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Saturday Night Jazz at kj’s 1st Anniversary

February 25 @ 8:00 pm 11:00 pm

Come and help us celebrate one year presenting “Saturday Night Jazz at kj’s hideaway”

Headliner : “Steve Kenny Quintet”

Steve Kenny – Trumpet

Dave Brattain – Saxophones

Kavyesh Kaviraj – Piano

Ted Olsen – Bass

Miguel Hurtado – Drums

Steve Kenny is active in the Minnesota Jazz community as a Performer, Composer, and Curator. Steve is a founding member of ‘the illicit sextet’, “Group 47”, “What Would Monk Do?” and his own “Quartets”, and he curates and produces a weekly Saturday Jazz series at kj’s hideaway. His latest recording, “Quartets”, includes original compositions played by 4 separate ensembles of Twin Cities Jazz musicians, including a Live version of Steve Kenny’s Ghost Suite. in 2019 the national Jazz Journalists Association named Steve as a “Minnesota Jazz Hero” for his work in the Jazz community and lifelong devotion to the Idiom.

The Steve Kenny Quintet will play a program of Coltrane & Monk inspired Originals and some favorite Jazz standards.

Opening Set : “Banh Mi” – AKA the Southwest High School Jazz Combo 1

Luca Cavalletti: Alto Sax

Kai Lamb: Tenor Sax

Oscar Smith: Clarinet

Wyatt Menke: Trombone

Lewis Williams: Bass

Vanya Kase: Piano

Cody Kelker: Drums

This group played a recent JazzINK Youth Jazz Showcase at kj’s hideaway and blew the audience away. They are superbly coached by Reid Wixson and give a high-energy performance. Come out and check in with the bright future embodied in these musicians.


kj’s hideaway

408 Saint Peter Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102 United States
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