Folk, Jazz & World

  • Singer Mason Jennings hits the big time
    A rebroadcast of Kerri Miller's conversation with Minneapolis singer and songwriter Mason Jennings. Originally broadcast on August 3, 2006.Midmorning, August 3, 2006
  • The Sweet Colleens - in studio
    A cross between Irish, Cajun, Rock, and even some Caribbean sounds, The Sweet Colleens don't miss a beat. Collectively, the five members bring together many years of studio and live performance experience in genres covering a diverse spectrum.June 23, 2006
  • JoAnna James - in studio
    JoAnna James has the voice and power of a singer twice her age. She belts out blues, rock and gospel, but can still get in tight and close for a steamy ballad.May 26, 2006
  • John Ellis - in studio
    Saxophonist John Ellis is a rising star in the world of jazz. He's traveled in Africa, Europe, and southeast Asia with his music and played with some of the genre's best-known names.May 17, 2006
  • Cam Waters - live in studio
    Cam Waters spends his days teaching reading to elementary kids. He spends his nights writing and performing as a singer-songwriter all over southern Minnesota.March 22, 2006
  • Sustainable music
    When Minneapolis-based composer and multi-instrumentalist Douglas Ewart needs another instrument to augment his sound, he invents it himself.March 3, 2006
  • Bullish on Becky Buller
    Becky Buller is a lanky, 27-year old redhead who is remaking bluegrass one song at a time. The St. James native will be performing with Valerie Smith and Liberty Pike this weekend at the Winter Bluegrass Weekend.March 2, 2006
  • Maria Schneider brings big band jazz home to Windom
    Grammy Award-winning jazz composer/bandleader and Minnesota native Maria Schneider is returning to the state with her orchestra for weekend performances at her alma mater, the University of Minnesota, and hometown, Windom. She's now based in New York but her music has roots in Southwestern Minnesota soil.February 24, 2006

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