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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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Jazz88’s Peter Solomon spoke with pianist Aaron Diehl about his recent recording of Mary Lou Williams’ “Zodiac Suite,” the influence of pianist and composer John Lewis, and his upcoming performance of music by Lewis, Gunther Schuller and others with members of the Chamber Music Society of Minnesota Sunday, April 7th at Sundin Hall on the...
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You probably saw David Feily play this year. Whether you were taking in the MPLS String Project, LA Buckner and Big HomiE or the BZ3 Organ Trio, chances are Feily was up there with his guitar, his bass or splitting the difference on his Fender VI. This tireless collaborator also got into the studio this...
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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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Jazz88’s Peter Solomon spoke with Brazilian guitar virtuoso Diego Figueiredo about his musical development and his recent album “My World,” which featured guest appearances by clarinetist/saxophonist Ken Peplowski and trumpeter Nicholas Payton. Figueiredo is appearing at Crooners on Friday 3/29. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20240328093738-DiegoFigwithmusic3_01080.mp3
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When Joan Hutton and Sue Orfield came together to be the frontline for their new group, Take That Back, the chemistry was tangible immediately. With Hutton on alto sax and bass clarinet and Orfield on her trusty tenor, the group recorded one of the most critically acclaimed jazz albums to come out of the Twin...
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Jazz88’s Peter Solomon spoke with pianist Miki Yamanaka on Shades of Rainbow, her new collaboration with tenor saxophonist Mark Turner. The recording was recently released on Cellar Music. She discusses the influence of pianist Cedar Walton on her playing, the making of the new album, and the status of women in the contemporary jazz scene....
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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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