Minnesota's Jazz Station
Listener-driven jazz and roots radio from Minneapolis Public Schools.
- Every week on Sun at 4:00 PM
The Playroom is hosted by Patty Peterson, who hails from Minnesota's First Family Of Music, The Petersons. Featuring contemporary and smooth jazz artists, Patty's personal relationship with several of the artists makes it a who's who of recording artists. Some of the friends who have stopped to talk about their music are Al Jarreau, Dave Koz, David Sanborn, Cory Wong, and Sheila E. Each week, the playroom brings a style of music not found on any other Twin Cities radio station featuring the newest selections and the original jazz fusion groups from the 70s. Join Patty each Sunday from 4:00-6:00 CST for a groove to cook by.
Jul 20, 2019 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Oleta Adams joins Patty Peterson to talk about her upcoming gig at the Dakota. Full episode is on Jazz88 Podcast.
Jul 14, 2019 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Tower of Power founder, Emilio Castillo joins Patty in the Playroom to talk about 50 + years in the business, and their appearance at the Minnesota Zoo concert series July 20th
May 12, 2019 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Special Mother's Day edition of The Playroom today!
Apr 28, 2019 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Walter Chancellor, Jr and DAve Samuels Feature.
Walter Chancellor, Jr. is a sax man residing in the Twin Cities. He is an educator and recording artist . HIs newest release is called Beautiful Day and is at #2 on the Smooth Jazz Charts. We will get to know Walter's career and the successful path he has been on with this new hit.
Also, Dave Samuels from Spyro Gyra fame passed away on April 22. Patty talks about the different groups he was in and plays a cut from Spyro Gyra.