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New Year's Eve with Carole Martin
This is it, jazz fans, the iconic, underground jazz hotspot that is the AQ will close its doors after one last classy New Year's Eve show — the 19th in the tradition, if you're keeping score — from Twin Cities jazz chant...
AQ's Final Weekend Jam
Faced with the imminent passing of a Twin Cities institution, the local jazz community should be out in full force for this final weekend of the venerable Artists' Quarter. A lot of history has been made over the years at the AQ, a ...
Pat Mallinger & the Bill Carrothers Trio
Returning to their favorite local club in what could be its waning days, saxophonist Pat Mallinger and pianist Bill Carrothers both grew up in the Twin Cities before heading to the wider world. Both built sterling reputations among ...
Why we need to keep the Artists' Quarter open
2 years ago by Dave King
Dave King is the drummer and composer for the Bad Plus, Happy Apple, Dave King Trucking Company, and Halloween, Alaska. This essay is based upon Dave's conversation with City Pages music editor Reed Fischer. As an old-school jazz cl...