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  Hello dear listener!I’m gushing as I write this week’s entry. As always, I am overwhelmed by the generous support and bounteous comments from the Jazz 88 listening family. Working remotely for the last three pledge drives as I have, I’ve spent more time on the phones. While I miss the volunteers, it’s been a...
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Album covers for new Jane Monheit and Jazz Is Dead releases
When vocal and piano powerhouse Diana Krall burst on to the jazz scene in the mid-nineties, the form was getting a bit long in the teeth. Most of the legends had passed on or exceeded their peak as far as female vocalists go. In walked Diana: Great vocal and piano chops, a reverence for the...
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Jill Mott is a sommelier at Henry & Son in Minneapolis. She talks about wines that are stored and/or fermented in clay vessels. Tchotiashvili Mtsvane (orange wine)| Kakheti, Republic of Georgia Tchotiashvili Saperavi (red wine) |¬†Kakheti, Republic of Georgia Sant’Or Santameriana (orange wine) | Patras, Greece Pearl Morissette Irreverence (white wine) | Niagara Peninsula, Canada...
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State Climatologist Luigi Romolo covers a lot in this conversation with the Morning Show. Volunteer weather observers can help with precipitation observations through CocoRaHS, and you can also train online to become a Skywarn Spotter. If you have climate- or weather-related questions for Luigi, you can reach him here. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20210330065645-LuigiRomoloTheRainCame.mp3 Originally aired Tuesday, Mar. 30,...
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Stephen Rueff from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design talks about PitchFest, the annual arts entrepreneurship competition. PitchFest is an opportunity for MCAD undergraduates to stretch their creative thinking, consider how they can impact the world, and win some fantastic award money. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20210330065306-StephenRueffMCADPitchFest.mp3 Originally aired Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021 on the Morning Show with...
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