Kalo’s eponymous band also performs 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at VZD’s Restaurant & Bar.
The show begins 8 p.m. Dec. 21.
Slim, born Bill Homans, performs Aug. 20 at VZD’s Restaurant & Bar.
Black performs 8 p.m. June 23 at The Blue Door.
Smith was recently named a 2017 National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master.
Founding member and guitarist Chuck Lunn draws on a lengthy history with blues music for the quintet’s original acoustic jams.
“Every generation has to change the music,” Minner said, “otherwise, your mom might come to the party.”
Band founder Johnny Iguana has learned from some of the jazz masters.
“Walter and I get all kinds of crazy ideas in our heads,” O’Dell said. “We’ve done several programs with him here. He’s always calling me up and saying, ‘You need to interview this guy.’”
Taylor has been drumming in jazz and blues clubs since he was a teenager.