This Week’s Concert Line-up at Jazz Central Studios (April 23rd – 29th)

Monday Featured Artist & Jam Session | 8:30 – 10pm

BYERSELF

Hosted by Mac Santiago
$10 admission. $5 with a student ID & musicians with instruments.

After a long hiatus, byerself is returning as an entirely reimagined project. Greg will explore several new originals that range from jazz fusion to singer-songwriter. Joining him are close friends L.A. Buckner on drums and Javier Santiago on keys. This show starts a week long tour of the midwest; come help kick off the tour in grand fashion!

Featuring:
Greg Byers – Bass
Javier Santiago – Piano
L.A. Buckner – Drums

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JAM SESSION | 10 – 11PM

Hosted by Monday’s Featured Artist following the first set.  All are welcome and encouraged to participate regardless of experience level.

 

Tuesday Big Band | 8:30 – 10:30pm

TWIN CITIES LATIN JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Hosted by Spencer Becker
$10 admission. $5 with a Student ID

The Twin Cities Latin Jazz Orchestra is back at Jazz Central Studios doing their monthly (4th Tuesday) open rehearsal.

Featuring 18 of the Twin Cities’s top musicians, the areas sole Latin Jazz Orchestra is led by trumpeter Geoff West Senn and percussionist Mac Santiago. They will be performing some of the most intensely rhythmic and dynamic music that the jazz genre has to offer. This music has been a part of the American scene since Jellyroll Morton’s “Latin Tinge” and has to be experienced live to be believed!

 

Wednesday New Boundaries | 8:30 – 10:30pm

SOUND/SIMULACRA FEATURING MANKE NDOSI

PRESENTED BY JOHN C.S. KESTON & CODY MCKINNEY

Hosted by Tom Kanthak
$10 admission. $5 with a Student ID.

Mankwe Ndosi is a Twin Cities-based performer and composer who uses an expanded vocabulary of singing to express emotion, story and spirit. She works with artists in all media, and living beings of all kinds. She performs nationally and internationally, and has appeared with Nicole Mitchell, The Give Get Sistet, Mike Ladd, Sharon Bridgforth, Laurie Carlos, George Lewis, Medium Zach, I-Self Devine, Ananya Dance Theatre, Atmosphere, and Douglas Ewart – stalwart of Chicago’s Association for the Advancement of Creative Music. Ndosi is a Wild Plant Woman and a Culture Worker who uses creative practice to nurture human connections to others, our ancestors, and the earth.

Set 1: Mankwe Ndosi (voice)

Set 2: Mankwe Ndosi (voice) + Cody McKinney (bass, voice, electronics), John C.S. Keston (Rhodes, piano, synthesizers, electronics)

 

Thursday Vocal Night | 8 – 10pm

VICKY MOUNTAIN AND FRIENDS

Hosted by Sheridan Zuther
$10 admission. $5 with a Student ID

Vicky Mountain sings in Spring with David Martin on guitar and Jim Chenoweth on bass – along with a surprise guest or two. Standards, originals, jazzy “oldies” and some songs you’ve never heard before will fit up the two sets nicely.

Vanessa will bring some mouth-watering food – savory and sweet – and you will be in very good company.

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Friday illicit Jazz Workshop & Masters Emerging | 8pm – Midnight

Hosted by Laura Stone-Jeraj
$10 admission for both shows.

illicit Jazz Workshop Presents | 8 – 10pm

NO ROOM FOR SQUARES

Featuring:
Bill Stieger – Drums
Omar AbdulKarim – Trumpet
James Wallace – Saxophones
Adam Tucker – Bass
Dale Alexander – Piano

 

Masters Emerging | 10pm – Midnight

AUGUST MCKINNEY

Featuring:
August McKinney – Piano
Sophia Kickhofel – Alto Saxophone
Bruce Acosta – Guitar
Jorgen Linne – Bass
Carter Pearson – Drums

 

 

 

Saturday Jazz from the Americas and Beyond | 7-10pm

ROBERT EVEREST EXPEDITION

$12 admission. $7 with student ID

JAMBE is a monthly jazz series exploring jazz from the world by local Minneapolis world jazz ensembles.

April featuring the return of the Robert Everest Expedition. Robert Everest, a multi-instrumentalist, multi-linguist, and world traveler brings music from around the world sung in 7 languages.
rkeverest.net/expedition

Featuring:
Robert Everest – all World string instruments, Vocals
Peter Shu – keyboards
Dan Arlig – bass
Andrew Turpening – drums

Opening will be North Central University’s Jazz Workshop Ensemble.

Available via live stream at www.facebook.com/petershumusic

 

Sunday Jazz Jam | 6 – 8pm

HOSTED BY COLE MAHLUM

$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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