It's a strange coincidence that the Twin Cities were graced by performances from two of neo-soul's most embattled stars on the same Sunday evening, but it offers a great chance for comparison of their respective legacies and comeback-stories. While D'Angelo and recent co-conspirator Questlove reigne ... More >>
Sue McLean, an independent Twin Cities concert promoter, passed Friday afternoon after a battle with cancer. Any regular show-goer in the region has attended countless shows booked by McLean over the past four decades. McLean is responsible for booking the Basilica Block Party since it began in 1995 ... More >>
Stanley ClarkeMarch 15, 2011Dakota Jazz Club, MinneapolisLately the roads have been dangerous enough in the land of 10,000 potholes of Minneapolis. Then the Dakota had to go and invite two of the most thumping, out of hand bass players, Stanley Clarke and Victor Wooten to town to further rattle t ... More >>
So hush now, little babies
Octogenarian world-music legend is preparing for a night of improvisational music at the Walker—just don't call it jazz
Five new local CDs Range from Spaghetti Westerns to pot paeans
The tortured artist abuses his privilege in Sound Unseen's painful docs
A recently discovered concert recording finds Bird and Diz at their peaks
A mid-year roundup of 2005 jazz highlights
Doc-Maker Don McGlynn Draws the reclusive 'Spider' out of his web
Rejecting Bush Inc. and reclaiming American music, Carla Bley plays with the National Anthem
How three Midwestern boys reached jazz nirvana
Minnesota Dance looks east--and not to New York
Savoring the variably spicy JVC jazz festival
Getting More Bop for Your Buck with Parliament-Funkadelic and Charles McPherson Quartet at the JVC Jazz Fest
Uzbek beauties! Swedish peaceniks! Iranian mummies! A guide to the high-wire act otherwise known as the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival.
Longtime KFAI host and pioneering electronic musician Richard Paske finds a new key in solo jazz piano
Danny Buraczeski has choreographed a surprising journey from the coal country of pennsylvania to a successful dance career.
With traditional songs and improvisational marketing, the local Motion Poets are bringing old jazz to new fans
One of the most respected players in jazz, Minnesota's Anthony Cox charts his own course.