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.
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, www.jazz88fm.com, Monday at 9:25 p.m., with additional airings Thursday at 11:30 a.m. and 6:25 p.m. All times are approximate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.