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Caption: Gypsy Mania, Credit: Travis Anderson
Gypsy Mania plays the standards of Gypsy Jazz. But guitarist Glen Helgeson composes music that makes Gypsy Mania’s Gypsy jazz a singular contributi...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2020
  • Length: 08:00
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Ezra Klein embodies an admirable willingness to stretch thoughtfully out of his comfort zone with a real desire to understand aspects of American l...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Alison Gopnik understands babies and children as the R&D division of humanity. From her cognitive science lab at U.C. Berkeley, she investigates th...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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When not winning is part of the strategy.

Bought by Raven Radio


  • Added: Jan 07, 2020
  • Length: 24:58
  • Purchases: 1
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“When we’re our best selves with each other, I don’t think that’s what’s possible between people; I believe that’s what’s true between people.” A w...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Cover of Angels, Kings, My Favorite Things by Eric Hanson, Credit: Eric Hanson
Festivus and Other Twisted Holidays represents Larry McDonough’s Irreverent Jazz take on Christmas with a little influence from the Seinfeld TV sho...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2019
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: Cover of Angels, Kings, My Favorite Things by Eric Hanson, Credit: Eric Hanson
Festivus and Other Twisted Holidays represents Larry McDonough’s Irreverent Jazz take on Christmas with a little influence from the Seinfeld TV sho...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2019
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: Tasha Baron, Credit: Mike Madison
Liz Draperand Tasha Baron. Liz plays the bass, Tasha the keyboards. And then there’s the 3rd group member: Modern Technology. When Phil Nusbaum tal...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Liz Draper and Tasha Baron, Credit: Mike Madison
Liz Draperand Tasha Baron. Liz plays the bass, Tasha the keyboards. Catch their act at the Icehouse in Minneapolis, Saturday night Dec 21 from 6 to...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Orkestar Bez Ime, Credit: Stefan Iwaskewycz
Kolyada, the Ukrainian word for Christmas carol, is the title of a performance by musicians representing such local groups as Orkestar Bez Ime and ...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Serene Jones has written this: “Theology is a place and a story. Theology is the place and the story you think of when you ask yourself about the m...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: High 48s, Credit: Greg Johnson
Renowned Minnesota songwriter Becky Schlegel is joining forces with the High 48s Bluegrass Band for a show at the Aster in Minneapolis, 9PM Friday ...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charlie Lincoln, Credit: Andrea Canter
Jazz pros Doug Little and Charlie Lincoln lead a group of high school jazz musicians known as the Twin Cities Jazz Workshop. The group learns music...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Nov 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charlie Lincoln, Credit: Andrea Canter
Jazz pros Doug Little and Charlie Lincoln lead a group of middle and high school jazz musicians known as the Twin Cities Jazz Workshop. The group p...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Delphia Cello Quartet, Credit: Kate Wilson
The Delphia Cello Quartet plays a mix of classical music and pop and folk songs, all arranged for 4 cellos. Phil Nusbaum asked manager Julia Flober...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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The science writer Erik Vance says that present-day brain scientists are like the astronomers of old: They unsettled humanity’s sense of itself by...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: House on Fire Band, Credit: Joel Shapira
The house on Fire Band with songs written by Chris Hepola mixes tight arrangements with improvisation. And you might say it tends to be a little da...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: House on Fire Band, Credit: Joel Shapira
The house on Fire Band with songs written by Chris Hepola plays at the Ice House Monday Sept 9 about 10:30, and every Monday in September at that p...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Our celebration of State Poets Laureate continues with a look back at previous holders of the title in Kansas. Part one of this public reading feat...

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: JC Sanford , Credit: Andrea Canter
JC Sanford leads a trio, called Triocracy as well as a quartet. With two saxophones and a trombone, JC considers the trio chamber jazz. In a conver...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Emma and Jacob Taggart are a brother and sister piano duet from Blaine, Minnesota. They play concerts, they tour and they’ve been featured on TV an...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Emma and Jacob Taggart are a brother and sister piano duet from Blaine. They play concerts, they tour and they’ve been featured on TV and radio. An...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra, Credit: Steve Rouch
The Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra has been entertaining audiences for decades. The next chance to listen to the massed mandolins will be at Como Lak...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Space, Credit: Andrea Canter
Space is a Twin Cities Jazz group whose members are young veterans. Members are jack Courtright, trombone; Will Schmid on the guitar, keyboardist P...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Space, Credit: Andrea Canter
Space is a Twin Cities Jazz group whose players are young veterans. jack Courtright plays the trombone; Will Schmid on the guitar, the keyboardist ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 08:00