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New hope in New Orleans, new albums, new books, and all that jazz

New hope in New Orleans, new albums, new books, and all that jazz

Jul. 18 | A quick scan of jazz news confirms pop-oriented jazz is still the name of the game, and new albums and books attempt to keep up with the trends in the jazz world. Here’s an update and sampling of what’s happening.   News from Marsalis Music:...

Les Nubians bring more of their joyous revolution to Mpls

Les Nubians bring more of their joyous revolution to Mpls

Jun. 20 |   A CD review By Stephani Maari Booker Associate Editor   I’ve been a fan of Hélène and Célia Faussart, two French sisters of Cameroonian descent known as Les Nubians, since their first U.S. hit “Makeda” in 1998, a paean to the...

Ramsey Lewis: Jazz piano great served up fresh tunes at Mpls club

Ramsey Lewis: Jazz piano great served up fresh tunes at Mpls club

Jun. 12 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Ramsey Lewis’ recent two-day engagement at the Dakota Jazz Club in downtown Minneapolis May 20-21 showed the half-century-career jazz pianist still is as fresh as ever. Lewis has released...

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas bring memories like a ‘Heat Wave’ to Dakota

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas bring memories like a ‘Heat Wave’ to Dakota

Feb. 8 | Martha Reeves and the Vandellas played four sold-out shows at the Dakota Jan. 11-12. Photo by James L. Stroud, Jr. By James L. Stroud, Jr. Contributing Writer   Fans of Martha Reeves and the Vandellas who were fortunate enough to get tickets...

1960s icon visits History  Center’s 1968 Exhibit

1960s icon visits History Center’s 1968 Exhibit

Jan. 25 |     Martha Reeves reflects on her life then and now     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   As she slowly strolled through the “1968 Exhibit” now at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul, Martha Reeves reflected on...