By

Sean McPherson
  In honor of Record Store Day coming up on Saturday I’d like to list to you five records that you will not regret owning on vinyl because they are amazing. Do I own them all? Not on vinyl. Do I love them all? Absolutely. Will I one day own them all on vinyl? Probably....
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Twin Cities guitar mainstay Jeremy Yvilsaker is curating Monday nights at Icehouse for the month of April and he’s doing it with a simple philosophy: get really creative people to try out new ideas. The results have been a success for Jeremy so far, and he took a break from a van ride to Kansas...
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Greetings! Every Friday I’ll be bringing you some highlights of new music we are featuring here on Jazz88. This is all connected to This Just In, our weekly show that celebrates new jazz releases. You can catch This Just In, hosted by moi, on Fridays at Noon on 88.5 or catch it on your own...
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Greetings! Every Friday I’ll be bringing you some highlights of new music we are featuring here on Jazz88. This is all connected to This Just In, our weekly show that celebrates new jazz releases. You can catch This Just In, hosted by moi, on Fridays at Noon on 88.5 or catch it on your own...
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March 28 is the 88th day of the year and Jazz88 is celebrating the piano! World Piano Day on Jazz88 is supported by Schmitt Music. Sean McPherson headed out to Schmitt Music today to learn a little bit more about the piano and it’s staying power in the music world with Dr. Andy Fleser, the...
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The trio Trigonal composed of Anthony Cox (Bass, Cello and Percussion), Davu Seru (Drums and Percussion) and Douglas R. Ewart (Winds, Percussion, Poetry and Invented Instruments) are preparing for a show on Saturday March 28 at the Cedar Cultural Center. For this event they will be joined by Sarah M. Greer on vocals. Sean McPherson...
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Katia Cardenas is at the helm for Walker West’s Women in Jazz Initiative. This Saturday (3/23), the team is hosting a jazz workshop and jam sessions with players like Mary Louise Knutson, Tasha Baron, Beth Varela, Sophia Kaufmann, and more. Cardenas spoke about the importance of creating places to play and learn jazz that are...
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Greetings! Every Friday I’ll be bringing you some highlights of new music we are featuring here on Jazz88. This is all connected to This Just In, our weekly show that celebrates new jazz releases. You can catch This Just In, hosted by moi, on Fridays at Noon on 88.5 or catch it on your own...
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Michael Cain, a gifted pianist, piano instructor and Director of Electronic Music and Recording Arts at MacPhail as well as the co-founder and CEO of Ekwe stopped by Jazz88 to discuss a concert he’s throwing at Antonello Hall this Saturday with Yousif Sheronick, Barbara Cohen, JD Steele, Zacc Harris and more. Full Interview: This interview...
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The celebrated singer-songwriter Valerie June is making her way to the Twin Cities for a performance this Saturday (3/23) at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. Sean McPherson caught up with Valerie to find out about her performance process, her songwriting philosophy, and her recent forays into public speaking. Full interview: This interview aired on...
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