Live at the Lex

With Travis Ryder The event space at a historic, recently-revitalized St. Paul restaurant is home to a series of high-profile jazz events in the 2018-2019 season.  National and regional acts of distinction are playing the Williamsburg Room at The Lexington, and Jazz88 is presenting highlights from these shows each time. The broadcast consists of an hour of...
Read More
With Michelle Sammartino Subtitled “Jazz for the New Generation,” the program showcases players who build on a century of improvisational music tradition and carry it forward.  Medeski, Martin & Wood, The Bad Plus, Galactic, and Soulive, among many many others, make appearances on the program. Show Website
Read More
With Jay Daniels Timeless songs, arrangers, bands, and singers, from the ’30s to the present day. Show Website
Read More
With Ian Shaw Produced in association with its namesake club in London, and hosted by a beloved UK singer/comic, the show presents an up-to-date music mix and conversations with leading worldwide players. Show Website
Read More
With Judy Carmichael Conversations about the creative process and how jazz inspires the work of well-known actors, authors, scientists, and musicians. Show Website
Read More
With Travis Ryder The jazz series at Orchestra Hall presents several concerts a year in the Target Atrium, looking out on Minneapolis’ Nicollet Mall.  Local luminaries and visiting national talent comprise the always-evolving Atrium Jazz Ensemble. The Pioneer Press has called the series “the Twin Cities’ answer to New York’s Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola in...
Read More
With Patty Peterson 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. Listen On Demand
Read More
With Minneapolis Public Schools Students Updates from the classrooms, boardroom, athletic fields, and auditoriums of the Minneapolis Public Schools, written and voiced by students or MPS staff.  Hear School News updates around 45 minutes past the hour, 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. weekdays.
Read More
With Pete Weber & Eboni Fondren Our Saturday-night jazz, blues, and comedy jam, recorded in front of a studio audience in Kansas City. Official Website
Read More
With Joan Griffith Conversations and exclusive performances with talented Minnesota jazz musicians. Guitarist and educator Joan Griffith hosts and plays. Jazz in the Target Atrium and Live at the Lex also appear in this time slot, generally a week after the live performances from which the programs are sourced.
Read More
1 2 3 4