Twin Cities Jazz Festival

News

Some news provided courtesy of
Jazz Police Logo

Jazz Police Twin Cities Jazz Calendar, Summer 2019

July 19, 2019  •  

Note: The Lead Sheet has “retired,” but in its place we present an ongoing Jazz Police Live Jazz Calendar with (at least) weekly update. And at the suggestion of one of our biggest fans, Andrea will present her totally biased “picks” for the week, on a trial basis. Andrea’s Picks:  The Ilicit Jazz Workshop this […]

Survey for Attendees of 2019 Twin Cities Jazz Fest

June 23, 2019  •  2 Comments

The 21st annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival just concluded and for those of you who attended we would like your feedback by completing a survey about your experience. Your feedback is critical for the Twin Cities Jazz Festival to pursue future support as well as ensuring that your future experience at the TCJF is meaningful […]

Twin Cities Jazz Festival and Thrivent Financial to Present the Jazz Educator Award to Felix E. James

June 14, 2019  •  Leave a Comment

The 21st annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival will kick off next Thursday, June 20. Today, Executive Director Steve Heckler announced Felix E. James as the recipient of the Jazz Educator Award sponsored by Thrivent Financial. Mr. James has been teaching saxophone, clarinet and flute and directs jazz ensembles at Walker West in St. Paul for […]

Twin Cities Jazz Festival Will Bring Over 300 Musicians to Lowertown

June 5, 2019  •  Leave a Comment

21st Annual Festival set for June 20 – 22 The 21st annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival will be headlined this year by vocalist José James, vocalist Nnenna Freelon, the James Carter Organ Trio, saxophonist Grace Kelly, and bandleader and multi-instrumentalist Aurora Nealand with Tom McDermott, and more. Jazz Fest’s executive director, Steve Heckler. “I’m excited […]

Minnesota’s “Jazz Hero”: Steve Kenny Recognized by Jazz Journalists Association

May 2, 2019  •  

Steve Kenny is many things to many people, especially Twin Cities jazz fans. He is a fulltime computer tech specialist, a dad to two grown children, a professional jazz trumpeter, award-winning composer, and active bandleader. And beyond providing the Twin Cities area with more than 30 years of marvelous tunes and performances, Steve is our […]

Twin Cities Live Jazz Calendar, Spring 2019

April 20, 2019  •  

Note: The Lead Sheet has “retired,” but in its place we present an ongoing Jazz Police Live Jazz Calendar with (at least) weekly update. And at the suggestion of one of our biggest fans, Andrea will present her totally biased “picks” for the week, on a trial basis. Andrea’s Picks!  A strong doubleheader on the Black […]