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Savannah, Georgia-based Velvet Caravan stopped by the studio to play and chat with Kevin O’Connor before they heated things up at Vieux Carre Wednesday. AUDIO: Originally aired Wednesday, October 11 on The Afternoon Cruise with Kevin O’Connor. ← All Posts for Show The Afternoon Cruise
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Storyteller Nothando Zulu stopped by Jazz88 to talk about the 26th Annual Black Master Storytelling Festival, “Signifyin’ & Testifyin.” The free, family-friendly event starts tonight and runs through Saturday night. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u20170929074240105.mp3 Originally aired Thursday, Sept. 28 on The Morning Show with Emily Reese.  
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Miskwa-Mukwa Desjarlait, the Youth Coordinator for the Indian Education Program at Minneapolis Public Schools talks about the First Annual Welcome Back Powwow for students and the community. It’s free, open to all, and runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u20170929074037104.mp3 Originally aired Thursday, Sept. 28 on The Morning Show with Emily Reese
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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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The Minnesota State Fair is underway August 24 through Labor Day, and Jazz88 broadcast live from The Great Minnesota Get-Together Friday, August 25, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., from the Education Building on the east side of the fairgrounds in Falcon Heights. This appearance is possible thanks to the efforts of the independent public radio cooperative Ampers, which also has a...
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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. ← All Posts for Show The Morning Show
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Herbie Hancock always seems to be on some kind of voyage, whether sitting in a eleven-keyboard cockpit or forming new bands that push his possibilities. This week (August 19 & 22), Christian McBride sits down with Herbie to discuss his journey in technology through the years. We’ll also hear his current band live at Brooklyn’s...
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Join us for a height of the season celebration of our  local food, farm and music scene with a live broadcast from the Mill City Farmers Market, on the riverfront in downtown Minneapolis.  We’ll be live Saturday morning, September 1st , from 8 to 11 a.m. Phil Nusbaum will broadcast live.  Stop down and visit! ←...
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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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