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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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