Minnesota Jazz Legends: The Elders

Series produced by KBEM

Caption: Minnesota Jazz Legends: The Elders, Credit: Jim Davis
Image by: Jim Davis 
Minnesota Jazz Legends: The Elders 

Minnesota has many wonderful jazz musicians, still playing well into their 80's. Minnesota Jazz Legends: The Elders, features live and in studio performances and interviews, talking about their careers in the Twin Cities from early on to present.

Minnesota Jazz Legends: The Elders

Jaz88 has held special concerts at Creation Audio, the Minnesota History Center, and Crooners Supper Club to honor the Elders of Jazz in Minnesota.
Patty Peterson is host and producer.

Minnesota Jazz Legends: The Elders, highlights several of our jazzy older musicians who are still playing and singing. This program features live performances, interviews, and recordings of some of Minnesota's Jazz Legends, including Cornbread Harris, Irv Williams, Cliff Brunzell, and Jeanne Arland Peterson, Dave Karr, Herb Pilhofer, Jimmy Hamilton, Tom Tipton, Kenny Horst, Carole Martin and more.

Minnesota Jazz Legends: The Elders was made possible through support provided by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.


5 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Patty Peterson, Credit: Patrick O'Laughlin
Minnesota has many elder jazz musicians who have great memories and stories about the rich history of the music scene in the Twin Cities. This two ...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:27
Caption: Patty Peterson with the Legends, Credit: Andrea Canter
KBEM held a very special concerts at the Minnesota History Center to honor the Elder Jazz musicians and singers in Minnesota. Patty Peterson is hos...

  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:31
Caption: The Elders, Credit: Andrea Canter
Patty Peterson hosts this two hour broadcast honoring the pioneers of Minnesota jazz.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:10
Caption: Minnesota Jazz Legends 2019, Credit: Kathleen Tauer
Join Patty Peterson in honoring our jazz pioneers, Tommy O'Donnell, Jim Ten Bensel, Russ Peterson and Frank "Kico" Rangel. This broadcast of Minnes...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:48
Caption: Minnesota Jazz Legends at Crooners Supper Club, Credit: Andrea Canter
Join Patty Peterson in honoring some of Minnesota's jazz pioneers, Donald Washington, Ruth Johnson, Dick Petersen, Ron Seaman, Art Resnick, Carole ...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2021
  • Length: 01:54:59