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Pianist Nachito Herrera came to the Morning Show to talk about all the Cuban musicians he’ll play with at the Dakota next week, including José Perico Hernández, Yaure Muñiz and Carlos Caro. Shows are at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28 and Thursday, Aug 29. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190822104844-NachitoHerreraandHabanaSocialClubatDakota.mp3 Originally aired on Thursday, Aug. 22,...
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Artistic Director and founder of VocalEssence, Philip Brunelle, came to the Morning Show to talk about the choir’s upcoming visit to Mexico City, Mexico, where they’ll perform Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190822103826-PhilipBrunellefromVocalEssence.mp3 Originally aired Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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Singer, rocker, blues artist, punk artist and lately, jazz artist: Tina Schlieske returns to the Twin Cities to sing at the Dakota for two shows on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. She called into the Morning Show to talk about playing across genres and coming back to the Twin Cities. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190821122932-TinaSchlieskeattheDakota.mp3 Originally aired Wednesday, Aug. 21,...
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Singer Jearlyn Steele starts a new series of shows at Crooners Supper Club tomorrow night, featuring Richard Dworsky on piano. In these shows, Jearlyn will sing whatever the pianist requests, without rehearsing ahead of time. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190819120754-JearlynSteelepresentsPianistKnowsBestatCrooners2019.mp3 Originally aired Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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Pianist Larry McDonough and his quartet (Richard Terrill, saxes and poetry; Greg Stinson, bass; Dean White, drums) will celebrate the 90th birthday of pianist Bill Evans with a show at the Black Dog in St. Paul Sunday night, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190815095323-CelebratingBillEvans_s90thBirthdaywithLarryMcDonough.mp3 Originally aired Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 on the Morning Show with...
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Sound Unseen is partnering with Jazz88 to present the return of “Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes”, screening Wednesday, August 14th , 7 p.m., at the Trylon Cinema in Minneapolis. The 21st Annual Laughing Waters Bluegrass Festival is coming up Labor Day, September 2nd from 1 to 5:30 pm at Minnehaha Park. Performers include Pride of...
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Harmonica player and pianist Howard Levy teams up with guitarist Chris Siebold for a show at Crooners Supper Club tomorrow night, Aug. 10, at 6 p.m. Howard called into the Morning Show to discuss the show and the pioneering style in which he plays harmonica. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190809102958-HowardLevyChrisSieboldCrooners2019.mp3 Originally aired Friday, August 9, 2019 on the Morning...
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Celebrate Summer with us at Alexis Bailly Vineyard in Hastings, MN. Bring a lunch or items are available at the Vineyard. Sangria will be provided by Alexis Bailly. Live jazz by the Doug Little Quartet.  Due to limited tickets, no cancellations or refunds. The social runs 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. and happens rain or shine....
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Japanese shamisen virtuoso Momokusu Iwata came to Jazz88 Saturday to play for us and talk about his concert Sunday at Sundin Music Hall on the Hamline University campus. Jazz88’s Emily Reese spoke with Momo, his pianist Ayatoshi Oikawa, and his interpreter Momoko Tanno. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190729104840-MomokusuIwatainterview190727.mp3 Interview originally aired Sunday, July 28, 2019 on Sunday Morning Jazz...
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Vocalist Rodolfo Nieto talks about two productions by the Mill City Summer Opera. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Così fan tutte is at the Mill Ruins Park. At Icehouse, its La serva patrona by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190718131205-RodolfoNietofromMillCitySummerOpera.mp3 Originally aired on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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