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This week on CHICAGO JAZZ LIVE we welcome the Andy Brown Quartet, with Andy Brown (guitar), Jeremy Kahn (piano), Joe Policastro (bass) and Phil Gra...

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  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nathan Hanson, Credit: Benny Moreno
Saxophonist Nathan Hanson and drummer JT Bates are a couple of old friends. But for some reason they’ve hardly performed together. That situation i...

  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Steve Kenny, Credit: Andrea Canter
The Twin Cities jazz Fest takes place Thurs-Sat June 21-23. There is a lot of local jazz at the event, much of it at the Black Dog in Lowertown Sai...

  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Steve Kenny, Credit: Andrea Canter
The Twin Ciites Jazz Festival is coming, and The Black Dog in Lowertown stages a lot of local jazz. It starts at the Black Dog this Thurs evening. ...

  • Added: May 20, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Melvin Rhyne at the 2012 Jazz Organ Fellowship Tribute
The late Melvin Rhyne is interviewed with tracks from his discography mixed in

  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 56:02
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 ...

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  • 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: Mike Salovich, Credit: Benny Moreno
Mike Salovich, guitarist. And his field on the guitar is the world. His most recent recorded project features tabla player Marcus Wise, and the two...

  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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This week on CHICAGO JAZZ LIVE we welcome the Chicago Cellar Boys, a five-piece powerhouse of early jazz. Featuring multi-instrumentalists Andy Sch...

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  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Erica West Band, Credit: Jessica Hegland
Erica West is a Minneapolis singer who comes from a musical family. Her mother is a singer, too. Erica combines jazz, r and b and pop in front of a...

  • Added: May 13, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Erica West Band, Credit: Jessica Hegland
Erica West is a local singer who comes from a musical family. Her mother is a singer, too. Erica combines jazz, r and b and pop in front of a band ...

  • Added: May 13, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Orkestar Bez Ime, Credit: Stefan Iwaskewycz
Orkestar Bez Ime is Bulgarian for Band Without a Name. That is tongue in cheek with of course. OBI is a committed Balkan Band based in Minneapolis-...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Orkestar Bez Ime, Credit: Stefan Iwaskewycz
Orkestar Bez Ime is Bulgarian for Band Without a Name. That is tongue in cheek with of course. OBI is a committed Balkan Band based in Minneapolis-...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: The amazing Abby the Spoon Lady on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes internationally known street musicians Abby the Spoon Lady & Chris Rodrig...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on CHICAGO JAZZ LIVE we welcome back jazz mandolinist, Don Stiernberg. Don is internationally known as a master of the jazz mandolin, and...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 1
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
Caption: Julian Manzara, Credit: Jax Ravel
Julian Manzara is a young Minneapolis-based guitarist with deep interests in the histories of jazz and rock, and a mind to innovate. Julian spoke w...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Twin Cities Hot Club, Credit: Ben Hejkal
The Twin Cities Hot Club plays for Famous Dave’s Swing Night in Calhoun Square in Minneapolis this Monday from 7 to 10. Famous Dave’s website tells...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fire Bell, Credit: Adrian Suarez
Bassist Graydon Peterson, drummer Jay Epstein and guitarist Park Evans comprise Fire Bell. The group is a modern jazz trio that shares musical visi...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Bill Simenson Orchestra, Credit: Bill Simenson
Many big bands focus on playing the big band hits of the past 90 years or so. But not so the Bill Simenson Orchestra. This group stresses originali...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Leo Brouwer, Credit: Leo Brouwer
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2000 interview with Cuban composer Leo Brouwer, who talks about his method of composition...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Kermit Poling, Credit: Kermit Poling
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2018 interview with composer/conducto/broadcaster Kermit Poling, and his Guitar Concerto ...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38