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06/07/2019 9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Early Jazz Service at Plymouth
Plymouth Church in Minneapolis
1900 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Chris Bates (bass) and Dave Schmalenberger (drums) play w/ me every Sunday this summer for the early service at this historically significant and beautiful Congregational church just south of downtown Mpls. The trio is heavily featured throughout the worship service, and accompanies the congregation on all of the hymns. Please join us. If I'm not there, Mary Louise Knutson takes the helm in style.

(612) 871-7400

06/12/2019 5 - 7 p.m.

Brazilian Jazz Duo with Lucia Newell, vocals
Golden Oak Farm, Webster, MN
5275 Lonsdale Blvd W, Webster, MN 55088
no cover


06/21/2019 7-8 pm

LC Quartet with David Milne (Sax) Chris Bates (bass) and Jay Epstein (drums)
The Black Dog Café
308 E Prince St, St Paul, MN 55101
all concerts at the festival are free.
As a part of the Twin Cities Summer Jazz Fest, the Laura Caviani Quartet will feature arrangements from their latest releases: Confluence and Mysterious Thelonious.Please visit the Twin Cities Jazz Fest site for a complete listing of all the free concerts going on during the festival.

(651) 228-9274 (Black Dog)

07/14/2019 5-8 pm

w/ Kevin Clements (bass) and Jay Epstein (drums) at Imminent Brewery in Northfield
Imminent Brewery
519 Division St S #2, Northfield, MN 55057
no cover/pass the hat
Kevin Clements curates events at this cool new brewery in Northfield. Great locally brewed beer, kombucha, and food truck on the patio. hope to see you there.

(507) 646-2327

07/21/2019 4 p.m.

with Connie Evingson at the Jungle Theatre (Mpls)
Jungle Theatre
Minneapolis, MN
please call
so looking forward to playing with these folks again! Dave Karr, sax; Joan Griffith, bass; Dave Schmalenberger, drums and of course Connie on voice

08/11/2019 5-8 pm

w/ Kevin Clements (bass) and Dave S (drums) at Imminent Brewery in Northfield
519 Division St S #2, Northfield, MN 55057
no cover
Come on out and listen to live jazz while you enjoy a locally brewed beer or kombucha. The patio is awesome, and there is usually a food truck on site. No cover!

(507) 646-2327

08/18/2019 3-4:30 p.m.

Laura Caviani Trio at Munsinger Park in St. Cloud
Munsinger Gardens

Featuring Chris Bates (bass) and Dave Schmalenberger (drums) we will perform yet again in the beautiful Munsinger gardens lining the Mississippi on the east side of St. Cloud. Lemonade is available for purchase, and the event is free!Bring a folding chair and blanket, and relax to some live jazz as you watch the river flow by.

09/21/2019 tba

w/ Joan Hutton at the Black Dog in St. Paul

stay tuned for more details

10/03/2019 tba

w/ David Milne at UW-River Falls

stay tuned for more info. We're hoping to revisit our bach to bop repertoire

02/24/2020 tba

Duo recital with Martha Jamsa, flute (Carleton faculty)

Concert will feature an expanded version of a flute/piano piece I wrote in 1984 along with the classic Suite for Flute and Piano by Claude Bolling. Stay tuned!

02/29/2020 tba

Jazz at St. Barneys in Plymouth, MN

15600 Old Rockford Road, Plymouth, MN 55446
Admission is $12 adults, $5 students
stay tuned for more info

(763) 553-1239


adjudicating and performing for Jazz Festival at the University of MT

32 Campus Drive Music Building, Room 101 Missoula, MT 59812-7992

This will be my first visit to Rob Tapper's Jazz Department in Missoula. So looking forward to it!


Ingrid Jensen with Carleton Jazz Ensemble
Kracum Performance Hall, Weitz Center for Creativity, Carleton College

stay tuned for more details

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