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Bebop jazz in Luverne

May 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — There are many great reasons for living in greater Minnesota’s small communities, but small towns can occasionally lack a bit of culture.

That’s all about to change in Luverne.
The Twin Cities Jazz Festival, in collaboration with …continue reading on dglobe.com

Windom native earns top recognition in jazz

May 14, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WINDOM Two-time Grammy winner and Windom native Maria Schneider has once again been recognized for her work by the Jazz Journalists Association (JJA), which gave Schneider the 2013 Composer-Arranger of the Year award. Coming on the heels of the release of her latest CD, “Winter Morning Walks,” Schneider continues to make a name for herself in the jazz world. Continue Reading

Sioux Falls JazzFest Main Stage lineup unveiled

April 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The three-day festival will feature the Hegg Brothers Band, the Kris Lager Band, Trampled Under Foot, Mingo Fishtrap, Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band and others. Continue Reading

Multimedia performance honors Langston Hughes

April 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

“Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz” is slated to begin at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Farber Hall.
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Sheryl Crow to headline Sioux Falls’ JazzFest

March 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Organizers of Sioux Falls’ annual JazzFest have announced that singer and songwriter Sheryl Crow will headline this year’s event.
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High school musicians to swap notes with professionals at Tuesday event

January 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic

If you go

The Palace City Jazz Festival concert will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the DWU Sherman Center in Mitchell. Tickets are $8 at the door, or $5 in advance at County Fair Food Store.

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Recital fundraiser set Thursday at Fire Hall

August 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

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MHS sends 7 to All-State Jazz Band

May 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ABERDEEN Seven Mitchell High School students were chosen to take part in the South Dakota All-State Jazz Band, which started Thursday night and runs through Saturday at Northern State University in Aberdeen.
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MHS, MMS jazz bands claim firsts at Upper Great Plains Festival

March 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS The Mitchell High School jazz band placed first in the Upper Great Plains Festival held March 6 on the campus of Augustana College in Sioux Falls. Continue Reading

Jazz takes over the Palace City

February 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

South Dakota students to learn from some of best regional musicians at third annual Mitchell jazz band festival.
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