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Keyboardist/producer, Ben Sidran, is rolling through town for a two night stand on Friday, August 19 and Saturday, August 20 at Crooners. He was nice enough to hop on a Zoom and chat with Sean McPherson about his new album and his upcoming shows. More Posts for Show: The Afternoon Cruise
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Vocalist and pianist Andrew Walesch connected with Patty Peterson to discuss his upcoming CD and CD release show exploring the catalog of Cole Porter. More Posts for Show: The Afternoon Cruise
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The Minnesota jazz legend and Jazz88 broadcaster, Butch Thompson, passed away on Sunday, 8/14/22. Below, is audio of a tribute to Butch from the 8/16/22 Afternoon Cruise with Tony Balluff (Southside Aces) and Sean McPherson (Jazz88). More Posts for Show: The Afternoon Cruise
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PaviElle is releasing a new documentary that tracks the making of her newest album, Sovereign. Check out the extended conversation between PaviElle and Jazz88’s Sean McPherson. More Posts for Show: The Afternoon Cruise
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Theo Croker connected with Sean for This Just In to talk about his new record, Love Quantum, and recommended a couple of artists he’s been listening to lately. Check out the full conversation right here! More Posts for Show: This Just In
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Songwriter and vocalist, Ann Hampton Callaway, is visiting the Twin Cities for a two-show stand over at Crooners this weekend. She was kind enough to talk about her love of the Linda Rondstadt songbook, and her love of performing in general. More Posts for Show: The Afternoon Cruise
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Hear trumpeter and director of the Count Basie Orchestra, Scotty Barnhart, talk about the upcoming show at Crooners, alongside a discussion about the role of the trumpet in jazz and Scotty’s take on the most important jazz musician of all time. More Posts for Show: The Afternoon Cruise
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  https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20220704074924-MinnesotaJazzLegendsFull2022.mp3   This spring Patty Peterson honored our Minnesota Jazz Legends for 2022. This year’s honorees included big band leader and educator, Dr. Steve Wright, bassist and author, Ollie Lyle, Minnesota Music Hall Of Fame recipient and pianist/vocalist, Linda Peterson, and Brazilian born pianist, the late Manfredo Fest. Minnesota Jazz Legends is Jazz88’s series...
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https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20220622125710-TMSJFBGInt_04525_062522WEB.mp3   Pianist Brandon Goldberg is set to play the Jazz88 Mainstage on Saturday night (6/25) with saxophonist Marcus Strickland, trumpeter Josh Evans, bassist Ben Wolfe, and drummer Aaron Kimmel. Brandon discusses playing with these great musicians as they take the stage for the first time together, along with influential piano players and one of...
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https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20220614122517-TMSMGMJuneteenth_04518_061822.mp3   Donnisha Powell, owner of New Start Fashion, will emcee Midtown Global Market‘s free Juneteenth Celebration featuring storytelling, music and dance. Plus a chance to grab great food and shop your favorite stores at Midtown Global Market on East Lake Street, Saturday June 18th from noon to 3 pm. More Posts for Show: The...
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