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David Shay is an influenza expert with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He called the Morning Show to talk about this winter’s upcoming flu season and tips for staying well. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20191003113953-CDCExpertDavidShayontheupcomingfluseason.mp3 Originally aired Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.  
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KBEM/North High Radio curriculum student Art Colberg was known as a natural on the air during his time with the station between 1998 and 2001, and quick to help his fellow students get comfortable behind the mic.  Even though he passed away in an accident in 2004, his memory has been continuing to help students...
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Pianist Ben Sidran will play two shows at Crooners Supper Club this week. He called into the Morning Show to talk about the gigs, giving away his archives and playing in a trio setting. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190826120408-PianistBenSidranatCroonersSupperClub.mp3 Originally aired Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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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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