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The short film United We Play features music by pianist/composer Marcus Roberts with the American Symphony Orchestra, led by Leon Botstein. Roberts and Botstein join the Morning Show to talk about the film, the new music, and their collaboration. The film is free to view at the American Symphony Orchestra’s website. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20201222064604-UnitedWePlayfromMarcusRobertsandLeonBotstein.mp3 Originally aired Tuesday,...
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Ben Cook-Feltz has a new Christmas album and joins the Morning Show to talk about it. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20201217063705-BenCookFeltzNewChristmasAlbum.mp3 Originally aired Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese. More Posts for Show: The Morning Show
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Pianist Larry McDonough talks about playing music during the pandemic and shares a track from a backyard concert he gave in the fall. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20201208071253-PARTTWOLarryMcDonoughEvictionsandMusic.mp3 Originally aired Tuesday, Dec. 08, 2020 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese. More Posts for Show: The Morning Show
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Trumpeter Solomon Parham talks about playing with his quintet for the Selby Ave JazzFest Saturday, and how his approach to the trumpet has changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200911074401-SolomonParhamSelbyAveJazzfest.mp3 Originally aired Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese. More Posts for Show: The Morning Show
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Writer and saxophonist Richard Terrill launches his new book on Facebook Live Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020 and will play with the Larry McDonough Quartet. His new book is called What Falls Away Is Always: Poems & Conversations. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200911073455-RichardTerrillBookLaunchWhatFallsAwayIsAlwaysPoemsandConversations.mp3 Originally aired Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese. More Posts for Show:...
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Javier Matos is one of the many who work day jobs in addition to performing music. In a conversation with Phil Nusbaum, in Javier’s so-called office…his backyard…Javier reflected on his musical career and his rediscovery of the blues during this pandemic. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200821114607-JavierMatosCovidResponse.mp3 Twin Cities This Week and Twin Cities Weekend each air three times per week...
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The website Music in Minnesota has launched a fundraiser for iconic music venues around the state that have been shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic. Writer and photographer Tom Smouse talks about the fundraiser, Value Our Venues. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200713080757-ValueOurVenuesfromMusicinMNsTomSmouse.mp3 Originally aired Monday, July 13, 2020 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese. More Posts for Show:...
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Duo Charmin Michelle and Joel Shapira have been performing together for more than 20 years. The vocalist and guitarist just released their newest album, Butterfly Wings, which you can order on Joel’s website. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200605073719-JoelShapiraCharminMichelleButterflyWingsnewalbum.mp3 Originally aired Friday, June 05, 2020 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese. More Posts for Show: The Morning Show
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Bassist and singer Barb Byrnstad from the Americana band Turn Turn Turn talks about their new album, Can’t Go Back. You can hear the first single, “Cold Hard Truth” on YouTube. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200514080631-BarbBrynstadTurnTurnTurnnewalbum.mp3 Originally aired Thursday, May 14, 2020 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese. More Posts for Show: The Morning Show
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Pianist Larry McDonough shares a playlist of tracks that bring him peace. Playlist Jade Visions, by Scott LaFaro Bill Evans Trio Sunday at the Village Vanguard (1961) Crystal Silence Chick Corea Return to Forever (1972) Joanna’s Theme Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter 1 + 1 (1997) Coming Late to Rachmaninoff Larry McDonough and Richard Terrill...
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