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Pianist Jeremy Walker talks about his upcoming gig at the Dakota on the Morning Show. He’ll be joined by saxophonist Brandon Wozniak, bassist Anthony Cox and drummer Kevin Washington tonight at 7. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200303105538-JeremyWalkerWhenDukeMetColtrane.mp3 Originally aired Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2020 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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Vocalist Elaine Dame is coming back to Minneapolis to do an Ellington/Strayhorn show at Crooners Supper Club in the Dunsmore Room on Saturday, Jan. 4. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20191230095233-ElaineDameCroonersJan2020.mp3 Originally aired on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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Vocalist Nancy Harms will sing her “Ellington At Night” show at Crooners Saturday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. She stopped by Jazz88 to talk about the upcoming show, her admiration for the Duke and what it’s like to hear herself sing. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190619110544-NancyHarmsatCroonersJune2019.mp3 Originally aired Wednesday, June 19, 2019 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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Clockwise from top: Nichols, Santiago, Walker, and Lomheim.  Jazz in the Target Atrium: At The Piano, available on demand now. Four top pianists from the Twin Cities scene take their turn on the bench.  According to the Minnesota Orchestra website: “Chris Lomheim is a pianist whose rich harmony is always accompanied by swinging, bluesy improvisation....
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Jazz in the Target Atrium: When Duke Met Coltrane, available on demand now. The Atrium Jazz Ensemble, anchored by pianist/musical director Jeremy Walker, presents the foundations of jazz: swing, blues, communal good feeling and deep commitment to shared musical inspiration, using the music of Duke Ellington and John Coltrane as source material for self-discovery. Led...
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