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Acclaimed Cabo Verdean singer, Lucibela, is out on the road and coming through town to play a show at the Cedar Cultural Center on Friday, September 16. She was nice enough to swing through Jazz88 with her guitar player and her tour manager/translator before the show. She performed the songs “Amdjer Ka Bidje” and “Adeus...
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We are in a golden age for new jazz releases, and figuring out the right tunes to get into our playlists has been a true joy. Check out a couple of these highlights and be sure to let us know what you think of the new music. I can be reached at sean@jazz88.fm. Samara Joy...
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Julian Lage is out on the road in support of his new Blue Note release, View With A Room. He’s swinging through the Dakota in Minneapolis on Saturday, September 17, and he was nice enough to connect with Sean on The Afternoon Cruise to discuss Bill Frisell’s contributions to the album, the history of jazz...
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Guitarist/composer John Scofield is out on the road with his band to support his new, self-titled release, and they’re taking the stage of the Dakota on Thursday evening, September 8th.  He was nice enough to take some time out of his busy schedule to visit with Sean McPherson on The Afternoon Cruise.   More Posts...
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Acclaimed vocalist Lizz Wright was nice enough to connect with Jazz88’s Sean McPherson in advance of her show on Thursday, September 1 at The Dakota. Check out the whole conversation here. More Posts for Show: The Afternoon Cruise
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The Minnesota State Fair is here and we couldn’t be more excited about how much jazz there is to offer this year. No matter what day you go, you should be able to take in a great jazz experience. We sincerely encourage you to come through on Friday, August 26 and/or Saturday, August 27 when...
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Local guitar maven and friend of the station, Zacc Harris, is celebrating the legacy of Pat Martino on Thursday, August 25 at Crooners. He hopped on The Afternoon Cruise to discuss Martino’s influence in the jazz world. More Posts for Show: The Afternoon Cruise
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Keyboardist/producer, Ben Sidran, is rolling through town for a two night stand on Friday, August 19 and Saturday, August 20 at Crooners. He was nice enough to hop on a Zoom and chat with Sean McPherson about his new album and his upcoming shows. More Posts for Show: The Afternoon Cruise
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Vocalist and pianist Andrew Walesch connected with Patty Peterson to discuss his upcoming CD and CD release show exploring the catalog of Cole Porter. More Posts for Show: The Afternoon Cruise
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The Minnesota jazz legend and Jazz88 broadcaster, Butch Thompson, passed away on Sunday, 8/14/22. Below, is audio of a tribute to Butch from the 8/16/22 Afternoon Cruise with Tony Balluff (Southside Aces) and Sean McPherson (Jazz88). More Posts for Show: The Afternoon Cruise
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