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The bigger the legend, the more prolific the tributes. When piano giant Chick Corea passed away last spring it took the music world by complete surprise. His close friends and family knew he’d been ill. Anytime that happens, fittingly, posthumous tributes from colleagues, cronies and fans tend to roll in. More than most musicians of...
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Q: Where does a massive rhino sleep? A: Anywhere it wants to. Please forgive the “Dad joke” intro. But trust me, it fits. Joey De Francesco is arguably the greatest living Hammond B-3 organ player. Many would remove the “arguably” qualifier. The son of B-3 great “Papa” John DeFancesco, Joey is a gifted player and...
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Martha Swanson, Director of Enrollment Managment at Minneapolis Public Schools, talks with Manny Hill about enrollment at MPS and the best way to get in contact if you’re still looking to enroll your child. More Posts for Show: School News
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MN Jazz Elders
Tune in Labor Day Monday at 10 a.m. for the two-hour radio special honoring some of the most notable pioneers of our jazz scene. Sourced from personal interviews as well as the concert celebration this spring, Minnesota Jazz Legends: The Elders 2021 will honor Legends Art Resnick, Donald Washington, Kenny Horst, Carole Martin, Ron Seaman,...
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Manny Hill talks with Minneapolis Public Schools Superintendent Ed Graff about the upcoming school year, what students can expect and prepare for upon returning to school, health and safety protocols, and transportation around the district. More Posts for Show: School News
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