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Brian Pertl is the dean of the Conservatory of Music at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis. He spoke with Jazz88’s Emily Reese about the Lawrence Faculty Jazz Quartet and their upcoming show at the Dakota on Tuesday, October 17. http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u20171013072809114.mp3 Originally aired on The Morning Show, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 ← All Posts for Show...
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New Orleans clarinetist Evan Christopher is playing the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge & Supper Club on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Jazz88’s Emily Reese spoke with Evan by phone about his upcoming trip to the Twin Cities, the show, and falling in love with the music of New Orleans. AUDIO: http://kbem-recast.streamguys1.com/content/u2017092007120774.mp3 Originally aired Sept. 20,...
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It was a busy weekend with the Selby Avenue Jazz Fest Saturday, September 9 and the St. Paul Classic Bike Tour  Sunday, September 10. We were out at both events. Kevin Barnes visited with fans at the Jazz88 tent. The 16th Annual Selby Avenue Jazz Fest was Saturday, September 9th, 11a to 8p at the intersection of...
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The 3-time Grammy nominated Cuban music group, Tiempo Libre, is normally a septet. The group’s founder, Jorge Gomez, decided to create a quartet from the group for more intimate shows and so they could play smaller venues. Ahead of their upcoming show at the Dakota tonight, pianist Jorge, flutist Fabien Alvarez and percussionist Leo Gonzalez...
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Bobb Fantauzzo led a stellar group in the third “A Weaving of Traditions” concert at the Minnesota History Center in April. Recorded for broadcast, the program is now available on demand. It is commonly held that jazz developed out of a synthesis of European and African music. However, few people are aware that jazz was also...
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Pianist, composer and arranger Adi Yeshaya has an impressive discography on his own, and impressive it stays with his new release Shammer Jam. He’s celebrating it’s release this Thursday at Crooners Lounge with the Adi Yeshaya Big Band and many other guests. Adi’s list of collaborators is far, wide and profound. Including locals Cory Wong, LA Buckner...
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