received a call from George Duke that led to a decade of touring and production work with the late jazz legend. It was his tenure with George that led to working with a variety of artists, from James Ingram and Anita Baker to Dave Koz and Wayman Tisdale.
The popularity of his music world wide has kept Mr. Simpson on a seemingly endless world tour which in 2019 included Japan, Australia, Korea, Indonesia, Philippines, Spain, United Kingdom, Portugal, and South Africa.
With writing and performing credits on R&B chart-topping albums and Smooth Jazz Airplay charts, it’s clear why Brian is the veteran Music Director of so many jazz events.
Brian is a recording artist with Shanachie Entertainment which is releasing his tenth CD entitled All That Matters (2021).
Waters is one of the biggest selling saxophonist to date. JazzTimes Magazine has declared, "Waters is simply one of the planet's best saxophonist, Instantly recognizable for his keen melodic sensibilities and soulful approach to his saxophone, The Washington Post has likened Waters to "A romantic pied piper out on a long evening stroll." The prolific saxophonist, composer, and producer has enjoyed a career of longevity that is rare. Waters' Zen-like approach to his life and artistry is simple. "
Urban Jazz Coalition
Urban Jazz Coalition has been one of the hottest live performance ensembles on the contemporary jazz scene for many years now and 2022 marks the celebration of this ground breaking band’s 27th Anniversary as a performing group!!
UJC’s music has also been featured on network television, international film soundtracks, as well as national advertising campaigns, and as part of an eclectic Gospel/Jazz compilation project released by Universal Records.
Over 25 years into a stellar, multi-faceted career that’s found him continually pushing the sonic boundaries of what’s possible in contemporary urban jazz, saxophonist Paul Taylor brings us his highly-anticipated new recording AND NOW THIS on Peak Records.
Officially entering his second quarter century of recording, with AND NOW THIS, Taylor is as excited as ever to continue casting his creative aim higher and grateful for every opportunity to bring his best to his loyal legion of longtime and newer fans. “What I like most about the new album is its freshness, and the fact that after 25 years, Dino and I still have so many unique avenues to explore,” he says. “It’s a special album created in unusual, highly stressful times. There’s something to be said for all of us artists persevering through the shutdown of 2020 and finding a way to get it done. And we did -- AND NOW THIS!”
Four80East is a Toronto-based electro-jazz duo that’s all about the groove. Drawing from their diverse musical influences, Rob DeBoer and Tony Grace have created a signature sound that combines electronic production with live instrumentation.
Since breaking out with their highly successful debut “The Album” in 1997, Four80East has been a mainstay on contemporary jazz radio, with eight studio albums and a double live album to their credit. They have scored several top-ten Billboard hits, including their most recent #1 in 2019 with Cinco Cinco Seis.
Although the band was born as a studio project, DeBoer and Grace have been able to transform their layered and captivating sonic productions into a high-energy live show, with the help of the many world-class musicians who join them on stage.
Boney James’ personal relationship with music has never been anything but solid. Picking up the
sax at age 10 in his native New Rochelle, New York, “I immediately loved it, and it pretty
quickly became my favorite hobby.”
By the time he entered his teens, James was already gigging with bands, and he turned pro at 19.
He apprenticed as a sideman for artists like Morris Day and the Isley Brothers, touring and doing
sessions for seven years before cutting his first solo album in 1992. The independently released
Trust led immediately to a major label deal and a string of increasingly successful recordings and
Now a four-time GRAMMY nominee with four RIAA Gold records and career sales topping
three million units, James continues to defy genres; A two time NAACP Award nominee, a Soul
Train Award winner and named one of the Top 3 Billboard Contemporary Jazz Artists of the
James says he’s looking forward to heading out on the road and seeing how the Solid material
evolves from night to night. “I love playing live, maybe more than I ever did,” he adds. “That has
not gotten old at all. A lot of guys get tired of the traveling but it’s still a joy for me every time I
go out there and play.”
It’s still a joy to his multitude of fans too. “I try to be there for the people who are interested in
listening to my music,” says James, “to be solid in that relationship and to never let anybody
down. I often get great compliments from the people that come to my shows, that I ‘never
disappoint’ them, and that’s very gratifying to me. That’s what I was trying to express with this
title, that sense of character. To stand for something principled.”
Milwaukee-based professional piano player and singer, Marcell Guyton, has a diverse music catalog and strong work ethic that comes from over 30 years in the business, traveling throughout the country and the world. In addition to his solo show, he is also the founder and band leader for a popular local band called The Rhythm Kings. Whether performing his solo act or with a local band, his genre of music spans a wide variety from Johnny Cash to Bruno Mars, Michael Jackson to Billy Joel and everything in between. So if you're looking for a guaranteed night of dancing and singing, join him at Concourse Restaurant both Friday and Saturday evening following the last event performance.
What food/beverage options will I have?
Concourse Restaurant & Lounge is our newly-renovated on-site restaurant, previously known as Lola's on the Lake. Features casual dining in a family-friendly atmosphere with a variety of delicious features throughout the week. Not only can you experience the best lakeside views when dining, but a variety of seating options, including high-top bar tables and patio dining. We recommend making advance dinner reservations prior to the performance. (920) 876-5840
Otto's Restaurant, Elk Room Coffee & Cocktail Lounge, and Room Service, are also available There will be a cash bar, wine specials, and small plates available for purchase at the event.
How do I order tickets?
To reserve your overnight accommodations and/or tickets, please call (855) 614-7165 or click below. An e-mailed receipt will be sent to you the evening of your purchased date.
Please check-in at the front desk of The Osthoff Resort to receive a wristband for event entry. Event tickets will not be mailed.
Where is the event located?
The Grand Libelle Ballroom, which you will see labeled as "M" in the Conference Center on the Resort Map.
How will seating be arranged?
Theatre-style seating will be set up in a large, elegant ballroom that comfortably accommodates up to 1000 people,. A limited number of assigned Preferred Seating will be in the front and General Admission seating will be behind that on a first-come, first-served basis. Cocktail tables will be set up in the back of the room to enjoy food/beverages.
What Covid-19 precautions will be taken?
Sanitizing stations will be placed throughout common areas, including elevators, entrances, food/beverage areas and throughout the event space. Per Sheboygan County guidelines, face coverings are optional. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, we request you alter your reservations to support the safety and well-being of our guests and associates.
Will there be a Meet & Greet?
Yes! After each performance, you'll be able to take pictures with the artists, purchase merchandise and signed autographs.
The Osthoff Resort offers spacious one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites
with a choice of either a woodland or lake views.