Month

August 2018
Pianist Geoffrey Keezer and his trio are playing with vocalist Gillian Margot at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club Sunday, Sept. 2 at 6:30 p.m. He talked with Jazz88’s Emily Reese about the show, and about his new recording On My Way To You. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u20180831055425190.mp3 Originally aired Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 on the Morning Show with Emily...
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Starting on the first weekday in September, Jazz88 is rolling out new programs and moving some favorites to new times. On Monday evenings, Minnesota Jazz Tracks moves earlier, to 7 p.m., while Jazz@MPS airs an hour later at 9.  Then at 10, we are pleased to debut Jazz Inspired.  Host/pianist/vocalist Judy Carmichael visits with luminaries...
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Join us for a height of the season celebration of our local food, farm and music scene with a live broadcast from the Mill City Farmers Market, on the riverfront in downtown Minneapolis.  We’ll be celebrating the harvest and  broadcasting live  Saturday morning, September 1st, from 8 to 11 a.m. Phil Nusbaum will host.  Stop down...
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Three years ago, I was in Boston at Harmonix Music Systems, visiting a composer who works there. Harmonix is a studio known for making video games tied to music, like Guitar Hero, Rock Band and the fantastic motion-based game Fantasia: Music Evolved.* When the composer, Steve Pardo, found out we were from Minneapolis, he starting professing his love for...
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Schedule your Minnesota State Fair visit to join us Tuesday, August 28th. We’ll be broadcasting 9 am to 9 pm both days from the Ampers Booth in the Education Building. See you there!
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Our Jazz88 Last Days of Summer River Cruise on the Magnolia Blossom Riverboat is sold out! We push off from Crosby Park on Friday, August 31st , at 7:30 p.m. Boarding is at 7 p.m. The Cruise features live jazz by vocalist Jana Nyberg and pianist Steven Hobert, a dinner buffet, prize drawings and more. Due to...
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New Orleans group the Rebirth Brass Band is playing two shows at the Dakota Sunday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Rebirth started in 1983 when the members were all still in high school. Brothers Philip and Keith Frazier are two of the founding members, Philip on sousaphone and Keith on bass drum....
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The 10th annual Rhythmically Speaking show is at The Southern Theater this weekend. Rhythmically Speaking is an organization that supports and presents new staged work inspired by jazz and American social (or vernacular) dance forms. The choreographers featured on this tenth installment of the Rhythmically Speaking annual show are Gabriel Anderson & Laura Selle-Virtucio, Leila Awadallah,...
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Tuesday, August 7th, National Night Out is happening in the Twin Cities and the Jazz88 crew will be journeying to the 2600 block of Dupont Avenue in the Wedge neighborhood in Minneapolis to provide a music mix of jazz, blues, soul and roots music and some fun door prizes for their block party! Check out...
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