Dee Dee Bridgewater returns to the Dakota with “Memphis Soul” on November 19-20

The Lead Sheet has retired.  For now, we are providing a Jazz Police Calendar. This is not intended to be an exhaustive listing, but will provide a heads-up regarding upcoming shows and jazz events throughout the Twin Cities. Updates approximately weekly.

. October 15,  Jakob Bro Trio with Thomas Morgan and Joey Baron at the Icehouse

. October 15, Thomasina Petrus Sings Lady Day in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. October 16, Cookie Coleman Quartet with Dennis Spears in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. October 17, Debbie Duncan, Judi Vinar  and Lori Dokken at Crooners Lounge

. October 18, Todd Clouser at 925 (Wayzata)

. October 18, Dan and Reuben Ristrom at Crooners Lounge

. October 18, Connie Evingson and Parisota Hot Club at Vieux Carre’

. October 19, Andrew Walesch Big Band at Crooners Lounge

. October 19, Peter Bernstein solo in the Target Atrium, Orchestra Hall

. October 19, Ahmed and the Creators at Jazz Central

. October 19-20, David Sanborn at the Dakota

. October 20, Sarah Greer Trio/Tall Tales (Dean Granros) at the Black Dog

. October 20, Connie Evingson and Andrew Walesch at the Unitarian Universalist Church Minnetonka

. October 21, Ramsey Lewis and the Urban Knights at Ordway

. October 21, Twin Cities Cabaret Artists Network Fest in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. October 22, Wall Smashers Organ Trio (with Steven Hobert) at Jazz Central

. October 24, Karrin Allyson at the Dakota

. October 24, Ben Allison and Think Free at Vieux Carre’

. October 25, Roseanna Vitro in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. October 25, Lila Ammons Jazz Group at Vieux Carre’

. October 25, Ben Rosenblum Trio at Jazz Central

. October 27, JC Sanford Imminent Trio/Central Standard Time at the Black Dog

. October 27, Elaine Dame Trio in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. October 28, “Haunted Blue” release concert (Clara Osowski & Jeremy Walker featuring Tesfa Wondemagegnehu) at the Dakota

. October 28, Soul Cafe at Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church

. October 31, Fall of the House of Usher, Halloween Party at Jazz Central

. November 3, Carleton College Jazz Ensemble/Laura Caviani Quartet at the Black Dog

. November 4, Adam Meckler Orchestra at Crooners Lounge

. November 5, Acme Jazz Company with Arne Fogel at Crooners Lounge

. November 7, Benny Benack and Andrew Walesch in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. November 7, Connie Evingson, Jazz in the Lounge, Minneapolis Woman’s Club

. November 10, Rochester City Jazz Festival featuring Steve Kenny Quartet, Clements/Hagedorn Duo, Fuzzy Math, McNasty Brass at Rochester (MN) Art Center (2:30-8 pm)

. November 10, Joan Hutton Quartet/Bottomless Pit at the Black Dog

. November 10, Marian McPartland Celebration with Jon Weber in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. November 10, “Masters of the Keyboard” including Bryan Nichols (“Ellington, Monk and Nichols), MacPhail Spotlight Series at Antonello Hall

. November 10, Connie Evingson “Hip Songs” (music of David Frishberg) with Jon Weber in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. November 10, Maud Hixson “The Cole Effect” at Schneider Theater, Bloomington Center for the Arts

. November 10-11, Legends Series, “Stand By Me” (Music of Leiber and Stoller) with Ginger Commodore and Dennis Spears at the Capri

. November 11-12, Liz and Ann Callaway at the Dakota

. November 12, Maud Hixson & Rick Carlson, Songbooks of the 1930s in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. November 15, Connie Evingson, Jazz in the Lounge at the Minneapolis Woman’s Club

. November 17, Liquid Vinyl/No Room for Squares at the Black Dog

. November 17, Mary Louise Knutson Trio at Studio Z

. November 17, Reynold Philipsek, Jazz @ St Barneys at St Barnabas Lutheran Church (Plymouth)

. November 19-20, Dee Dee Bridgewater at the Dakota

. November 21 & 23, Moore by Four at the Dakota

. November 24, Friends and Neighbors/Dave Karr Quartet at the Black Dog

. November 25, Chris Speed with Chris Tordini and Dave King in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. November 26-27, Manhattan Transfer at the Dakota

. November 27-28, Evan Christopher and Clarinet Road at Vieux Carre’

. December 1-2, Freddy Cole Holiday Show in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. December 3, Patty Peterson “Christmas in My Heart” in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. December 4, Joey DeFrancesco Holiday Show at Crooners Lounge

. December 9, Steve March-Torme’ in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. December 10, Judi Vinar and Lori Dokken, Holiday Show in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. December 17-18, Moore by Four for the Holidays at Crooners Lounge

. December 25-28, The Bad Plus at the Dakota

. December 26, Connie Evingson (“Holiday at the Dunsmore Lodge”) in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. December 31, Connie Evingson New Year’s Eve in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge