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Jazz88 is partnering with Best Wishes Floral in celebration of your beloved jazz radio station and your beloved. On Thursday, February 7th, Jazz88 will begin the celebration of Valentine’s Day by  offering forty (40) Best Wishes Floral gift certificates to listener members who renew or become new members at $88.50 or above (Credit Card Only).  Be...
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Pianist Richard Johnson credit Daniel Bedell
Pianist Richard Johnson and his trio will play Dave Brubeck’s Time Out album in its entirety this week at Vieux-Carre. He talked with Jazz88’s Emily Reese about the importance and uniqueness of the album, and hinted that he has new music of his own on the way. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190206111156-RichardJohnsonTimeOutVieuxCarre2018.mp3 Originally aired Wednesday, Feb. 6th on the...
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Ice Covered Window
State Climatologist Luigi Romolo joined the Morning Show to talk about this week’s snow event, and how far we are from our average snowfall this year. He explains how freezing rain forms, and we talk about fallout from last week’s polar vortex. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190205094429-StateClimatologistLuigiRomolo190205.mp3 Originally aired Tuesday, Feb. 5th on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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Julian Bliss
The Minnesota Orchestra presents the Julian Bliss Septet, performing a musical tribute to Tin Pan Alley legend George Gershwin and his contemporaries. February 17th at Orchestra Hall. The Walker presents a two-night celebration of the jazz of Henry Threadgill. 24 musicians perform the Pulitzer Prize winner’s compositions including power-jazz trio, Harriet Tubman. Threadgill and his quintet, Zooid, closes...
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Cold Weather
State climatologist Luigi Romolo joined the Morning Show to talk about the dangerously cold wind chills terrorizing the Midwest this week, and explains what the difference is between a climatologist and a meteorologist. We’ll be talking with Luigi each Tuesday morning at 8:20 on the Morning Show about the weather we experience as Minnesotans. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190129102527-ClimatologistLuigiRomolo190129.mp3...
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