Twin Cities native Craig Taborn returns with Dan Weiss’ Starebaby, at the Icehouse on Monday September 24

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.


. September 23, Ginger Commodore, Tribute to Aretha Franklin at The Dakota

. September 24, Herb Alpert and Lani Hall at the Guthrie Theater

. September 24, Dan Weiss Starebaby with Craig Taborn at the Icehouse

. September 25, Cheryl Bentyne at MacPhail Center for Music (Antonello Hall)

. September 25, Maud Hixson (1920s Songbook) in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. September 25-26, Madeleine Peyroux at the Dakota

. September 25-26, Cyrus Chestnut Trio with Buster Williams and Lenny White at Vieux Carre’

. September 26, Connie Evingson with Jon Weber (Ella Songbooks: Irving Berlin) in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. September 27, Jake Shimabukuro at Ordway Concert Hall

. September 28, Generic Vibes (Levi Schwartzberg) at Jazz Central

. September 28, Smashing Carp (George Cartwright) at Studio Z

. September 28, JC Sanford Trio at Imminent Brewing (Northfield)

. September 28, Reynold Philipsek Trio at the 318 Cafe

. September 29, Paul Harper Bardo Band/American Reverie at the Black Dog

. September 29, Toga Jazz Trio with Dorothy Doring at Club Saratoga (Duluth)

. September 29, Jana Nyberg 5 at Vieux Carre’

. September 30, Corky Siegel and Randy Sabien in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. October 1, Acme Jazz Company with Arne Fogel at Crooners Lounge

. October 2, Kenny Barron (solo) in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. October 2, Jane Monheit at the Dakota

. October 2, Tord Gustavsen Trio at  Mindekirken (Norweigian Memorial Lutheran  Church)

. October 3-4, David Murray Trio at Vieux Carre’

. October 4, Butch Thompson and Southside Aces at Crooners Lounge

. October 7, Patty Peterson, Music of Barbra Streisand at Crooners Lounge

. October 8, Ann Reed with Joan Griffith and Leslie Ball at Crooners Lounge

. October 9, Red Planet with Bill Carrothers in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. October 10, Russell Malone in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge

. October 11, Joey Alexander at the Dakota

. October 11, Zacc Harris Duo at 925 (Wayzata)

. October 12, Andrew Walesch Big Band at Crooners Lounge

. October 14, Twin Cities Fall Jazz Fest (Butch Miles, Nayo Jones, Margaret’s 100th Birthday and more) at Crooners Lounge

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

. October 18, Todd Clouser at 925 (Wayzata)

. October 19-20, David Sanborn at the Dakota

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

. October 24, Karrin Allyson at the Dakota

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

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

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

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

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

. November 26-27, Manhattan Transfer at the Dakota

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