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Roy Hargrove was born October 16, 1969. In his too-short life (Hargrove died in 2018), he became an icon–sharing stages with musicians from across genres, winning Grammys, and penning songs that would live on for generations. Minnesota-based trumpeter Omar Abdulkarim had occasion to share stages and conversations with Hargrove during his time living in New...
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Omar Abdulkarim and Anthony Coleman II visited The Afternoon Cruise to discuss their upcoming show at the Dakota. As two of the most exciting trumpet players working in the Twin Cities, they had a lot to say about what they’ll be bringing to the stage. They also talked about the support and encouragement they both...
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Coming up on Wednesday, May 17, Jazz88 presents the first performance in a series of spring and summer Jazzclectic pop-up concerts. Trumpeter Omar Abdulkarim and his Quartet will play from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on the Great Lawn, just north of Allianz Field, before the Loons’ match against Houston. No game ticket required; all are...
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Trumpeter Omar Abdulkarim and saxophonist Walter Chancellor are two of the performers for A Mini Jazz Fest at The New Cantina Mexican Restaurant at the Mall of America in Bloomington this weekend. Omar and Walter came to the Morning Show with J. Most from World Class Events & Promo and Amina Wolf from Honeybee Promotions...
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Jazz88 is the broadcast partner for the new Live at The Lex jazz series in The Williamsburg Room at the The Lexington restaurant in Saint Paul. The next recording date Wednesday evening, November 14th features Martinis and Mancini with the Benny Weinbeck Quartet. Learn more about tickets and the event here. Excerpts of the show will be broadcast Saturday, November 24th...
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Our first in a planned series of recordings from the Williamsburg Room at The Lexington in St. Paul features gifted trumpeter Omar AbdulKarim.  After training at the New School and working in New York for over a decade, he’s back in the Twin Cities.  AbdulKarim has shared the stage and studio with the likes of Roy...
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