A special Sunday afternoon concert to enjoy the appearance of New York Voices, a Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble celebrating its 25th anniversary of excellence in jazz group singing. They are known for their close-knit voicings, inspired arrangements and unparalleled vocal blend. Though rooted in jazz, their music is often infused with Brazilian, R & B, classical and pop influences.
The JazzMN Orchestra includes many of the Twin Cities' finest jazz musicians. Members have performed with some of the world's most famous big bands, including Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson, Artie Shaw, and Woody Herman. Formed as a nonprofit jazz arts organization by Artistic Director Douglas Snapp in 1998, JazzMN is a professional orchestra combining the talents of outstanding jazz musicians from throughout the Twin Cities, and follows the models of classical orchestras in striving for artistic excellence.