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Emily Reese
Director and founder of the Trylon Cinema Barry Kryshka talks about the theater’s expansion, the festivities for the grand reopening weekend starting Sept. 22, and how a repertory movie house like Trylon picks the films they show. AUDIO: http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u2017092109110476.mp3 Originally aired Sept. 21, 2017 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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The septet The Poor Nobodys plays live music to silent films. The weekend of Sept. 22, they played to Charlie Chaplin’s The Immigrant, as part of the grand reopening of the newly expanded Trylon Cinema in South Minneapolis. Four of the seven members came to Jazz88 to perform some of the music they wrote for...
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New Orleans clarinetist Evan Christopher is playing the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge & Supper Club on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Jazz88’s Emily Reese spoke with Evan by phone about his upcoming trip to the Twin Cities, the show, and falling in love with the music of New Orleans. AUDIO: http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u2017092007120774.mp3 Originally aired Sept. 20,...
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Singer Charmin Michelle visits about her Monday night (September 11, 2017) show at Crooners, “The Music of Billie Holiday,” which finds her again collaborating with hot-club guitarist Sam Miltich.  She also furnishes vocals on a new album of Benny Carter songs with reed player Jean-Francois Bonnel. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u2017091108365771.mp3 Originally aired on The Morning Show with Emily Reese Monday,...
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Hawaiian slack-key guitarist Makana talks about the tradition of that music and his upcoming show (Monday night, Sept. 11, 2017) at the Dakota. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u2017091108330569.mp3 Originally aired on The Morning Show with Emily Reese Monday, Sept. 11, 2017.
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Staged as a live radio show, The Holler Sessions centers on one man’s passion for jazz. Frank Boyd wrote and stars in the one-man show, playing in the Guthrie Theater’s Dowling Room through Aug. 20. He stopped by the Jazz88 studios to chat with Emily Reese about jazz, when he fell in love with it, and how...
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Douglas Stewart, the producing artistic director from The Matchbox Theater, came by the Jazz88 studio to talk about the theater’s new space. The theater also offers classes for budding actors of all ages. And he filled us in on the theater’s upcoming shows, including Einstein: A Stage Portrait, starring Thomas Schuch. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u2017080408551365.mp3
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The 3-time Grammy nominated Cuban music group, Tiempo Libre, is normally a septet. The group’s founder, Jorge Gomez, decided to create a quartet from the group for more intimate shows and so they could play smaller venues. Ahead of their upcoming show at the Dakota tonight, pianist Jorge, flutist Fabien Alvarez and percussionist Leo Gonzalez...
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