This spring Patty Peterson honored our Minnesota Jazz Legends for 2022. This year’s honorees included big band leader and educator, Dr. Steve Wright, bassist and author, Ollie Lyle, Minnesota Music Hall Of Fame recipient and pianist/vocalist, Linda Peterson, and Brazilian born pianist, the late Manfredo Fest.
Minnesota Jazz Legends is Jazz88’s series honoring the pioneers of Minnesota’s jazz scene through annual concerts and radio specials. The events and broadcasts include live performances and interviews.
Excerpts from Minnesota Jazz Legends for 2022 were taken from a live concert broadcast at Crooners Summer Club on May 1, 2022 and previously recorded interviews. This broadcast of Minnesota Jazz Legends 2022 was recorded live at the Crooners Supper Club on May 1, 2022.
Hear previous editions of Minnesota Jazz Legends here.
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