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Oct 20 Fri ST. PAUL, MN
THE ORDWAY CONCERT HALL
7:00 pm

345 Washington Street
For tickets, call 1.800.595.4849 or buy online

....with internationally acclaimed jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and the JazzMN Orchestra. Gordon opens the JazzMN Orchestra 2017-18 series at the new 900 seat Ordway Concert Hall. Gordon has had an extremely successful solo career, touring the world performing hard-swinging, straight-ahead jazz to the delight of audiences and critics alike. His unmatched modern mastery of the plunger mute and his exceptional technique and signature sound has solidified Gordon's place in musical history as one of the top trombonists of his generation. Featured regularly as a member of the Wynton Marsalis Septet, Gordon has been named Best Trombone by the Downbeat Critics Poll for the last four years, was the recipient of the 2015 and 2016 ASCAP Plus Award and was named Downbeat Magazine's Trombone Player of the Year three years in a row.

 
Nov 4 Sat PLYMOUTH, MN
ST. BARNABAS CENTER FOR THE ARTS
7:00 pm

St. Barnabas Lutheran Church
15600 Old Rockford Road
Tickets at the door: $10 adults, $5 students (SBCA students admitted free). 763.438.4847

...with vocalist Connie Evingson and tenor saxophonist Dave Karr for the Jazz@StBarney's music series. Casual. Free snacks, lemonade and coffee provided.

 
Nov 17 Fri DAYTON, OH
SCHUSTER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
8:00 pm

1 West 2nd St. (corner of Second and Main Streets)
Box Office 888.228.3630

...with trumpeter Doc Severinsen and the Dayton Philharmonic. Celebrate Doc Severinsen's 90th birthday in this tour-de-force concert. Doc pays tribute to the American Songbook and Big Band eras, while sharing favorite stories of his incredible 70 year career.

 
Nov 18 Sat DAYTON, OH
SCHUSTER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
8:00 pm

1 West 2nd St. (corner of Second and Main Streets)
Box Office 888.228.3630

...with trumpeter Doc Severinsen and the Dayton Philharmonic. Celebrate Doc Severinsen's 90th birthday in this tour-de-force concert. Doc pays tribute to the American Songbook and Big Band eras, while sharing favorite stories of his incredible 70 year career.

 
Nov 25 Sat ST. PAUL, MN
VIEUX CARRE
9:00-12:00 pm

408 St. Peter St., lower level of the Hamm bldg.
651.291.2715

...with saxophonist Pat Mallinger, also featuring bassist Gary Raynor and drummer Phil Hey. Based in Chicago, Pat Mallinger has been a mainstay at the windy city's Green Mill Lounge every Saturday night since 1992. He is also heard with the Chicago Jazz Ensemble, Bobby Lewis Quintet, Art Hoyle Quintet, and the Pat Mallinger Quartet. He has performed with Joe Williams, Nancy Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Harry Connick, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and many more great artists.

 
Dec 9 Sat MINNEAPOLIS, MN
ORCHESTRA HALL
6:45-7:45 pm

1111 Nicollet Mall

The Mary Louise Knutson Trio featuring bassist Steve Pikal and drummer Phil Hey performs holiday music in the Roberta Mann Grand Foyer (no cover) as pre-concert music to the evening program.

 
Dec 18 Mon CHANHASSEN, MN
CHANHASSEN DINNER THEATRES
5:30 dinner; 7:30 pm show

501 West 78th Street
For tickets, call 952.934.1525 or buy online

....with the JazzMN Orchestra and guest vocalist Connie Evingson. Minnesota's premiere big band, the JazzMN Orchestra, presents JazzMN Orchestra Swings in the Holidays, a program of holiday favorites including hits by Diana Krall, Harry Connick Jr., Nat King Cole, the Clayton-Hamilton Big Band, and Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band. Take a break from the stress of the holidays and celbrate the season with the best jazz musicians in town.

 
Dec 26 Tue FRIDLEY, MN
DUNSMORE ROOM at CROONERS
7:30-9:00 pm

6161 Hwy 65 NE on Moore Lake
763.760.0062

...with vocalist Connie Evingson, tenor saxophonist Dave Karr, and bassist Gordon Johnson. Reservations required. $22 Admission. Full menu available. Order tickets online.

 
Dec 27 Wed FRIDLEY, MN
DUNSMORE ROOM at CROONERS
7:30-9:00 pm

6161 Hwy 65 NE on Moore Lake
763.760.0062

...with vocalist Connie Evingson, tenor saxophonist Dave Karr, and bassist Gordon Johnson. Reservations required. $22 Admission. Full menu available. Order tickets online.







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Jan 11 Thu FRIDLEY, MN
DUNSMORE ROOM at CROONERS
7:30 pm

6161 Hwy 65 NE on Moore Lake
763.760.0062

The Mary Louise Knutson Trio featuring bassist Gordon Johnson and drummer Phil Hey. For tickets call 763.760.0062.

 
Jan 25 Thu SCOTTSDALE, AZ
SACRED GROUNDS JAZZ COFFEEHOUSE
7:30 pm

SCUCC 4425 N. Granite Reef Rd.
480.946.2900

...with saxophonist Mary Petrich in a quartet performance.

 
Jan 28 Sun PHOENIX, AZ
THE NASH
Time TBD

110 E Roosevelt St.
602.795.0464

...with saxophonist Mary Petrich in a quartet performance.

 
Feb 9 Fri MINNEAPOLIS, MN
HENNEPIN AVE METHODIST CHURCH
Noonish

511 Groveland
612.871.5303

A Valentine's concert featuring poetry by Rev. Sally Johnson and piano by Mary Louise Knutson.

 
Feb 11 Sun FRIDLEY, MN
DUNSMORE ROOM at CROONERS
Shows 5:00 & 7:30 pm

6161 Hwy 65 NE on Moore Lake
1.800.838.3006

...with the Jazz Women All-Stars hosted by vocalist Patty Peterson. For tickets call 1.800.838.3006.

 
Apr 14 Sat PLYMOUTH, MN
ST. BARNABAS CENTER FOR THE ARTS
7:00 pm

St. Barnabas Lutheran Church
15600 Old Rockford Road
Tickets at the door: $10 adults, $5 students (SBCA students admitted free). 763.438.4847

The Mary Louise Knutson Trio is featured as part of Jazz@StBarney's 11th season. Seating is casual (at tables). Free snacks, lemonade and coffee provided.



 
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