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October 2018

JACKNIFE featuring Javi Santiago

October 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jazz Central Studios,
407 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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JACKNIFE is a hard-hitting, post-bop jazz quintet dedicated to re-interpreting saxophone legend Jackie McLean’s catalogue of compositions. Based in San Francisco and led by saxophonist Steven Lugerner, the band has been recently hailed by Downbeat Magazine as a “hungry, young combo that feasts on the themes of Jackie…” And SFJAZZ has called them “one of the most accomplished young firebrands on the scene.” Members of the group have accompanied entertainers such as Kendrick Lemar and Byonce, in addition to working…

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Peter Kogan’s Monsterful Wonderband

October 8 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Jazz Central Studios,
407 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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$10 general admission, $5 for students with ID & musicians with instruments. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. featuring: Jake Baldwin, trumpet Pete Whitman, sax Dave Graf, trombone Abebi Stafford, piano Zaac Harris, guitar Chris Bates, bass Peter Kogan, drums playing tunes from our forthcoming CD Open jam session to follow at 10 pm - come sit in with us!   About the Monday Featured Artist: JCS invites a local jazz masters to play and direct new collaborations. This performance is…

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Jam Session

October 8 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 26, 2018
Jazz Central Studios,
407 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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As always, an open jam session is hosted by Monday’s Featured Artist following the first set. Bring your ax and your fake books (if you need’em). Starting at 10pm JCS invites all comers to get their game on regardless of experience level.

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Cedar Avenue Big Band

October 9 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on January 15, 2019
Jazz Central Studios,
407 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. One of the Twin Cities' longest running Big Bands, the Cedar Avenue Big Band has compiled a book of over 400 musical arrangements by renowned composers such as Bill Holman, Thad Jones and Sammy Nestico. The band also features the music of resident composers including Dean Sorensen, John Ahern and founder of the group, composer/arranger/trombonist Steve Devich. Hearing this music performed live is an essential experience for any music enthusiast. Cedar Avenue Big…

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Chris Bates Presents: House on Fire

October 10 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Jazz Central Studios,
407 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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$10 admission. $5 with student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. House on Fire is a collection of songs inspired by these dystopian times, written by Chris Hepola. Regular contributors to HOF include Paul Fonfara (clarinets) Spencer Roth (Trumpet) Eric Struve (bass) Chris Hepola (keys) Bio: HOF does not have a strong emphasis on one genre, though you can hear the influences in the music. Each song has its own path of development. The music has grounded melodic and…

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Steph Wendler

October 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jazz Central Studios,
407 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. Steph Wendler comes out of jazz. Her music plays like a movie she invites others around her to live within. Composer, pianist, vocalist and songwriter, she is an adventurer in music and travels wherever the music takes her. You will hear what she feels in every single note that escapes her, moment by moment. stephwendlerartist@gmail.com http://stephwendlerartist.wixsite.com/stephwendler https://instagram.com/somechicknamedsteph https://stephwendler.bandcamp.com/ About Thursday Vocal Night: Thursday…

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The illicit Jazz Workshop presents: Tribute to Bird and Dizzy

October 12 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Jazz Central Studios,
407 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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$10 admission. Doors open 30 minutes before music starts. Aaron Hedenstrom and Omar Abdulkarim present a spirited Bebop tribute to Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie About The illicit Jazz Workshop: The illicit Jazz Workshop is a weekly Jazz concert series with performances every Friday at 8:00pm at Jazz Central Studios in Minneapolis. The series is produced by www.illicit-productions.com and curated by Steve Kenny. more information can be found at www.theillicitjazzworkshop.info Follow The illicit Jazz Workshop on Facebook: www.facebook.com/pg/TheillicitJazzWorkshop/

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Steve Hobert & Marcus Wise

October 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Jazz Central Studios,
407 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Weekly Jazz Jam with Cole Mahlum

October 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 30, 2018
Jazz Central Studios,
407 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

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Jack Barrett

October 15 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Jazz Central Studios,
407 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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$10 general admission, $5 for students with ID & musicians with instruments. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. Featuring Jack Barrett - Piano Charlie Bruber - Bass Pete Quirsfeld - Drums We will be playing a collection of personal favorite tunes as well as some free improvisational pieces.   About the Monday Featured Artist: JCS invites a local jazz masters to play and direct new collaborations. This performance is followed by a traditional jam session hosted by the featured…

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