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Jazz88 KBEM-FM is seeking an individual or agency who will operate as an independent agent to solicit and acquire business and corporate sponsorship. Jazz88 has experienced a significant growth in listenership; potential interest in meeting client marketing needs is strong. This is a great opportunity to present to potential clients a marketing avenue for reaching...
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Looking for an opportunity to apply your talents and help Minnesota’s jazz station do its important work, all in as little as 3 to 6 hours per week?  Take a look at this list of current volunteer openings.  If one or more sound like a fit for you, email us for a consultation and tour....
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Indeed Brewing has once again selected Jazz88 as a beneficiary of their Indeed We Can charitable initiative. Today, (Wednesday, July 10th)  from 3 to 11 p.m., 100% of Indeed’s net proceeds will be donated to Jazz88. Whether you buy a tap beer, growler or merchandise, it is all going to support Jazz88’s mission of promoting...
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Don’t miss a note of the 21st Annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival in and around Mears Park in Lowertown St. Paul Thursday through Saturday, June 20-22.  The incredible lineup includes Jose James, Nneena Freelon, James Carter Organ Trio, Grace Kelly, Mayato Rivera w/Charanga Tropical  and many, many more. Jazz88 will be on site to visit with you and...
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Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, popularly known as Taj Mahal, is an American music treasure. Over the last 50 years, Taj has helped to reshape the definition and scope of the blues by fusing it with nontraditional forms, including sounds from the Caribbean, Africa, and the South Pacific. Friday night, June 7th,  Bluesville host Kevin Barnes interviewed...
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Jiselle McCollam’s Jazz Cult joined Justus Sanchez live From Studio 1 ahead of their show Friday June 6th at the Black Dog Cafe in St. Paul – check out the details of that show here. Live from Studio 1 is made possible by support from the Minnesota Art’s and Cultural Heritage Fund.  
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Emily Reese and Justus Sanchez went to see the new First Avenue exhibit at the Minnesota History Center – The venue is celebrating its 50th anniversary and the exhibit is a must a see if you’re interested in the history of music in Minnesota. We met up with the exhibit developer Erin Cole for a...
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Karen Lyu stopped by Jazz88’s Studio 1 for a session with with Michael O’Brien on bass and James Allen on guitar. Karen returned to Minnesota for a reunion performance with the band Global Jazz. She currently lives in Seoul, South Korea after living and going to school in the Midwest for 17 years. Live From...
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The Greg Byers Ensemble is lead by the cellist and bassist who bears the groups namesake.  Byers is a transplant to Minneapolis via Rochester, NY trained in the Suzuki method of Cello which he started at a young age. Greg is joined by Aaron Hedenstrom (Saxophone), Adam Meckler (Trumpet), Javier Santiago (Piano) and L.A. Buckner...
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Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with some of Minnesota’s most notable jazz legends, hosted by Patty Peterson in an intimate afternoon of live music and inspiring stories. Presented by Jazz88, this special concert will be held at the Minnesota History Center on Sunday, April 14, 2019, 2:00-4:00pm. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 ages 5-17, MNHS members...
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