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Jazz88 KBEM-FM is seeking an individual or agency who will operate as an independent agent to solicit and acquire business and corporate sponsorship. Jazz88 has experienced a significant growth in listenership; potential interest in meeting client marketing needs is strong. This is a great opportunity to present to potential clients a marketing avenue for reaching...
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Looking for an opportunity to apply your talents and help Minnesota’s jazz station do its important work, all in as little as 3 to 6 hours per week?  Take a look at this list of current volunteer openings.  If one or more sound like a fit for you, email us for a consultation and tour....
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State climatologist with the DNR, Luigi Romolo, visits about the large hailstones that came down in the north and west metro on Monday, and checks in on our climate scorecard for 2019. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190808090821-romolo20190806.mp3 Originally aired Tuesday, August 6, 2019 on The Morning Show with Travis Ryder.
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Jazz88’s resident foodie, Matt Gundrum, examines new venues for Bibuta, Cheese Louise, and Bark and the Bite.  Also: an obit for soon-to-close Lyn-Lake deli Mevyn, an examination of the food categories in City Pages’ new Best of the Twin Cities list, and a plug for some fine eats at the brand-new home of the Minnesota...
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State Climatologist Luigi Romolo recaps the winter storm from last week and previews a pleasant turn in the weather later this week. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190419084334-romolo190416.mp3 Originally aired Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 on The Morning Show with Patty Peterson.
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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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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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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 Patty Peterson in honoring our jazz pioneers. The broadcast of the Minnesota Jazz Legends: The Elders concert, recorded live at the Minnesota History Center in April is now available on demand. Patty reminisces with several Twin Cities jazz legends who have achieved local and national acclaim: Bob Gilbertson on drums, Ahmed AbdulKarim on trumpet...
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Our first in a planned series of recordings from the Williamsburg Room at The Lexington in St. Paul features gifted trumpeter Omar AbdulKarim.  After training at the New School and working in New York for over a decade, he’s back in the Twin Cities.  AbdulKarim has shared the stage and studio with the likes of Roy...
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