Month

February 2019
State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talked with Jazz88’s Morning Show about the impending winter storm coming overnight tonight (Tuesday, Feb. 19) and tomorrow. With up to 8″ in the forecast, Romolo says that’ll push us into record-breaking territory as the snowiest February on record. And he mentions another storm heading our way this weekend with another...
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The latest edition of Jazz in the Target Atrium from Orchestra Hall features four stalwart members of the Atrium Ensemble plus acclaimed mezzo-soprano Clara Osowski.  Hear it at 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 on 88.5 and streaming live at jazz88.fm.  An extended cut will be accessible on demand and via podcast at 9 p.m. Saturday as...
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State Climatologist Luigi Romolo chatted with The Morning Show about this week’s snow, and what factors differentiate warnings from advisories when it comes to winter weather. Romolo, who’s a weekly guest on Jazz88, also talked about how he ended up as a climatologist in Minnesota. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190212105649-StateClimatologistLuigiRomolo190212.mp3 Originally aired Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 on The Morning...
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The Love Show has become a Valentine’s Day tradition at St. Kate’s. Performer Dane Stauffer has been a part of The Love Show for seven years. Music alternates with storytelling from the esteemed Kevin Kling, and other performers include Marc Anderson, Dan Chouinard, Prudence Johnson, Simone Perrin and Claudia Schmidt. Dane chatted with Jazz88’s Emily...
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Sommelier Jill Mott stopped by Jazz88 to talk about the variety the Beaujolais region (France) has to offer and to talk about her upcoming class, “Winter Warmers.”  Highlighted producers Nicole Chanrion Sparkling white and still reds – a 50+ year-old woman who tends to her vines and works the cellar herself. A master within the region. Jean...
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Jazz88 is partnering with Best Wishes Floral in celebration of your beloved jazz radio station and your beloved. On Thursday, February 7th, Jazz88 will begin the celebration of Valentine’s Day by  offering forty (40) Best Wishes Floral gift certificates to listener members who renew or become new members at $88.50 or above (Credit Card Only).  Be...
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Pianist Richard Johnson and his trio will play Dave Brubeck’s Time Out album in its entirety this week at Vieux-Carre. He talked with Jazz88’s Emily Reese about the importance and uniqueness of the album, and hinted that he has new music of his own on the way. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190206111156-RichardJohnsonTimeOutVieuxCarre2018.mp3 Originally aired Wednesday, Feb. 6th on the...
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State Climatologist Luigi Romolo joined the Morning Show to talk about this week’s snow event, and how far we are from our average snowfall this year. He explains how freezing rain forms, and we talk about fallout from last week’s polar vortex. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190205094429-StateClimatologistLuigiRomolo190205.mp3 Originally aired Tuesday, Feb. 5th on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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The Minnesota Orchestra presents the Julian Bliss Septet, performing a musical tribute to Tin Pan Alley legend George Gershwin and his contemporaries. February 17th at Orchestra Hall. The Walker presents a two-night celebration of the jazz of Henry Threadgill. 24 musicians perform the Pulitzer Prize winner’s compositions including power-jazz trio, Harriet Tubman. Threadgill and his quintet, Zooid, closes...
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