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Twin Cities Jazz Festival
Jazz88’s Peter Solomon caught up with singer and songwriter Nicole Zuraitis, whose 2023 recording, How Love Begins, received the Grammy award for “Best Jazz Vocal Album.” Zuraitis plays Thursday evening, June 20th, at the Dakota in an appearance billed as a pre-Twin Cities Jazz Festival show. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20240619093839-NicoleZuraoitisforWeb.mp3 More Posts for Show: Jazz Inspired
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Joe Lovano connected with Jazz88’s Sean McPherson in anticipation of his performance at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival on Saturday, June 22. Lovano and McPherson discussed Lovano’s long-running quartet, his legendary role in the Paul Motian Trio alongside Bill Frisell, and Lovano’s many great experiences in the Twin Cities, including a show with the Woody...
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Jazz88’s Peter Solomon spoke with documentary photographer Walter Griffin and painter and designer Patrice Goodall Abbe about “Jazz ‘n’ More,” an exhibit of photographs and paintings on display at Dow Art Gallery June 6th – June 29th. Dow Art Gallery will host an event celebrating the exhibit, featuring the Walker West Jazz Ensemble, on Thursday,...
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Celebrated vibraphonist and visionary Stefon Harris is making his way back to the Twin Cities for a headlining performance on the Jazz88 Mainstage at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival. In anticipation of his set on Friday, June 21, Harris was kind enough to connect with Sean McPherson from Jazz88 and discuss his career, his purpose,...
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Jazz88’s Peter Solomon spoke with singer Karrin Allyson about her new Origin Records release, A Kiss for Brazil, which features a guest appearance by legendary Brazilian singer Rosa Passos. She also discusses her upcoming performance on the Jazz88 Mainstage at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival on Friday, June 21. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20240531111552-KarrynAllisonsessionwithMusicFriMay31_mixdown.mp3
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Dayna Martinez, Executive Director of the Twin Cities Jazz Festival, visited the Morning Show on International Jazz Day to reveal the complete lineup of artists performing at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival on June 21st and 22nd. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20240430101811-SolomonandMartinez4-30.mp3
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Peter Solomon spoke with Dayna Martinez, Executive Director of the Twin Cities Jazz Festival, about the headliners that will be featured at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival in June. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20240227103606-FINALConversationwithDaynaMartinez.mp3
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Stacey Kent is a critically acclaimed jazz singer beloved the world over. She has sold more than two million recordings and her music has been downloaded a half a billion times. Her latest recording, “Summer Me, Winter Me” was recently issued on Naïve records. It includes a mix of jazz standards and original music with...
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  Dayna Martinez, the Executive Director of the Twin Cities Jazz Festival, stopped by during the Morning Show to announce the artists that will be featured in the Winter Jazz Fest coming up on February 24, 2024. Winter Jazz Festival is partnering with our friends at kj’s hideaway and Park Square Theatre in Saint Paul to create a spectacular...
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“It’s a jazz concert, so you never know what to expect! Anything goes!” NEA Jazz Master saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer Paquito D’Rivera connected with Jazz88 in anticipation of his performance, along with the Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience, on Friday, June 23 for the 25th Twin Cities Jazz Festival. D’Rivera covered his love of Dizzy Gillespie’s...
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