Stacy Kent returns to the Dakota on February 23–sold out!

Live jazz in the Twin Cities metro! The Jazz Police calendar is updated at least weekly. And we’re continuing “Andrea’s Picks.” Bill Carrothers is back to join Red Planet in the Dunsmore Jazz Room (February 10); the Manhattan Transfer spends two nights at the Dakota (February 10-11); and of course lots of jazzy Valentine’s Day options: Andrew Walesch Big Band at Crooners Main Stage (February 13-14); George Maurer with Ann Michaels at The Dakota (February 13); Maud Hixson back to back with “My Funny Valentine” followed by “Tribute to Steve and Eydie” with Jason Richards and Rick Carlson in the Dunsmore Jazz Room (February 14); Charmin Michelle and Joel Shapira at Hell’s Kitchen (February 14);  Patty Peterson at the new Umbra (in the Canopy Hotel) (February 14-15); Prudence Johnson and Dan Chouinard in the Dunsmore Jazz Room “Gershwing” followed by “Love Songs”, February 15); more “Love Songs” from Nachito Herrera in his Dunsmore Jazz Room debut (February 16).

 

. February 12, Jearlyn Steele and Friends at The Dakota

. February 13, Dean Magraw acoustic solo at the Grand Hand Gallery (St Paul)

. February 13, Southside Aces with Maud Hixson (“Love, or the Lack Thereof”) at the Eagles Aerie Club

. February 13-14, Andrew Walesch Big Band, “Sinatra Valentine” on Crooner’s Main Stage

. February 13, Jay Afrisando at Khyber Pass

. February 13, George Maurer Group with Ann Michaels at The Dakota

. February 14, Maud Hixson “My Funny Valentine” in the Dunsmore Jazz Room (6 pm)

. February 14, Maud Hixson, Jason Richards and Rick Carlson, Tribute to Steve and Eydie in the Dunsmore Jazz Room (8:30 pm)

. February 14, Charmin and Shapira Trio at Hell’s Kitchen

. February 14, Standard Deviation/Steve Kenny Quintet at Jazz Central

,. February 14-15, Patty Peterson Trio at Umbra (Canopy Hotel)

. February 15, Chris Bates Presents the Chris Bates Trio/Davu Seru’s Motherless Dollar, Saturday Night Jazz at the Black Dog

. February 15, Prudence Johnson and Dan Chouinard, “Gershwing” (5 pm), “Love Songs” (8 pm), Dunsmore Jazz Room

. February 16, Nachito Herrera (“Love Songs”) in the Dunsmore Jazz Room

. February 16, Steven Hobert Firefly Forest at Jazz Central (2 pm)

. February 17, Herb Pilhofer Quartet with Patty Peterson in the Dunsmore Jazz Room

. February 19, Jearlyn Steele with Lori Dokken in the Dunsmore Jazz Room

. February 20, Joyce Lyons (Best of Broadway) in the Dunsmore Jazz Room

. February 22, Chris Bates Presents the Chris Bates Trio/Bates-Ylvisaker-Lewis Trio, Saturday Night Jazz at the Black Dog

. February 23,  Stacy Kent at The Dakota (sold out)

. February 23, Larry McDonough Quartet, “Return of Time Again – Brubeck and Desmond, Reimagined and Beyond” at the Black Dog

. February 24, Arne Fogel (music of Dean Martin) in the Dunsmore Jazz Room

. February 24, Louis Armstrong Night with the Southside Aces at The Dakota

. February 27, Original Mind (George Cartwright, DeVon Gray, Brad Holden, Steve Hirsh) at Khyber Pass

. February 27, Curtis Stigers at The Dakota

. February 28, Nachito Herrera and Karen Briggs at The Dakota

. February 29, Colin Roycraft Group/Steve Kenny-Zacc Harris Quintet at the Black Dog

. March 2, Bil Frisell “Harmony” at The Dakota

. March 3, Jeremy Walker and Brandon Wozniak, “When Duke Met Coltrane” at The Dakota

. March 4, Cyrille Aimee at The Dakota

. March 6, Byron Johnson-Blanchard Quartet at Jazz Central

. March 6-7, Mindy Abair at The Dakota

. March 7, Rio Nido in the Dunsmore Jazz Room

. March 7, Ahmed and the Creators/Sam Miltich-Dave Karr Quartet at the Black Dog

. March 9-10, David Sanborn Quintet at The Dakota

. March 12, Davu Seru & DeVon Gray, Duets at Khyber Pass

. March 13, Charlie Lincoln Group at Jazz Central

. March 14, Bruce Henry Band at Crooners Main Stage

. March 14, Julian Manzara Hidden Worlds Trio/Lila Ammons Jazz Group at the Black Dog

. March 16, Corky Siegel/Howard Levy/Ernie Watts at The Dakota

. March 19, Natania and Ticket to Brasil at The Dakota

. March 20, SF Jazz Collective at The Dakota

. March 20, Silverback Quartet at Jazz Central

. March 21, Bobby Shew and the After Hours Big Band at the Black Dog

. March 22, Bobby Shew in the Dunsmore Jazz Room

. March 27, Silent Way at Jazz Central

. March 28, Joan Hutton/Sue Orfield’s Take That, Jazz at Studio Z

. March 29, Twin Cities Winter Jazz Festival at the Granada Theater (old Suburban World), featuring Delfeayo Marsalis, Jorge Pacheco, Yolande Bruce and more

. April 2-5, Chris Botti at The Dakota

. April 20, JazzMN Orchestra with Louciana Souza at Chanhassen Dinner Theater

. April 20, Harold Lopez Nussa at The Dakota

. April 21 (2020), Maria Schneider Orchestra at Hopkins Center for the Arts

. April 22, Benny Green Trio at The Dakota

. April 28, Charles Lloyd & Kindred Spirits at The Dakota

. April 29, Kurt Elling at The Dakota

. May 1, Lynne Arriale Trio in the Dunsmore Jazz Room

. May 8, Jose James “No Beginning No End” at The Dakota