SOLD OUT- Jazz88’s Last Days of Summer River Cruise Friday, August 31st

Magnolia Blossom

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 very limited tickets there are no cancellations or refunds. The event is rain or shine.

If you have questions, call Barbara Greer at 612.668.1735 or e-mail barbara.greer@mpls.k12.mn.us.

About Jana Nyberg

Jana Nyberg
Jana Nyberg

Jana Nyberg is a vocalist, flautist and band director from Minneapolis, MN. She appeared on Season 10 of American Idol, and has released four full-length albums to date.

Known for her expressive and soulful approach, she effortlessly shifts between genres. A sought-after performer and recording artist, Nyberg has collaborated with Gigamesh, The Adam Meckler Orchestra, Jason Peterson DeLaire (‪Michael Bolton‬), Unus, Rass Kwame and others. On stage, she brings a vibrancy and passion that is infectious and ignites her audiences.

Nyberg’s newest project, The Jana Nyberg 5, released their freshman effort, “Set On You,” in August of 2017. The JN5 pushes small ensemble vocal jazz to the modern edge with exciting interpretations of well-loved standards and obscure gems alike. The Current named Nyberg one of “Ten Women To Know On The Twin Cities Jazz Scene” 2018.

 

About Steven Hobert

Steven Hobert describes himself as a soul who plays, sings and dances while exploring life’s mysteries. His genre-blending piano, accordion and vocal music has been described as “delightful, innovative and viscerally inspiringthat dazzles audiences with sincerity and playfulness to open up hearts and fire imaginations.  Based out of Minneapolis, he plays in Oudyano with renowned Syrian oud player Issam Rafea, tours as a soloist, leads the world beat-driven ensemble FireFlyForest, leads

Steven Hobert
Steven Hobert

the Steven Hobert (jazz) Quartet and works as a free-lance producer, composer and instrumentalist for countless shows with vocalists & ensembles in jazz, classical, world music fusion, sacred music and American roots music.