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  • Tue
    07
    Jan
    2020

    Bill Simenson Orchestra

    8:30pm

    Jazz Central Studios

    Original Large Ensemble Jazz Music from trumpeter and composer Bill Simenson. 

    Hear our album here: https://store.cdbaby.com/Artist/BillSimensonOrchestra

  • Wed
    08
    Jan
    2020

    Chris Bates Thomas Nordlund JT Bates Electric Dreams

    8:30pm

    Jazz Central

    Chris presents various groups to listen to. 

  • Sat
    18
    Jan
    2020

    Atlantis Quartet @ Jazz at Studio Z

    7 pm

    Jazz at Studio Z

     

    Zacc Harris

    Brandon Wozniak

    Pete Hennig

    CB

  • Mon
    20
    Jan
    2020

    Red Planet @ Black Dog

    7:00 pm

    Black Dog

    Dean Magraw – guitar

    Jay Epstein – drums

    CB – bass

     

    Our Residency at the Black Dog takes place every 3rd Monday of the month. 

  • Fri
    24
    Jan
    2020

    Laura Caviani @ Carleton

    7 pm

    Carleton College

    Laura Caviani

    Dave Schmalenberger

    CB

  • Thu
    30
    Jan
    2020

    Sam Miltich @ Crooners

    7:00 pm

    Crooner's Lounge

    Sam Miltich – guitar

    Dave Karr – sax

    Jay Epstein – drums

    CB – bass

    TICKETS

  • Sat
    01
    Feb
    2020

    Chris Bates Curates The Black Dog

    7pm

    Saturday Night Jazz At the Black Dog

    Chris Bates will host and curate 3 Saturdays in February 2020

    Opening sets each night by the Chris Bates trio (w/ Joe Strachan & Miguel Hurtado) followed by a special headliner.

    Feb 1 Phil Hey Quartet

    Feb 15th Davu Seru’s Motherless Dollar

    Feb 22nd Ylvisaker | Bates | Lewis

  • Tue
    04
    Feb
    2020

    Bill Simenson Orchestra

    8:30pm

    Jazz Central Studios

    Original Large Ensemble Jazz Music from trumpeter and composer Bill Simenson. 

    Hear our album here: https://store.cdbaby.com/Artist/BillSimensonOrchestra

  • Wed
    05
    Feb
    2020

    Atlantis Quartet @ Dakota

    7:00 pm

    Dakota  tickets  in this link

    Atlantis Quartet: 

    ZH – guitar

    BW – sax

    PH – drums

    CB – bass

  • Fri
    07
    Feb
    2020

    CB / Nichols Duets @ Icehouse

    6:00 pm

    Icehouse

    Dining music from 6-9 with CB and BN!

  • Sat
    08
    Feb
    2020

    Laura Caviani trio @ Jazz at Studio Z

    7 pm

    Jazz at Studio Z

     

    Laura Caviani

    Dave Schmalenberger

    CB

  • Mon
    10
    Feb
    2020

    Red Planet w/ Bill Carrothers @ Crooner's

    7:30 pm

    Crooner's Lounge TICKETS

    Red Planet returns to the Dunsmore Room with Bill Carrothers!

  • Wed
    12
    Feb
    2020

    Chris Bates Presents: Sound Decision

    8:30pm

    Jazz Central

    Chris presents various groups to listen to. 

    Sound Decision is: 

    CB – basses

    Krissy Bergmark – tablas

    Kismat Shrestha – drums

    Tom Nordlund – guitar

    Joe Strachan – piano

  • Sat
    15
    Feb
    2020

    Chris Bates Curates The Black Dog

    7pm

    Saturday Night Jazz At the Black Dog

    Chris Bates will host and curate 3 Saturdays in February 2020

    Opening sets each night by the Chris Bates trio (w/ Joe Strachan & George Marich) followed by a special headliner.

    Feb 1 Phil Hey Quartet

    Feb 15th Davu Seru’s Motherless Dollar

    Feb 22nd Ylvisaker | Bates | Lewis

  • Mon
    17
    Feb
    2020

    Red Planet @ Black Dog

    7:00 pm

    Black Dog

    Dean Magraw – guitar

    Jay Epstein – drums

    CB – bass

     

    Our Residency at the Black Dog takes place every 3rd Monday of the month. 

  • Sat
    22
    Feb
    2020

    Chris Bates Curates The Black Dog

    7pm

    Saturday Night Jazz At the Black Dog

    Chris Bates will host and curate 3 Saturdays in February 2020

    Opening sets each night by the Chris Bates trio (w/ Joe Strachan & George Marich) followed by a special headliner.

    Feb 1 Phil Hey Quartet

    Feb 15th Davu Seru’s Motherless Dollar

    Feb 22nd Ylvisaker | Bates | Lewis

  • Fri
    28
    Feb
    2020

    Inatnas Big Band @ Anoka Ramsey CC

    7:00 pm

    Inantnas is led by JC Sanford and Asuka Kakatani

  • Fri
    06
    Mar
    2020

    Gustavus Jazz Jamboree with: Dave Stamps' MODx

    7 pm

    Gustavus Jazz Jamboree

    Dave Stamps’ MODx Ensemble

  • Sat
    07
    Mar
    2020

    Sam Miltich Quartet @ Black Dog

    8:30 pm

    Saturday Night Jazz At the Black Dog

    Sam Miltich

    Brandon Wozniak

    Jay Epstein 

    CB

  • Wed
    11
    Mar
    2020

    Sound Anew Quartet @ Jazz Central

    8:30 pm

    Jazz Central

    Chris presents various groups to listen to. 

    Sound Anew is: 

    Peter Goggin – sax

    Patrick Adkins – piano

    Jay Epstein – drums

    CB – bass

  • Fri
    13
    Mar
    2020

    Chris Bates Sam Miltich Duo @ Icehouse

    6:00 pm

    Icehouse 

    Sam Miltich – guitar

    CB – bass

  • Sat
    14
    Mar
    2020

    Sam Miltich Trio @ St. Barneys

    7:00 pm

    Jazz at St Barnabas

    Sam Miltich – guitar

    Jay Epstein – drums 

    CB – bass

  • Mon
    16
    Mar
    2020

    Red Planet @ Black Dog

    7:00 pm

    Black Dog

    Dean Magraw – guitar

    Jay Epstein – drums

    CB – bass

    WITH Special guest Patrick Adkins on piano

    Our Residency at the Black Dog takes place every 3rd Monday of the month. 

  • Fri
    20
    Mar
    2020

    Atlantis Quartet @ UM Duluth Jazz Festival

    7:30 pm

    UMD JAZZ FESTIVAL

    Atlantis Quartet

    Brandon Wozniak

    Zacc Harris

    Pete Hennig

    CB

  • Sun
    22
    Mar
    2020

    Peter Schimke Memorial @ Dakota

    5:30 pm

    Dakota

    I’ll be playing bass with a few people in honor of our fallen comrade Peter Schimke.

     

  • Fri
    27
    Mar
    2020

    Steve Kenny / Jim Gauthier @ Jazz Central

    8:00 pm

    Jazz Central Studios 

     

    Steve Kenny Jim Gauthier trumpets

    John Penny – guitar

    Ben Erlich – drums

    CB – bass

  • Mon
    30
    Mar
    2020

    Todd Clouser @ Michigan Tech

    5:00 pm

    Todd Clouser

    Greg Schutte

    CB

  • Tue
    31
    Mar
    2020

    Todd Clouser @ Mankato State Univ

    6:00 pm

    Todd Clouser

    Greg Schutte

    CB

  • Fri
    03
    Apr
    2020

    Molly Maher CD release @ Hook & Ladder

    7:00 pm

    The Hook & Ladder

    I’ll be playing a set with Todd Clouser and playing with Molly on some tracks I recorded with her for her new album ‘Follow’

  • Sat
    04
    Apr
    2020

    Brian Grivna Quartet @ Black Dog

    8:30 pm

    Saturday Night Jazz at the Black Dog

    Brian Grivna – sax

    Peter Kogan – drums

    Phil Aaron – piano

    CB – bass

  • Sun
    05
    Apr
    2020

    Shell Lake Arts Center Fundraiser Concert @ Jazz Central

    2:00 pm

    Jazz Central Studios

    Various faculty memebers come together to help recruit and raise awareness of the summer jazz education programs at 

    Shell Lake Arts Center

    Riley Helgeson, Greg Keel, Dave Schmalenberger, Chris Olson, CB etc

  • Mon
    06
    Apr
    2020

    Atlantis Quartet Icehouse Residency

    8:00 pm

    Icehouse

    Atlantis Quartet will be playing every Monday in April with special guest groups. 

  • Thu
    09
    Apr
    2020

    Laura Caviani trio @ Crooners

    7:00 pm

    Crooners Lounge

    Laura Caviani – piano

    Dave Schmalenberger – drums

    CB – bass

  • Mon
    13
    Apr
    2020

    Atlantis Quartet Icehouse Residency

    8:00 pm

    Icehouse

    Atlantis Quartet will be playing every Monday in April with special guest groups. 

  • Fri
    17
    Apr
    2020

    Bearish Tsar @ Icehouse

    6:00 pm

    Icehouse

    Zacc Harris guitar

    Chris Bates bass

  • Sat
    18
    Apr
    2020

    CB Duo @ Icehouse

    6:00 pm

    Icehouse

    Dinner Music with Chris Bates and special guest TBD.

  • Mon
    20
    Apr
    2020

    Atlantis Quartet Icehouse Residency

    9:30 pm

    Icehouse

    Atlantis Quartet will be playing every Monday in April with special guest groups. 

  • Mon
    20
    Apr
    2020

    Red Planet @ Black Dog

    7:00 pm

    Black Dog

    Dean Magraw – guitar

    Jay Epstein – drums

    CB – bass

    Our Residency at the Black Dog takes place every 3rd Monday of the month. 

  • Sun
    26
    Apr
    2020

    Soul Cafe @ Hennepin Ave UMC

    7pm

    In the Art Gallery
    Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church
    511 Groveland (I-94 West and Lyndale exit)
    612-871-5303

    Steve Blons – guitar

    Brad Holden – sax

    Steven Hobert – piano

    CB – bass

    with JT Bates – drums

    Poetry and Jazz combined to form a theme to stimulate your mind. Not a religious service, In fact it’s quite unique.

  • Mon
    27
    Apr
    2020

    Atlantis Quartet Icehouse Residency

    8:00 pm

    Icehouse

    Atlantis Quartet will be playing every Monday in April with special guest groups. 

  • Fri
    01
    May
    2020

    Lynne Arriale Trio

    6 pm

    Dunsmore Room @ Crooners Lounge

    Lynne Arriale – piano

    Pete James Johnson – drums

    CB – bass

     

  • Wed
    06
    May
    2020

    Steve Hirsh @ Jazz Central

    8:30 pm

    Jazz Central Studios

    Steve Hirsh – drums

    Pat O’Keefe – woodwinds

    CB – bass

  • Sat
    09
    May
    2020

    Chris Bates' Red 5 @ Studio Z

    7:00 pm

    Jazz at Studio Z

    Chris Bates’ Red 5 

    CB – basses

    JT – drums

    Tom Nordlund – guitar

    Chirs Thomson – sax

    Brandon Wozniak – sax

    Jake Baldwin – trumpet

    JC Sanford – trombone

    Workshop at 6pm

    Concert at 7pm

  • Mon
    18
    May
    2020

    Red Planet @ Black Dog

    7:00 pm

    Black Dog

    Dean Magraw – guitar

    Jay Epstein – drums

    CB – bass

    Our Residency at the Black Dog takes place every 3rd Monday of the month. 

  • Mon
    15
    Jun
    2020

    Red Planet @ Black Dog

    7:00 pm

    Black Dog

    Dean Magraw – guitar

    Jay Epstein – drums

    CB – bass

    Our Residency at the Black Dog takes place every 3rd Monday of the month.