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Interviews, performances, and special programming from Jazz88. Hear us live at 88.5 FM in the Twin Cities!

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Leslie Vincent on New Album and Crooners Show

August 10th, 2020

9:56

Vocalist Leslie Vincent talks about her Monday night show at Crooners and her new album.

LSS Daily Living: Grief and Loss with Markie Gohman

August 10th, 2020

7:25

Markie Gohman, from Lutheran Social Service's Behavioral Health talks about coping with grief and loss.

Peter Schilling on The Wizard of Oz and Ealing Comedies

August 7th, 2020

8:26

Film publicist Peter Schilling talks about seeing The Wizard of Oz in technicolor at the Heights Theater and Ealing comedies playing at the Trylon.

MPS Superintendent Ed Graff

August 7th, 2020

10:22

Superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools, Ed Graff, talks about returning to distance learning in the fall.

Clinical Psychologist Peter Zelles

August 6th, 2020

9:20

Peter Zelles, a clinical psychologist in St. Paul, talks about coping during the pandemic.

Craig Rice from MSP Film on Virtual Cinema

August 6th, 2020

7:28

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about the continuation of the documentary about John Lewis, called "Good Trouble".

Sommelier Jill Mott: Summer Wine Rec's

August 5th, 2020

8:14

Sommelier Jill Mott from Henry & Son has some recommendations for summer wines.

LSS Daily Living: Pandemic Fatigue

August 5th, 2020

7:46

Julie Praska-Moser is a regional manager with Caregiver Respite from Lutheran Social Service. She talks about pandemic fatigue.

Luigi Romolo: Drought Conditions Improve

August 4th, 2020

6:33

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about unseasonably cool weather and the improvement around the state of drought conditions.

MSP Film Continues We the People

July 30th, 2020

8:15

Craig Rice from MSP Film talks about their series of community viewings and conversations called "We The People" and Craig updates what's coming and going from the virtual cinema.

Children's Theatre Company "A Kids Play About Racism"

July 29th, 2020

9:18

Children’s Theatre Company presents the virtual premiere of A Kids Play About Racism, a theatrical adaptation of Jelani Memory’s A Kids Book About Racism. Emily talks with the CTC's Artistic Director, Peter Brosius.

Mega-Rain Events Defined: Climatologist Luigi Romolo

July 28th, 2020

8:00

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about "mega-rain" events like the one that hit southern Minnesota on July 25, 2020.

LSS Daily Living: National Parenting Day

July 27th, 2020

6:47

Kathy Lahr is a parenting specialist from Lutheran Social Service who is going to share how parents are doing these days and what parents can do to …

Heights Theater and Trylon Cinema start Martin Scorsese Series

July 24th, 2020

9:10

Film publicist Peter Schilling talks about the upcoming series of Martin Scorsese films showing at Trylon Cinema and Heights Theater.

MPS's Eric Moore on Back to School and Distance Learning

July 24th, 2020

11:27

Eric Moore is a Senior Officer of Accountability, Research and Equity at Minneapolis Public Schools.

MSP Film Virtual Cinema update

July 23rd, 2020

8:29

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about Virtual Cinema, Cine Latino and the ongoing French film festival.

Sommelier Jill Mott: Piña Colada

July 23rd, 2020

6:10

Sommelier Jill Mott talks about the delightful cocktail known as the Piña Colada.

Climatologist Luigi Romolo on Veering and Backing Winds

July 21st, 2020

7:07

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about how to look for veering and backing winds in the sky to forecast the weather.

Minneapolis Institute of Art Reopens

July 20th, 2020

7:51

Director and President of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts talks about reopening the museum with COVID-19 prevention measures in place.

LSS Daily Living: Financial Scams during the Pandemic

July 20th, 2020

10:10

Shannon Doyle from Lutheran Social Service of MN talks about various financial scams that have emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Challenges with Returning to School in the Fall

July 17th, 2020

8:35

Karen DeVet is a Senior Operations Officer with Minneapolis Public Schools, and she talks about some of the options and challenges for returning to …

Strong Island from MSP Film Society

July 16th, 2020

7:48

Craig Rice from MSP Film talks about the offerings on their virtual cinema.

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo: How Clouds Make Rain

July 15th, 2020

9:15

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about how clouds get to the point of saturation.

"Value Our Venues" Fundraiser from Music in Minnesota

July 13th, 2020

8:26

The website Music in Minnesota has launched a fundraiser for iconic music venues around the state that have been shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic. Writer and photographer Tom Smouse talks about the fundraiser.

Daily Living from LSS: Job Searching

July 13th, 2020

9:57

Sarah Northrup from the LSS Training and Education Center talks about job searching during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Trylon Cinema and Heights Theater Reopen

July 10th, 2020

8:27

Film publicist Peter Schilling talks about the films showing at the Trylon Cinema in Longfellow and the Heights Theater in Columbia Heights starting …

Supt Ed Graff on Returning to School and Transportation

July 10th, 2020

4:57

Minneapolis Public Schools Superintendent Ed Graff talks about transportation and returning to school in the fall.

MSP Film Virtual Cinema Offerings

July 9th, 2020

8:34

Craig Rice from MSP Film talks about what's showing on their virtual cinema.

White Wines to Beat the Heat

July 8th, 2020

9:14

Sommelier Jill Mott from Henry & Son talks about three white wines that can help you beat the heat this summer.

June Weather Recap: Rain and Heat

July 7th, 2020

8:05

State climatologist Luigi Romolo gives a recap of the weather in June and talks about the National Weather Service's proposed changes to the language …

LSS Daily Living: Tax Deadline Approaching

July 6th, 2020

10:24

April Sanderson from Lutheran Social Service of MN gives helpful tax advice and reminds us that the deadline is July 15, 2020.

Minneapolis Teacher Named One of Nation’s Top Inspiring Teachers

July 1st, 2020

8:14

Jordan McNiven teaches 4th grade at Hiawatha Academies. He was named one of the nation's top inspiring teachers and received the National University System-Sanford Teacher Award and $10,000.

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo on Heat Index

June 30th, 2020

6:34

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the weather ahead and what "heat index" means.

MPS Dietician on Summer Meals and Healthy Food for Students

June 29th, 2020

8:14

Ashley Nitzkorski is a dietician for the Culinary and Wellness Services at Minneapolis Public Schools. She talks about providing meals for students …

Daily Living with LSS: The 2020 Census

June 29th, 2020

8:47

The 2020 Census deadline is approaching. Erin Sutton is Senior Director of Advocacy with Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota and she talks about the importance of filling out your census form.

Billy Peterson and family at Crooners

June 25th, 2020

7:35

Bassist Billy Peterson plays a set of duo shows with Andrew Walesch this week and then Billy is joined by his family for a show on Sunday.

MSP Film Showing Ella Fitzgerald Documentary

June 25th, 2020

8:28

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about films coming and going from their virtual cinema, and what's showing free as part of the community screenings and conversations.

Wine with Personality

June 24th, 2020

8:04

Sommelier Jill Mott talks about wines with personality on the Morning Show.

Summer Solstice Explained by Luigi Romolo

June 23rd, 2020

7:51

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the weather ahead this week and he explains the summer solstice.

Daily Living from LSS: Disaster Services and Camp Noah

June 22nd, 2020

6:27

Kim Dettmer, is the senior director of Disaster Services and Camp Noah at Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota. She talks about how LSS helps families in need.

Scott Keever Solo Show on Saturday

June 19th, 2020

9:29

Guitarist Scott Keever talks about the solo show he'll perform (stream) Saturday, June 20 and staying creative during the pandemic.

VocalEssence Father's Day Celebration

June 19th, 2020

8:37

G. Phillip Shoultz III, VocalEssence Associate Conductor, talks about Sunday's event with songs that honor fathers and the father figures in all our …

What Will School Look Like This Fall?

June 19th, 2020

10:07

Julie Schultz Brown is executive director of communications and marketing at Minneapolis Public Schools. She talks about the different ways school …

Pat Donohue and the Prairie All-Stars at Crooners tonight

June 18th, 2020

7:39

Guitarist Pat Donohue and the Prairie All-Stars are playing at Crooners tonight.

Community Screenings from MSP Film Society

June 18th, 2020

9:21

Craig Rice from MSP FIlm talks about what's coming and going from the virtual screen, and which films are screening to the community for free.

Jearlyn Steele and Billy Steele at Crooners Tonight

June 17th, 2020

9:02

Jearlyn Steele performs tonight at Crooners Supper Club.

Humid Weather Coming

June 16th, 2020

7:03

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about hot and humid weather heading to Minnesota, and how a tropical depression ended up in the state for the …

Lucia Newell at Crooners Tuesday

June 16th, 2020

9:58

Vocalist Lucia Newell will sing a show at Crooners Supper Club Tuesday night. She'll be joined by Joan Griffith (guitar, mandolin, bass, etc) and …

Daily Living from LSS: Host Homes

June 16th, 2020

10:35

Alissa Dott at Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota leads the Host Homes effort for people with disabilities statewide and they are seeking Host Home families.

Spike Lee's New Film Opens Today: Da 5 Bloods

June 12th, 2020

9:35

Film publicist Peter Schilling talks about Spike Lee and his new film opening today, Da 5 Bloods.

Minneapolis Kids Summer Child Care Program

June 12th, 2020

6:09

Minneapolis Kids from Minneapolis Public Schools provides in-person child care for children entering 1st - 7th grades in the fall. Amy Frey, program …

MSP Film starts Free Community Screenings and Discussions

June 11th, 2020

7:16

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about films showing in free community screenings with scheduled online discussions.

MSP Film starts Free Community Screenings and Discussions

June 11th, 2020

7:16

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about films showing in free community screenings with scheduled online discussions.

MSP Film starts Free Community Screenings and Discussions

June 11th, 2020

7:16

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about films showing in free community screenings with scheduled online discussions.

MSP Film starts Free Community Screenings and Discussions

June 11th, 2020

7:16

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about films showing in free community screenings with scheduled online discussions.

Cool Down this Summer with Kölsch

June 10th, 2020

8:02

Jill Mott, sommelier from Henry & Son, talks about why Kölsch is a perfect choice for a summer beer.

Tropical Storm Cristobal brings rain to Midwest

June 9th, 2020

8:51

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about how Tropical Storm Cristobal will affect the Upper Midwest.

Daily Living from LSS: Home-buying season

June 8th, 2020

10:07

Johan Madrigal Torres, financial counselor and program coordinator with LSS Financial Counseling, will let you know how Lutheran Social Service can help you achieve your home ownership goals.

Charmin Michelle and Joel Shapira new album

June 5th, 2020

9:06

Duo Charmin Michelle and Joel Shapira have been performing together for more than 20 years. The vocalist and guitarist just released their newest album, Butterfly Wings, which you can order on Joel's website.

MPS Superintendent Ed Graff: End of School

June 5th, 2020

8:22

Minneapolis Public Schools Superintendent Ed Graff talks about food distribution, wrapping up the school year, summer school and mental health …

Ginger Commodore and Jesse Larson at Crooners' Drive-In Series

June 4th, 2020

7:31

Singers Ginger Commodore and Jesse Larson perform tonight at Crooners' Drive-In Series. Ginger talks about the show and more.

Films for Now: Craig Rice from MSP Film

June 4th, 2020

9:30

The MSP Film Society's Craig Rice talks about films to watch right now.

Dan Newton's Cafe Accordion Orchestra at Crooners' Drive-In Series

June 3rd, 2020

8:53

Dan Newton talks about the upcoming show from Cafe Accordion Orchestra at Crooners' Drive-In Series.

Severe Weather a Possibility

June 2nd, 2020

8:26

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the possibility for severe weather and gives a recap of May's weather.

Joyann Parker Opens Crooners Drive-In Series June 1st

May 29th, 2020

8:26

Singer Joyann Parker performs two shows Monday, June 1st as Crooners Supper Club starts its drive-in concert series. Her 7:00 show will be broadcast live on Jazz88.

MPS Summer School

May 29th, 2020

7:36

Melinda Stapley is the Minneapolis Public Schools coordinator for summer programs. She talks about what summer school will look like.

Secret Twin Cities by Julie Jo Severson

May 28th, 2020

9:46

Author Julie Jo Severson talks about her new book, Secret Twin Cities, available now.

Sommelier Jill Mott on Slovenian Wines

May 27th, 2020

9:04

Jill Mott, sommelier from Henry & Son, talks about wines from Slovenia and a new seasonal beer from Bent Paddle.

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo

May 27th, 2020

8:03

State climatologist Luigi Romolo gives an overview of the week ahead, talks about drought conditions in the northern half of Minnesota, and what he …

Daily Living with LSS: CORE Veterans' Program

May 25th, 2020

8:27

Andy Qualy is program director with LSS CORE Veterans Program. He talks about how the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has teamed up with LSS to help members of the military transition back into civilian life …

MPS Superintendent Ed Graff on Graduation, Summer School, Meals and Mental Health Support

May 22nd, 2020

10:40

Minneapolis Public Schools Superintendent Ed Graff talks about graduation ceremonies, how summer school will proceed, meal distribution and the …

AchieveMpls Helps Students with College and Career Readiness

May 22nd, 2020

9:16

AchieveMpls President and CEO Danielle Grant talks about how the organization has pivoted to help students from a distance with college and career …

Peter Schilling's Film Recommendations

May 21st, 2020

6:34

Peter Schilling shares a birthday this weekend with four individuals attached to the film industry. He shares recommendations of films by, for and about these individuals.

MSP Film International Film Festival This Week

May 21st, 2020

7:56

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about this week's international film festival: MSPIFF 39 Redefined.

Stephen Rueff: Irrepressible Art

May 20th, 2020

9:32

Stephen Rueff is the Chair of Arts Entrepreneurship at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He talks about his current project, Irrepressible …

Patty Peterson interviews sax man Walter Chancellor Jr

May 19th, 2020

15:24

Patty Peterson who hosts "The Playroom" on Sunday afternoons interviewed Twin Cities Saxman, Walter Chancellor Jr. on his newest release "Steppin' Out".

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo First Named Storm

May 19th, 2020

11:08

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about several inches of rain, fire danger and the first named storm of the hurricane season.

Meal Delivery from Lutheran Social Service

May 18th, 2020

8:18

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota is delivering hot and frozen meals to older Minnesotans for decades. Kristin Schurrer is statewide senior …

Patty Peterson interviews Sinne Eeg

May 17th, 2020

19:33

Patty Peterson interviews Sinne Eeg via zoom about her newest recording with the Danish Radio Big Band, called "We've Just Begun".

Tips for families on coping with the COVID-19 pandemic

May 15th, 2020

8:50

Dr. Anne Gearity is a consultant with Minneapolis Public Schools, and works with schools to help students and staff work through unique needs, mental …

New Album from Minneapolis band Turn Turn Turn

May 14th, 2020

8:42

Bassist and singer Barb Byrnstad from the band Turn Turn Turn talks about their new album.

International Film Festival Starts Friday, May 15

May 14th, 2020

10:32

Craig Rice from MSP Film talks about how you can participate in and watch films during the 39th Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.

Bordeaux? and a brilliant white for spicy fare

May 13th, 2020

7:02

Sommelier Jill Mott from Henry & Son has suggestions for wines to pair with spicy food.

LSS Daily Living: Parenting during the pandemic

May 11th, 2020

10:23

Heather Kamia is a program director with Metro Youth and Family Services from Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota. She talks about resources for parents during the pandemic.

MPS Superintendent Ed Graff on Graduation and Summer School

May 8th, 2020

5:50

MPS Superintendent Ed Graff talks about how graduation will proceed and current plans for summer school.

MSPIFF Goes Online

May 8th, 2020

8:29

The 39th Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival will be online next week, as Peter Schilling explains.

Guitarist Zacc Harris Quarantine Qoncert #1

May 7th, 2020

10:35

Guitarist Zacc Harris, bassist Chris Bates, drummer JT Bates and pianist Bryan Nichols will each perform a solo set Friday night starting at 7:00 on …

Textiles Artist Lauren Oland

May 6th, 2020

10:23

Textiles artist Lauren Oland talks about her work, Mezamé Designs.

Luigi Romolo's Favorite Weather Apps

May 5th, 2020

11:58

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the weather ahead for the week and some of his favorite weather apps.

Daily Living with LSS: Foster Care in Minnesota

May 4th, 2020

6:23

Jodi Raidt is the statewide program manager for foster care with Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota. She talks about the ongoing need for families to foster children.

MPS Announces Plans for Grading and Graduation

May 1st, 2020

6:46

Associate Superintendent of High Schools with Minneapolis Public Schools, Dr. Shawn Harris-Berry, talks about how the district will manage grading …

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival Online

April 30th, 2020

8:43

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about the online film offerings and the redesigned MSPIFF.

Sommelier Jill Mott and Jolie Laide Wines

April 29th, 2020

7:58

Sommelier Jill Mott talks about the delicious wine and artistic labels of Jolie Laide Wines.

Luigi Romolo Talks Sun Showers

April 28th, 2020

8:07

State climatologist Luigi Romolo gives a peak at the forecast and talks about sun showers and sky-spotters.

Daily Living with Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

April 27th, 2020

9:29

Kelly Wolf from Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota talks about youth homelessness.

Superintendent Ed Graff from MPS

April 24th, 2020

7:53

We check in with Superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools, Ed Graff.

Celebrate Earth Day's 50th Anniversary

April 23rd, 2020

8:11

It's the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. MCAD's Stephen Rueff talks about the importance of the day, and how to celebrate all week long.

Craig Hedberg, U of M School of Public Health

April 23rd, 2020

15:19

Craig Hedberg from the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health gives us an update on the coronavirus.

Photographer Chellie Bock and her work

April 22nd, 2020

8:32

Photographer Chellie Bock talks about her unique photography.

St. Paul Spring Art Crawl goes Virtual

April 22nd, 2020

8:31

Lisa McCann from the St. Paul Art Collective talks about this weekend's virtual Spring Art Crawl.

Artist Susan Hensel

April 20th, 2020

10:46

Artist Susan Hensel talks about her work and how the Minnesota State Fair changed her art.

Daily Living with LSS: National Volunteer Week

April 20th, 2020

8:08

Nicole Bauer is the senior director of Caregiver and Companion Services with Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota. She talks about National Volunteer …

Pianist Larry McDonough shares music that brings him peace

April 17th, 2020

37:10

Pianist Larry McDonough shares five tracks that he finds peaceful.

Derek Francis, Manager of Counseling Services at Minneapolis Public Schools

April 17th, 2020

8:32

Derek Francis is Manager of Counseling Services with Minneapolis Public Schools. He talks about how to help students cope with canceled proms and …

Tide Cleaners offers free laundry services for first responders and their family

April 16th, 2020

7:34

Todd Laabs explains how Tide Cleaners is offering free laundry services for first responders and their family.

MSP FIlm Society update from Craig Rice

April 16th, 2020

9:30

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society gives an update on what's available for streaming on their website.

Jill Mott: Bargain Reds

April 15th, 2020

8:24

Sommelier Jill Mott from Henry & Son talks about bargain reds for the chillier-than-normal weather.

Hubble Space Telescope Turns 30

April 15th, 2020

7:37

Dr. Jim Bell, astronomer and professor at Arizona State University, has a new book celebrating 30 years of discovery from the Hubble Space Telescope.

Sculptor Kim Matthews

April 13th, 2020

9:10

Minneapolis sculptor Kim Matthews talks about her art.

Daily Living with LSS: Student Loan Debt

April 13th, 2020

9:54

Shannon Doyle is a Program Manager with LSS Financial Counseling. She talks about how to manage student loan debt.

Peter Schilling: What are you watching?

April 10th, 2020

8:03

Film publicist Peter Schilling talks about what movies other film buffs are watching while observing the stay-at-home order.

Distance Learning Update from MPS Superintendent Ed Graff

April 10th, 2020

8:51

MPS Superintendent Ed Graff talks about how the first week of distance learning has gone.

Stephen Rueff and Irrepressible Art

April 9th, 2020

8:56

Stephen Rueff from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design talks about the sites he's created for artists to share their work called Irrepressible …

Dr. Patrick Porter and BrainTap

April 9th, 2020

9:46

Dr. Patrick Porter talks about how to reduce stress and anxiety, and his app called BrainTap.

Free access to Northern Lights eBook about Minnesota history

April 8th, 2020

6:55

Jennifer Cadwell-Vaughan is the Manager of Teacher Education and Curriculum Development with the Minnesota Historical Society. She talks about the …

Heather Friedli, Land and Heritage Artist

April 6th, 2020

7:11

St. Paul artist Heather Friedli is an award-winning artist known for her work based off of the land and her heritage.

LSS Daily Living: Caring for Caregivers

April 6th, 2020

9:04

Tara Giese is the director for the Caregiver Support and Respite Program at Lutheran Social Service. She talks about the services available for people who care for others.

MPS Superintendent Ed Graff on Distance Learning and Services Provided

April 3rd, 2020

11:13

MPS Superintendent Ed Graff talks about launching distance learning, and some of the services the district is providing while school buildings are …

Prof. Craig Hedberg from the U's School of Public Health

April 2nd, 2020

14:00

Prof. Craig Hedberg from the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health talks about the stay-at-home order, the antibody test announced by the …

MSP Film Goes Online

April 2nd, 2020

11:32

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about the films you can stream from their website that would otherwise be in theaters.

Jill Mott: Gin and Tonics

April 1st, 2020

10:11

Sommelier Jill Mott from Henry & Son talks about the history and art of the gin and tonic.

G. Phillip Shoultz, III of VocalEssence Gets People Singing

April 1st, 2020

10:17

Associate Conductor of VocalEssence, G. Phillip Shoultz, III talks about his daily live stream called Take Five with GPS, and the other ways the Twin …

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo

April 1st, 2020

6:06

We check in with state climatologist Luigi Romolo.

St. Paul Artist Carly Swenson

March 31st, 2020

8:55

St. Paul artist Carly Swenson talks about her process and her art.

Film Director Phil Harder about "Tuscaloosa"

March 30th, 2020

7:06

Minneapolis-based film director Phil Harder talks about his new release "Tuscaloosa" shot in the state of Minnesota and now streaming.

Daily Living with Lutheran Social Service: Managing Finances In These Times

March 30th, 2020

7:50

Cherrish Holland from Lutheran Social Service Financial Counseling talks about ways to manage funds during the pandemic.

St. Paul artist MaryBeth Garrigan

March 27th, 2020

10:34

St. Paul artist MaryBeth Garrigan talks about what paintings she's working on while staying close to home.

Peter Schilling with Movie Recommendations

March 27th, 2020

8:03

We can't visit theaters right now, but we can stream great movies. Peter Schilling has some suggestions.

Update from MPS Superintendent Ed Graff

March 26th, 2020

10:27

MPS Superintendent Ed Graff talks about distance learning, and providing child care and meals while schools are closed during the pandemic.

MNspin for Minnesota Musicians

March 25th, 2020

7:15

Jeff Radford from Hennepin County Library talks about the streaming service for Minnesota musicians called MNspin.

Luigi Romolo: No Sun This Week

March 24th, 2020

7:38

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the cloudy week ahead and what his workday looks like as he works from home.

Soothing Music: Connie Evingson

March 23rd, 2020

49:19

On the Morning Show, I interview local musicians weekly. We can't talk about gigs right now, but we can still talk about music. I interviewed singer Connie Evingson about some of her favorite music to listen to for …

Daily Living from LSS: Online Safety for Youth

March 23rd, 2020

9:13

Joy McElroy talks about ways to keep youth safe online.

The Porrón

March 18th, 2020

3:09

Jill Mott talks about the porrón, a device used to safely share wine.

Climatologist Luigi Romolo

March 17th, 2020

6:17

State climatologist Luigi Romolo joins us to talk about the weather and climate.

Prof. Craig Hedberg from the U of M School of Public Health

March 17th, 2020

17:16

Professor Craig Hedberg from the U of M's School of Public Health talks with us about preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Managing Stress

March 17th, 2020

9:36

Trevor Johnson is the Senior Director of Behavioral Health at Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota. He has helpful tips for managing stress and …

"Dinkytown Uprising" a documentary showing Sunday, March 15

March 12th, 2020

8:35

Prof. Stephen Rueff from MCAD talks about a screening of "Dinkytown Uprising", a documentary about a protest to prevent construction of an unwanted hamburger joint in the neighborhood in 1970.

MSP Film Society "Next Wave" program for youth

March 12th, 2020

7:59

Peter Schilling talks about the "Next Wave" program at the MSP Film Society that helps young students learn about film-making, critiquing and other aspects of the world of film.

Music and Moon Palace Books Friday, March 13

March 11th, 2020

7:27

Drummer and composer Chris Hepola stopped by the Morning Show to talk about his curated show at Moon Palace Books on Friday, March 13.

Grant Money for Educators

March 11th, 2020

8:03

Two representatives from St. Thomas University are looking to give nearly $100k in grant money to people of color who want to be teachers and they …

Still Warmer than Normal, says Climatologist Luigi Romolo

March 10th, 2020

6:10

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about more seasonable temperatures and spring flooding in southern Minnesota.

LSS Daily Living: Job Hunting Tips

March 10th, 2020

7:39

LSS Training and Education Center director Sarah Northrup talks about resources to help you find a new job or career on the Morning Show.

Rio Nido at Crooners This Weekend

March 6th, 2020

8:32

Guitarist Tom Lieberman from Rio Nido talks about the trio's upcoming gig at Crooners this weekend.

Saxophonist/vocalist Mindi Abair Plays Two Dakota Shows Friday

March 5th, 2020

7:19

Saxophonist and vocalist Mindi Abair is playing two shows at the Dakota Friday night with her band.

MSP Film Society Updtate for 200305

March 5th, 2020

7:59

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about what's coming and going from theaters around the Metro.

Jill Mott: Springtime Wine Rec's and Knowing Your Importer

March 5th, 2020

16:11

Sommelier Jill Mott has wine recommendations for the coming Spring season, and talks about why it's helpful to know about importers.

Vocalist Cyrille Aimée at the Dakota tonight

March 4th, 2020

7:29

French vocalist Cyrille Aimée talks about her upcoming gig at the Dakota on the Morning Show.

Jeremy Walker and Brandon Wozniak: When Duke Met Coltrane

March 3rd, 2020

7:03

Pianist Jeremy Walker talks about his upcoming Dakota gig on the Morning Show.

Melanie Breza, Elgin Foster and Scott Keever in Studio

March 2nd, 2020

15:08

Guitarists Scott Keever and Elgin Foster and vocalist Melanie Breza stopped by Jazz88 to talk about their upcoming gig and to do a live tune.

Daily Living: How to Manage Credit Card Debt

March 2nd, 2020

7:30

Cherrish Holland from LSS Financial Counseling talks about how to manage credit card debt on Monday's "Daily Living" feature.

Nachito Herrera and Karen Briggs at the Dakota

February 28th, 2020

10:36

Pianist Nachito Herrera and violinist Karen Briggs team up for two shows back by popular demand tonight at 7 and 9 at the Dakota.

AchieveMpls Holds Mock Interviews for Students

February 28th, 2020

7:04

AchieveMpls is holding mock interviews for students. College & Career Center manager Tiffany Enriquez talks about how you can help prepare …

Events Update

February 28th, 2020

5:43

Laci Gagliano has an update on some great outdoor events in and near the Twin Cities Metro.

Tribute to Peter Schimke

February 27th, 2020

14:44

Stephen Rueff pays tribute to pianist Peter Schimke who passed away earlier this week.

Unique Taiko Show Highlights Female Taiko Performers

February 26th, 2020

7:10

TaikoArts Midwest has a special concert at the Ordway Saturday night featuring female taiko drummers from around the world.

North High Principal Mauri Melander Friestleben

February 26th, 2020

7:25

The new principal at North Community High School, where our KBEM studios are located, stopped by the Morning Show to talk about the school.

Curtis Stigers at the Dakota

February 26th, 2020

9:00

Vocalist/saxophonist Curtis Stigers will do a show at the Dakota Thursday, Feb 27 at 7:00 pm.

Mild Temperatures Could Help Spring Flooding

February 25th, 2020

8:13

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the mild weather and its potential to lessen the threat of spring flooding, and the "Cold and Snow …

Bus Driver Appreciation Day

February 24th, 2020

5:38

Rob Anderson, Transportation Manager for Minneapolis Public Schools, stops by the Morning Show to talk about the festivities surrounding Bus Driver …

Lucia Newell at Crooners: Carnaval! A Night in Brazil

February 24th, 2020

8:09

Singer Lucia Newell sings Carnaval! A Night in Brazil, Tuesday night at Crooners Supper Club with Clea Galhano on recorder, Joan Griffith on guitar and Gordy Johnson on the bass.

SHAPESHIFT performs at the O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University

February 21st, 2020

6:54

Creative Director Ashley Selmer came to the Morning Show to talk about SHAPESHIFT'S upcoming performances at the O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine …

MSP Film Society Update Feb 20, 2020

February 20th, 2020

7:34

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about what's coming and going from a screen near you.

Sommelier Jill Mott: La Distesa and International Txotx at Bar Brava

February 20th, 2020

15:59

Sommelier Jill Mott talks about a producer called La Distesa from the calf of Italy's boot, and the International Txotx Festival being celebrated at Bar Brava.

Italian Film Festival

February 14th, 2020

7:58

Peter Schilling stops by to talk about the upcoming Italian Film Festival and events.

Stephen Rueff with Resources for Artists

February 13th, 2020

9:08

Professor Stephen Rueff chairs the Arts Entrepreneurship department at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. This week, he talks about several …

Prudence Johnson in The Love Show: Skyway to Heaven

February 12th, 2020

7:35

Musician Prudence Johnson talks to the Morning Show about Kevin Kling's The Love Show: Skyway to Heaven.

A Day in the Life of a Polar Vortex

February 11th, 2020

7:07

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the snowfall Minnesota received over the weekend, and the dangerously cold temperatures coming overnight …

Spanish guitarist Andrea González Caballero Upcoming Show

February 10th, 2020

6:55

Joe Haus, president of the Minnesota Guitar Society, talks about an upcoming concert featuring Spanish classical guitarist Andrea González Caballero at Sundin Music Hall at Hamline University on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Laura Caviani Plays Monk in St. Paul Saturday

February 6th, 2020

8:07

Pianist Laura Caviani plays the music of Thelonious Monk in St. Paul at Studio Z in Lowertown, along with bassist Chris Bates and drummer Dave …

Bob Marley's Three Little Birds at Children's Theatre Company

February 6th, 2020

8:39

Actor Kory LaQuess Pullam talks about the Children's Theatre Company's new production of Bob Marley's Three Little Birds, on stage through March 1, …

MSP Film Society Update for Feb 6 2020

February 6th, 2020

8:34

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about the films Little Women, Parasite and Harriet. Also, more details on the curation process for the upcoming MSP International Film Festival.

St. Paul Art Collective Juried Members Art Show

February 5th, 2020

6:35

Hear about the upcoming Juried Members Show presented by the St. Paul Art Collective in Lowertown.

Jill Mott talks about Old Westminster wines from Maryland

February 5th, 2020

15:05

Sommelier Jill Mott talks about delicious wines from the state of.... Maryland.

Atlantis Quartet Plays the Dakota

February 4th, 2020

6:19

Guitarist Zacc Harris from Atlantis Quartet talks about the group's upcoming gig at the Dakota, and how the quartet got it's signature sound.

Recap of the Gloomiest January in Decades from Climatologist Romolo

February 4th, 2020

5:02

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the gloomiest January we've had on record for decades on the Morning Show, and the possibility for quite …

Oscar Sing-Along with Dan Chouinard at Crooners Supper Club

February 4th, 2020

6:57

Pianist (and more) Dan Chouinard talks about his upcoming Oscar Sing-Along of Academy Award-winning Best Songs at Crooners Supper Club.

Brasszilla Plays Palmers

February 3rd, 2020

7:37

Local band Brasszilla has a show at Palmer's on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Trumpeter Bob DeBoer talks about the band and their music. And how great Palmer's is.

Sue Scott's "Island of Discarded Women" at Crooners Supper Club

February 3rd, 2020

8:01

Sue Scott does a live podcast with guests at Crooners Supper Club.

Pianist Nachito Herrera at Crooners Supper Club

February 3rd, 2020

8:19

Pianist Nachito Herrera talks about his upcoming gig playing love songs at Crooners Supper Club.

Sam Miltich Quartet Plays Gershwin

January 29th, 2020

10:59

Guitarist Sam Miltich talks about his upcoming Crooners gig playing the music of George Gershwin on Jazz88's Morning Show.

Larry McDonough on Kind of Blue

January 29th, 2020

9:33

The Larry McDonough Sextet plays Miles Davis's Kind of Blue tonight at the Dakota. Larry talks with the Morning Show about the album and the players on it.

Gloomy Skies Prevail

January 29th, 2020

5:31

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the persistent clouds above the Twin Cities.

Brazilian Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter Badi Assad at Crooners

January 27th, 2020

10:29

Brazilian musician Badi Assad brings her unique style of performance to Crooners on Tuesday, Jan. 28. She called into the Morning Show to talk about the show.

National School Choice Week Twin Cities Events

January 27th, 2020

4:55

National School Choice Week is this week, hear about some events around the Metro.

Cheap, Mean & Deadly, Film Noir at the Heights Theater

January 24th, 2020

6:32

Peter Schilling talks about Hollywood's Poverty Row and an upcoming Film Noir series at the Heights Theater called "Cheap, Mean & Deadly"

Enderle & Moll, German Wine Suggestions from Jill Mott

January 24th, 2020

13:33

Sommelier Jill Mott came to the Jazz88 Morning Show to talk about a German wine producer called Enderle & Moll, and about some tasty ribs at Bar …

Northside Celebration this weekend

January 23rd, 2020

5:52

Vocalist Dennis Spears stopped by Jazz88's Morning Show to talk about this weekend's Northside Celebration, featuring concerts at Ordway Concert Hall …

Saintly City Cat Show Jan 25 and 26

January 23rd, 2020

7:29

Linda Mae Baker organizes the Saintly City Cat Club's Annual Championship and Household Pet Cat Show. She called into the Morning Show to talk about …

Film Society Update, Jan. 23, 2020

January 23rd, 2020

8:18

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about what's coming and going from theaters in the metro, and talks about the lengthy process for selecting films for April's International Film Festival.

Step Up is Recruiting Students and Employers for Summer Internships

January 22nd, 2020

5:28

Step Up from AchieveMpls is recruiting students and employers for internships in summer 2020. Program Manager of Step Up, Erin Martin, stopped by Jazz88 to talk about the process.

Warmer Week in store for Metro

January 21st, 2020

7:08

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the warm week ahead for the Twin Cities, and some of his most memorable weather moments.

Stephen Rueff from MCAD: Visual Art Events

January 16th, 2020

7:33

Arts Entrepreneurship professor Stephen Rueff from MCAD talks to Jazz88's Morning Show about opportunities to see visual art around the metro.

Laci Gagliano: State Parks events and more

January 16th, 2020

6:30

Events reporter Laci Gagliano visits Jazz88's Morning Show to discuss some educational State Parks events coming up in and around the Twin Cities, as well as some indoor fun including the Saintly City Cat Show during …

Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio at the Dakota Sunday, Jan. 19

January 16th, 2020

7:27

Delvon Lamarr talks to Jazz88's Morning Show about his Trio's upcoming gig at the Dakota on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020.

Kneebody Plays the Dakota Jan. 22

January 15th, 2020

6:39

Saxophonist Ben Wendel talks about an upcoming show with his band Kneebody at the Dakota on Jan. 22, 2020.

Several Inches of Snow Expected: State Climatologist Luigi Romolo

January 14th, 2020

5:00

State climatologist Luigi Romolo called into Jazz88's Morning Show to talk about the winter storm that has the Metro in its sights for this weekend.

Orange Mighty Trio performs at Folk, Fiddle & Friends at the Cedar Thursday

January 14th, 2020

7:10

The members of the Orange Mighty Trio stopped by Jazz88 to talk about their upcoming show at the Cedar called Folk, Fiddle & Friends.

MN Guitar Society's Acoustic Guitarathon This Weekend

January 14th, 2020

7:31

Ben Gateño from the MN Guitar Society talks about curating the program for this weekend's Acoustic Guitarathon at Sundin Hall on the Hamline campus.

MSP Film Society Update for Jan. 9, 2020

January 9th, 2020

7:45

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about the International Film Festival (right around the corner in April!) and Next Wave, a program to get …

Kenne Thomas' Lifeforce: Woodlawn (new album)

January 9th, 2020

7:19

Drummer Kenne Thomas talks about his new album "Woodlawn" with his band Lifeforce on Jazz88's Morning Show.

Jill Mott talks about obscure grape varietals

January 8th, 2020

12:17

Sommelier Jill Mott talks about some of the lesser-known grape varietals that make for delicious wines.

Climatologist Romolo on Possible Polar Vortex Temps Next Week

January 7th, 2020

4:42

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about this week's weather, and next week's possibility of significant snow and dangerously cold temperatures …

Fred Astaire At the Movies with Arne Fogel and Jennifer Eckes

January 7th, 2020

7:40

Vocalists Arne Fogel and Jennifer Eckes talk about their upcoming show at the Hastings Art Center, "Fred Astaire At the Movies"

Elaine Dame at Crooners Supper Club

December 30th, 2019

7:44

Vocalist Elaine Dame is coming back to Minneapolis to do an Ellington/Strayhorn show at Crooners Supper Club in the Dunsmore Room on Saturday, Jan. 4.

Jerry Bergonzi Quartet at Crooners Supper Club

December 30th, 2019

6:28

Tenor saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is playing two shows at Crooners on Monday, Jan. 6th.

Jon Weber: From Joplin to Jarrett at Crooners

December 27th, 2019

9:24

Pianist Jon Weber talks about his shows coming up at Crooners Supper Club next week including solo shows and duo shows.

Corky Siegel at Crooners Supper Club with Randy Sabien

December 26th, 2019

8:13

Pianist and harmonica player Corky Siegel and Randy Sabien play together this weekend at Crooners Supper Club. Corky called into the Morning Show to talk about the gigs.

Student Intern Applications are Live for Step-Up Program

December 26th, 2019

7:21

Students can now apply for summer internships through the Step-Up program with the city of Minneapolis. Program Manager Theresa Angelopoulos stopped …

Dave King of The Bad Plus and their Dakota Residency

December 24th, 2019

9:24

Dave King, drummer and founding member of The Bad Plus talks about their upcoming holiday residency at the Dakota.

A Warm Christmas in 2019

December 24th, 2019

7:34

State climatologist Luigi Romolo gives a recap of 2019's weather and talks about the unseasonably warm Christmas weather.

Paul Metsa Celebrates 40-Year Career at Parkway Theater Tonight

December 23rd, 2019

7:54

Singer/songwriter Paul Metsa celebrates forty years of gigging in the Twin Cities at the Parkway Theater tonight at 7:00.

Peg Carrothers at Crooners Supper Club

December 23rd, 2019

6:40

Singer Peg Carrothers is doing a show in the beautiful Dunsmore Room at Crooners Supper Club Thursday, Dec. 26 at 6.

"Blast of Silence" continues Christmas noir tradition at Heights Theater

December 20th, 2019

8:44

Peter Schilling talks about the black-and-white Christmas noir film "Blast of Silence" playing at the Heights Theater Sunday evening.

KBEM's New Station Manager Dan Larkin

December 19th, 2019

5:20

KBEM's new station manager, Dan Larkin, stopped by the Morning Show to talk about his new role at Jazz88.

How Toys Shape Culture with Stephen Rueff

December 19th, 2019

8:42

Stephen Rueff teaches arts entrepreneurship at MCAD and also curates a large collection of toys. He talks about how heroes and sheroes from comics …

Laci Gagliano Events Dec. 19, 2019

December 19th, 2019

7:25

Laci Gagliano talks about some great outdoor and indoor activities to keep you busier during the holiday season.

MSP Film Society Update for Dec 19, 2019

December 19th, 2019

7:49

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about what's coming and going from screens.

More Holiday Wine Suggestions from Sommelier Jill Mott

December 19th, 2019

17:35

Sommelier Jill Mott talks about orange wine, an uncharacteristic Merlot, an uncharacteristic Chardonnay, and a new shipment from winemaker Esmerelda García.

December Thaw Coming to the Metro

December 17th, 2019

7:08

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the upcoming December thaw and the probability of a white Christmas in the Metro.

Tall Women Need Clothes Too

December 17th, 2019

8:19

The founders of Amalli Talli, a clothing line for tall women, talk about creating choices for tall women on the Morning Show.

Larry McDonough with Restivus and Other Twisted Holidays

December 16th, 2019

10:23

Pianist Larry McDonough stopped by the Morning Show to talk about his upcoming show called "Festivus and Other Twisted Holidays"

Mankwe Ndosi Presents Great Black Music Mondays at Icehouse

December 16th, 2019

6:49

Singer/songwriter Mankwe Ndosi is presenting a series of concerts called Great Black Music Mondays at Icehouse in December.

Marilyn Maye Sings Four Shows at Crooners

December 13th, 2019

7:25

Vocalist Marilyn Maye will sing four shows in two days at Crooners Supper Club beginning Sunday.

Festive Wines for the Holidays

December 12th, 2019

12:04

Sommelier Jill Mott has some suggestions for festive holiday wines that won't break the bank on Jazz88's Morning Show.

State Parks Events in Dec. 2019 with Laci Gagliano

December 12th, 2019

8:39

Laci Gagliano stops by to talk about the wintry events at the State Parks in and near the Metro coming up.

Christmas with Cantus

December 11th, 2019

6:40

Vocalist David Geist from the Twin Cities-based vocal ensemble Cantus talks about the upcoming series of concerts around the metro, "Christmas with Cantus" on the Morning Show on Jazz88.

Connie Evingson at Nord Social Hall, Crooners and St. Barney's in Plymouth

December 10th, 2019

9:55

Vocalist Connie Evingson has a busy month, starting with a show Thursday night at Nord Social Hall in Uptown.

Winter 2019-2020: Polar Vortex, Part 1

December 10th, 2019

8:22

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about this winter's first polar vortex and reminds us how sun dogs form.

Pianist Tom Hunter and Guitarist Frank Johns

December 9th, 2019

7:15

Blues pianist Tom Hunter and Nashville guitarist Frank Johns meet up for a holiday show at Crooners this weekend.

Geoffrey Keezer Quartet at Crooners Supper Club

December 9th, 2019

7:31

Pianist Geoffrey Keezer plays two shows at Crooners Supper Club on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.

MSP Film Society Update Dec. 5

December 5th, 2019

8:10

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about what's coming and going from screens around the Metro.

MCAD Students Help Spread the Word About Pollinator Grants

December 5th, 2019

8:59

Stephen Rueff from MCAD and Becky Rice from Metro Blooms talk about students helping raise awareness about available grants for planting …

Holiday Wine Suggestions from Jill Mott

December 4th, 2019

13:51

Sommelier Jill Mott suggests a couple of wines and a new bar for Thanksgiving on Jazz88's Morning Show.

Joanie Madden from Cherish the Ladies

December 4th, 2019

8:01

Award-winning flutist and penny whistler Joanie Madden from the Irish band Cherish the Ladies talks about their upcoming show at the Sheldon Theatre in Red Wing on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Climatologist Romolo on November Snow in the Cities

December 3rd, 2019

7:45

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the November snowfall for the metro area and the calm week ahead.

Katie McMahon's Celtic Christmas at St. Kate's

December 3rd, 2019

6:25

Vocalist Katie McMahon's Celtic Christmas is this Friday at The O'Shaughnessy at St. Kate's. Katie called into the Morning Show to talk about the upcoming program.

Career Events with AchieveMpls

December 2nd, 2019

6:24

Ashley Musana from AchieveMpls stopped by Jazz88 to talk about upcoming career events for high school students in the metro area.

Winter Storm Heads Toward Metro

November 26th, 2019

7:35

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the Winter Storm heading to central and southern Minnesota tonight.

Mick Sterling with An Andy & Bing Christmas

November 25th, 2019

8:37

Singer Mick Sterling performs An Andy & Bing Christmas with singer (and Super Bowl Champion) Ben Utecht. Sterling's 30 Days Foundation presents Sunday's concert free.

Nancy Harms Crooners Show and New Album She

November 25th, 2019

8:01

Singer/songwriter Nancy Harms talks about her new album "She" and her upcoming show at Crooners.

Heather Masse: New Album and Prairie Home Christmas Show

November 22nd, 2019

8:39

Heather Masse called into the Morning Show to talk about her new album with pianist Jed Wilson and the upcoming Prairie Home Christmas Show.

Natania & Ticket to Brasil CD Release Party at Icehouse

November 22nd, 2019

7:23

Natania & Ticket to Brasil will celebrate their CD release with a party at Icehouse Sunday, Nov. 24 at 6. Guitarist and composer Pavel Jany stopped by the Morning Show.

Christian McCleary and Rites of Passage Pathway

November 21st, 2019

7:47

Christian McCleary from the St. Paul Community Literacy Consortium, Trey Edwards and DJ Brooks talk about the Rites of Passage Pathway and the …

Luigi Romolo and the Volunteer Weather Data Network

November 21st, 2019

7:28

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about CoCoRaHS, the nationwide network of volunteers who collect and measure precipitation.

Davina Lozier from Davina and the Vagabonds

November 18th, 2019

9:33

Davina Lozier from Davina and the Vagabonds talks about their upcoming three-night stand at Crooners.

St. Paul Conservatory Faculty Concert This Week

November 18th, 2019

13:41

Harry Chalmiers from the St. Paul Conservatory came to Jazz88 to talk about the upcoming faculty concert at the St. Paul Conservatory on Thursday, …

Sophia Kickhofel at Crooners

November 18th, 2019

7:16

Sixteen-year-old Sophia Kickhofel stopped by Jazz88's Morning Show to talk about her upcoming gig at Crooners in the Dunsmore Room.

Radio Joe Demko CD Release Party at Mancini's

November 15th, 2019

9:09

Guitarist, vocalist and composer "Radio Joe" Demko has his CD release party with his band the Jazzbos on Monday, Nov. 18 at Mancini's in St. Paul.

Kinship Caregiver Conference from Lutheran Social Service this weekend

November 14th, 2019

6:10

A free Kinship Caregiver Conference is available this Saturday for grandparents or other extended family taking care of children. Janet Salo from Lutheran Social Service talks about the event.

Moore by Four at Crooners Monday

November 14th, 2019

8:11

Vocal quartet Moore by Four performs the Main Stage at Crooners Supper Club Monday, Nov. 18.

MSP Film Society Update for Nov. 14

November 14th, 2019

8:23

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about what's coming and going from screens soon on Jazz88's Morning Show.

California Wine Suggestions from Jill Mott

November 14th, 2019

19:25

There are a lot of California wines to choose from and Jill Mott has some suggestions on where to start.

Clara Osowski with Jeremy Walker at the Dakota

November 14th, 2019

7:43

Mezzo-soprano Clara Osowski talks about her upcoming show with pianist Jeremy Walker, bassist Anthony Cox and drummer JT Bates at the Dakota on Sunday, Nov. 17.

Dr. André Thomas Conducts VocalEssence

November 14th, 2019

7:25

Choral conductor, composer and all-around legend Dr. André Thomas conducts the Midwest premiere of his Mass: A Celebration of Love and Joy with VocalEssence

Unseasonably Cold Weather, Snow Tomorrow

November 12th, 2019

6:26

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the unseasonably cold temperatures and tomorrow's snow forecast on Jazz88's Morning Show.

Dr. John Wright and the Morrill Hall Takeover

November 11th, 2019

1:08:34

Retired U of MN professor Dr. John Wright was integral to the University adopting an African Studies program and played a powerful role during the …

Social Animals: Dancers and Musicians Creating Art in the Moment

October 30th, 2019

7:30

Dancer Erinn Liebhard and trumpeter Bob DeBoer talk about their upcoming show at Icehouse on Sunday, Nov. 3.

Ebony, Ivory & Spruce Trio performs Sunday in White Bear Lake

October 24th, 2019

10:10

The Ebony, Ivory & Spruce Trio stopped by the Morning Show to talk about blending classical and jazz, and their upcoming performance in White Bear Lake on Sunday, Oct. 27.

Pavel Jany with Natania and Ticket to Brasil

October 24th, 2019

8:01

Guitarist, composer and producer Pavel Jany stopped by Jazz88's Morning Show to talk about an upcoming gig with Natania and Ticket to Brasil at the Dakota on Nov. 3.

Bobby Vandell's Merle Haggard Tribute

October 24th, 2019

5:24

Bobby Vandell sings Merle Haggard songs on the Main Stage at Crooners Supper Club on Friday, Oct. 25.

Fall Weather Update from Luigi Romolo

October 24th, 2019

5:20

State climatologist Luigi Romolo gives Jazz88 an update on fall weather on the Morning Show.

Diva Cage Match: Tag Team Duets

October 24th, 2019

6:27

Artistic Director David Lefkowich from Out of the Box Opera talks about this weekend's upcoming Diva Cage Match: Tag Team Duets on Jazz88's Morning Show.

On Pace For Record-Breaking Wet Weather

October 16th, 2019

6:26

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about our wet year and the road ahead.

Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra at Crooners

October 16th, 2019

7:35

Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis brings his Uptown Jazz Orchestra to Crooners Supper Club Wednesday, Oct. 16.

Karrin Allyson Sings at the Dakota

October 11th, 2019

8:34

Vocalist Karrin Allyson has a show at the Dakota Sunday night at 7. She called into the Morning Show to chat about the performance.

Red Planet with Bill Carrothers at Crooners Monday

October 10th, 2019

8:30

Bassist Chris Bates, guitarist Dean Magraw and drummer Jay Epstein are in a group together called Red Planet along with pianist Bill Carrothers. They play Crooners Monday night.

St. Paul Art Crawl This Weekend

October 10th, 2019

6:56

The fall installment of the St. Paul Art Crawl starts tomorrow night! Linda Snouffer from the Art Crawl's Planning Committee stopped by to talk about …

Jeremy Walker and Brandon Wozniak Honor Coltrane at the Dakota

October 10th, 2019

4:50

Pianist Jeremy Walker, sax-man Brandon Wozniak, bassist Graydon Peterson and drummer Kevin Washington play music from two of John Coltrane's beloved …

Climatologist Romolo on Wet Year and Impending Snow

October 10th, 2019

7:54

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo called in to talk about our record-breaking wet weather and this weekend's impending snowfall.

Laura Caviani Celebrates Monk's Birthday at Crooners Supper Club

October 10th, 2019

6:00

Pianist Laura Caviani celebrates the birthday of Thelonious Monk with her trio tonight at Crooners Supper Club. She called the Morning Show to talk about it.

Dan Newton and Cafe Accordion Orchestra at Crooners Supper Club

October 7th, 2019

7:24

Dan Newton's Cafe Accordion Orchestra plays "Midnight in Paris" at Crooners Supper Club Tuesday, Oct. 8th.

Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams at Children's Theatre Company

October 3rd, 2019

6:17

Bibi and Bichu Tesfamariam are jugglers who created Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams. It's a show they've toured with all around the world. They stopped by the Morning Show to talk about their performances with the …

Cantus Presents: One Giant Leap

October 3rd, 2019

5:16

Paul Scholtz is a tenor and member of the Artistic Council for Cantus, an all-male vocal ensemble based in the Twin Cities. He talks about their …

CDC Expert David Shay on Upcoming Flu Season

October 3rd, 2019

7:00

David Shay is an influenza expert with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He called the Morning Show to talk about this winter's …

MSP Film Society Update for Oct. 3, 2019

October 3rd, 2019

8:12

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about what's coming and going from screens near you.

Autumnal Wines from Jill Mott

October 3rd, 2019

15:13

Sommelier Jill Mott gives suggestions for what to drink this fall.

Joe Haus, President of the MN Guitar Society

September 26th, 2019

5:46

Joe Haus stopped by the Morning Show to talk about an upcoming performance by the Levante Guitar Duo, presented by the Minnesota Guitar Society.

Climatologist Romolo on Forecasting Using Clouds, Part 2

September 24th, 2019

7:50

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about our unseasonably warm weather and continues the conversation about forecasting weather by observing …

Brian Blade & Life Cycles at the Dakota

September 24th, 2019

7:02

Drummer Brian Blade talks about bringing the Life Cycles band to the Dakota to pay tribute to composer and vibist Bobby Hutcherson.

Friends With Guns from Uprising Theatre Company

September 24th, 2019

6:12

Director Shalee Coleman stopped by the Morning Show to talk about "Friends With Guns" now playing at Off Leash Art Box.

EARTHA! Une petite histoire de Eartha Kitt, at The Phoenix Theatre

September 24th, 2019

6:47

Producer and director Judy Cooper Lyle co-wrote EARTHA! Une petite histoire de Eartha Kitt. She stopped by Jazz88 to talk about the show.

Johnny Rawls Plays Crooners

September 20th, 2019

6:19

Soul blues singer and guitarist Johnny Rawls talks about his upcoming show at Crooners Supper Club on the Morning Show.

Ranky Tanky at the Dakota

September 19th, 2019

8:18

Guitarist Clay Ross from Ranky Tanky talks about their upcoming show at the Dakota Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019.

28th Annual Black Master Storytellers Festival

September 19th, 2019

10:39

Nothando Zulu and Vusumuzi Zulu stopped by to talk about this year's Black Master Storytellers Festival, starting Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019.

MSP Film Society Update Sept. 19, 2019

September 19th, 2019

6:36

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about what's coming and going from screens near you.

Jill Mott and Artisanal Spanish Wines

September 18th, 2019

12:48

Sommelier Jill Mott talks about artisanal wines from Spain that you can try at a free tasting at Henry & Son today.

Forecasting the Weather Using Clouds

September 17th, 2019

8:59

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the unusually warm weather, the rain ahead and how you can predict the weather by looking at clouds.

Zeitgeist Collaboration with No Exit New Music Creates a Weekend of Musical Highlights

September 17th, 2019

8:00

Zeitgeist New Music Quartet welcomes No Exit New Music from Cleveland for a weekend of concerts together. This collaboration is an annual thing. …

Farm to School Community BBQ This Week

September 16th, 2019

5:56

The Culinary and Wellness arm of Minneapolis Public Schools will host its 8th annual Farm to School Community BBQ event Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. Kate …

AchieveMpls CEO Danielle Grant

September 16th, 2019

7:47

AchieveMpls CEO Danielle Grant came by the Jazz88 Morning Show to talk about the services AchieveMpls provides to students throughout the year.

Grant Money to Increase Teachers of Color

September 12th, 2019

7:10

The University of St. Thomas is offering tens of thousands of dollars in grant money to increase the number of teachers of color in the state of …

The Red Hot Django Peppers at Icehouse

September 6th, 2019

13:35

Guitarists Ryan Picone and Jose Betanzos from the Red Hot Django Peppers stopped by Jazz88's Morning Show to talk about their show at Icehouse on Sunday, Sept. 8 from 11a - 2p

Now Showing at the MSP Film Society

September 5th, 2019

6:18

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about what's coming and going on screen around town.

Deals on Wine and Cider with Jill Mott

September 4th, 2019

11:02

Sommelier Jill Mott talks about some of the greatest deals (delicious taste for low cost!) on wine and cider to be found in the Twin Cities on Jazz88's Morning Show.

How Accurate is The Old Farmer's Almanac?

September 3rd, 2019

6:44

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the forecasting methods and accuracy of The Old Farmer's Almanac on Jazz88's Morning Show.

Ginger Commodore's Hot Buttered Classic Soul at Crooners Supper Club

August 29th, 2019

7:21

Singer Ginger Commodore on the Morning Show talking about the "Hot Buttered Classic Soul" show at Crooners Supper Club where she'll perform with …

Massed Mandolins in Big Show Next Monday at Como Lake Pavilion in St Paul

August 27th, 2019

8:00

The Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra has been entertaining audiences for decades. The next chance to listen to the massed mandolins will be at Como Lake …

Pianist Ben Sidran at Crooners Supper Club

August 26th, 2019

7:50

Pianist Ben Sidran will play two shows at Crooners Supper Club this week. He called into the Morning Show to talk about the gigs, giving away his archives and playing in a trio setting.

Mini Jazz Fest at The New Cantina Mexican Restaurant at MOA

August 23rd, 2019

9:39

Trumpeter Omar Abdulkarim and saxophonist Walter Chancellor are two of the performers for A Mini Jazz Fest at The New Cantina Mexican Restaurant at …

Bruce Henry Sings Al Jarreau at Crooners Supper Club

August 23rd, 2019

6:30

Singer Bruce Henry performs songs of Al Jarreau this weekend at Crooners Supper Club.

Sommelier Jill Mott on Minnesota Connections

August 22nd, 2019

11:39

Sommelier Jill Mott visited the Morning Show to talk about Minnesota Connections in wine and whiskey.

Nachito Herrera and Habana Social Club Play the Dakota

August 22nd, 2019

10:27

Pianist and good friend of the Morning Show Nachito Herrera came in to talk about his performance next week at the Dakota with several other Cuban musicians.

Philip Brunelle from VocalEssence on Upcoming Mexico City Trip

August 22nd, 2019

7:01

The Artistic Director and Founder of VocalEssence, Philip Brunelle, came to the Morning Show to discuss the choir's upcoming trip to Mexico City, Mexico.

MSP Film Society from August 22

August 22nd, 2019

7:47

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society came in to talk about what's coming and going from screens over the next few weeks.

Tina Schlieske Sings at the Dakota

August 21st, 2019

6:42

Rocker mostly but also a crooner, Tina Schlieske will sing two shows at the Dakota on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. She talked to the Morning Show about switching genres and coming back home.

Singer Jearlyn Steele Presents New Concert Series at Crooners Supper Club

August 19th, 2019

9:11

Singer Jearlyn Steele stopped by Jazz88's Morning Show to talk about her new series of shows at Crooners Supper Club.

Heights Theater Showing "The Man Who Laughs"

August 16th, 2019

6:15

Peter Schilling from the Heights Theater talks about the upcoming showing of The Man Who Laughs, the silent film with a character who inspired The Joker from the Batman comics.

Pianist Larry McDonough Celebrates Bill Evans's Birthday at Black Dog

August 15th, 2019

9:01

Pianist Larry McDonough and his quartet will celebrate the 90th birthday of pianist Bill Evans with a show at the Black Dog in St. Paul Sunday night, …

Climatologist Romolo on Current Conditions and Weather Instruments

August 13th, 2019

8:07

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talked to the Morning Show about the weather forecast and common instruments used to determine or predict weather …

Rhythmically Speaking presents The Cohort

August 13th, 2019

8:29

Artistic Director of Rhythmically Speaking, Erinn Liebhard and choreographer Julie Warder stopped by the Morning Show to talk about their upcoming …

Greenpeace Releases Report on Single-Use Plastics in Grocery Chains

August 13th, 2019

7:10

Senior Oceans Campaigner David Pinsky from Greenpeace talks about the organization's recently released report on the use of single-use plastics by grocers in the U.S.

Equatis’ African and South America-Influenced Jazz August 14 at the Maplewood Library

August 12th, 2019

8:00

John Penny is a local guy who has a multi-faceted career in music. These days he is doing a lot of playing, and John leads his group, Equatis, into …

Foodie Matt Gundrum with Cocktail Guru Jesse Held

August 9th, 2019

25:06

Jesse Held is the so-called "Earl" of Earl Giles, a Minneapolis-based elixir company. He also runs the bar program at places like Parlour Bar, …

Howard Levy with Chris Siebold at Crooners

August 9th, 2019

17:15

Howard Levy will play harmonica and piano, joined by guitarist Chris Siebold, at Crooners Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. He talked to the Morning Show.

MSP Film Society from August 8th

August 8th, 2019

6:54

Craig Laurence Rice from the MSP Film Society stopped in to discuss the openings and closings of films over the next few weeks.

Climatologist Luigi Romolo: anatomy of a hailstone

August 8th, 2019

7:07

Luigi Romolo, Ph. D, state climatologist with the Minnesota DNR, visits with Travis Ryder about the significant hail and wind events on Monday, …

Lila Ammons CD Release Party Sunday Aug 4 at the Dakota in Minneapolis

July 30th, 2019

8:00

Lila Ammons lives in Minneapolis and travels the world singing blues and Jazz. Lila happens to be the dranddaughter of jazz pianist Albert Ammons and …

The Tropics Steel Drum Band plays Caribbean Music at the Maplewood Library 7 PM, Wednesday July 31

July 30th, 2019

8:00

The Tropics Steel Drum Band is a duet that shares music that comes originally from Trinidad and Tobago and features the steel pan or drum. Guitarist Jahbee Bennett had been part of the group for decades and Chris Belich …

Momokusu Iwata "Jongara-bushi" traditional shamisen melody

July 29th, 2019

2:53

Momokusu Iwata performs "Jongara-bushi" a traditional shamisen melody, live at KBEM's Studio 1.

Japanese Shamisen on Jazz88

July 29th, 2019

4:36

Japanese Shamisen virtuoso Momokusu Iwata visited the Jazz88 studios to play for us and talk about his concert.

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society

July 25th, 2019

7:38

Craig Rice from the MSP Film Society talks about all the films and film festivals coming this month and into the fall on Jazz88's Morning Show.

Climatologist Luigi Romolo on the Heat Wave

July 25th, 2019

6:19

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the heat wave Minnesotans endured on the Morning Show on Jazz88.

Lori Dokken Hosts Informal Piano Bar and Formal Performance with Significance This Coming Week

July 23rd, 2019

8:00

Lori Dokken, the great all around musician has two great things coming up. Friday July 26, right after work from 6 till 8, Lore hosts a piano bar at …

Pamela McNeill Celebrates Her New CD at Chanhassen Dinner Theater July 25

July 21st, 2019

8:00

Pamela McNeill is a Twin Cities singer and songwriter who records and performs contemporary country music. Pamela celebrates her new CD called …

Oleta Adams Joins Patty Peterson to talk about her upcoming Dakota Club appearance

July 18th, 2019

29:17

Oleta Adams joins Patty Peterson to talk about her career, the group Tears For Fears, her time spent recording in the Twin Cities, and her upcoming …

Mill City Summer Opera, 2 Shows at 2 Venues

July 18th, 2019

7:51

Vocalist Rodolfo Nieto talks about the dual productions by Mill City Summer Opera on Jazz88's Morning Show.

Puppets + Community Day at the U Saturday

July 18th, 2019

7:50

Kathleen Conroy is the Festival Director of the National Puppetry Festival, who are presenting a Puppets + Community Day on the U campus with free …

MN Acoustic Guitar Showcase at Icehouse Sunday

July 18th, 2019

8:09

Three members of the MN Acoustic Guitar Showcase will perform at Icehouse Sunday, July 21. They stopped by Jazz88 to talk about the show.

Connie Evingson from Moore By Four on Crooners Gig

July 18th, 2019

8:42

Connie Evingson came to Jazz88's Morning Show to talk about her upcoming performance with Moore By Four at Crooners Supper Club on Thursday, July 18.

MPS Community Education's Production of The Addams Family Musical

July 18th, 2019

6:58

A producer and two actors from Minneapolis Public Schools Community Ed production of The Addams Family Musical visited Jazz88's Morning Show.

Emilio Castillo from Tower OF Power joins Patty Peterson

July 17th, 2019

7:13

Tower Of Power is celebrating 51 years in the business. Emilio Castillo called in from touring in Russia to talk to Patty Peterson about TOP's upcoming concert at the Minn Zoo, Weesner Amphitheater

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo on Climate Change

July 17th, 2019

21:15

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo came to Jazz88 to talk about climate change in Minnesota.

Maud Hixson at Crooners and the Nicollet Island Inn

July 17th, 2019

5:16

Vocalist Maud Hixson came to Jazz88 to talk about her upcoming shows at Crooners and the Nicollet Island Inn, and her latest project.

Travis Anderson Trio Plays Disney at the Dakota

July 17th, 2019

6:15

Pianist Travis Anderson stopped by Jazz88 to talk about playing Disney music at the Dakota on Tuesday, July 16.

Modern Big Band Inatnas Performs Next Sunday at Crooners in Fridley

July 16th, 2019

8:00

JC Sanford and Asuka Kakitani lead Inatnas into Crooner’s Sunday night Jul 21. This is a big band playing music composed by JC and Asuka. When they …

Southside Aces Present Louis Armstrong Night at Dakota

July 11th, 2019

7:49

Clarinetist Tony Balluff talks about the upcoming Louis Armstrong Night presented by the Southside Aces at the Dakota on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at …

Sommelier Jill Mott with Rum and Rhum Agricole

July 9th, 2019

15:28

Sommelier Jill Mott talks about rum, rhum agricole, three-rum daiquiris and mai tais on the Morning Show on Jazz88.

Luigi Romolo Explains Air Turbulence

July 9th, 2019

7:49

State climatologist Luigi Romolo explains how air turbulence forms after experiencing quite a terrifying takeoff from Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport on …

Senior Climatologist Kenny Blumenfeld

July 9th, 2019

8:59

Senior Climatologist Kenny Blumenfeld talks about the heat wave that fizzled and if the city's landscape has any effect on the weather.

Cornbread Harris, Minnesota Music Icon, Plays for Friday Dinner Crowd at the Loring in Minneapolis

July 7th, 2019

8:00

Cornbread Harris is perhaps Minnesota’s most iconic musician. He’s still going strong at 92 years old, playing shows around town. Cornbread's …

Michael Hauser Father of Midwest Flamenco Performs at the Loring This Sunday

July 2nd, 2019

8:01

Michael Hauser has been playing flamenco guitar in the Twin Cities for over half a century. A great place to catch him is at brunch at the Loring, …

Michael McDonald and Chaka Kahn perform at Mystic Lake

June 27th, 2019

10:30

Michael McDonald talks about his upcoming performance at Mystic Lake Showroom with Chaka. He also talked about working with Steely Dan, and what if feels like to be still working into his 60's.

This Weekend: Midway Public Art Festival

June 26th, 2019

6:24

St. Thomas student Martin Beck stopped by Jazz88 to talk about this weekend's Midway Public Art Festival, Saturday June 29 at Hamline Park from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Gwen Matthews Sings Roberta Flack at Crooners

June 25th, 2019

7:19

Gwen Matthews sings a tribune to Roberta Flack with Robert Robinson singing Donny Hathaway at Crooners Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

Climatologist Luigi Romolo Explains Humidity

June 25th, 2019

7:31

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo explains the difference between relative and absolute humidity and talks about the forecast ahead on Jazz88's …

David Hazeltine and Billy Peterson Play Crooners Supper Club

June 24th, 2019

8:28

Pianist David Hazeltine and bassist Billy Peterson have two shows at Crooners this week. David called into the Morning Show for a chat.

Daniel Volovets Performs Intricate Guitar Music Thursday Night June 27 at the Warming House in Minneapolis

June 23rd, 2019

8:00

Guitarist Daniel Volovets has two careers going: guitar performance and medicine. Catch Daniel’s guitar career at the Warming House in Minneapolis …

Grace Kelly Headlines 2019 Twin Cities Jazz Festival

June 21st, 2019

7:35

Saxophonist, singer and composer Grace Kelly plays at the Twin Cities Jazz Fest tonight at 6:00.

Jill Mott: Domaine Belluard + interview questions from Ms. Emily Reese

June 21st, 2019

16:56

Sommelier Jill Mott stopped by Jazz88's Morning Show to talk about Domaine Belluard and to answer Emily Reese's questions about wine.

Nancy Harms Sings Ellington at Night at Crooners Supper Club

June 19th, 2019

7:42

Nancy Harms is presenting her "Ellington At Night" show at Crooners Supper Club Saturday night at 7:30.

Climatologist Luigi Romolo, Clouds, and a Jazz Fest Forecast

June 18th, 2019

7:23

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about cloud types and has a forecast for the Twin Cities Jazz Festival.

Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele at Crooners's "Concerts Under the Stars"

June 18th, 2019

5:58

Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele will perform this Saturday at Crooners Supper Club's "Concerts Under the Stars" outdoor music series. Jearlyn talked with Jazz88's Morning Show.

James Carter Headlining the Twin Cities Jazz Festival

June 17th, 2019

6:36

Saxophonist James Carter talks about being a multi-instrumentalist, his organ trio, and headlining the Twin Cities Jazz Festival on Jazz88's Morning …

Café Accordion Presents Midnight in Paris June 18 at Crooners

June 16th, 2019

8:00

Café Accordion Orchestra performs a show called Midnight in Paris, featuring the group’s finest French music. The show comes to Crooners in Fridley on Tuesday June 18 at 7PM. The show frequently sells out fast. In an …

Mindi Abair Performs at the Dakota June 16th 2019

June 13th, 2019

15:48

Mindi Abair brings her group the Boneshakers to the Dakota for two shows on June 16th 2019 playing her style of rock and roll saxophone. She talked …

Luigi Romolo on the Shape of Raindrops and Cooler Temps

June 11th, 2019

7:07

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the below average temperatures for the Metro this week and some common weather myths.

Hoaxer is Back Together for a Big Show at Jazz Central in Minneapolis June 14

June 11th, 2019

8:00

The guys from Hoaxer have reconvened after another period of study in locations across the continent. They are bassist Charlie Lincoln, drummer …

Pat Donohue and the Prairie All-Stars Create Great New Musical Spins This Thursday at Crooners in Minneapolis

June 9th, 2019

8:00

Pat Donohue and the Prairie All Stars grew out of public radio’s Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band. Next Thurs the group holds down the stage at Crooners. …

Matt Gundrum with Chef Doug Flicker

June 7th, 2019

20:39

Jazz88's foodie, Matt Gundrum, talks with restaurant owner and chef Doug Flicker on the Morning Show.

Island Wines Recommended by Jill Mott

June 7th, 2019

14:06

Sommelier Jill Mott talks about wines that hail from islands on the Morning Show.

Pianist Chris Hepola and a Night of Music at the Black Forest Inn

June 7th, 2019

6:54

Pianist Chris Hepola talks about a full night of music at the Black Forest Inn coming up Sunday night at 6:30.

VA Housing Summit This Weekend

June 7th, 2019

7:37

The president of VAREP in the Twin Cities, Steven Brand, talks about the difficulties veterans face when trying to buy homes and the upcoming VA …

Brandon Wozniak with Acoustic Deathwish at Vieux-Carre

June 7th, 2019

7:03

Tenor saxist Brandon Wozniak talks about his upcoming shows with bassist Anthony Cox and drummer Dave King as the group Acoustic Deathwish at Vieux-Carre this weekend on the Morning Show.

Live From Studio 1: Jiselle McCollam's Jazz Cult

June 6th, 2019

15:52

Jiselle McCollam's Jazz Cult plays an eclectic mix of standards and contemporary and original songs. They came to Studio 1 ahead of their show at the …

What Causes Haze? Climatologist Romolo Explains.

June 4th, 2019

7:56

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about why it gets hazy in the summer.

The Sightless Quartet Displays Great Musical Vision in its June 7 Jazz Central show in Minneapolis

June 4th, 2019

8:00

Cody Steinmann leads the Sightless Quartet. It’s a jazz group that that is open to influence by other contemporary genres, such as pop and metal. The …

Mark Arneson Band Promises Tons of Fun at the Minnesota Music Cafe in St Paul, Thursday June 6 at 8PM

June 2nd, 2019

8:00

The Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr holds down the stage at the Minnesota music Cafe, 8-11 PM Wednesday February 6. To Mark, having fun is the …

Maud Hixson Salutes Doris Day at Crooners Supper Club

May 31st, 2019

8:05

Vocalist Maud Hixson will perform songs associated with Doris Day in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Supper Club on June 9.

Heights Theater Shows 1963 Musical From East Germany

May 31st, 2019

8:24

The Heights Theater is showing Revue Um Mitternacht, or Midnight Revue, a musical made in East Germany in the 1960s. Peter Schilling from the Heights talks about the film.

Christian McCleary Tackles Adult Literacy

May 30th, 2019

7:28

Christian McCleary from the St. Paul Community Literacy Consortium talks about his work in the Twin Cities advancing adult literacy on Jazz88's …

Singer Rex Reed at Crooners Supper Club

May 30th, 2019

8:48

Singer, film critic, music critic, actor and author Rex Reed will perform in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Supper Club on Sunday, June 2 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Johnny O'Neal Pays Tribute to Nat King Cole at Crooners

May 29th, 2019

6:49

Pianist/vocalist Johnny O'Neal will celebrate the centenary of Nat King Cole at Crooners Supper Club tonight and tomorrow night and O'Neal called the …

Climatologist Luigi Romolo and Our Cold, Wet Spring

May 28th, 2019

7:14

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about just how cold and wet this spring has been for the Twin Cities and offers hope for the future (after …

Music Director Andrew Walesch from Crooners Supper Club

May 28th, 2019

7:35

Andrew Walesch is a pianist, singer, leader of his own big band, and the music director for Crooners Supper Club. He talks about the club's summer calendar on Jazz88's Morning Show.

The Peterson Family Honors its Musical Matriarch Jeanne This Saturday at Crooner’s in Fridley

May 28th, 2019

8:00

Over the decades, The Peterson Family has been prominent in Minnesota Jazz. Willie, the dad, led the house band at a prominent Twin Cities radio station for 22 years, and Jeanne Arland Peterson was the pianist and star …

Bend in the River Big Band Plays the Wednesday May 30 Swing Dance at the Wabasha Street Caves in St Paul

May 26th, 2019

8:00

Thursday at 6 begins swing dance night at the Wabasha Street Caves in Saint Paul. Coming this Thursday, The Bend in the River Big Band provides the …

Robert Robinson: Songs That Tell Stories of Hope and Love

May 24th, 2019

7:26

Gospel singer Robert Robinson came by Jazz88 to talk about bookending Memorial Day with performances at Lakewood Cemetery in the morning and the Dakota in the evening.

Vinous Surprises with Sommelier Jill Mott

May 23rd, 2019

17:06

Sommelier Jill Mott came to Jazz88 to talk about some of her favorite vinous surprises of 2019.

Climatologist Luigi Romolo on the Cool, Rainy Month of May

May 21st, 2019

6:00

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the cooler temperatures we've experienced this month, the abundance of rain, and making the best out of …

Unexpected Orchestra Plays Great Original Pop Friday May 24 at the Dakota in Minneapolis

May 21st, 2019

8:00

Matt Wilson and His Orchestra features a songwriter and vocalist with a backing band of strings that you wouldn’t expect in a pop oriented group. The …

High Level Improvisation Comes to Jazz Central Studios this Wednesday in Minneapolis

May 19th, 2019

8:00

Keyboardist John Keston and bassist and vocalist Cody McKinney curate a monthly series called sound simulacra at Jazz Central Studios in Minneapolis. …

Tattersall Distillery with Foodie Matt Gundrum on Jazz88

May 17th, 2019

16:17

Jon Kreidler, co-founder of Tattersall Distillery, joins Jazz88 foodie Matt Gundrum to talk about spirits, Minnesota's own cocktail and more.

Off the Hook Family Fishing in Minneapolis

May 17th, 2019

4:56

Off the Hook is a free event on Bde Maka Ska/Lake Calhoun this weekend and next for anyone who wants to try fishing. Equipment provided!

Live From Studio 1: Galactic Cowboy Orchestra

May 17th, 2019

31:21

The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra joins us live from Studio 1 for a extended set of songs and conversation with Emily Reese.

Full Circle Theater's production of CAUGHT by Christopher Chen

May 16th, 2019

6:15

Full Circle Theater co-founder and co-artistic director, Rick Shiomi, talks about the upcoming production of CAUGHT by Christopher Chen, a unique …

Ballet coLaboratory presents Remembering The Little Prince

May 16th, 2019

7:49

Founder of Ballet co.Laboratory Zoé Henrot talks about the company's upcoming presentation of Remembering The Little Prince, featuring music of Camille Saint-Saëns, this weekend.

VocalEssence, The Avant Garde at Icehouse Tonight

May 16th, 2019

7:33

Associate conductor G. Phillip Shoultz, III of VocalEssence and Chadwick Phillips (a.k.a. Niles) of The Avant Garde talk about their show at Icehouse …

Climatologist Luigi Romolo, week of 13 May 2019

May 14th, 2019

6:29

State climatologist Luigi Romolo explains the types of ways thunderstorms form as the state could get thunder and lightning this week. Warmer temps …

Galactic Cowboy Orchestra Presents it Unique Art-Rock Next Saturday Night in Saint Paul

May 14th, 2019

8:00

Galactic Cowboy Orchestra started when John Wright got the idea that it would be cool to be part of a jazz fusion band. And despite that he and …

Michael Hauser the Father of Midwest Flamenco Performs Tuesday May 14 in Rosemount, MN

May 12th, 2019

8:00

Minnesota guitarist Michael Hauser has had a 50-plus year flamenco guitar career based in the Twin Cities. He plays May 14 at the Robert Trail …

Early Italian Baroque Meets Jazz

May 10th, 2019

10:51

Pianist Jeremy Walker teamed up with Garrick Comeaux and Consortium Carissimi to explore the similarities between music in the early Baroque era and jazz with two performances this weekend.

First Avenue: Stories of Minnesota's Mainroom Opens at the Minnesota History Center

May 8th, 2019

19:07

Emily Reese and Justus Sanchez take a guided tour through the new First Avenue exhibit at the Minnesota History Center. Exhibit developer Erin Cole …

A Rainy Week in the Metro

May 7th, 2019

6:04

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the rain, the cooler temperatures and the patience and resilience of Minnesota farmers on the Morning …

The Wine Riot in Minneapolis 2019

May 3rd, 2019

22:10

The Wine Riot is tomorrow in Minneapolis, and our foodie, Matt Gundrum, brought in two sommeliers to talk about the event, Erin Rolek and Erik …

Pianist Senri Oe at Pan Asian Arts Festival

May 3rd, 2019

6:59

Pianist Senri Oe will perform his music as part of the Pan Asian Arts Festival at MOA on Saturday, May 4th, 2019. He stopped by the Morning Show to talk about the show.

The Gun Show by Uprising Theatre Company

May 3rd, 2019

8:10

The artistic director of Uprising Theatre Co. and the director of The Gun Show talk about the production.

Rainy Week Ahead for Twin Cities

April 30th, 2019

7:30

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the storm that missed us last weekend, the rainy week ahead, and why spring is his favorite season.

The High 48s Combine Traditional Music with a Modern Sensibility Saturday Night in Zumbrota

April 30th, 2019

8:00

The high 48s plays in Zumbrota at Crossings at Carnegie, Saturday May 4. The group is a long-lasting one and has several CDs to its credit. Phil Nusbaum talked with High 48s fiddler and vocalist Eric Christopher about …

Moonlight Serenaders Play for Listening and Dancing at the Wabasha Caves

April 28th, 2019

8:00

The Moonlight Serenaders plays an iconic local venue this Thursday evening, the Wabasha Caves. The Caves hosts swing dancing and listening every Thursday, and this Thursday and other first monthly Thursdays, the …

Vocalist Sophia Shorai and Pianist Tanner Taylor at Crooners Saturday

April 26th, 2019

6:23

Singer Sophia Shorai and pianist Tanner Taylor will play a show at Crooners Saturday evening with Dave Graf (trombone) and Dave Karr (tenor sax).

MN Brew Pub Recommendations from Jill Mott

April 25th, 2019

15:51

It's brew pub season, and sommelier Jill Mott has a number of spots you can check out as you're beer-ing your way around Minnesota (and a few in Wisconsin) while the weather is warm.

Bassist Erik Fratzke on Happy Apple at Crooners Supper Club

April 25th, 2019

7:41

Bassist Erik Fratzke talks about two upcoming shows from Happy Apple at Crooners on Saturday, April 27th.

Toshi Reagon's Operatic Adaptation of 'Parable of the Sower'

April 25th, 2019

8:30

Musician Toshi Reagon and her mother, Bernice Johnson Reagon, adapted Octavia E. Butler's novel "Parable of the Sower" into a folk opera, showing at …

Common Ground Company Celebrates Release of Ground-Breaking CD

April 24th, 2019

8:00

They’re modernistic, committed and value originality. The group is called the Common Ground Company and it celebrates its new CD Friday May 10 at …

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo Summarizes Winter 2018-19

April 23rd, 2019

7:46

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks to the Jazz88 Morning Show about the winter we survived, the current saturation of the earth, and why 39 …

Courtney Burton at the Center of a Concert and Media Production Saturday Night in New Hope

April 23rd, 2019

8:00

Courtney Burton’ Court’s In Session hosts a big event coming to A440 studios in New Hope next Saturday night. It’s not only a concert but a video and audio recording session. When Courtney got together with Phil …

Brownbody Collaborates with Walker and Northrup

April 22nd, 2019

7:59

Founder and artistic director of Brownbody, Deneane Richburg, talks about the ice troupe's upcoming performances called Brownbody: Tracing Sacred Steps. Joined by Brownbody members Lajuné McMillian and Steven Smith.

The Jack Brass Band Plays its Modern New Orleans-Style Jazz next Thursday at Vieux Carre in Saint Paul

April 21st, 2019

8:00

The Jack Brass Band plays with the kind of interplay of instruments that has been part of New Orleans Jazz for a hundred years or more. But there’s …

Courtney Burton at the Center of a Concert and Media Production Saturday Night in New Hope

April 20th, 2019

8:00

Courtney Burton’ Court’s In Session hosts a big event coming to A440 studios in New Hope next Saturday night. It’s not only a concert but a video and audio recording session. When Courtney got together with Phil …

Gundrum talks food: restaurant openings, patios, City Pages' best-of list

April 19th, 2019

15:13

Jazz88's resident foodie, Matt Gundrum, examines new venues for Bibuta, Cheese Louise, and Bark and the Bite.  Also: an obit for soon-to-close Lyn-Lake deli Mevyn, an examination of the food categories in City Pages' …

Gundrum talks food: restaurant openings, patios, City Pages' best-of list

April 19th, 2019

15:13

Jazz88's resident foodie, Matt Gundrum, examines new venues for Bibuta, Cheese Louise, and Bark and the Bite.  Also: an obit for soon-to-close Lyn-Lake deli Mevyn, an examination of the food categories in City Pages' …

Climatologist Luigi Romolo: April snow, and imminent warm-up

April 16th, 2019

5:48

Minnesota State Climatologist Luigi Romolo visits with Patty Peterson, noting what the forecasters got right and wrong about last week's wintry …

Live From Studio 1: Greg Byers Ensemble

April 16th, 2019

17:24

The Greg Byers Ensemble is lead by the cellist and bassist who bears the groups namesake. Greg is joined by Aaron Hedenstrom (Saxophone), Adam Meckler (Trumpet), Javier Santiago (Piano) and L.A. Buckner (Drums). The …

Blue Number Nine Embraces Roots Traditions at the Black Dog in Lowertown St Paul, Friday April 19

April 16th, 2019

8:01

Blue Yodel Number Nine. It’s a band name that catches the echoes of older forms of traditional music. The group plays at the Black Dog in Saint Paul …

Julian Manzara Leads Powerful Trio into Jazz Central in Minneapolis, Thurs April 18

April 14th, 2019

8:00

Thursday is vocal night at Jazz Central Studios in Minneapolis. And starting at 8 this coming Thursday, guitarist and vocalist Julian Manzara will …

MCADs PitchFest Winners on Jazz88

April 12th, 2019

8:10

The winners of PitchFest from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design talk with Emily Reese about their winning projects on the Morning Show.

The Wines of Alsace with Jill Mott

April 11th, 2019

14:43

Sommelier Jill Mott explains why wines from Alsace go well with food that has a lot of heat and salt.

Live From Studio 1: Larry McDonough & Joel Shapira

April 11th, 2019

1:01:52

Pianist Larry McDonough and guitarist Joel Shapira are playing the music of Bill Evans and Jim Hall in this session, Live From Studio 1. Larry and Joel came into the Jazz88 to talk about their tribute to Bill and Jim, …

Climatologist Luigi Romolo and April Snow Storm

April 9th, 2019

5:14

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the April snow storm heading to the Twin Cities in the middle of this week.

Oratorio Society of Minnesota honors the Legacy of Queen Victoria with Two Concerts, April 13 and 14, 2019

April 9th, 2019

7:58

The Oratorio Society of Minnesota exists to dynamic and diverse choral music performed with skill and passion. On April 13 at St mark’s Episcopal …

The Hula Peppers’ Zany Blend of Old Music Styles Comes to the Schooner in Minneapolis

April 7th, 2019

8:00

The Hula Peppers plays music from a mix of traditions, and all of it predates 1939. Catch the group at the Schooner Tavern in south Minneapolis, …

Gentle Snow Melt This Spring

April 2nd, 2019

6:18

State climatologist Luigi Romolo talks to the Jazz88 Morning Show this week about the textbook snow melt the Metro experienced this year, and what's …

PitchFest at Minneapolis College of Art and Design

April 2nd, 2019

8:10

Stephen Rueff and Connie Rutledge visited Jazz88 to talk about the creative venture competition "PitchFest" at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Jo Kellen Performs Out of the Box Songs Saturday Night at the Kitty Kat Club in Minneapolis

April 2nd, 2019

8:00

Jo Kellen is a Minneapolis singer, songwriter and performance artist who was commissioned to create new work by the Jerome Foundation and the Cedar …

Zeitgeist’s Early Music Festival Honors Composer Pauline Oliverson, April 4-7 at Studio Z in Saint Paul

March 31st, 2019

8:00

April 4-7 is Zeitgeist New Music’s Early Music Festival. It takes place at Studio Z in Saint Paul and includes concerts, and workshops about the life …

Live From Studio 1: Twin Cities Hot Club

March 26th, 2019

22:19

Violinist Gary Schulte and Guitarist Robert Bell joined Kevin O'Connor live from Studio 1 on March 26th - They are one half of Twin Cities Hot Club. …

Twin Cities Jazz Festival Comes to Crooners on Sunday March 31!

March 26th, 2019

8:00

The Twin Cities Jazz Festival is coming. The festival is hosted by Crooner’s in Columbia Heights, 2-7:30PM on Sunday March 31, and Jazz festival …

Live From Studio 1: Debbie Duncan, William Duncan & Robert Robinson

March 25th, 2019

36:52

The trio of Debbie Duncan, William Duncan & Robert Robinson came to Jazz88 ahead of their headline show at the Dakota on March 26th. Debbie, Robert, and William all on vocals and William playing the keys

Reuben and Dan Ristrom, Father-Son Duet Presents Great American Songbook at Crooners, March 27

March 24th, 2019

8:00

Reuben and Dan Ristrom form a father-son act. And you can catch the duet 6-7:30 at Crooner’s, Wed. March 27 from 6-7:30. Phil Nusbaum caught up with …

The Hobbit from Children's Theatre Company

March 22nd, 2019

6:19

Two actors from the Children's Theatre Company's production of The Hobbit stopped by Jazz88. Hear H. Adam Harris and Joy Dolo talk about juggling …

Cabaret Star Marilyn Maye at Crooners This Weekend

March 22nd, 2019

7:06

Cabaret Star Marilyn Maye performs four shows at Crooners this weekend. She spoke with Jazz88's Emily Reese about the shows and her busy touring …

Jill Mott with Irish Coffee and Springtime Grape Varietals

March 21st, 2019

16:11

Sommelier Jill Mott stopped by Jazz88 to talk about her recipe for Irish Coffee, delicious grape varietals to try in the spring and how techniques in making wine change the characteristics of the drink.

Boiled In Lead Celebrates 36 Years of Musical Surprises at the Cedar in Minneapolis, Sat. March 23

March 19th, 2019

8:00

When you think of Independent twin cities Bands, you have to think of Boiled in Lead. The group’s history includes Celtic Music, rock, Eastern European traditional music and of course its own ideas. Boiled in Lead …

Dean Magraw’s Red Planet: a Group of Experienced Experimenters at the Black Dog Monday March 18, 2019

March 17th, 2019

8:00

Dean Magraw’s Red Planet, has it’s regular third-Monday of the month show at the Black Dog in Saint Paul, from 7 to 9PM. It’s a group Dean plays the …

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo and a Rainy Week

March 12th, 2019

7:20

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo joined the Jazz88 Morning Show to talk about the odd weekend storm, the upcoming rain and the high probability of …

Atlantis Quartet: The Band of Four Distinct Jazz Composers Performs Saturday Night March 16 at Studio Z in Saint Paul

March 12th, 2019

8:00

The Atlantis Quartet is composed of four composers: Sax player Brandon Wozniak, Chris Bates the bassist, drummer Pete Hening and guitarist Zacc Harris. The group performs at Studio Z this Saturday night, March 16. But …

Court’s In Session Debuts Thursday March 6 at Jazz Central in Minneapolis

March 10th, 2019

8:00

Singing in front of a big band is how jazz fans best know Courtney Burton. But she’s also got a combo now, with Eric Edwalds on the piano, sax man …

Bobby Lyle Celebrates 75th Birthday at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club

March 8th, 2019

8:36

Pianist/organist Bobby Lyle chats with Emily Reese on the Morning Show about his upcoming shows at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club to celebrate his 75th birthday.

Ballet Co. Laboratory's New Home

March 8th, 2019

7:27

The Artistic Director of Ballet Co. Laboratory stopped by the Morning Show to talk about the ballet company's new studio in St. Paul and the upcoming …

Sommelier Jill Mott on the B-Sides of Wine

March 7th, 2019

13:09

Sommelier Jill Mott joins the Jazz88 Morning Show to talk about the lesser-appreciated B-Sides of wine and wine regions.

March: In Like A Lion

March 5th, 2019

7:05

State climatologist Luigi Romolo joins the Morning Show to talk about the cold start to March and the amount of snowpack found around Minnesota.

Fuzzy Math Doesn’t Jazz it Up, it Fuzzies it Up, Sat March 9 at the Black Dog in St Paul

March 5th, 2019

8:00

Fuzzy Math. It’s a jazz group that enjoys close passes with pop. Fuzzy Math plays in the Twin Cities, including at the Black Dog in St Paul, Fri …

Southside Aces Play for Wild and Crazy Mardi Gras This Fat Tuesday at Vieuxx Carre in Saint Paul

March 3rd, 2019

8:00

The Southside Aces specializes in New Orleans music, especially New Orleans Mardi Gras. So it’s fitting that Saint Paul’s Vieuxx, Carre, a club that …

Chef Gavin Kaysen on Jazz88

February 27th, 2019

16:20

Chef Gavin Kaysen talked with Jazz88's resident foodie, Matt Gundrum, about running three successful restaurants in the Twin Cities.

Climatologist Luigi Romolo Talks About Snow and Snow Melt

February 26th, 2019

6:37

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo joins the Jazz88 Morning Show each week to talk about Minnesota weather and climate. Today, he talked about February …

Mac Jazz Mixes Old and New at its Jazz Central Studios concert, 7PM Friday March 1.

February 26th, 2019

8:00

Joan Griffith directs Mac Jazz, the big band of Macalester College. The group performs 7-8 PM this Friday night March 1 at Jazz Central in …

Swing Beat Big Band Tears It Up at the Wabasha Caves in St Paul, Thursday Feb 28

February 24th, 2019

8:00

Thursday night is Swing Dance Night at the Wabasha Street Caves in Saint Paul, and this Thursday at 7pm, the Swing Beat Big Band plays for listeners …

Jill Mott on U.S. Presidents and their Drinking Habits

February 22nd, 2019

14:49

Sommelier Jill Mott came to Jazz88 to talk about the drinking habits of U.S. Presidents in honor of President's Day.

A Winter Storm (or two) on the Way

February 19th, 2019

6:30

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo joined Jazz88's Morning Show to talk about the impending winter storm(s) to the Twin Cities metro, and that we're …

Twin Cities Weekend: Brass Lassie Connects Celtic Fiddle and Flute with Jazz horns at the Icehouse in Minneapolis, Sunday February 24

February 19th, 2019

8:00

Brass Lassie. The name tells you it is Celtic with horns added and predominantly women. Brass Lassie plays at the Ice House in Minneapolis Sunday …

The Motherless Dollar Quartet’s Residency at the Icehouse in Minneapolis Continues This Monday

February 17th, 2019

8:00

Davu Seru is a north Minneapolis composer who has been influenced by experiences in Chicago and Ghana, and it all comes out in his music. Davu leads …

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo and More Snow

February 12th, 2019

7:21

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the snow, and what climate factors differentiate a winter weather advisory from a winter storm.

Performer Dane Stauffer and The Love Show at St. Kate's

February 12th, 2019

6:51

The Love Show has become a tradition on Valentine's Day at St. Kate's. Performer Dane Stauffer chatted with Jazz88's Emily Reese about the annual event.

Julia Hobart’s Sings Her Re-Composed Murder Ballads at her CD Release Party, Sunday 7:30 at Moon Palace Books in Minneapolis

February 12th, 2019

8:00

Julia Hobart has a new spin on old murder ballads. She’s recomposed several and has her CD release performance with her 7-piece band Sunday night at …

Julia Hobart’s Sings Her Re-Composed Murder Ballads at her CD Release Party, Sunday 7:30 at Moon Palace Books in Minneapolis

February 11th, 2019

8:00

Julia Hobart and 7-piece band performs at the double release party. It’ll be Julia’s CD and Marie Stier’s Art prints, at Moon Palace Books in …

Southern Minnesota’s Real Big Band Rock Educators Meeting on Valentine’s Afternoon

February 10th, 2019

8:00

The Minnesota Music Educators Association Meeting is next week, so of course there will be some great music. Southern Minnesota’s Real Jazz Band plays Thursday Feb 14, Valentines Day plays from 4:45 to 5:30 in room 205 …

Sommelier Jill Mott on Beaujolais and Beaujolais Nouveau

February 7th, 2019

14:08

Sommelier Jill Mott stopped by Jazz88 to chat about the region of Beaujolais in France and the wines from the area, and an upcoming class she'll be …

Richard Johnson Plays "Time Out" At Vieux-Carre

February 6th, 2019

8:58

Pianist Richard Johnson and his trio will play the entire 1959 "Time Out" album from Dave Brubeck at Vieux-Carre this week.

State Climatology Office: Let It Snow!

February 5th, 2019

7:27

State climatologist Luigi Romolo joined the Morning Show to talk about the coming snow, last week's polar vortex and how freezing rain forms.

Yohannes Tona’s Music About Immigrating from Ethiopa this Weekend in St Paul

February 5th, 2019

8:00

Yohannes Tona performs his music and poetry reflecting on his journey from Ethiopia to the United States this weekend. Yohannes is joined by …

Climatologist Luigi Romolo Talks Polar Vortex

January 29th, 2019

8:22

State Climatologist Luigi Romolo talks about the dangerously cold wind chills associated with this week's polar vortex in a new weekly segment on …

Live From Studio 1: Sprig of That

January 28th, 2019

28:06

Acoustic trio Sprig of That join Kevin Barnes in Jazz88's Studio 1 for performance and conversation. Sprig of That is Isabel Dammann on violin, Ilan …

Sommelier Jill Mott Talks About How to Buy Wine

January 24th, 2019

15:17

Sommelier Jill Mott came to Jazz88 to talk about how to buy wine, including what questions to ask, and how to describe what you're looking to buy, and why importers matter.

Twin Cities Weekend: New Riverside Ramblers' Cajun legacy continues

January 23rd, 2019

7:59

The New Riverside Ramblers is a Minneapolis-based Cajun music band that has been around for decades. You can catch the band at Vieux Carré in St. …

This Week Twin Cities: Tim Sparks & James Buckley entertain at Icehouse

January 23rd, 2019

7:59

Guitarist Tim Sparks and bassist James Buckley celebrate their 3-year partnership with a CD release event at Icehouse in Minneapolis, Thursday, …

Minnesota Orchestra's Common Chords in North Minneapolis

January 22nd, 2019

6:11

Minnesota Orchestra is spending the week in North Minneapolis, featuring events with the full orchestra and several smaller chamber groups through …

Live From Studio 1: Atlantis Quartet

January 17th, 2019

39:51

Minneapolis-based Atlantis Quartet came to Jazz88's Studio 1 to play a few tracks and have a chat about their origins, their influences and their new …

Children's Theatre Company presents Mr. Popper's Penguins

January 16th, 2019

8:11

Actors Richard Holt and Susanna Jennings from Mr. Popper's Penguins came to the Jazz88 studios to talk about the show, on now through Feb. 24th from …

Lizz Winstead's Year In Review on Jazz88

December 26th, 2018

18:20

Minnesota native and comedian Lizz Winstead talks about her annual Year In Review shows at the Cedar Cultural Center on New Year's Eve.

Live From Studio 1: Cornbread Harris

December 20th, 2018

41:50

Minnesota blues legend Cornbread Harris is featured on this edition of Live From Studio 1. The 91 year-old singer and pianist talks about skipping …

Pianist Senri Oe on Jazz88

December 20th, 2018

9:01

Pianist Senri Oe stopped by Jazz88's Morning Show to talk about his upcoming show at MSP Airport and his 2018 album "Boys and Girls."

Kyle Rucker of Ruck B Music

December 20th, 2018

6:27

Kyle Rucker of Ruck B Music stopped by the Jazz88 studios to talk about the work he does for music education in the community. He brought two young musicians along for the chat on Jazz88's Morning Show.

Jill Mott, Sommelier, on Jazz88

December 20th, 2018

12:09

Sommelier Jill Mott talks about the New California, upcoming classes she's teaching, and the Jura and Savoie regions of France live on Jazz88's Morning Show with Emily Reese.

Washington, AbdulKarim talk about Roy Hargrove's legacy

December 17th, 2018

10:59

Trumpeter Roy Hargrove left a lasting impact when he passed earlier this season. Top Twin Cities players will honor Hargrove's legacy with a show …

Twin Cities Weekend: Trumpeter Steve Kenny Album Release Party

December 10th, 2018

7:59

This Saturday Dec 15 is the 238th straight Saturday night jazz at the Black Dog in St Paul. The Constellation Band opens at 7pm. From 8:30 onward, …

Evan Christopher Celebrates NOLA Tricentennial at Vieux Carre

November 28th, 2018

10:37

Clarinetist Evan Christopher plays at Vieux Carre to celebrate the tricentennial of New Orleans on Wednesday, Nov. 28. He stopped by Jazz88's studio to talk about the show and the city he calls home.

Author Kristal Leebrick "Thank You For Shopping"

November 15th, 2018

7:29

Author Kristal Leebrick stopped by the Jazz88 Morning Show to talk about her new book, "Thank You For Shopping: The Golden Age of Minnesota …

Pianist Larry McDonough and Guitarist Joel Shapira on Bill Evans and Jim Hall

November 14th, 2018

7:58

Pianist Larry McDonough and guitarist Joel Shapira play the music of Bill Evans and Jim Hall live at the Black Dog in St. Paul on Thurs., Nov. 15th …

Live From Studio 1 - Nelson Devereaux

November 13th, 2018

44:18

Tenor saxophonist Nelson Devereaux and his band played for us live in Jazz88's Studio 1, and then talked about his background and future as a musician.

Jazz in the Target Atrium: Peter Bernstein Solo Guitar

November 7th, 2018

58:52

NYC jazz denizen dazzles the Atrium crowd at Orchestra Hall, Oct. 19, 2018. Genaro Vasquez hosts.

byerSelf, a New Jazz Trio in Minnesota

November 6th, 2018

9:13

The trio byerSelf combines jazz with poetry and visuals to create a unique musical experience, with Greg Byers on cello/bass, LA Buckner on drums/percussion and Javier Santiago on keys.

Vocalist Maud Hixson, Cole Porter and the 1930s

November 5th, 2018

8:19

Vocalist Maud Hixson talks about her two upcoming shows; a Cole Porter-themed show at the Bloomington Center for the Arts, and a 1930s-themed show in …

Pianist Cameron Graves Playing the Dakota

November 2nd, 2018

6:47

Pianist Cameron Graves is bringing his trio to the Dakota Sunday, Nov. 4th at 7 p.m. He spoke with Jazz88's Emily Reese about the trio, the show, and his background.

Archaeologist Franck Goddio and Egypt's Sunken Cities at MIA

November 1st, 2018

8:00

French archaeologist Franck Goddio discovered two cities beneath the Mediterranean Sea in 2000, and many artifacts from the discovery are on display …

Vicky Emerson In Studio Interview & Performance

October 25th, 2018

15:54

Vicky Emerson joins Kevin O'Connor on the Afternoon Cruise ahead of her new album release

Minnesota Jazz Legends: The Elders 2018

October 25th, 2018

58:20

This year's honorees: drummer Bob Gilbertson, trumpeter Ahmed AbdulKarim, guitarist Reuben Ristrom, and the late vocalist/keyboardist, Jimmy Bowman.

Pianist Joey Alexander at the Dakota

October 11th, 2018

6:19

Fourteen-year-old Joey Alexander plays two shows at the Dakota Thursday, Oct. 11th at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. He spoke with Jazz88's Emily Reese …

Live at the Lex: Omar AbdulKarim Sept. 20, 2018

October 2nd, 2018

57:58

Twin Cities-based, internationally known trumpeter leads a talented quartet through a set celebrating the legacy of Miles Davis. The first in a series of recordings from the Williamsburg Room at The Lexington, St. …

Boston improv master Harvey Diamond plays local gigs this week

September 27th, 2018

7:38

Harvey Diamond, a onetime student of Lennie Tristano and standard bearer for his style of heartfelt improvisation and harmonic flexibility, talks with Travis Ryder about his legacy, philosophy and two shows in the Twin …

JC Sanford and Asuka Kakitani Talk Twin Cities Jazz

September 21st, 2018

7:36

Composers JC Sanford and Asuka Kakitani talk about setting up the Twin Cities Jazz Composers Workshop and an upcoming gig with their big band, Inatnas, at Black Dog in Lowertown on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 8:30 p.m.

Cyrus Chestnut, Buster Williams and Lenny White at Vieux Carre

September 20th, 2018

6:58

Pianist Cyrus Chestnut spoke with Jazz88's Emily Reese about his upcoming shows at Vieux Carre, coming up September 25 & 26 at 7 pm and 9 pm.

Harold Lopez-Nussa at the Dakota

September 12th, 2018

7:35

Cuban pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa is bringing his trio to town for a show Monday, Sept. 17 at 7:00 p.m. He spoke with Jazz88's Emily Reese about the …

Geoffrey Keezer at Crooners Lounge Labor Day Weekend

August 31st, 2018

7:53

Pianist Geoffrey Keezer and his trio are playing the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club this weekend with vocalist Gillian Margot. Sunday, Sept. 2nd at 6:30 p.m. Hear him talk with Jazz88's Emily Reese …

Happy Apple Erik Fratzke at the Dakota

August 24th, 2018

8:01

Happy Apple's bassist, Erik Fratzke, talks about the Twin Cities trio's upcoming shows at the Dakota, what he gained learning guitar and bass …

Rebirth Brass Band Brings New Orleans to the Dakota

August 17th, 2018

8:11

Keith Frazier is a founding member of Rebirth Brass Band, a New Orleans band that encourages you to dance. Frazier talked with Jazz88's Emily Reese about their upcoming shows at the Dakota.

Rhythmically Speaking at The Southern Theater

August 17th, 2018

6:29

Artistic Director of Rhythmically Speaking, Erinn Liebhard, talks about their annual show at The Southern Theater, opening Aug. 16, 2018.

Eclectic Edge Ensemble Celebrates 15 Years of Jazz Dance

July 17th, 2018

6:43

The Eclectic Edge Ensemble is celebrating its 15th Anniversary with jazz dance at The Lab Theater in Minneapolis July 19-22. Dancers Brenda Nepsund …

Hannah von der Hoff Performance

July 12th, 2018

12:06

"Bonnie Raitt meets Alabama Shakes?" True or not, Hannah von der Hoff is a unique talent. She has a show Friday 7/13 at Aster. A video and single goes out this week and she gave us an exclusive preview.

Davell Crawford at the Dakota in July

July 10th, 2018

8:34

The Piano Prince of New Orleans, Davell Crawford, is playing at the Dakota Tuesday, July 10 and Wednesday, July 11. He spoke with Jazz88's Emily …

Vinicius Cantuaria at the Dakota

June 26th, 2018

7:39

Brazilian singer, songwriter, guitarist and percussionist Vinicius Cantuaria is performing at the Dakota Wednesday, June 27 at 7:00 p.m. He spoke with Jazz88's Emily Reese about the show and the possibility of a new …

Dee Dee Bridgewater at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival 2018

June 22nd, 2018

8:38

Singer Dee Dee Bridgewater spoke with Jazz88's Emily Reese about her new album, "Memphis...Yes, I'm Ready" and her upcoming show on the main stage …

Alzheimer's chorus performs brand-new work

June 13th, 2018

5:43

The Giving Voice Chorus is for people and caregivers living with dementia. The group partnered with a composer and poet to create and present a brand-new work, something many might believe is impossible. Kris Kautzman …

Slam Academy Summer Camps

May 31st, 2018

7:17

Founder of Slam Academy, J. Anthony Allen, and Recruitment Specialist Tanya Lano joined the Morning Show to talk about their summer classes for musicians interested in learning about production and DJ-ing.

Junior Iron Chef at MPS 2018

May 17th, 2018

7:07

The 2018 Junior Iron Chef competition for Minneapolis Public Schools took place Thursday, May 10. Hear about the ways MPS is changing school lunches, …

This Week Twin Cities: Classic lumberjack music from The Lost Forty

May 11th, 2018

8:00

In the old days of lumbering, much of the work was done by immigrants who brought old country music with them to the lumber camps. A duet known as …

St. Paul Ballet Performs Carmen in the 1920s

May 9th, 2018

6:39

Carmen is an original ballet by Artistic Director Zoé Emilie Henrot with music by composer Richard Erickson, adapted from the 1875 opera by French composer Georges Bizet. Zoé and Richard stopped by Jazz88 to talk about …

Eliane Elias Plays the Dakota May 1st

April 30th, 2018

8:19

Brazilian pianist, singer, composer and arranger Eliane Elias will play at the Dakota Tues. May 1st with shows at 7:00 and 9:00. She spoke with Jazz88's Emily Reese about her new album and the upcoming performance.

Jazz in the Target Atrium: The First Instrument

April 26th, 2018

57:33

Vocalist Bruce Henry leads the Atrium Jazz Ensemble through a survey of key moments in vocal music connected to the jazz experience. With Scott …

Rio Nido Plays Live at Jazz88

April 26th, 2018

23:03

Twin Cities trio Rio Nido stopped by Jazz88 to perform during the Morning Show in advance of their show at the Dakota Friday, Apr. 27 at 7:00.

Capri Theater Legends Bouquet 2018

April 20th, 2018

8:47

Debbie Duncan, Charmin Michelle and Dennis Spears talk about their upcoming concert, Legends Bouquet, at the Capri Theater in Minneapolis Saturday, …

South High School, School News sample

April 10th, 2018

0:30

A student from South High in an example of our School News feature.

Whittier International Elementary School, School News sample

April 10th, 2018

0:32

Two students from Whittier Elementary in a sample of our School News feature.

"Isla Tuliro" Tackels Colonialism at the Southern Theater

April 10th, 2018

9:43

Writer and co-director Marlina Gonzalez talks about her new play, Isla Tuliro, now playing at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis. The play deals …

Two Twin Cities Area Rivers on Endangered List

April 10th, 2018

6:53

The Mississippi River Gorge through the Twin Cities and Kinnickinnic River near Afton appear on the 2018 list of America's Most Endangered Rivers from AmericanRivers.org. Olivia Dorothy is the Associate Director of the …

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, Part 3

March 30th, 2018

9:34

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter stopped by Jazz88 to talk with Emily Reese about public safety, transportation and growth in the city.

Mayor Melvin Carter at Jazz88, Part 2

March 30th, 2018

8:16

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter stopped by Jazz88 to talk with Emily Reese about the upcoming State of Our City Summit, opening the process of …

Mayor Melvin Carter at Jazz88, Part 1

March 30th, 2018

6:20

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter stopped by Jazz88 to talk with Emily Reese about his jazz upbringing and the vibrant jazz scene in the Twin Cities, …

Jearlyn Steele and Upcoming Shows with the Steele Family

March 20th, 2018

6:43

Jearlyn Steele, of Minneapolis's Steele Family, stopped by to talk about two upcoming shows featuring the Steeles. The family sings an acoustic set …

Kasano Mwanza Talks "Newsies" at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

March 20th, 2018

6:33

Actor and musician, Kasano Mwanza, talks about Chanhassen Dinner Theatre's performance of Disney's "Newsies" on Jazz88.

Peter Brosius from Children's Theater Company

March 14th, 2018

8:39

Peter Brosius, the Artistic Director for Children's Theater Company, stopped by the Jazz88 studio to talk about two shows now playing at CTC.

Jazz in the Target Atrium: At The Piano

March 13th, 2018

58:51

Four Twin Cities pianists take their turn in solo sets. Chris Lomheim, Bryan Nichols, Javi Santiago, and JITA series artistic director Jeremy Walker …

Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra Play the Dakota

February 28th, 2018

6:59

Trombonist, bandleader and producer Delfeayo Marsalis talks about his upcoming shows at the Dakota with the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, and his new, live album, "Kalamazoo," with Jazz88's Emily Reese.

Orange Mighty Trio at Cedar Cultural Center

February 20th, 2018

7:59

Two members of Orange Mighty Trio stopped by the Jazz88 studio to talk about their upcoming show at the Cedar Cultural Center, when they'll open for …

VocalEssence Debuts New Youth Choir

February 16th, 2018

5:49

The Associate Director of VocalEssence, G. Phillip Shoultz, talks about their upcoming show, with music inspired by the poetry of Langston Hughes, a …

Connie Evingson at Crooners Lounge

February 16th, 2018

8:43

Connie Evingson stopped by to talk about her upcoming show in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club. She'll perform with tenorman Dave Karr, bassist Gordy Johnson and pianist Tanner Taylor. Shows are at …

DJANGO at the Film Society of Minneapolis Saint Paul

February 2nd, 2018

6:17

Peter Schilling from the Film Society of Minneapolis Saint Paul talks about the film DJANGO, opening today at St. Anthony Main.

Jam, Lewis honored and interviewed at North High

February 1st, 2018

9:04

Super-producers with Minneapolis roots Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis visited North High School, Lewis' alma mater, Jan. 31, 2018. The duo was in town to …

This Week Twin Cities: Silverback Trio

January 22nd, 2018

8:00

With its strong emphasis on improvisation, the Silverback Trio of Minneapolis does “outside” well. But it also plays with a strong group feeling. You …

Wayne Shorter at the Panama Jazz Festival

January 18th, 2018

1:36

Jazz88's Janis Lane-Ewart spoke with saxophonist Wayne Shorter following Wednesday night's concert at the Panama Jazz Festival.

Danilo Perez at the Panama Jazz Festival

January 18th, 2018

1:34

Jazz88's Janis Lane-Ewart interviewed pianist Danilo Perez following a concert at the Panama Jazz Festival.

Rio Nido Performs Live In Studio

December 27th, 2017

2:30

Rio Nido stopped by the Jazz88 studio to perform "Tee Many Martoonis" in advance of their shows at the Dakota Dec. 27, 2017 at 7 PM and 9 PM.

Interview with Rio Nido

December 27th, 2017

5:46

Vocal group Rio Nido came to Jazz88 to chat about their two Dakota shows coming up on Dec. 27, 2017.

New Music and Poetry at The Feels

December 27th, 2017

6:08

The Feels continues to provide local artists a positive place to perform new music and poetry at Icehouse, Wednesday, Dec. 27th. Artist Lisa Brimmer joined the Morning Show to talk about tonight's performance. Show …

Obituary: Willie Pickens III

December 18th, 2017

6:49

Jazz88's Development Officer, Janis Lane-Ewart, talks about pianist Willie Pickens III who passed away Dec. 13, 2017.

Joe Chouinard's New Album: Joey to the World

December 11th, 2017

6:31

Minnesota pianist/composer Joe Chouinard stopped by the Jazz88 studio to talk with Emily Reese about his new Christmas piano album.

Japanese Jazz Pianist Senri Oe Back in Minneapolis

November 28th, 2017

6:37

Japanese pop sensation turned jazz musician, Senri Oe, is back in Minneapolis for two shows on Tuesday, Nov. 28th at MSP International Airport, and …

Leigh Kamman Legacy Project Concert & Fundraiser

November 27th, 2017

5:09

The executive director of the Leigh Kamman Legacy Project stopped by Jazz88 to talk about a concert and fundraiser taking place Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 7:00 PM at the Dakota Jazz Club. Performers include Karin Allyson and …

MN Voices United and Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert

November 22nd, 2017

6:03

Singer and entertainer T. Mychael Rambo stopped by the Jazz88 studio to talk about MN Voices United, a concert to benefit the hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, Florida and Texas. The …

Nachito Herrera Records Live Show Friday at the Dakota

November 17th, 2017

6:13

Cuban-born, Minneapolis-based pianist Nachito Herrera will showcase the music of George Gershwin and Ernesto Lecuona at the Dakota Friday, Nov. 17 at …

Jazz88's Kevin Barnes Celebrates 20 Years of String Theory

November 10th, 2017

8:00

Jazz88's Kevin Barnes is celebrating String Theory's 20th anniversary with a show at the Dakota on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 4 PM - 6 PM. He chatted with Jazz88's Emily Reese about the celebration.

Pianist Larry McDonough Brings Bill Evans Doc to Minneapolis

November 8th, 2017

7:56

Pianist and composer Larry McDonough worked with the Heights Theater in Columbia Heights to bring "Bill Evans: Time Remembered - The Life and Music …

South High's Eric Sayre and JAM Fest 2017

November 3rd, 2017

5:02

Eric Sayre, band director from South High School, talks about this weekend's JAM Fest with high school students from around Minneapolis Public …

Minnesota's Vietnam Veterans Tell Their Stories

October 30th, 2017

5:29

Beginning Monday, Oct. 30, Jazz88 will broadcast a series of 2-minute features highlighting the stories of Minnesota's Vietnam Veterans. Producer Kevyn Burger joined the Morning Show to talk about her project.

Jazz in the Target Atrium: Drum & Trumpet

October 26th, 2017

57:24

The Atrium Jazz Ensemble explores the interaction of these ancient instruments in the jazz idiom. One hour of material from the Oct. 13, 2017 …

Iraqi Immigrant and Refugee Stories at the Guthrie

October 25th, 2017

6:29

Director Taous Claire Khazem talks about "Birds Sing Differently Here". Based on the true stories of 12 Iraqi-Minnesotan refugees and immigrants, "Birds Sing Differently Here" weaves together stories of sweetness, …

Youngest Filmmaker in the Twin Cities Film Festival

October 25th, 2017

6:07

Fifteen-year-old Isaiah Bischoff is the youngest filmmaker featured at the Twin Cities Film Festival. His film, "All in the Circle," explores how a …

Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon's Upcoming Shows

October 19th, 2017

5:59

Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon spoke with Jazz88's Emily Reese about his upcoming shows at Crooner's Lounge and the Ordway with the JazzMN Orchestra and …

Twin Cities Weekend: Pavel Jany

October 17th, 2017

8:00

Pavel Jany is known as one of the Twin Cities’ leading jazz guitarists. His most recent recorded project is called Acoustic Condition. On the CD and in performance the jazz Pavel plays relates to many musical …

This Week Twin Cities: Mumblin' Drew

October 15th, 2017

7:59

Mumblin’ Drew is a local guy who discovered folk music, and followed the interest. His playing is based on classic performances of American folk …

Dean Brian Pertl from Lawrence University

October 13th, 2017

6:39

Dean of the Conservatory of Music at Lawrence University, Brian Pertl, talks about the Lawrence Faculty Jazz Quartet show at the Dakota on Tuesday, …

Velvet Caravan Interview-Performance

October 12th, 2017

9:49

Velvet Caravan from Savannah, Georgia was in town to shake things up at Vieux Carre Wednesday. They also performed in Studio C.

This Week Twin Cities: Brass Lassie

October 10th, 2017

8:00

Celtic tradition goes back literally centuries, and well over 100 years in our town. But if you think there’s nothing new under the sun when it comes to Celtic, guess again. Local flautist, piper and concertinist Laura …

This Week Twin Cities: Charanga Tropical

October 6th, 2017

8:00

Charanga Tropical is led by Twin Cities sax and flute player, Doug Little. Doug began studying Cuban music in 2002, and founded Charanga Tropical in 2006. A charanga band brings together voice, flute, strings, …

Nothando Zulu and the Annual Black Master Storytelling Festival

September 29th, 2017

7:12

Master storyteller Nothando Zulu talks about the 26th Annual Black Master Storytelling Festival, "Signifyin' and Testifyin'" starting Thursday, Sept. …

MPS Welcome Back Powwow with Miskwa-Mukwa Desjarlait

September 29th, 2017

5:13

Miskwa-Mukwa Desjarlait, Youth Council Coordinator for the Indian Education Program at Minneapolis Public Schools, talks about the first annual …

The Poor Nobodys Accompany Charlie Chaplin

September 21st, 2017

5:25

Minneapolis-based septet The Poor Nobodys plays music for Charlie Chaplin's silent film "The Immigrant" at the Jazz88 studios in advance of their …

Barry Kryshka and the Trylon Cinema Expansion

September 21st, 2017

6:36

Director and Founder of Trylon Cinema talks about their new expansion, and the special events planned for this weekend's grand re-opening.

Clarinetist Evan Christopher Plays Crooners Lounge

September 20th, 2017

5:29

New Orleans clarinetist Evan Christopher plays a show in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club on Sunday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 PM.

David Bromberg visits Bluesville

September 11th, 2017

28:29

Roots musician extraordinaire chats with Bluesville's Kevin Barnes about his recent blues-oriented disc on the occasion of his August 2017 appearance in the Twin Cities.

Charmin Michelle Talks Billie Holiday

September 11th, 2017

2:57

Charmin Michelle talks about her upcoming Billie Holiday tribute show at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club on Sept. 11, 2017

Slack-Key Guitarist Makana on The Morning Show

September 11th, 2017

8:32

Makana talks about the tradition of Hawaiian slack-key guitar and his upcoming show at the Dakota on Sept. 11, 2017

The Holler Sessions at the Guthrie Theater

August 10th, 2017

7:04

Frank Boyd, who wrote and stars in The Holler Sessions, talks with Jazz88's Emily Reese. Staged as a live radio show, The Holler Sessions centers on …

The Matchbox Theater in Minneapolis

August 4th, 2017

8:01

Douglas Stewart, producing artistic director of The Matchbox Theater, stopped by the Jazz88 studio to talk about their new space, the classes they offer, and their upcoming shows.

Paris Chansons 8-1

August 1st, 2017

12:52

In studio performance/interview with Paris Chansons

Como Fue by Tiempo Libre Bohemia

August 1st, 2017

4:58

Tiempo Libre Bohemia plays "Como Fue" in the Jazz 88 studio.

Mambo Influenciado

August 1st, 2017

2:44

Tiempo Libre Bohemia plays "Mambo influenciado" live at the Jazz 88 studio.

Tiempo Libre Bohemia in the Jazz 88 Studio

August 1st, 2017

4:01

Tiempo Libre stopped by the Jazz 88 studios to talk about their side project, a quartet called Bohemia, and their upcoming show at the Dakota.

Home fires-Afternoon Cruise 7-31

July 31st, 2017

9:42

Vicki Emerson Wallace and Sarah Morris talk and perform live.

The Lead Sheet Maryann Sullivan

July 28th, 2017

9:01

The final Lead Lead sheet with Maryann Sullivan

FLOW Arts Crawl 2017: Dudley Voigt gives the rundown

July 27th, 2017

4:54

The 12th FLOW North Side Art Crawl is July 27 through 29 on and around West Broadway and Plymouth Avenues. Dudley Voigt is a co-creator and artistic …

Swedish Trumpeter Oskar Stenmark at the TC Jazz Festival

July 27th, 2017

7:20

Swedish trumpeter Oskar Stenmark talks about his first visit and performance at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival.

National Night Out 2017

July 27th, 2017

7:27

Emily speaks with Pam McCreary and Patty Lammers, coordinators in St. Paul, about National Night Out.

Eclectic Edge Ensemble: Foot Flight By Night

July 27th, 2017

5:19

Founder and director of the Eclectic Edge Ensemble, Karis Sloss, talks about the group's upcoming jazz dance retelling of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Minnesota Jazz Legends: The Elders 2017

July 26th, 2017

1:56:59

2017's Legends include Carei Thomas (piano), Steve Blons (guitar), Dean Brewington (sax), George Avaloz (drums/vocals), Kenny Horst (drums), Carole …

Carmen Lundy breaks down 'Code Noir'

July 19th, 2017

26:02

A rare triple-threat vocalist-composer-arranger, Carmen Lundy visits with Michele Jansen at the Jazz88 studios in advance of her first Twin Cities performance. She's touring in support of her latest album, 'Code Noir.'

Maud Hixson

July 17th, 2017

5:02

Vocalist Maud Hixson talks about her upcoming Cole Porter show at Crooners Lounge & Supperclub

The Lead Sheet: Mary Louise Knutson

July 13th, 2017

8:25

Andrea chats with Pianist Mary Louise Knutson re. women in jazz.

The Lead Sheet

June 29th, 2017

8:35

Andrea Canter examines this week's top jazz dates, and visits with Kevin Welch of Boom Island Brewing, and Jesse Simon, who will be booking jazz there on Saturdays.

WTF In Studio Session

June 29th, 2017

17:25

WTF Is a five piece band from Minneapolis with Jazz and indie rock influences and stylings.

They just launched a kickstarter campaign to help release …

A Weaving of Traditions

June 15th, 2017

58:24

Bobb Fantauzzo, playing Native style flute, led a stellar group in the third “A Weaving of Traditions” concert at the Minnesota History Center in April 2017. "A Weaving of Traditions" honors jazz musicians with Native …

Pianist Senri Oe In Studio with Emily Reese

June 7th, 2017

12:16

Pianist Senri Oe is a Grammy award winning pop artist from Japan who traded it all in to move to New York and study jazz. He stopped by the KBEM studios in advance of his show at Hamline University's Sundin Music Hall …

Senri Oe on Jazz 88

June 7th, 2017

12:16

Pianist Senri Oe was a big pop star in Japan when he traded it all in to move to New York and study jazz. He stopped by the studio for a chat with Emily Reese and to play a song.

Pianist Kenny Werner with the Chamber Music Society of MN

June 5th, 2017

7:02

Pianist Kenny Werner talks about his upcoming show with the Chamber Music Society of Minnesota and explains what Third Stream music is.

Jazz in the Target Atrium April 28, 2017: When Duke Met Coltrane

May 30th, 2017

58:39

This concert presents the foundations of jazz: swing, blues, communal good feeling and deep commitment to shared musical inspiration, using the music …

Music Talk: Guitarist Sam Miltich on Lester Young, Crooners gig

May 26th, 2017

7:00

Minnesota guitarist Sam Miltich talks about his upcoming show at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club. The show is a tribute to Lester Young. Miltich will be joined by local artists Dave Karr on tenor saxophone, Chris Bates …

Music Talk: Guitarist Sam Miltich on Lester Young, upcoming Crooners show

May 25th, 2017

7:00

Minnesota guitarist Sam Miltich talks about his upcoming show at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club. The show is a tribute to Lester Young. Miltich will be joined by local artists Dave Karr on tenor saxophone, Chris Bates …

Pianist Marcus Roberts Plays the Dakota

May 15th, 2017

9:59

Pianist Marcus Roberts spoke with Emily Reese about his show at the Dakota May, 2017.

Book Talk: Craig Collins' "MIDAIR" chronicles Vietnam-era aviator

May 11th, 2017

10:54

Craig Collins is the author of Midair: An Epic Tale of Survival and a Mission That Might Have Ended the Vietnam War. The book chronicles the story of …

Randy Brecker Plays Crooners Lounge & Supperclub

May 3rd, 2017

9:03

Trumpeter Randy Brecker played Crooners May 3-4. Emily Reese spoke with him about the upcoming show.

Minnesota Jazz Legends: The Elders 2016

June 30th, 2016

1:58:20

This year's edition of our concert and radio show honors Minnesota Jazz Legends Clyde Anderson, Dick Bortolussi, Tom Tipton, Jimmy Hamilton, Nancy …

Minnesota Jazz Legends: the Elders 2015

June 30th, 2015

1:58:15

This two hour program features live performances, interviews, and recordings of the 2015 Jazz Legends, including Cornbread Harris, Irv Williams, Les Fields, Doris Hines, Russ Moore, Cliff Brunzell, and Jeanne Arland …

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