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Join Jazz88 friends for five days & 4 nights exploring New Orleans music, food and culture. The package includes a day at the Jazz Fest! Reservation payment deadline is January 3, 2019. Reserve your space for the info session by e-mailing Kevin Barnes at kbar264@aol.com or contact Kevin at 612-668-1744. View the Brochure, Itinerary and...
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In a world and time of differences, music has the power to bring us together, to unite us through a shared experience. Music knows no boundaries. It transcends that which keeps us apart. Join Jazz88 for an evening of discovery with Music Without Borders. Performing on self-made hand drums, students from FAIR School join Douglas R....
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Save the date! Indeed Brewing has selected Jazz88 as a beneficiary of their “Indeed We Can” charitable initiative. On Wednesday, December 26th (Boxing Day) 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...
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A great lineup will keep you company during the Thanksgiving holiday. Thursday, 6 – 9 a.m.: Prep the big meal or just relax with Genaro Vasquez as your host for The Morning Show. Thursday, 10 a.m. – noon: Vocalist Connie Evingson and guitarist Sam Miltich lead an all-star Minnesota jazz combo as the musical feature for the Great Northern Radio Show.  Recorded Saturday at the historic Hibbing High School...
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Our Fall Pledge Drive wrapped up Saturday night and we’re pleased to report that with your help, we exceeded our $85,000 Goal! If you missed the drive, you can keep the momentum rolling and renew or become a new listener member . Thanks for supporting your resource for Jazz, Roots Music and Education! You’re the One.
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Join Jazz88 friends for seven days & six nights exploring the music and art of Havana, Trinidad & Cienfuegos.  The package includes an all-access Havana Jazz Fest pass! View the Brochure and Itinerary       View the Reservation Forms Highlights & Experiences : Havana Jazz Festival, Melia Cohiba (or like property) close to Jazz Festival, Old Havana Walking...
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We are just over 2 weeks away from the beginning of our 2018 Fall Pledge Drive, with the theme of  “You’re The One!”   The following Phone Bank shifts are ready and waiting for your expert assistance in helping us achieve our goal. Interested in a shift or two?  Contact Barbara Greer at 612.668.1748 or email Barbara.Greer@mpls.k12.mn.us to confirm your preferred shifts....
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Three years ago, I was in Boston at Harmonix Music Systems, visiting a composer who works there. Harmonix is a studio known for making video games tied to music, like Guitar Hero, Rock Band and the fantastic motion-based game Fantasia: Music Evolved.* When the composer, Steve Pardo, found out we were from Minneapolis, he starting professing his love for...
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Eclectic Edge Ensemble is celebrating 15 years of jazz dance in Minnesota with performances at The Lab Theater in Minneapolis July 19-22.  Dancers and musicians will present a collage of company favorites and works by incredible jazz guest artists including Zoe Sealy, Karla Grotting, Cynthia Gutierrez-Garner and Danny Buraczeski. Eclectic Edge Ensemble works with Minnesota composers...
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“Bonnie Raitt meets Alabama Shakes?” Though these may not be binding distinctions, one thing is certain:  Hannah von der Hoff  is a unique talent. She will be playing Friday 7/13 at Aster Cafe Hannah was gracious enough to give us an exclusive performance of two songs, one of which debuts as a video this week. You...
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