JazzMN is live music at its finest.
The JazzMN Orchestra is the Twin Cities premier professional jazz ensemble, comprised of the top jazz musicians in the metro area, featuring world class guest artists and providing educational programs to schools and colleges throughout the region.
Guest Artist Terence Blanchard with JazzMN’s Mary Louise Knutson. Photo credit: Steve Peterson
Don’t miss our star-studded big band holiday!
JazzMN is Swinging in the Season at the Dakota
December 20th 7:00pm
With guest vocalists Ginger Commodore, Jearlyn Steele, and Andrew Walesch.
See our concerts tab for more information…
Expose. Educate. Inspire.
It all starts with JazzMN’s mission: To cultivate the love of jazz. The goal of JazzMN’s educational outreach program is to ensure the sustainability of jazz for generations to come. These programs provide an opportunity for music students to learn from-and then play alongside-JazzMN musicians in a variety of settings. JazzMN musicians and guest artists have provided educational clinics, master classes and performances to thousands of students throughout the region.
Info for Band Directors
JazzMN offers great resources to help give your students a greater introduction to the world of Jazz. Let us help you with:
- Providing a concert at your school in some combination with your student ensembles
- Providing instruction tailored to your student and ensemble needs
- JazzMN can provide any level of educational services requested and we are always willing to customize a combination of services to achieve your educational goals.