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The Panama Jazz Festival is this week and Jazz88’s Janis Lane-Ewart is there chatting with performers. Following Wednesday night’s concert, she spoke with pianist Danilo Perez and saxophonist Wayne Shorter. You can hear their thoughts below! http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u20180118071749153.mp3 Danilo Perez at the Panama Jazz Festival. Originally aired Jan. 18, 2018 on the Morning Show with Emily...
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Performer Lisa Brimmer stopped by the Morning Show today to talk about tonight’s show at Icehouse. The Feels provides artists with a positive environment to debut new music and poetry. The show starts at 10 PM. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u20171227081900150.mp3 Originally aired Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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Today’s broadcast is pre-recorded. Performances took place at KBEM on 12/13/17 as well as some from last year. Photo Credits, (except Vicky Emerson): Aidan O’Connor “Jazz 88 Holiday Cruise” performers:  Harpist/singer/entertainer Katie McMahon, Irish born, helped take the world by storm in the phenomenal “Riverdance.” As a lead singer, she stunned audiences worldwide with her...
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Minnesota pianist/composer Joe Chouinard has a new CD out of Christmas music called Joey to the World. He’s done arrangements of some of his favorite Christmas songs, with one original called “Yellowstone.” You can celebrate the release of the CD along with Joe at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Joining...
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Japanese pop-star turned jazz musician, Senri Oe, is back in Minneapolis for two special performances on Tuesday, Nov. 28. He stopped by the Jazz88 studio to talk about the shows, his new holiday song “The Garden Christmas” and his new solo album that drops next year. His first show is at MSP International Airport in...
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Brad Bellows, the executive director of the Leigh Kamman Legacy Project, stopped by the Jazz88 studios to talk about the project fundraiser. The event is Tuesday, Nov. 28th at the Dakota at 7:00 PM. Performers include Karrin Allyson, Laura Caviani, Phil Hey and Gordon Johnson, and will be emceed by broadcasting legend, Bill McGlaughlin. Celebrate...
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Cuban-born, Minneapolis-based pianist Nachito Herrera plays at the Dakota Friday night, showcasing the music of American composer George Gerswhin and Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona. The show will be recorded, and released as Nachito’s third Live at the Dakota album. This will also be his first solo record. Hear Nachito talk about Gerswhin, Lecuona, and recording...
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Beginning Monday, Oct. 30, Jazz88 will broadcast a series of 2-minute features highlighting the stories of Minnesota’s Vietnam Veterans. Producer Kevyn Burger interviewed dozens of vets about their service during the Vietnam War. She joined Jazz88’s Emily Reese to talk about the project. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u20171030084325140.mp3 Originally aired Monday, Oct. 30 during the Morning Show with Emily...
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Jazz in the Target Atrium: Drum & Trumpet, on air Saturday, October 28, and available on demand now. The ever-evolving Atrium Jazz Ensemble explores the sounds and compositions anchored by these ancient instruments, from Louis Armstrong to Booker Little. Jeremy Walker, piano and artistic director John Raymond, trumpet Kevin Washington, drums Chris Thomson, saxophone Jeff Bailey,...
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Brian Pertl is the dean of the Conservatory of Music at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis. He spoke with Jazz88’s Emily Reese about the Lawrence Faculty Jazz Quartet and their upcoming show at the Dakota on Tuesday, October 17. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u20171013072809114.mp3 Originally aired on The Morning Show, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 ← All Posts for Show...
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