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Caption: Ray Barnard and band, Credit: Craig Mullenbach
Ray Barnard is a pianist who refuses categorization. His thing is noticing the multiple stylistic possibilities for good songs. You can hear how he...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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This week on CHICAGO JAZZ LIVE it’s all about time, as we welcome the brilliant pianist Ben Lewis in an evening of music all on the subject of time...

Bought by WLPR and WDCB


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lila Ammons , Credit: Andrea Canter
Lila Ammons lives in Minneapolis and travels the world singing blues and Jazz. Lila happens to be the dranddaughter of jazz pianist Albert Ammons a...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Cornbread Harris is perhaps Minnesota’s most iconic musician. He’s still going strong at 92 years old, playing shows around town. Cornbread's given...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Cornbread Harris is perhaps Minnesota’s most iconic musician. He’s still going strong at 92 years old, playing shows around town. Cornbread's quint...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: The Sweet Colleens, Credit: Stephen Iwaskewicz
The Sweet Colleens has been playing around the Twin Cities since 1999. That’s when Jeremy Greenhouse arrived from his hometown of Conostogo, Ontari...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Bend in the River Big Band, Credit: Paul Rippe
Thursday at 6 begins swing dance night at the Wabasha Street Caves in Saint Paul. Coming this Thursday, The Bend in the River Big Band provides the...

  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Swing Beat Big Band, Credit: John Lingle
The Swing Beat Big Band formed in 1998, and has been playing regularly for listeners and dancers ever since. The leader is John Wilkes. When John m...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Mark Arneson, Credit: Deb Moe
The Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr holds down the stage at Vieux Carre, 8-11 PM Wednesday February 6. To Mark, having fun is the name of the ...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 07:59
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Sunshine enthusiast Kriste Peoples is a speaker, writer and producer in Denver Colorado.

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  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Siama holding mbira, Credit: Dallas Johnson
Siama is a Congolese singer and player guy who has been living in the United States for decades. He’s played many styles but in recent years, he ha...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
The Selby Avenue Big Band. The group is out of St Paul, MN. Members of the band support each other’s musical expertise and preferences, and as a re...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Joan Hutton, Credit: Dee Soderstrom
The Joan Hutton Jazz Project plays Sat Sept 15 at the Black Dog.. Joan Hutton and David Milne will be playing woodwinds. Also, pianist laura Cavian...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Debbie Duncan, Credit: Nathan Yungerberg
Friday night, Debbie Duncan sings at Vieux Carre from 9 till midnight. Then on Sunday Aug 19, she does a completely different show at Crooners with...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Cassandra Cole, Credit: Drew Jonell
The Raw showcase takes place in 60 cities across the globe, each showcasing local artists including visual art, performance art and music. The down...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Sarah M. Greer, Credit: Brena Greer
A decade ago, Sarah M Greer had just about enough with her job. So she quit, and enrolled in music school to study vocal performance. Now she is a ...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Pavielle, Credit: Joey J.
When you spend some time with Pavielle you find out that her musical career got started as a child. Today, she sings, plays the keyboards, composes...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Pavielle, Credit: Joey J.
When you spend some time with Pavielle you find out that her musical career got started as a child. She sings, plays the keyboards, composes, and b...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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An English teacher at Martin Middle School shares her stories of breaking the rules and finding her inspiration.

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 02:40
Caption: Mother Banjo, Credit: Anna Kostochko
Mother Banjo—Ellen Stanley-- is well known to acoustic music audiences in Minnesota and beyond. Mother banjo seems like an old idea, but it is all ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mother Banjo, Credit: Anna Kostochko
Mother Banjo—Ellen Stanley-- is well known to acoustic music audiences in Minnesota and beyond. You can catch the act Thurs May 24, 7pm, at the Hoo...

  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Monroe Crossing, Credit: Jamey Guy
Monroe Crossing is one of the most successful bluegrass bands anywhere. Why? The group does a lot of things well. Group members got together recen...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Monroe Crossing, Credit: Jamey Guy
Monroe Crossing is the most successful bluegrass band in Minnesota. The group’s next local show is on Saturday April 28 in Bloomington at the Mason...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Connie Evingson, Credit: Travis Anderson
Ella Fitzgerald has inspired jazz vocalists for decades, including Minnesota’s Connie Evingson. One of Ella’s triumphs is an 8 volume set of record...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Connie Evingson, Credit: Travis Anderson
Ella Fitzgerald has inspired jazz vocalists for decades, including Minnesota’s Connie Evingson. One of Ella’s triumphs is an 8 volume set of record...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 08:00