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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 WDCB


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ginger Commodore and Yolanda Bruce, Credit: Tom Wallace
Two of the Twin Cities greatest singers, Ginger Commodore and Yolanda Bruce team up this Monday night for a show at Crooners in Fridley called Soph...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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This is the introduction of the new hour long format for Musician’s Spotlight. For now over three decades Ani DiFranco has blazed trails musically,...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMXT, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 01, 2019
  • Length: 29:19
  • Purchases: 3
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: Lynn O'brien, Credit: Tera Girardin
Lynn O’brien is a songwriter who gets inspiration from what is going on around her. She packs in her songs with messages into all her shows. During...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: Steve Hobert, Credit: Pat O'Laughlin
Steve Hobert is one of the most respected band musicians in the Twin Cities. But he has a unique personal side that he shows at some of his perform...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Steve Hobert, Credit: Pat O'Laughlin
Steve Hobert is one of the most respected band musicians in the Twin Cities. But he has a unique personal side that he shows at some of his perform...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Jamila Davenport of Durham, NC has been a lifelong fan of singer Kenny Loggins. When he comes to perform at the venue she manages, she comes face-t...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2019
  • Length: 04:21
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: John Penny, Credit: Andrea Canter
John Penny is a local guy who has a multi-faceted career in music. These days he is doing a lot of playing, and John leads his group, Equatis, into...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Pamela McNeill is Contemporary singer and songwriter who sings and plays modern country music. When Pamela got together with Phil Nusbaum, the talk...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Pamela McNeill is a Twin Cities singer and songwriter who records and performs contemporary country music. Pamela celebrates her new CD called Soli...

  • Added: Jul 07, 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: Michael Hauser, Credit: Kay Hansen
Michael Hauser has been playing flamenco guitar in the Twin Cities for over half a century. A great place to catch him is at brunch at the Loring, ...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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More Papa D & the Union Thugs live broadcast performances, hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Papa John DeFrancesco leads a group of seasoned and younger music...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Jon de Vaal, Credit: Jennifer Russell
Jon de Vaal plays solo, and in a trio, and sometimes with a singer. But most of his work is as a background pianist. But people often tell Jon that...

  • Added: Jun 23, 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
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Our first segment features new releases beginning with drummer Al Foster this time as leader with trumpeter Jeremy Pelt. Two new albums are from Ce...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WVBI-LP, WMOT, KMRE-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: KBEM logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Guitarist Daniel Volovets has two careers going: guitar performance and medicine. The music and medicine combination might like a full plate, but i...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Daniel Volovets, Credit: Adrian Volovets
Guitarist Daniel Volovets has two careers going: guitar performance and medicine. Catch Daniel’s guitar career at the Warming House in Minneapolis ...

  • Added: Jun 10, 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: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
The Red Stag Supper Club in Minneapolis hosts pianist Jon de Vaal’s piano bar, 9 till midnight, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month. Jon comes in ear...

  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Patty Peterson, Credit: Jennifer Bong
Over the decades, The Peterson Family has been prominent in Minnesota Jazz. Willie, the dad, led the house band at a prominent Twin Cities radio st...

  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 08:00