Saturday, November 22nd, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Music of Little Big BandsMusic of Little Big Bands

Little big bands - groups larger than combos but not a full big band - have produced some great jazz, from Miles Davis's "Birth of the Cool" and Mayncard Ferguson's "Big Bob Nouveau" to contemporary groups such as Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band and JazzMN saxophonist Pete Whitman's X-Tet.

Sunday, March 15th, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
Pete ChristliebPete Christlieb

Pete Christlieb is a jazz bebop saxophonist, known as the longtime jazz tenor for the Tonight Show Band led by Doc Severinsen. Christlieb has worked alongside Chet Baker, Woody Herman, Count Basie and Warne Marsh, and he performed the legendary solos on the Steely Dan tunes "Deacon Blues" and "FM".


Saturday, April 25th, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Bob MintzerBob Mintzer

Bob Mintzer is an LA-based jazz saxophonist, composer/arranger, big band leader, and member of the storied fusion group, The Yellowjackets. JazzMN will feature music from his current project, the Bob Mintzer R&Big Band featuring the music of Sly Stone, the Isley Brothers, Sam & Dave, and James Brown.


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