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Jazz At MPS South High School Spring Concert

May 22, 2017

Join Minneapolis South High School for their annual spring jazz concert. Featuring Jazz 1 and Jazz 2 under the direction of Eric Sayre and Sarah Minette respectively. 



Jazz At MPS: The Best of South High School

May 8, 2017

This episode features the very best jazz tunes from Minneapolis South High School. These tunes have been taken from the last two years highlight the excellent talent that these students are bringing to the table.


Twin Cities Weekend: Jazz Legends honored in concert this Sunday

May 1, 2017

The Minnesota Jazz Legends Concert is coming up this weekend. It is a time to pay homage to the state’s legacy of great jazz artists, but also to listen to some great jazz. It is curated by Minnesota jazz singer and radio personality Patty Peterson who tells Phil Nusbaum about her inspiration.

The piece will be aired over KBEM, 88.5fm,, Monday at 9:25 p.m., with additional airings Thursday at 11:30 a.m. and 6:25 p.m. All times are approximate.


Twin Cities Weekend: David Singley CD Release at Studio Z, April 28

April 24, 2017

David Singley teaches guitar at McNally Smith College locally, he plays in bands, he composes, but he seldom records under his own name, at least not lately. But after a 20-year hiatus, he is celebrating a new with a release party at Studio Z. David talked about the project with Phil Nusbaum.


Twin Cities Weeknight: Aaron Kerr’s Dissonant Creatures at the Black Dog on Wednesday

April 17, 2017

Aaron Kerr’s Dissonant Creatures plays every Wed at the Black Dog in Saint Paul. It is a group that thrives on Aaron’s original music, which is influenced by many forms of current and past styles. Aaron told Phil Nusbaum about his composing and about Dissonant Creatures.


Jazz@MPS: Riley’s Trio

April 3, 2017

Tonight Join us for an all new episode of Jazz@MPS Featuring Riley's Trio consisting of Riley Swan, Tyler Wagner and Simon Petrick. They bring us an hour of supurb jazz and they represent SouthWest High School.


The Best of Jazz@MPS 2016-17

March 13, 2017

Tonight on Jazz@MPS we feature the best of Minneapolis High School Jazz Music recorded over the last year. Songs included come from Roosevelt, South, Southwest, Washburn, JAM, the Riley Trio and more. Only found here on Jazz@MPS.


The Feels- A Night of Resilience

March 1, 2017

Full performances from Lady TCB, King Fuvi, Trevor Wade, and Proper-T (recorded on Febuary 16, 2016)

**Audio contains explicit language**

The Feels presented by Jazz 88 and Soul Tools Entertainment, is where hip hop and jazz meet. It's a night of live instrumentation featuring singers, poets, emcees, comedians and more. The Feels (formerly The Feel Good Revolution) provides a space for art, entertainment, and healing to become synonymous with monthly themes dedicated to removing the stigma of mental health and healthy lifestyle choices. Throughout the night artists will perform original and cover art that inspires them to be their best selves. 

The event will be recorded and featured on Jazz 88
Sponsored by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and ANSR MN.


Jazz in the Target Atrium: Ballads

October 29, 2016

A radio edit of the October 21, 2016 performance that opens the series' third season.  A reflection on the ballads recordings of John Coltrane solo and with Johnny Hartman.

Jeremy Walker, piano / artistic director
Rodolfo Nieto, vocals
Brandon Wozniak, saxophone
Jeff Bailey, bass
Kevin Washington, drums