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Greg Schutte, Blair Krivanek, Jimmy Stofer

  • Black Dog Cafe Lowertown 308 East Prince Street Saint Paul, MN, 55101 United States (map)

With over 25 years in the music industry, Greg Schutte has performed live on stage with Mickey Hart (Grateful Dead), Ryan Bingham,  Zakir Hussain, Giovanni Hidalgo, Wayne Horvitz,  David Schools (Widespread Panic), Empire Brass Quintet, Bakiti Kumalo ( Paul Simon), Chastity Brown, Bernard Allison, Anthony Cox, The Horn Heads (Prince), Todd Clouser's A Love Electric, Sue Foley, Lorie Line, Mary Cutrufello, and many more. 

He has toured the world headlining shows and opening for acts such as B.B. King's (2002 US "Summer Blues Fest"), Cyndi Lauper's( 2006 "Body Acoustic World Tour"), Ruf Records' 2004 European "Blues Caravan" Tour and more. In 2010, Greg toured Iraq and Kuwait performing for the US/Coalition Forces with singer/ songwriter Keri Noble. As a composer, he was commissioned by Ananya Dance Theatre (2009-2016) with works premiered in Trinidad, Zimbabwe, Chicago, New York and Minneapolis. 

Greg is currently touring nationally and internationally with Academy Award winning singer/songwriter Ryan Bingham.

When not touring he produces, drums, engineers, and mixes for a multitude of artists at the renowned Bathtub Shrine Recording Studio in Minneapolis which he owns and operates. 

You may know Guitarist Blair Krivanek from performances with Sonny Knight & the Lakers, Mick Sterling, Steve Noonan, The Chinwaggers, Percy Strother, Nachito Herrera, The Dollys and more.

Originally from Minneapolis, Jimmy Stofer is a composer, producer, and bassist currently based in Los Angeles.  As a composer, Jimmy has written music for various films, TV shows, commercials, and trailers.  His songs have been used by HBO, ABC, NBC, MTV, USA, Google, Nike, Apple, Visa, Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Target, AT&T, and many more.  

As a bassist, he has played with The Fray, Rose Hill Drive, Ryan Bingham, Scars On 45, The Flobots, Cary Brothers, Crosby Loggins, Van Stee, Meese, and many more.  In addition, Jimmy has had the pleasure to play numerous gigs both nationally and around the world as well as popular TV shows such as Jay Leno, David Letterman, Ellen, Conan O’Brien, Good Morning America, Craig Ferguson, and others. 

Earlier Event: August 26
Saturday Night Jazz at the Black Dog
Later Event: September 2
Saturday Night Jazz at the Black Dog