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Matthew Muneses
The Thursday Vocal Jazz Series was established to spotlight established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. This week at Jazz Central Studios we welcome Vicky Mountain! Singer Vicky Mountain is back at Jazz Central Studios t
Vicky Mountain
Graydon Peterson is one of the backbones of the jazz scene in the Twin Cities. Known as a guy who excels at many styles, Graydon has played with the Twin Cities’ top jazz singers and modern jazz groups, and has toured around the United States. H
Graydon Peterson Presents:
Saxophonist Pete Whitman began his professional music career during the late 1970s in Kansas City, Missouri playing in jazz clubs and gigging with the likes of trumpet great Carmel Jones, guitarist Steve Cardenas and pianist Steve Million. In earl
Pete Whitman Presents:
The Thursday Vocal Jazz Series was established to spotlight established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. This week at Jazz Central Studios we welcome Martha Alkins! Martha Alkins is an up-and-coming singer on the Twin Cit
Martha Alkins
The Thursday Vocal Jazz Series was established to spotlight established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. This week at Jazz Central Studios we welcome Katia Cardenas! Katia Cardenas is an up and coming vocalist in the Twin
Katia Cardenas
The Anthony Cox Group (AKA Happy Spirits), with Peter Schimke piano, Kevin Washington drums, Brandon Wozniak sax and Solomon Parham trumpet. The theme for this evening performance is, "The Review", re-examining standards and reworking original com
The Continuum Series: Happy Spirits
The BRIDGE Series provides a forum for audiences to connect and interact with top-notch Twin Cities artist-presenters who perform live at Jazz Central Studios each Friday. You can hear and engage with these cutting-edge jazz artists as they bring
The BRIDGE Series: Monk In Motian
The BRIDGE Series provides a forum for audiences to connect and interact with top-notch Twin Cities artist-presenters who perform live at Jazz Central Studios each Friday . You can hear and engage with these cutting edge jazz artists as they bring
The BRIDGE Series: Granros/Harris/Bates/Epstein
The BRIDGE Series is aimed to bridge the gap that the AQ’s closing has left for musicians and listeners by featuring many of the artists who performed there. In the absence of a jazz club, we are hoping to get audiences out on Friday evenings, w
The BRIDGE Series: Anthony Cox & Peter Schimke
The BRIDGE Series provides a forum for audiences to connect and interact with top-notch Twin Cities artist-presenters who perform live at Jazz Central Studios each Friday. You can hear and engage with these cutting-edge jazz artists as they bring
The BRIDGE Series: Dave Karr Quartet feat. Chris Lomheim
Larry McDonough Quartet Simple Gifts 10th Anniversary September 22 at Jazz Central Question: What do children with disabilities, Bill Evans, Dave Brubeck, Cole Porter, the Gershwins, Richard Rodgers, Ludwig van Beethoven, Spinal Tap, Sleely
Larry McDonough
Steve Kenny studied at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Among other projects, he has performed with What Would Monk Do and the Cedar Avenue Big Band. He's best known as co-founder of the Illicit Sextet, an ensemble popular in the 1990s bef
Steve Kenny
This Monday night Reuben Ristrom Twin Cities guitar veteran will have a long overdue appearance at Jazz Central Studios. He will be featuring fellow jazz stalwarts Dick Bortolussi (drums) and Keith Boyles (bass) on some choice standards. This line
Reuben Ristrom
Our name is The St. Croix Jazz Quintet. (Students from Stillwater.) On trumpet, Pete Smith, on alto sax, Linder Wendt, on bass, Devin Wessels, on piano, Andy Colburn, and on drums, Aidan Lee. We're a group of musicians trying to emulate the sounds
Jazz Police Young Artists Showcase: