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Stars of BeBop Heading to the Dunsmore Room!

Some of the best “bebop burners” in the world are coming to Crooners in the next two weeks to present their inimitable music in the intimate Dunsmore Room. On...
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Jazz Police Calendar – Summer 2018

The Lead Sheet has retired. As an interim service,  we’re continuing to post a “Jazz Police Calendar” during the summer. This is not intended to be an exhaustive listing,...
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2018 Twin Cities Jazz Festival: Headliners Announced

Adapted from April 17, 2018 press release The 20th annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival will be headlined this year by Grammy-winning vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater, New Orleans artists Nayo Jones and Aurora...
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Larry Englund: Twin Cities’ “Jazz Hero”

© Janis Lane Ewart Each year, the Jazz Journalists Association seeks nominations from states and local jazz communities for Jazz Heroes. The 2018 Twin Cities “Jazz Hero” is Larry...
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Atlantis Quartet in the Dunsmore Room, March 27

© Andrea Canter ” [Atlantis Quartet] shifts nimbly from a punk-jazz aesthetic to an ECM-ish #8221;–Bill Milkowski, Jazz Times   One of the most praised jazz ensembles in the...