10. 14. 17

Door @ 7pm

Jennifer Theuer Ruzicka / keyboard alchemist photo credit: Ales Bukovsky

Jennifer Theuer Ruzicka / keyboard alchemist

photo credit: Ales Bukovsky

Jennifer Theuer Ruzicka

Jennifer has performed internationally on radio, television,  and the stage with Alexander O’Neal, former Paisley Park recording artist David “T.C.” Ellis, and Mallia “The Queen of Funk” Franklin from Parliament- Funkadelic and Parlet.  Also with legendary Czech artists such as Pavel Bobek, Karel Šůcha, Helena Vondráčková, and the Czech alt-rock jazz group, Laura A Její Tygří (Laura and Her Tigers). 

Marsh Demott / saxophone alchemist photo credit: Laila Kuhl-Kalantari

Marsh Demott / saxophone alchemist

photo credit: Laila Kuhl-Kalantari

Marsh Demott

Marsh has played in The Mt. Washington Hotel Orchestra and played for Della Reese, Milton Berle, Jerry Vale, Tom Jones and Glen Campbell,  Smokin' Joe and Konnie, Sarah Hedaka, Dennis "Doc" Booth, Tripleshot, Ricky Howard and the Speed Bumps, Dieter's Blues Machine, Forman Five, Michael Blasucci, and Sky Jammer. He is a former Maine-based high school Band teacher and music educator. Marsh has the experience and edginess on saxophone to take the road less travelled musically, from Manhattan jazz club or Detroit funk revue to the darkest "doom" jazz of Germany, and even psychedelic experimental all within one evening.  

Lisa George / vocal alchemist   

Lisa George / vocal alchemist   

Lisa George 

Lisa George is a true vocal alchemist singer songwriter, having performed in both the United States and Japan. She has opened for the Platters, Burned Spear, & Special EFX and appeared in New Orleans on the same stage as Fats Domino, Taylor Dane, and Ronnie Dove.  Her soulful and unique voice is a crucial element in the creation of alchemical improv and her ability to take an audience along a soulful journey is unparalleled,   mezmorizing, and authentic. 

Gary Gregory / drum alchemist  photo credit: Laila Kuhl-Kalantari

Gary Gregory / drum alchemist 

photo credit: Laila Kuhl-Kalantari

Gary Gregory

Gary has performed, recorded, and worked along side gospel greats Andre Crouch,  the "King of Gospel" Rev. James Cleveland and  Dr. Charles Fold. He has received a Grammy, four grammy nominations, and 3 gold records for his work with The Charles Fold Singers and has a rich background of working in the gospel genre.  

Greg Van Kirk / bass alchemist

Greg Van Kirk / bass alchemist

Steven Emerson / "conga ninja alchemist"

Steven Emerson / "conga ninja alchemist"

Steven Emerson 

His percussion is the heartbeat of Alchymie. After playing with a variety of musicians in the style of the 60's, motown, R&B, blues, and funk he brings a  fusion style of percussion to Alchymie which is  also found in his abstract paintings.  

Warren Van Kirk  / guitar alchemist

photo credit: Lori Lepore

Warren Van Kirk

Warren is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and makes up part of the duo Strange Arrangement along with his brother Greg Van Kirk. Having played together with his brother for many years they developed their own unique  style of crossed genre funk and electrifying live performances.  Warren's inventive and intuitive guitar playing  has propelled them to become an iconic part of the southwest Florida music scene.  

Greg Van Kirk

Like his brother Warren, Greg is also a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter. Together having  a myriad of live concerts and charity events yearly, Greg and Warren still find time to be an active part of the music community and out reach programs in the southwest Florida area. Greg is known for his signature neon strings, undeniable funky bass playing, and infectious live performances.