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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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In the summer of 2020 deVon Russell Gray, Nathan Hanson and Davu Seru recorded the album We Sick in a church in Saint Paul that was available due to the COVID pandemic. The tumult of the summer of 2020 showed up in all sorts of ways on the spontaneously composed recordings. Since the 2022 release...
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Tina Schlieske has been a fixture in the Twin Cities music scene since the 1990s but this is the first time she’s had a project so centered in jazz. On her new album, The Good Life,  Schlieske performed classic numbers with some of the finest musicians in the Twin Cities jazz scene. Tina stopped in...
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Don’t make the mistake of calling the BZ3 Organ Trio a jazz group. Sure, jazz is in there, but they are an organ trio through and through; comfortable working funk, blues, reggae and more into their repertoire. For their rendition of Stevie Wonder’s “Too High” they tapped one of the greatest vocalists working in the Twin...
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  Ambrose Akinmusire – Owl Song 1 Keyon Harrold – Beautiful Day feat. PJ Morton Tim Sparks – Take Five Nicholas Payton – Gold Dust Black Magic Cory Weeds – Home Cookin’ Pete Escovedo – Solo Tu Mark Lipson – Launch Control JD Allen – Boom Bap Tina Schlieske – My Baby Just Cares for...
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According to LA Buckner, he is putting “all his eggs into his own basket.” After years of splitting his time as a sideman and as a leader he is focusing on taking LA Buckner and BiG HOMiE up to the next level. To that end, Buckner is making his debut as a leader at Crooners...
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Adi Yeshaya is an in-demand arranger and composer whose has done work for Whitney Houston, Prince, Lena Horne and more. In the Twin Cities Yeshaya might be best known for his longtime collaboration with Debbie Duncan. After Duncan’s passing in 2020 Adi started to revisit the charts he had worked up during their decades of...
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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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Starting his professional career in the late 70s and staying vital and relevant up to today, Kenny Garrett truly bridges generations as a jazz icon. Frequently recognized as the greatest alto player of his generation, Garrett is also a generational talent as a composer. Check out the conversation between Kenny Garrett and Sean McPherson as...
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Peter Solomon spoke with Cathy McLeer, State Director for AARP Minnesota, about the Twin Cities Winter Jazz Fest. More Posts for Show: The Morning Show
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