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Join Patty Peterson in honoring our jazz pioneers. The broadcast of Minnesota Jazz Legends: The Elders concert, recorded live at the Minnesota History Center in May is now available on demand. Patty reminisces with several Twin Cities jazz legends, who have achieved local and national acclaim, including Carei Thomas (piano), Steve Blons (guitar), Dean Brewington (sax),...
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Bobb Fantauzzo led a stellar group in the third “A Weaving of Traditions” concert at the Minnesota History Center in April. Recorded for broadcast, the program is now available on demand. It is commonly held that jazz developed out of a synthesis of European and African music. However, few people are aware that jazz was also...
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Don’t miss a note of the 19th Annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival in Lowertown St. Paul, in and around Mears Park Thursday through Saturday June 22-24. The incredible lineup includes McCoy Tyner with Joshua Redman, Terence Blanchard, Anat Cohen, Bobby Lyle, Emmet Cohen, Oskar Stenmark and many, many more. Tune in for live broadcasts from...
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Pianist, composer and arranger Adi Yeshaya has an impressive discography on his own, and impressive it stays with his new release Shammer Jam. He’s celebrating it’s release this Thursday at Crooners Lounge with the Adi Yeshaya Big Band and many other guests. Adi’s list of collaborators is far, wide and profound. Including locals Cory Wong, LA Buckner...
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Jazz in the Target Atrium: When Duke Met Coltrane, available on demand now. The Atrium Jazz Ensemble, anchored by pianist/musical director Jeremy Walker, presents the foundations of jazz: swing, blues, communal good feeling and deep commitment to shared musical inspiration, using the music of Duke Ellington and John Coltrane as source material for self-discovery. Led...
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THIS WEEK (May 20 & 23, 2017) ON JAZZ NIGHT IN AMERICA: Host Christian McBride visits with fellow bassist Buster Williams.  We’ll also hear music from a recent iteration of his Something More Quartet. Listen Saturday at 10 p.m. and Tuesday at 9 p.m. ← All Posts for Show Jazz Night in America
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