Month

December 2018
The Jazz88 RestauranTour is bringing in the New Year with a Sold Out delightful evening of food, music and community at the Birchwood Cafe in Minneapolis on Tuesday, January 22nd  with seating at 7:00 p.m. Chef Marshall Paulson will present a 3 course winter seasonal inspired menu with local beer pairings. Local guitar wizard Dean Magraw will perform as part of the...
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Comedian and Minnesota native, Lizz Winstead, stopped by Jazz88 to talk about her annual Year In Review shows. She’ll do three shows at Cedar Cultural Center on Dec. 30 and 31. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20181226092906-LizzWinsteadJazz88NYE2018.mp3 Portions of this conversation originally aired Dec. 26, 2018 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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At home or away, with family or in a more intimate arrangement… Jazz88 is here to keep you company and help set the joyous mood this Christmas. Monday, December 24 9 am  The Morning Show with Emily Reese & Bob Jurek’s First Alert Traffic 10 am An Afro Blue Christmas.  Howard University’s vocal jazz ensemble entertains.  NPR’s Michele Norris...
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Minnesota blues legend Cornbread Harris is featured on this edition of Live From Studio 1. The 91 year-old singer and pianist talks about skipping music lessons as a kid, playing gigs for the mob, and what keeps him busy these days. Cornbread played a holiday show this season at The Hook & Ladder Theater in...
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Japanese pop idol-turned-jazz-pianist Senri Oe returned to the Jazz88 studios to talk about his upcoming performance at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Dec. 20, 2018 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Oe talks about his new recording, Boys and Girls, which rearranges songs he wrote from his pop days into solo jazz versions. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20181220125153-SenriOeonJazz88Dec2018.mp3 Originally aired Dec....
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Kyle Rucker of Ruck B Music stopped by Jazz88 with two young musicians and producers, 12 year-old Cheyenne and 11 year-old Reese, to talk about the work Ruck B does in the community around music education. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20181220123356-KyleRucker_RuckBMusic_Cheyenne_Reese.mp3 Originally aired on Dec. 18, 2018 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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Sommelier Jill Mott joins the Jazz88 Morning Show every other week to talk about wine, beer and spirits. Here’s the list of topics she covered on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. The New California Scribe Winery Onward Broc Cellars Jura & Savoie regions of France Upcoming classes offered by Jill Beaujolais Thunder 2019 Winter Warmers Albariño...
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A group of top Twin Cities players will honor the music, influence, and spirit of the late trumpeter Roy Hargrove Tuesday night at The Dakota.  The show will include contributions from Debbie Duncan, Jeff Bailey, Kevin Washington, Kavyesh Kaviraj, Solomon Parham, Adam Meckler, Omar AbdulKarim, and special guest Justin Robinson from the Roy Hargrove Quintet. A versatile player who made his...
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Join Jazz88 friends for five days & 4 nights exploring New Orleans music, food and culture. The package includes a day at the Jazz Fest! Reservation payment deadline is January 3, 2019. Reserve your space for the info session by e-mailing Kevin Barnes at kbar264@aol.com or contact Kevin at 612-668-1744. View the Brochure, Itinerary and...
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As we at Jazz88 approach the End Of Year and reflect on 2018, we are so thankful for your engagement with your station beyond on-air content. Your Experiences Of the Year with us have resulted in an incredibly memorable year for our staff, students and on-air hosts.  You turned out in great numbers for the various RestauranTours across the...
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