Rufus John Quintet

April 12, 2014 @ 5:30 am – 8:30 am

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**Special Cross-Over Concert–Jazz and Soul**

Kitchener-Waterloo’ R&B/Soul singer Rufus will perform at The Jazz Room on April 11 with his quartet consisting of some the top musicians on the scene. Within his career Rufus has worked with award winning producers Markus Kane (Shania Twain, Serena Ryder), Joel Joseph (Earth Wind & Fire, Anita Baker, Rod Stewart) and Slakah The Beat Child (Nelly Fertado, Drake). He has shared stages with; Jully Black, Glenn Lewis, Divine Brown, Shad and has received national (CBC) and international (Japan, Europe) radio play.

In honor of the release of his debut album, Growing Pains, Rufus will pay tribute to artist that have influenced him throughout his career. At The Jazz Room Rufus will pay homage to soul and jazz greats such as; Stevie Wonder, Donny and Lalah Hathaway, Marvin Gaye, Michael MacDonald, Ray Charles, Michael Jackson and many more. Rufus is guaranteed to leave it all on the stage.. So come out and enjoy night of soul music sprinkled with Jazz undertones.