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The 2021 Newport Jazz Festival – A Fabulous Return!

September 26, 2021  •  

                              Newport Jazz Festival Fans enjoying the show © Kevin R. Mason Although there were downpours […]

The Lead Sheet — Jazzy Start to October

September 25, 2021  •  

Karrin Allyson in the Belvedere, 2020 Seems we are getting back to “jazz normal”, at least a lot closer to it.  Some high powered gigs with local and national heroes/heroines […]

Welcome to the 2021 Twin Cities Jazz Festival – A Message from Steve Heckler

September 17, 2021  •  

Here’s a quick chat with Executive Director of the Twin Cities Jazz Festival, Steve Heckler. Please join us today and tomorrow in downtown Saint Paul at Mears Park or watch […]

Twin Cities Jazz Festival Returns! Live and Virtually From Mears Park, September 16-18

September 12, 2021  •  

Mears Park (2018 Twin Cities Jazz Festival) The first Twin Cities Jazz Festival back in 1999 wasn’t even supposed to be a jazz festival, just an “event” to promote the […]

Sheila Jordan’s Comes Love: Lost Session 1960 To Be Released September 17th By Capri Records

September 6, 2021  •  

by Don Berryman As last year brought to us found recordings from the mid-century, including Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers’ Just Coolin’, Sonny Rollins in Holland, and Charles Mingus […]

The Lead Sheet: JazzMN Celebrates Women Composers

August 27, 2021  •  

JazzMN Orchestra performed with Bob Mintzer in the Belvedere tent at Crooners in June Atlantis Quartet Yes, there are bigger events than jazz gigs across the Metro this weekend, generating […]