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As Jazz88 reflects on 2018, we are so thankful for the myriad opportunities in which you have been engaged with your station beyond on-air content. Your “Experiences Of The Year” with us have resulted in an incredibly memorable year for our staff, students and on-air hosts.  You turned out in great numbers for the various RestauranTours across the Twin Cities....
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Clarinetist Evan Christopher plays at Vieux Carre tonight in celebration of the tricentennial of New Orleans. He stopped by the Jazz88 studio to talk about tonight’s show and the city he calls home. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20181128113236-EvanChristopheratVieuxCarre2018.mp3 Originally aired Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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The Jazz88 RestauranTour is back with a delightful evening of food, music and community at the Loring Bar and Restaurant in Minneapolis on Tuesday, November 27th with seating at 7:00 p.m. Join Executive chef Pablo Jesus Palchizaca as he presents a 3 course menu with wine pairings. Dan Newton’s Cafe Accordion Trio will perform as part of the evening. Proceeds from the event benefit...
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The Moving Company presents The 4 Seasons, a new work conceived by Stephen Epp, Nathan Keepers and Dominique Serrand, onstage November 1st through December 2nd  at The Lab Theater. Inspired by the work of Vivaldi, Chekhov, Piazzolla and more. A Hotel. A Year. An interlude, A start. The Hook & Ladder Theater presents legacy bluesman Cedric Burnside plus the Nick...
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Pianist Larry McDonough and guitarist Joel Shapira are playing the music of Bill Evans and Jim Hall at the Black Dog in St. Paul on Thursday, Nov. 15th from 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Bill Evans and Jim Hall recorded two duo albums together; Undercurrent came out in 1962 and Intermodulation came out in 1966. Larry...
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The group, byerSelf (pronounced “by yourself”), is a collaboration between cellist Greg Byers, percussionist LA Buckner and pianist Javier Santiago. The three stopped by the Jazz88 studio to talk about their upcoming tour, how they met and what makes their music unique. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u20181106095911203.mp3 Originally aired Tuesday, Nov. 06, 2018 on the Morning Show with Emily...
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Vocalist Maud Hixson has two shows coming up in the Twin Cities. Saturday night, Nov. 10, she’s singing with pianist Rick Carlson and his trio at the Bloomington Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. It’s a Cole Porter tribute show. Monday night, she’ll sing in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club...
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Jazz88 is the broadcast partner for the new Live at The Lex jazz series in The Williamsburg Room at the The Lexington restaurant in Saint Paul. The next recording date Wednesday evening, November 14th features Martinis and Mancini with the Benny Weinbeck Quartet. Learn more about tickets and the event here. Excerpts of the show will be broadcast Saturday, November 24th...
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Pianist Cameron Graves is bringing his trio to the Dakota Sunday, Nov. 4th at 7:00 p.m. He’ll play with bassist Max Gerl and drummer Mike Mitchell, both of whom hail from Dallas, Tex. Cameron comes from LA, where he met saxophonist Kamasi Washington, trombonist Ryan Porter and other West Coast Get Down members in high...
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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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