A recent article from the acclaimed trumpeter Nicolas Payton circulated heavily in music circles on social media entitled, “On Why Jazz Isn't Cool Anymore.” His first sentence said, “Jazz died in 1959.” This article created quite a stir, and for sure it created much dialogue since I work in a music college, and amongst many of my students and alumni. I decided to write this as a response and a positional statement so my friends and students can hear my thoughts on this. I agr
The Chino Latino Jazz Project returns to Jazz Central!! This evening will see Jazz Central Studios turned into a Latin Dance Studio!! All dance studios and latin dancers welcome. Dances featured by the Chino Latino Jazz Project: SALSA / CHA-CHA-CHA / MERENGUE / CUMBIA / BOLERO / RUMBA CUBANA!
JAMBE is a monthly jazz series exploring jazz from the world by local Minneapolis world jazz ensembles.
There will be a free salsa dance lesson at the beginning of the evening.