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Carmen Sloane at the Dakota

Posted on March 20, 1990 in

Star Tribune: March 20, 1990 Replacing McRae, Sloane takes the stage at her first performance at the Dakota. Her improvisational techniques proved to be better than the Dakota could’ve hoped for. Click here to view article.

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Top of the Week

Posted on February 15, 1990 in

Pioneer Press Dispatch: February 15, 1990 James Williams is “One of the finest jazz pianists of his generation” performing at the Dakota.  Click here to view article.

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O’Donnell at the Dakota

Posted on January 28, 1990 in

Pioneer Press: January 28, 1990 Tommy O’Donnell’s amazing performance. His illuminating performance left the Dakota wanting more.  Click here to view article.

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O’Donnell’s Take on Garner’s Classic

Posted on January 20, 1990 in

Pioneer Press: January 20, 1990 Hear Tommy O’Donnell perform “Misty” at the Dakota. He gives on of the best arrangements to “Misty” out there in music. Click here to view article.

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Accentuating the Positive

Posted on January 12, 1990 in

Pioneer Press: January 12, 1990 The Dakota host a benefit for Ed Blackwell to give back the beat to jazz music. Click here to view article.

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The Inspirational Ed Blackwell

Posted on January 9, 1990 in

Star Tribune: January 9, 1990 Ed Blackwell, one of the great drummers of modern jazz, entertains at the Dakota…Click here to view article.

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More Celebrity Sightings…

Posted on December 3, 1989 in

Star Tribune: December 3, 1989 Harry Connick, Jr., Cloris Leachman, just to name a few. More and more celebs are loving the Dakota! Click here to view article.

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Celebrity Sightings

Posted on November 19, 1989 in

Pioneer Press: November 19, 1989 Celebrities love the Dakota. Cleo Lane and Janis Siegel were some of many different celebrities to come to the Dakota. Click here to view article.

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Recommended By USA Today

Posted on October 23, 1989 in

USA Today: October 23, 1989 The Dakota receives recognition by USA Today. The Dakota Jazz Club starts to grow beyond Minnesota. Click here to view article.

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Best of the Twin Cities

Posted on October 11, 1989 in

Twin Cities Reader: October 11, 1989 Best Place to Hear Singing, Non-operatic, Best Wine List, and Best Use of Goat Cheese… Click here to view article.