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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
Caption: Alpha Consumer, Credit: Brid O’Donovan
Saturday night Feb 22, starting at 7PM Jazz at the Black Dog in St Paul is curated by Chris Bates. Chris’ new piano trio with pianist Joe Strachan ...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2020
  • Length: 08:00
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: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Mankwe Ndosi presents a group of improvisers known as Solar Sistren. Te players take inspiration from their music training, and each other, to crea...

  • 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
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: Scene from "Tannhäuser" at the Bayreuth Festival
The spellbinding performance from opening day of the Richard Wagner Festival in Bayreuth, with Valery Gergiev leading the Bayreuth Festival Orchest...

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 03:24:33
  • 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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Special fundraising episode for fall 2019 (or anytime really, it's not season or year specific).

Bought by KCSC, WNMU-FM, and Public Radio East


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 55:53
  • Purchases: 3
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
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
Caption: Tjärnblom, Credit: Ralph Tuttila
Tjarnblom plays with a nychelharpa, cello, mandolin and harmonium. It isn’t the usual lineup for a Nordic Band. But this is no ordinary Nordic band...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Tjärnblom, Credit: Ralph Tuttila
Tjarnblom plays with a nychelharpa, cello, mandolin and harmonium. It isn’t the usual lineup for a Nordic Band. But this is no ordinary Nordic band...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: KBEM logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
John Penny started in music as a jazz guitarist, but found that he loved composing. He writes for bands he is part of, and he also composes such th...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 08:00