Friday night kicks off with Patty Peterson Presents Jazz Women All-Stars. In 2016, the Jazz Women All-Stars made a terrific debut at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival. This ensemble celebrates the great women of jazz artists in the Twin Cities, instrumentalists as well as vocalists. Patty has, once again, organized a prestigious line-up featuring Mary […]
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This internationally recognized performer, composer, author and educator has gained critical acclaim as a soloist and has performed widely with jazz greats and led his own quartet. Bergonzi’s discography includes 60+ records, most notably, Standard Gonz of Blue Note Records and has been the recipient of three NEA grants.
Also available virtually on Crowdcast. Saturday, June 26 features the crooning sounds of singer Kurt Elling, two-time GRAMMY winner and proclaimed by The New York Times as “the standout male vocalist of our time.” Known for his poetic intuition and versatility in styles and genres, Elling has recorded with Branford Marsalis, Danilo Perez, Stefon Harris […]
The Jazz Piano Showcase Hosted by Jon Weber, Featuring Dale Alexander, Laura Caviani, Will Kjeer, Kavyesh Kaviraj
Some musical partnerships were just meant to be. Twin Cities vocalist Connie Evingson and New York-based pianist and honorary Twin Citian Jon Weber paired up during the 2012 Twin Cities Jazz Festival and on a Prairie Home Companion European cruise.
4-5:15pm -Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 6-7:30pm - JazzMN Orchestra featuring Ricky Peterson with special guest Bob Mintzer Also available virtually free on Crowdcast.