No reservations, all seating is first come first seated

Music City's authentic late night jazz club

Serving classic New Orleans prohibition and pre-prohibition cocktails, local brews, and New Orleans cuisine.
HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS
Mon-Wed 5-7pm, Thurs 5pm-8:30pm
Martini Monday: 1/2 price Martinis, *Salsa night 9-11:30 1/2 price Margaritas, *Service Industry Night - half off select food & drinks
Tuesdays: Half Price Old Fashioned and Beignets, $2 off all Drafts
Wednesdays Wooten & Wine: $6 wines / $10 off bottles (Cava, Malbec, Pinot)
Thursdays (until 8:30pm): $8 French Quarter inspired cocktails (Sazerac, Lavender Sidecar, French 75) and 1/2 price beignets
Sunday Brunch: $5 Mimosas and Bloody Mary's & 2pm-5pm $15 cocktail flights

Rudy's Jazz Room & Award Winning Vocalist Stephanie Adlington invite you to come along the “Sazerac Sleigh Ride”. This three night celebration takes flight & journeys back to your favorite Holiday standards, including a collection of old New Orleans Christmas classics.

Festuring our delicious holiday "How High The Moon" drink special and a very special holiday food menu including chef Braden's authentic New Orleans Crawfish Étouffée, bread pudding with bourbon sauce, pumpkin pie and more of our much beloved regular entrées.

For a more exclusive experience enjoy our special VIP section for up to ten people with special holiday swag bag, wine, and perks for each member of your party.

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a Sazerac & Nashville jazz wrapped up in one nostalgic sleigh ride!

Sazerac Sleigh Ride

New Years Eve "The Get Down" with the Wooten Brothers!

Celebrate New Years Eve at Rudy's Jazz Room with "The Get Down" and the Wooten Brothers! Dancing and live music with The Wooten Brothers, New Orleans themed hors d'oeuvres, champagne for the midnight toast, photo booth, after party "After The Get Down" from 1am-3am with the return of DJ Nio spinning funk, soul, hip hop and Motown classics! VIP table Seating options available!

The Get Down with the Wooten Brothers!

Open Saturdays 11am-3pm for lunch (live music - no cover - all ages) with cocktails afterwards all afternoon, and Sunday Jazz Brunch every Sunday 11am-2pm - $20 includes all you can eat buffet and the best live jazz in Nashville!

 
TONIGHT'S SHOWS
Jazz Brunch with Nozomi Takasu
11:00am-2:00pm, $20 at the door
All you can eat buffet and live jazz with Nozomi Takasu.
Nozomi Takasu is a Nashville-based vocalist/composer from Gifu, Japan. She has studied a wide variety of vocal styles, including jazz, pop, classical, folk, and traditional Japanese Nho music, in a variety of languages such as Japanese, English, Italian, French, Portuguese, and German. While studying music at Nagoya University of Arts, she gained interest in jazz and dreamed of coming to America, the birthplace of jazz.

Japan is a "homogenous" country with a long history of traditions in music and other art forms that are respected and preserved in their traditional forms. That being said, Nozomi was very fascinated by the innovative and creative art form of jazz, a magical mixture of influences from various cultures and races. Jazz touched her and spoke to her soul. She very much appreciates jazz as America's greatest gift to the world.

Her dream came true when she moved to Music City, also known as Nashville, Tennessee, in 2010. Her experiences with music in the U.S. inspired her to start singing jazz standards in Japanese. She hopes its different components of sounds and sense of time in familiar standard songs will entertain audiences with a new and unique experience.

She believes in the power of music to connect people in different cultures and bring peace to the world.
Cocktail Occasion w/ Regi Wooten & Brian Cornish
2:30pm-5:00pm, no cover
Enjoy Sunday afternoon cocktail flights from 2pm-5pm. This Sunday we have the musical virtuoso duo of Regi Wooten, "The Teacha", "Mr. Meditation" Brian Cornish, and special guests. Every Sunday from 2pm-5pm Rudy's offers an array of it's incredible cocktail flights.
The Duffy Jackson Show
6:00pm-8:30pm, $15 at the door
A true legendary jazz drummer, Jackson is the son of Chubby Jackson, and played drums as a young child making appearances with Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, and Buddy Rich before he finished high school. In 1971 he relocated to Los Angeles, where he played with Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Lena Horne, Milt Jackson, and Barney Kessel. Following a tour of Japan with Benny Carter, he appeared on television for two years with Sammy Davis, Jr. (1974-1976). Later in the 1970s he played with Grover Mitchell and did a tour of Europe with the Count Basie Orchestra.

In the 1980s Jackson worked with Lionel Hampton, Al Jarreau, James Moody, and Sonny Stitt, and in 1985 re-joined the Basie orchestra while Thad Jones was its leader. Following this he worked with Illinois Jacquet and Artie Shaw, then re-joined the Basie Orchestra under Frank Foster. In the 1990s, he relocated to Fort Lauderdale, where he played with Harry Allen, Billy Ross, and the Manhattan Transfer.
Jazz Jam
9:00pm-12:00am, $10 at the door
Rudy's hosts the official pro jazz jam. Come out and experience some of music city's best as they take the stage with Nashville's next generation of jazz performers!

We welcome all ages to this show.


UPCOMING SHOWSFULL CALENDAR
Dec 16
Re-Evolution
6:00pm-8:30pm, $10 at the door
Featuring Brian Cornish on saxophone, Regi Wooten on bass, Nioshi Jackson on drums, Adam Charney on guitar, and Marc Payne on piano. Re-Evolution is heavily influenced by traditional and classic jazz cutting edge artists such as John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Wes Montgomery, Bill Evans, McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones, Thelonious Monk and many more...
Giovanni Rodriguez & 12 Manos
9:00pm-11:30pm, $10 at the door
Giovanni Rodriguez is an exciting multi-instrumentalist and Nashville favorite on the Salsa and jazz scene. An electric night of Salsa dancing! Ernesto Lago Violin (Cuba) - violin/vocals Alex Rivas (Cuba) - piano/vocals Yosvany Cordero (Cuba) - bongos/cowbell Brian Allen (Indiana) - bass Jesus Agreda (Venezuela) - timbales/drums Giovanni Rodriguez (Dominican Republic) - congas/vocals
Dec 17
Sazerac Sleigh Ride
6:30pm-8:15pm
Rudy’s Jazz Room & Award Winning Vocalist Stephanie Adlington invite you to come along the “Sazerac Sleigh Ride”. This three night celebration takes flight & journeys back to your favorite Holiday standards, including a collection of old New Orleans Christmas classics.

The night will feature our delicious holiday "How High The Moon" drink special and a very special holiday food menu including chef Braden's authentic New Orleans Crawfish Étouffée, bread pudding with bourbon sauce, pumpkin pie and more of our much beloved regular entrées.

For a more exclusive experience, enjoy our special VIP section for up to ten people which comes with two bottles of fine wine, our new signature laser engraved old fashioned whiskey keepsake glass, signed show poster and other special Holiday perks for each member of your party. Enjoy the holidays in style with your own exclusive VIP section at Rudy's Jazz Room.

Go to sazeracsleighride.eventbrite.com to purchase tickets and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a Sazerac & Nashville jazz wrapped up in one nostalgic sleigh ride!
Sazerac Sleigh Ride
9:00pm-10:45pm
Rudy’s Jazz Room & Award Winning Vocalist Stephanie Adlington invite you to come along the “Sazerac Sleigh Ride”. This three night celebration takes flight & journeys back to your favorite Holiday standards, including a collection of old New Orleans Christmas classics.

The night will feature our delicious holiday "How High The Moon" drink special and a very special holiday food menu including chef Braden's authentic New Orleans Crawfish Étouffée, bread pudding with bourbon sauce, pumpkin pie and more of our much beloved regular entrées.

For a more exclusive experience, enjoy our special VIP section for up to ten people which comes with two bottles of fine wine, our new signature laser engraved old fashioned whiskey keepsake glass, signed show poster and other special Holiday perks for each member of your party. Enjoy the holidays in style with your own exclusive VIP section at Rudy's Jazz Room.

Go to sazeracsleighride.eventbrite.com to purchase tickets and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a Sazerac & Nashville jazz wrapped up in one nostalgic sleigh ride!
Dec 18
Guthrie Trapp, Steve Mackey & Pete Abbott
6:00pm-8:30pm, $15 at the door
Guthrie Trapp is one of Nashville’s preeminent guitar talents. He’s currently finishing work on a follow-up to his successful solo album, Pick Peace, a 2012 showcase for Trapp’s stellar talent that long supported the careers of superstar artists and his own bands. Pick Peace served as a perfect template for Trapp’s brilliant mix of musical influences, exploring country, blues, Latin, reggae, jazz, rock and experimental music. The innovative guitarist worked with long-time collaborators on Pick Peace, including bassist Michael Rhodes, percussionist Dann Sherrill, drummers Pete Abbott and Doug Belote, and Reese Wynans, former keyboard player for Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, on B-3 organ, most of whom perform regularly with Trapp in live performances throughout Nashville with the Guthrie Trapp Trio, TAR (Trapp, Abbott & Rhodes) and the Nashville supergroup 18 South.

As a member of dobro legend Jerry Douglas’ band for five years, Trapp played on two of recordings of the “Muhammad Ali Of Dobro”, including “Jerry Christmas” and the Grammy-nominated album Glide, and toured extensively throughout North America and the UK, taking the stage at New York City’s Blue Note, Radio City Music Hall, Celtic Connections and the Montreal Jazz Festival. Trapp is a versatile musician who crosses many genres with ease, taste and authenticity. Prior to joining Douglas’ crew, he spent several years with revered country artist Patty Loveless, appearing on two studio albums with her including the Grammy-winning Mountain Soul 2. Onstage or in the studio, Trapp has supported the world’s most talented and best-selling artists including Garth Brooks, John Oates, Trisha Yearwood, Vince Gill, Travis Tritt, Dolly Parton, Tim O’Brien, Delbert McClinton, Randy Travis, George Jones, Alison Krauss, Sam Bush, Tony Rice, Earl Scruggs, Lyle Lovett, Rosanne Cash, “Cowboy” Jack Clement and many others.

Trapp was surrounded by music during his youth on the Florida/Alabama coast. His family exposed him to numerous genres. By age seven, Trapp had taken up harmonica, by age 10, he had graduated to guitar, later adding mandolin to his musical resume. Joining his first band at age 13, he was a regular performer at the clubs, festivals and events throughout the Gulf Coast region. At ages 15 and 16, Trapp won consecutive statewide guitar and mandolin competitions in Alabama. At age 18, Trapp travelled to Nashville to record on Gove Scrivenor’s album, Shine On, which also featured John Prine, Nanci Griffith, Lari White and Ray Flacke. Also a young adult, he teamed up with Nick Branch to form the popular band Filthy Rich, touring throughout the US and France.

Trapp eventually settled in Nashville in 2001, paying early dues with the heralded Don Kelley Band at the famed honky-tonk Robert’s Western World. He made his way to Music Row, where one of his first master sessions was playing mandolin alongside industry staples Willie Weeks, Ian Wallace and Tim Hinkley. He’s never looked back, expanding his resume to include participation as one of the most in-demand performers on the popular Artist Works instructional website, serving as music consultant got the “Nashville” television show, record-producing (singer Rylie Bourne’s debut album) and hosting weekly both a talk-show on Acme Radio and a live-music evening at Acme Feed & Seed, one of Nashville’s hottest venues.
Regi Wooten & Friends
9:00pm-11:30pm, $12 at the door
Every Wednesday, Regi Wooten assembles a cast of Nashville's best as they dig deep into the roots of funk, jazz, blues, rock, and soul. You never know who might jump on stage! Don't miss a beat!
Dec 19
Sazerac Sleigh Ride
6:30pm-8:15pm, $25 in advance, $30 at the door
Rudy’s Jazz Room & Award Winning Vocalist Stephanie Adlington invite you to come along the “Sazerac Sleigh Ride”. This three night celebration takes flight & journeys back to your favorite Holiday standards, including a collection of old New Orleans Christmas classics.

The night will feature our delicious holiday "How High The Moon" drink special and a very special holiday food menu including chef Braden's authentic New Orleans Crawfish Étouffée, bread pudding with bourbon sauce, pumpkin pie and more of our much beloved regular entrées.

For a more exclusive experience, enjoy our special VIP section for up to ten people which comes with two bottles of fine wine, our new signature laser engraved old fashioned whiskey keepsake glass, signed show poster and other special Holiday perks for each member of your party. Enjoy the holidays in style with your own exclusive VIP section at Rudy's Jazz Room.

Go to sazeracsleighride.eventbrite.com to purchase tickets and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a Sazerac & Nashville jazz wrapped up in one nostalgic sleigh ride!
Sazerac Sleigh Ride
9:00pm-10:45pm, $25 in advance, $30 at the door
Rudy’s Jazz Room & Award Winning Vocalist Stephanie Adlington invite you to come along the “Sazerac Sleigh Ride”. This three night celebration takes flight & journeys back to your favorite Holiday standards, including a collection of old New Orleans Christmas classics.

The night will feature our delicious holiday "How High The Moon" drink special and a very special holiday food menu including chef Braden's authentic New Orleans Crawfish Étouffée, bread pudding with bourbon sauce, pumpkin pie and more of our much beloved regular entrées.

For a more exclusive experience, enjoy our special VIP section for up to ten people which comes with two bottles of fine wine, our new signature laser engraved old fashioned whiskey keepsake glass, signed show poster and other special Holiday perks for each member of your party. Enjoy the holidays in style with your own exclusive VIP section at Rudy's Jazz Room.

Go to sazeracsleighride.eventbrite.com to purchase tickets and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a Sazerac & Nashville jazz wrapped up in one nostalgic sleigh ride!
Dec 20
Sazerac Sleigh Ride
6:30pm-8:15pm, $25 in advance, $30 at the door
Rudy’s Jazz Room & Award Winning Vocalist Stephanie Adlington invite you to come along the “Sazerac Sleigh Ride”. This three night celebration takes flight & journeys back to your favorite Holiday standards, including a collection of old New Orleans Christmas classics.

The night will feature our delicious holiday "How High The Moon" drink special and a very special holiday food menu including chef Braden's authentic New Orleans Crawfish Étouffée, bread pudding with bourbon sauce, pumpkin pie and more of our much beloved regular entrées.

For a more exclusive experience, enjoy our special VIP section for up to ten people which comes with two bottles of fine wine, our new signature laser engraved old fashioned whiskey keepsake glass, signed show poster and other special Holiday perks for each member of your party. Enjoy the holidays in style with your own exclusive VIP section at Rudy's Jazz Room.

Go to sazeracsleighride.eventbrite.com to purchase tickets and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a Sazerac & Nashville jazz wrapped up in one nostalgic sleigh ride!
Sazerac Sleigh Ride
9:00pm-10:45pm, $25 in advance, $30 at the door
Rudy’s Jazz Room & Award Winning Vocalist Stephanie Adlington invite you to come along the “Sazerac Sleigh Ride”. This three night celebration takes flight & journeys back to your favorite Holiday standards, including a collection of old New Orleans Christmas classics.

The night will feature our delicious holiday "How High The Moon" drink special and a very special holiday food menu including chef Braden's authentic New Orleans Crawfish Étouffée, bread pudding with bourbon sauce, pumpkin pie and more of our much beloved regular entrées.

For a more exclusive experience, enjoy our special VIP section for up to ten people which comes with two bottles of fine wine, our new signature laser engraved old fashioned whiskey keepsake glass, signed show poster and other special Holiday perks for each member of your party. Enjoy the holidays in style with your own exclusive VIP section at Rudy's Jazz Room.

Go to sazeracsleighride.eventbrite.com to purchase tickets and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a Sazerac & Nashville jazz wrapped up in one nostalgic sleigh ride!
Geoff Pfeifer
11:30pm-2:00am, $10 at the door
The Geoff Pfeifer Quartet, gritty, edgy, the real deal NYC style jazz. Saxophonist Geoff Pfeifer brings some of Nashville's top jazz cats out, and you'll be sure to feel the energy. Playing a mix of original material and Wayne Shorter tunes, Pfeifer leads the group.

Geoff Pfeifer, a Nashville based musician and composer, has been living and performing in Nashville since 2005. Geoff studied saxophone with Ted Nash and Ralph Lalama and composition with Mike Holober and Jim McNeely. He is a saxophonist and arranger with the R&B band Chubby and The Dots and plays the 2nd Tenor Saxophone chair in The Establishment Big Band.
Dec 21
Saturday Showcase w/ Lindsey Benedict
12:00pm-3:00pm, no cover
Saturday Showcases feature local bands comprised of some of Nashville's finest educators, with special guests sitting in each week. Shows are free and all ages are welcome! Join us for lunch and drinks!
Shaun Munday
5:30pm-7:30pm, $5 at the door
Shaun Munday is a one-of-a kind talent. He blends soul-drenched vocals with show-stopping bass guitar technique. Shaun captures audiences with a full band sound and plays the bass better than most people play a guitar.

He is a graduate of the Berklee School of Music in Boston, MA where he studied and performed with some of the greatest artists and educators in the industry including John Mayer, Esperanza Spalding, Matthew Garrison (Herbie Hancock), Antonio Sanchez (Pat Metheny) and Jetro Da Silva (Whitney Houston).

Shaun has shared the stage with Corinne Bailey Rae, Andra Day, Mary Wilson of The Supremes, blues legend Robert Cray, reggae royalty Aston Barrett and The Wailers (Bob Marley’s band), country music star Collin Raye, Devon Allman and Yonrico Scott of the Royal Southern Brotherhood. His overall music style is inspired by Donny Hathaway, Al Green and Marvin Gaye.

Shaun released his self-titled debut album in March 2017 to rave reviews. Bass Player Magazine said, “Munday proves that he’s going to be a bass heavyweight, as his flawless slap work and his melodically challenging lines are only ever outshined by his buttery crooning.”
Laura Mayo
8:00pm-11:00pm, $15 at the door
The vocal presence of Laura Mayo represents the divine potential of jazz to move the human spirit. Echoing the tradition of Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O'Day and Keely Smith - she is a conduit to the foundation of the genre, while effortlessly expanding the boundaries of its form.

Born in Memphis, Laura has spent the better of a decade as the vocal ace of Nashville's premier recording studios. Her talents have been featured on national tours, performing with acts such as Cory Chisel and Quinn Deveaux.

Delivering her interpretation of jazz standards, Laura Mayo will be joined by a preeminent collection of Nashville instrumentalists including Matt Endahl (piano), Todd Parks (bass), and Chris Brown (drums).
Nikki Elias and the Cosmic Collective
11:30pm-2:00am, $10 at the door
The Cosmic Collective covers multiple styles of music; from Jazz and Bossa nova to Pop, R&B, Funk, and Motown. The group boasts a range of accomplishments, including house dance band at The Grand Hotel in Mackinac Island, MI and a feature on Greg Pogue’s Jazz Station on ACME Radio.

The band consists of formally trained musicians active in the Nashville area, vocalist Nikki Elias, bassist Tyler Enslow, Drummer Jed Smith, Keyboardist Jeff Goodkind, and saxophonist DeVante’ Buford.

Their new electric jazz album, Abstract Notions, sports a feature from Jeff Coffin of Béla Fleck & The Flecktones and David Matthews Band, and is currently available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and CD Baby.
Dec 22
Jazz Brunch with Diane & Frank Marino
11:00am-2:00pm, $20 at the door
All you can eat buffet and live jazz with Diane & Frank Marino.

Diane and Frank Marino hail from New York City where each received their degrees in music. They’ve have been performing together for over thirty years and since 1989 have achieved great success throughout the greater Nashville, Middle Tennessee areas and the Southeastern United States. Diane is a Jazz recording artist on M&M Records with 6 CD releases that have received national and International acclaim.

Their repertoire consists of traditional standards (both vocal and instrumental) from the Great American songbook and beyond. The songs of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Johnny Mercer, Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Ella Fitzgerald, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, and many more... The gentle sounds of the Bossa Nova...sung in Portuguese by Diane
Cocktail Occasion w/ Regi Wooten
2:30pm-5:00pm, no cover
Enjoy Sunday afternoon cocktail flights from 2pm-5pm. This Sunday we have the musical virtuoso Regi Wooten, "The Teacha", "Mr. Meditation". Every Sunday from 2pm-5pm Rudy's offers an array of it's incredible cocktail flights.
The Duffy Jackson Show
6:00pm-8:30pm, $15 at the door
A true legendary jazz drummer, Jackson is the son of Chubby Jackson, and played drums as a young child making appearances with Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, and Buddy Rich before he finished high school. In 1971 he relocated to Los Angeles, where he played with Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Lena Horne, Milt Jackson, and Barney Kessel. Following a tour of Japan with Benny Carter, he appeared on television for two years with Sammy Davis, Jr. (1974-1976). Later in the 1970s he played with Grover Mitchell and did a tour of Europe with the Count Basie Orchestra.

In the 1980s Jackson worked with Lionel Hampton, Al Jarreau, James Moody, and Sonny Stitt, and in 1985 re-joined the Basie orchestra while Thad Jones was its leader. Following this he worked with Illinois Jacquet and Artie Shaw, then re-joined the Basie Orchestra under Frank Foster. In the 1990s, he relocated to Fort Lauderdale, where he played with Harry Allen, Billy Ross, and the Manhattan Transfer.
Jazz Jam
9:00pm-12:00am, $10 at the door
Rudy's hosts the official pro jazz jam. Come out and experience some of music city's best as they take the stage with Nashville's next generation of jazz performers!

We welcome all ages to this show.