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Pianist Cameron Graves is bringing his trio to the Dakota Sunday, Nov. 4th at 7:00 p.m. He’ll play with bassist Max Gerl and drummer Mike Mitchell, both of whom hail from Dallas, Tex. Cameron comes from LA, where he met saxophonist Kamasi Washington, trombonist Ryan Porter and other West Coast Get Down members in high...
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Fourteen-year-old pianist Joey Alexander is playing two shows at the Dakota tonight (Thursday, Oct. 11th) at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. with Reuben Rogers on bass and Johnathan Blake on drums. He spoke with Jazz88’s Emily Reese about the shows and his newest albums, Eclipse and Legion of Peace. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u20181011083909196.mp3 Originally aired Thursday, Oct. 11...
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Composers JC Sanford and Asuka Kakitani are working hard to grow the Twin Cities jazz scene, which is already rich with talent. They started a Twin Cities Jazz Composers Workshop in 2017 to encourage the creation of new music for big bands, and they started a new big band called Inatnas (a blend of their...
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A trio of legendary musicians is heading to the Twin Cities next week to play Vieux Carre. Pianist Cyrus Chestnut, bassist Buster Williams and drummer Lenny White are scheduled for four shows, Tuesday and Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Chestnut called into the Morning Show to talk about the upcoming performances and...
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Celebrate Summer at our annual  Jazz in the Vineyard Social, Sunday afternoon, August 5th ,  at Alexis Bailly Vineyard in Hastings! The gathering features a delightful lunch spread from Emily’s Bakery & Deli in Hastings, Sangria from Alexis Bailly and live  jazz performed by the Jon Pemberton Quartet with special guest James “Jimmieapolis” Wallace. The social runs 1:30 to...
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Brazilian pianist, singer, composer and arranger Eliane Elias was scheduled to play the Dakota Tuesday night, May 1st with shows at 7:00 and 9:00. Due to a family emergency, Elaine  has had to cancel her May 1 concerts.  Our thoughts are with Eliane at this time, and The Dakota is  working on rescheduling this performance for...
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