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Jazz Central Studios

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407 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
http://jazzcentralstudios.org/

Upcoming Events

May 2017

Jam Session

May 29 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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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Swing Sisterhood Big Band

May 30 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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$10 admission. $5 with student ID. Founded in October 2015, the Swing Sisterhood Big Band is an all-female jazz big band of musicians active in the Twin Cities. Director and hornist Sarah Schmalenberger formed the band to strengthen the network of female jazz musicians in the area. The roster of musicians in Swing Sisterhood includes women with well-established careers as performers, such as drummer Jendeen Forberg and bassist/guitarist Joan Griffith. Several of the musicians are seasoned freelancers and music educators,…

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Geoff Bouchier

May 31 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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$10 admission. $5 with student ID. Geoff Bouchier (guitar) and Mac Santiago (drums) present an evening of electronic guitar and acoustic drum improvisations. Guitarist Geoff Bouchier has been strongly influencing the Minnesota music scene for many years and his career credits are quite extensive. Besides performing on many singles, albums, television, film, radio and jingle recordings, he has also recorded with many top artists, including guitar tracks on Janet Jackson’s “Control” album. On stage, Geoff and guitar have performed with…

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June 2017

Lawrence Hutera and Jeff Olson

June 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. Laurence Hutera's improvisational standards, jazz, and Brazilian vocal stylings are energized, unique and inspired. His wide and expressive vocal range is enhanced by his entertaining and expressive nature ... every song is a stoory and different each time he performs. A regular entertainer at Sophia's for years. Jeff Olson's piano playing is a perfect compliment in this duo ... with a classically trained…

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Pete Enblom and Bob Parsons Quintet

June 2 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Pete Enblom: Peter Enblom is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where he studied trombone with Steven Zellmer and Ron Ricketts of the Minnesota Orchestra. He did post graduate studies with Phil Wilson and John Coffey. He has been a professional trombonist for over 40 years and has played in almost every musical style from rock to jazz and classical to…

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Sunday Weekly B3 Jam Session with Cole Mahlum

June 4 @ 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 August 27, 2017
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$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum, these jam sessions are focused around the Hammond B3 organ sound. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

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Will Kjeer

June 5 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Jam Session

June 5 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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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Bill Simenson Orchestra

June 6 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 3, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. The Bill Simenson Orchestra is a 17 piece big band (5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, guitar, piano, bass, and drums).  The orchestra is available for concert and club performance as well as artistic and educational collaborations. Bill Simenson (trumpet) has been performing professionally in the Twin Cities for nearly thirty years. He has his degree in Music and Political Science from Augsburg…

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Noah Ophoven-Baldwin Duo with JT Bates

June 7 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

$10 admission. $5 with student ID.

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Jazz Alley feat. Katia Cardenas, Sarah M. Greer & Maryann Sullivan

June 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

  $10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. Jazz Alley was founded by the curators of the inaugural “Singers’ Scat Off” presented at the 2016 Twin Cities Jazz Festival. These friends and vocalists joined together to share their love of jazz and swing. The group features jazz vocalists Katia Cardenas, Sarah M. Greer and Maryann Sullivan. With Jazz Alley you’ll hear everything from Amy Winehouse to Abbey Lincoln to Peggy…

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Jack Breen

June 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging: Friday Masters is dedicated to experienced local jazz professionals exploring the tradition and future of this great art. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Sunday Weekly B3 Jam Session with Cole Mahlum

June 11 @ 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 August 27, 2017
sunday_jam_session

$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum, these jam sessions are focused around the Hammond B3 organ sound. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

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Jonathan Wood

June 12 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Jam Session

June 12 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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

June 13 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 10, 2017
Cedar_Ave_Big_Band

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. After more than 22 years at O’Gara’s Bar and Grill in St. Paul,and 2 years at Shorewood Bar & Grill,the band has moved to Jazz Central Studios. Their new cd, “Land of 10,000 Licks” has received rave reviews. Cedar Avenue Big Band Features: Trumpets: Mark Bobnick (Lead), Geoff Senn, Gus Lindquist, Greg Lewis Saxes: David Mitchell (Lead Alto), Scott Johnson (Alto), Clay Pufahl…

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Chris Bates Presents

June 14 @ 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 October 11, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Wednesday New Boundaries: Jazz Central Studios becomes a veritable laboratory for new compositions and jazz experiments presented by stalwarts of the local jazz community.

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Chrisette Bany

June 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Thursday Vocal Night: Thursday night features established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. Artistic Director: Sarah M. Greer

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Adam Booker

June 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging: Friday Masters is dedicated to experienced local jazz professionals exploring the tradition and future of this great art. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Sunday Weekly B3 Jam Session with Cole Mahlum

June 18 @ 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 August 27, 2017
sunday_jam_session

$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum, these jam sessions are focused around the Hammond B3 organ sound. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

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Adam Astrup

June 19 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Jam Session

June 19 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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.

Find out more »

Explosion Big Band

June 20 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 17, 2017
Explosion Big Band Jazz Central Studios

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. Led by chief detonators Doug Haining, sax, and Scott Agster, trombone, the EXPLOSION big band draws from the area’s finest musicians. The EXPLOSION is ready to detonate with the classic sounds of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and more modern sounds of Thad Jones, Clare Fischer, Pat Metheny and others. The EXPLOSION ignites big band chestnuts, blasts into rock, erupts into swing, and will…

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Pete Whitman Presents

June 21 @ 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 October 18, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Wednesday New Boundaries: Jazz Central Studios becomes a veritable laboratory for new compositions and jazz experiments presented by stalwarts of the local jazz community.

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CLOSED: Twin Cities Jazz Festival

June 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Daily until June 24, 2017

http://www.twincitiesjazzfestival.com/

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CLOSED: Twin Cities Jazz Festival

June 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Daily until June 24, 2017

http://www.twincitiesjazzfestival.com/

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CLOSED: Twin Cities Jazz Festival

June 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Daily until June 24, 2017

http://www.twincitiesjazzfestival.com/

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Sunday Weekly B3 Jam Session with Cole Mahlum

June 25 @ 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 August 27, 2017
sunday_jam_session

$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum, these jam sessions are focused around the Hammond B3 organ sound. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

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Ashen Fir

June 26 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Jam Session

June 26 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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.

Find out more »

Twin Cities Latin Jazz Orchestra

June 27 @ 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 October 24, 2017
twin-cities-latin-jazz-orchestra-updated

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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…

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John Keston and Cody McKinney Present

June 28 @ 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 October 18, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Wednesday New Boundaries: Jazz Central Studios becomes a veritable laboratory for new compositions and jazz experiments presented by stalwarts of the local jazz community.

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Niny Salem

June 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Thursday Vocal Night: Thursday night features established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. Artistic Director: Sarah M. Greer

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Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging

June 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 27, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging: Friday Masters is dedicated to experienced local jazz professionals exploring the tradition and future of this great art. Emerging masters is dedicated to up and coming players with a desire to improve their abilities in a performance setting and gain inspiration from the masters of the evening. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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July 2017

Sunday Weekly B3 Jam Session with Cole Mahlum

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 27, 2017
sunday_jam_session

$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum, these jam sessions are focused around the Hammond B3 organ sound. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

Find out more »

Monday Featured Artist

July 3 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 30, 2017

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

Find out more »

Jam Session

July 3 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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.

Find out more »

Bill Simenson Orchestra

July 4 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 3, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. The Bill Simenson Orchestra is a 17 piece big band (5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, guitar, piano, bass, and drums).  The orchestra is available for concert and club performance as well as artistic and educational collaborations. Bill Simenson (trumpet) has been performing professionally in the Twin Cities for nearly thirty years. He has his degree in Music and Political Science from Augsburg…

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Jon Morgan Presents

July 5 @ 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 October 4, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Wednesday New Boundaries: Jazz Central Studios becomes a veritable laboratory for new compositions and jazz experiments presented by stalwarts of the local jazz community.

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Vocal Night

July 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 26, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Thursday Vocal Night: Thursday night features established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. Artistic Director: Sarah M. Greer

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Ted Olsen

July 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$10 admission. $5 with student ID.

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Sunday Weekly B3 Jam Session with Cole Mahlum

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 27, 2017
sunday_jam_session

$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum, these jam sessions are focused around the Hammond B3 organ sound. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

Find out more »

Monday Featured Artist

July 10 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 30, 2017

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

Find out more »

Jam Session

July 10 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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.

Find out more »

Cedar Avenue Big Band

July 11 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 10, 2017
Cedar_Ave_Big_Band

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. After more than 22 years at O’Gara’s Bar and Grill in St. Paul,and 2 years at Shorewood Bar & Grill,the band has moved to Jazz Central Studios. Their new cd, “Land of 10,000 Licks” has received rave reviews. Cedar Avenue Big Band Features: Trumpets: Mark Bobnick (Lead), Geoff Senn, Gus Lindquist, Greg Lewis Saxes: David Mitchell (Lead Alto), Scott Johnson (Alto), Clay Pufahl…

Find out more »

Chris Bates Presents

July 12 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 11, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Wednesday New Boundaries: Jazz Central Studios becomes a veritable laboratory for new compositions and jazz experiments presented by stalwarts of the local jazz community.

Find out more »

Vocal Night

July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 26, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Thursday Vocal Night: Thursday night features established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. Artistic Director: Sarah M. Greer

Find out more »

Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging

July 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 27, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging: Friday Masters is dedicated to experienced local jazz professionals exploring the tradition and future of this great art. Emerging masters is dedicated to up and coming players with a desire to improve their abilities in a performance setting and gain inspiration from the masters of the evening. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

Find out more »

Sunday Weekly B3 Jam Session with Cole Mahlum

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 27, 2017
sunday_jam_session

$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum, these jam sessions are focused around the Hammond B3 organ sound. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

Find out more »

Monday Featured Artist

July 17 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 30, 2017

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

Find out more »

Jam Session

July 17 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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.

Find out more »

Explosion Big Band

July 18 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 17, 2017
Explosion Big Band Jazz Central Studios

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. Led by chief detonators Doug Haining, sax, and Scott Agster, trombone, the EXPLOSION big band draws from the area’s finest musicians. The EXPLOSION is ready to detonate with the classic sounds of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and more modern sounds of Thad Jones, Clare Fischer, Pat Metheny and others. The EXPLOSION ignites big band chestnuts, blasts into rock, erupts into swing, and will…

Find out more »

Pete Whitman Presents

July 19 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 18, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Wednesday New Boundaries: Jazz Central Studios becomes a veritable laboratory for new compositions and jazz experiments presented by stalwarts of the local jazz community.

Find out more »

Vocal Night

July 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 26, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Thursday Vocal Night: Thursday night features established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. Artistic Director: Sarah M. Greer

Find out more »

Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging

July 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 27, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging: Friday Masters is dedicated to experienced local jazz professionals exploring the tradition and future of this great art. Emerging masters is dedicated to up and coming players with a desire to improve their abilities in a performance setting and gain inspiration from the masters of the evening. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

Find out more »

Sunday Weekly B3 Jam Session with Cole Mahlum

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 27, 2017
sunday_jam_session

$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum, these jam sessions are focused around the Hammond B3 organ sound. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

Find out more »

Monday Featured Artist

July 24 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 30, 2017

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

Find out more »

Jam Session

July 24 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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.

Find out more »

Twin Cities Latin Jazz Orchestra

July 25 @ 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 October 24, 2017
twin-cities-latin-jazz-orchestra-updated

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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…

Find out more »

John Keston and Cody McKinney Present

July 26 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 18, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Wednesday New Boundaries: Jazz Central Studios becomes a veritable laboratory for new compositions and jazz experiments presented by stalwarts of the local jazz community.

Find out more »

Vocal Night

July 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 26, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Thursday Vocal Night: Thursday night features established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. Artistic Director: Sarah M. Greer

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Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging

July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 27, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging: Friday Masters is dedicated to experienced local jazz professionals exploring the tradition and future of this great art. Emerging masters is dedicated to up and coming players with a desire to improve their abilities in a performance setting and gain inspiration from the masters of the evening. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Sunday Weekly B3 Jam Session with Cole Mahlum

July 30 @ 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 August 27, 2017
sunday_jam_session

$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum, these jam sessions are focused around the Hammond B3 organ sound. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

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Monday Featured Artist

July 31 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 30, 2017

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Jam Session

July 31 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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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August 2017

Bill Simenson Orchestra

August 1 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 3, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. The Bill Simenson Orchestra is a 17 piece big band (5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, guitar, piano, bass, and drums).  The orchestra is available for concert and club performance as well as artistic and educational collaborations. Bill Simenson (trumpet) has been performing professionally in the Twin Cities for nearly thirty years. He has his degree in Music and Political Science from Augsburg…

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Jon Morgan Presents

August 2 @ 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 October 4, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Wednesday New Boundaries: Jazz Central Studios becomes a veritable laboratory for new compositions and jazz experiments presented by stalwarts of the local jazz community.

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Vocal Night

August 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 26, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Thursday Vocal Night: Thursday night features established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. Artistic Director: Sarah M. Greer

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Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging

August 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 27, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging: Friday Masters is dedicated to experienced local jazz professionals exploring the tradition and future of this great art. Emerging masters is dedicated to up and coming players with a desire to improve their abilities in a performance setting and gain inspiration from the masters of the evening. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Sunday Weekly B3 Jam Session with Cole Mahlum

August 6 @ 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 August 27, 2017
sunday_jam_session

$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum, these jam sessions are focused around the Hammond B3 organ sound. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

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Monday Featured Artist

August 7 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 30, 2017

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Jam Session

August 7 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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

August 8 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 10, 2017
Cedar_Ave_Big_Band

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. After more than 22 years at O’Gara’s Bar and Grill in St. Paul,and 2 years at Shorewood Bar & Grill,the band has moved to Jazz Central Studios. Their new cd, “Land of 10,000 Licks” has received rave reviews. Cedar Avenue Big Band Features: Trumpets: Mark Bobnick (Lead), Geoff Senn, Gus Lindquist, Greg Lewis Saxes: David Mitchell (Lead Alto), Scott Johnson (Alto), Clay Pufahl…

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Chris Bates Presents

August 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 October 11, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Wednesday New Boundaries: Jazz Central Studios becomes a veritable laboratory for new compositions and jazz experiments presented by stalwarts of the local jazz community.

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Vocal Night

August 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 26, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Thursday Vocal Night: Thursday night features established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. Artistic Director: Sarah M. Greer

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Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging

August 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 27, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging: Friday Masters is dedicated to experienced local jazz professionals exploring the tradition and future of this great art. Emerging masters is dedicated to up and coming players with a desire to improve their abilities in a performance setting and gain inspiration from the masters of the evening. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Sunday Weekly B3 Jam Session with Cole Mahlum

August 13 @ 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 August 27, 2017
sunday_jam_session

$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum, these jam sessions are focused around the Hammond B3 organ sound. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

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Monday Featured Artist

August 14 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 30, 2017

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Jam Session

August 14 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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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Explosion Big Band

August 15 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 17, 2017
Explosion Big Band Jazz Central Studios

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. Led by chief detonators Doug Haining, sax, and Scott Agster, trombone, the EXPLOSION big band draws from the area’s finest musicians. The EXPLOSION is ready to detonate with the classic sounds of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and more modern sounds of Thad Jones, Clare Fischer, Pat Metheny and others. The EXPLOSION ignites big band chestnuts, blasts into rock, erupts into swing, and will…

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Pete Whitman Presents

August 16 @ 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 October 18, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Wednesday New Boundaries: Jazz Central Studios becomes a veritable laboratory for new compositions and jazz experiments presented by stalwarts of the local jazz community.

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Vocal Night

August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 26, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Thursday Vocal Night: Thursday night features established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. Artistic Director: Sarah M. Greer

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Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging

August 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 27, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging: Friday Masters is dedicated to experienced local jazz professionals exploring the tradition and future of this great art. Emerging masters is dedicated to up and coming players with a desire to improve their abilities in a performance setting and gain inspiration from the masters of the evening. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Sunday Weekly B3 Jam Session with Cole Mahlum

August 20 @ 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 August 27, 2017
sunday_jam_session

$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum, these jam sessions are focused around the Hammond B3 organ sound. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

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Monday Featured Artist

August 21 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 30, 2017

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Jam Session

August 21 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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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Twin Cities Latin Jazz Orchestra

August 22 @ 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 October 24, 2017
twin-cities-latin-jazz-orchestra-updated

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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…

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John Keston and Cody McKinney Present

August 23 @ 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 October 18, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Wednesday New Boundaries: Jazz Central Studios becomes a veritable laboratory for new compositions and jazz experiments presented by stalwarts of the local jazz community.

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Vocal Night

August 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 26, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Thursday Vocal Night: Thursday night features established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. Artistic Director: Sarah M. Greer

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Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging

August 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 27, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging: Friday Masters is dedicated to experienced local jazz professionals exploring the tradition and future of this great art. Emerging masters is dedicated to up and coming players with a desire to improve their abilities in a performance setting and gain inspiration from the masters of the evening. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Sunday Weekly B3 Jam Session with Cole Mahlum

August 27 @ 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 August 27, 2017
sunday_jam_session

$5 admission. Come and enjoy some spontaneous collaboration, hosted by guitarist Cole Mahlum, these jam sessions are focused around the Hammond B3 organ sound. This weekly jam session is open to musicians of all ages and levels of experience.

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Monday Featured Artist

August 28 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 30, 2017

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Jam Session

August 28 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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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Vocal Night

August 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 26, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Thursday Vocal Night: Thursday night features established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. Artistic Director: Sarah M. Greer

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September 2017

Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging

September 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 27, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging: Friday Masters is dedicated to experienced local jazz professionals exploring the tradition and future of this great art. Emerging masters is dedicated to up and coming players with a desire to improve their abilities in a performance setting and gain inspiration from the masters of the evening. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Monday Featured Artist

September 4 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 30, 2017

$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. 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 artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills. Artistic Director: Mac Santiago

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Jam Session

September 4 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 25, 2017

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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Bill Simenson Orchestra

September 5 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 3, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. The Bill Simenson Orchestra is a 17 piece big band (5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, guitar, piano, bass, and drums).  The orchestra is available for concert and club performance as well as artistic and educational collaborations. Bill Simenson (trumpet) has been performing professionally in the Twin Cities for nearly thirty years. He has his degree in Music and Political Science from Augsburg…

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Jon Morgan Presents

September 6 @ 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 October 4, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Wednesday New Boundaries: Jazz Central Studios becomes a veritable laboratory for new compositions and jazz experiments presented by stalwarts of the local jazz community.

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Vocal Night

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 26, 2017

$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts. About Thursday Vocal Night: Thursday night features established singers as well as up-and-coming Twin Cities vocalists. Artistic Director: Sarah M. Greer

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