Upcoming Dates

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

JAZZ CENTRA;
PETER KOGAN QINTET - 8 PM
407 CENTRAL AVE. SE (in the basement)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55414
USA
612 729 - 1799 [map]
Price: $10

My Quintet will be playing some great tunes for this combination from the 60's and 70's as well as some of my originals.  Wonderful musicians joining me are:

Geoff Senn, trumpet

Pete Whitman, sax

Phil Aaron, piano

Jeff Bailey, bass

Peter on drums

Past Dates

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

10000 Lakes Concours d/Elegance
PETER KOGAN QUINTET - 11 AM - 3 PM
Excelsior Commons
Excelsior, MN 55331
USA
(952) 278 - 3125 [map]
Price: $20 in advance or $25 at the gate

The PETER KOGAN QUINTET will be appearing at the annual CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE at excelsior commons in Excelsior on Sunday, July 30th at the bandshell on the shore of Lake Minnetonka. We play from 11 am to 3 pm  - continuous jazz,  assisted by ace solo pianist Benny Weinbeck.  

The PETER KOGAN QUINTET features

Jake Baldwin - trumpet,

Pete Whitman - sax,

Phil Aaron - piano

Jeff Bailey - bass,

Peter on drums.  

This charity event features historic classic cars, motorcycles, boats - food vendors, a kid zone and surprises.  Free parking and a shuttle from Excelsior Elementary and Minnetonka High School.  

Tickets are $20 in advance [ call 952 278 - 3125 ] or $25 at the gate.  

For more info go to:

www.10000lakesconcours.com

Friday, July 21st, 2017

MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA ATRIUM
PETER KOGAN'S MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND - 10:15 PM
1111 NICOLLET MALL
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55403
USA
(612) 371- 5656 [map]
Price: FREE

I LAST PLAYED AT ORCHESTRA HALL IN NOVEMBER, 2015 AT MY FINAL CONCERT WITH THE MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA AS PRINCIPAL TIMPANIST.  HAVING MY SEPTET - THE MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND -  PERFORM A POST CONCERT SERENADE AT SOMMERFEST IS A GREAT  MOMENT  FOR ME  - AND I HOPE A REAL TREAT FOR THE AUDIENCE AS WELL!  

MY GREAT BAND:

JAKE BALDWIN - TRUMPET

PETE WHITMAN - SAX

SCOTT AGSTER - TROMBONE

CHRIS OLSON - GUITAR

SEAN TURNER - PIANO

JEFF BAILEY - BASS

PETER on DRUMS

WE'LL BE PLAYING TUNES FROM MY 2 CDs, SOME NEW MUSIC I'VE WRITTEN AND A FEW ARRANGEMENTS OF CLASSIC JAZZ TUNES NEWLY ARRANGED FOR THIS OCCASION.

ADMISSION IS FREE AND I HOPE YOU CAN BE THERE!

 

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

TWIN CITIES HOT SUMMER JAZZ FESTIVAL
PETER KOGAN QUINTET - 1 PM
20 EXCHANGE STREET
ST PAUL, MN 55101
USA [map]
Price: FREE

OUR FIRST APPEARANCE AT THE TWIN CITIES HOT SUMMER JAZZ FESTIVAL, WE WILL BE OUT IN THE MIDDLE OF EXCHANGE STREET IN DOWNTOWN ST PAUL, BETWEEN THE FITZGERALD THEATER AND MCNALLY SMITH COLLEGE OF MUSIC.  FOOD TRUCKS NEARBY AND EASY PARKING AROUND THE CORNER ON CEDAR STREET.  1 PM UNTIL 2 PM.

JAKE BALDWIN, TRUMPET

PETE WHITMAN, SAX

PHIL AARON, KEYBOARD

JEFF BAILEY, BASS

PETER, DRUMS

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

THE ICEHOUSE
The Peter Kogan Quintet - 7 pm
2528 NICOLLET AVENUE
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 5555404
USA
(612) 276 - 6523 [map]
Price: $10

The Peter Kogan Quintet features

Jake Baldwin, trumpet

Pete Whitman, sax

Phil Aaron, keyboard

Jeff Bailey, bass

Peter on drums

We'll play some great jazz standards and some of my originals.  These guys are great players!  

This is an early show, from 7 to 8:15.  

The Icehouse has fine food and drink - a large room with comfortable seating, including a balcony. Hope you can be there!

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Black Dog Cafe and Wine Bar
Peter Kogan's MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND - 8:30 pm
Corner of Prince and 4th
Saint Paul, MN 55104
651 228 9274 [map]
Price: no cover

The MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND makes it's Black Dog debut on a  Saturday night!

The septet features -

Jake Baldwin, trumpet

Pete Whitman, sax

Scott Agster, trombone

Chris Olson, guitar

Sean Turner, keyboard

Jeff Bailey, bass

Peter Kogan, drums

- music from my CDs and some new tunes,  a few jazz classics as well.  The Black Dog has great food and local brews, coffee etc. A great scene!  2 sets of music.

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

The Peter Kogan Quintet - 8 PM - 11 PM
408 St Peter Street
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 291 - 2715 [map]
Price: $10

My newly revamped Quintet features -

Jake Baldwin, trumpet

Pete Whitman, sax

Phil Aaron, piano

Jeff Bailey, bass

Peter Kogan, drums

- playing some of my tunes and some great jazz standards... Vieux Carre features great New Orleans cuisine and drink! 

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

The Dakota
Peter Kogan's MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND - 10:30 pm
1010 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612 332 1010 [map]
Price: $10

The MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND just played a great weekend at JAZZ CENTRAL and the TWIN CITIES WINTER JAZZ FESTIVAL at the St Paul Hotel.  

We have a late night booking at the Dakota this Friday starting at 10:30.  2 sets of music ending around 12:30 am. 

Adam Rossmiller, trumpet

Pete Whitman, sax

Scott Agster, trombone

Chris Olson, guitar

Phil Aaron, piano

Gary Raynor, bass

MONSTERS, ALL!

 

 

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

TWIN CITIES WINTER JAZZ FESTIVAL
Peter Kogan's MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND - 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ST PAUL HOTEL, 350 MARKET ST (DOWNTOWN ST PAUL)
ST PAUL, MN 55102
(651) 292 -9292 [map]
Price: all day pass is $30

My septet get it's first performance at the TWINCITES WINTER JAZZ FESTIVAL at the St Paul Hotel.  We're playing on the M STREET CAFE STAGE  at 3:30 pm.  

The MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND features:

ADAM ROSSMILLER, trumpet

PETE WHITMAN, sax

SCOTT AGSTER, trombone

CHRIS OLSON, guitar

PHIL AARON, piano

GARY RAYNOR, bass

PETER KOGAN, drums

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Peter Kogan's MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND
Peter Kogan's MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND - 8 PM - 10 PM
407 CENTRAL AVENUE SE
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55414
(612) 729 - 1799 [map]
Price: $10

My septet wil be playing original tunes from my CDs and some new compositions as well as a few jazz classics arranged for the group.  

This band features:

ADAM ROSSMILLER, TRUMPET

PETE WHITMAN, SAX

SCOTT AGSTER, TROMBONE

CHRIS OLSON, GUITAR

PHIL AARON, PIANO

GARY RAYNOR, BASS

PETER KOGAN, DRUMS

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

VIEUX CARRE
The PETER KOGAN QUINTET - 9 PM TO MIDNIGHT
408 St Peter Street
st paul, mn 55102
651 291 2715 [map]
Price: $10

featuring:  SOLOMON PARHAM, trumpet

                PETE WHITMAN, sax

                PHIL AARON, piano

                ANTHONY COX, bass

                PETER KOGAN, drums

We'll be playing some of my originals and some great jazz standards!

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

The Dakota
Peter Kogan's MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND - 10:45 PM to 12:30 AM
1010 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612 332 1010 [map]
Price: $10

My Septet will be playing tunes from my CD's CORNUCOPIA and SOME MONSTERFUL WONDERTHING, some new tunes and great jazz classics  and a special surprise guest!  The band features:

Geoff Senn, trumpet

Pete Whitman, sax

Scott Agster, trombone

Chris Olson, guitar

Phil Aaron, piano

Peter Kogan, drums

Friday, September 30th, 2016

JAZZ CENTRAL
The PETER KOGAN QUINTET - 8 pm to 10 pm
407 CENTRAL AVENUE SE
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55414
612 729 1799 [map]
Price: $10



The PETER KOGAN QUINTET will be making it's debut at 
JAZZ CENTRAL in Minneapolis on Friday, September 30th at 8 pm to 10 pm! $10 cover. 

We'll be playing tunes from my CD's CORNUCOPIA and SOME MONSTERFUL WONDERTHING, some great jazz classics and some new tunes!

JAZZ CENTRAL is located at 407 Central Avenue SE, Minneapolis 55414. 
website: JazzCentralStudios.org 
(612) 729 -1799 


Friday, September 2nd, 2016

VIEUX CARRE
The PETER KOGAN QUINTET - 9 PM TO MIDNIGHT
408 St Peter Street in the basement of the Hamm Building
St Paul, MN 55102
651 291-2715 [map]
Price: $10

 


The PETER KOGAN QUINTET, featuring: 

SOLOMON PARHAM, TRUMPET 
PETE WHITMAN, SAX 
PHIL AARON, PIANO 
ANTHONY COX, BASS 
PETER KOGAN, DRUMS 

$10 cover. Great New Orleans cuisine! 
VIEUX-CARRE is located off the pedestrian plaza - W.7th Place - 

in the basement of the Hamm Building at 408 St Peter St. St Paul 55102 at the site of the old Artists Quarter - 
( just around the corner from Great Waters Brewing Co). 
For a map etc. please go to: 
vieuxcarre.com 

We'll be playing tunes from both my Albums - 
"CORNUCOPIA " and "SOME MONSTERFUL WONDERTHING", great jazz classics and some new tunes! 



Friday, July 8th, 2016

Vieux Carre
Peter Kogan QUINTET - 9 PM to MIDNIGHT
408 St Peter Street in the basement of the Hamm Building
St Paul, MN 55102
651 291-2715 [map]
Price: $10

My Quintet features Pete Whitman on saxes,  Solomon Perham - trumpet, Phil Aaron - piano, Anthony Cox -bass and Peter Kogan on drums.  We'll be playing some of my tunes newly arranged for the Quintet and some great jazz classics and standards.  View Carre on the site of the old Artists Quarter serves great food and drink!

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

10,000 Lakes Concours d'Elegance
Peter Kogan's MONSTERFUL WONDERLAND, PETER KOGAN QUARTET, PETER KOGAN TRIO - 10 AM - Monsterful Wonderband, 1 pm - Quartet, 2:15 pm - Trio
Excelsior Commons at the Bandshell on Lake Minnetonka
Excelsior, MN [map]
Price: $35 at the gate


Hello friends, 

Three of my jazz groups will be performing at The 10,000 Lakes Concours d'Elegance on Sunday, June 5th 
- an event featuring beautiful classic cars - at Excelsior Commons on Lake Minnetonka in Excelsior, MN to Benefit the ICA Foodshelf. This is a beautiful locale and a fun family event 
(kids 12 and under are free - all day adult admission at the gate is $35.) 
Map and info at - 10000lakesconcours.com 

Here's the schedule at the bandshell, Excelsior Commons: 

10 am to 11:15am - Peter Kogan's MONSTERFUL WONDERLAND (playing music from my 2 CDs) with 

Adam Meckler, trumpet 
Pete Whitman, saxes 
Scott Agster, trombone 
Sean Turner, piano 
Chris Olson, guitar 
Jeff Bailey, bass 
Peter Kogan, drums 

11:30 am to 12:45 pm - The Mary Louise Knutson Trio featuring Chris Bates, bass and Greg Schutte, drums 

1 pm to 2 pm - The PETER KOGAN QUARTET with 

Pete Whitman, sax 
Steve Hobert, piano, 
Jeff Bailey, bass 
Peter Kogan, drums 

2:15 pm to 3 pm - The PETER KOGAN TRIO with 

Steve Hobert, piano 
Jeff Bailey, bass 
Peter Kogan, drums 

Hope to see you there! 

Best to all! 
Peter 




Friday, May 6th, 2016

VIEUX CARRE
PETER KOGAN'S MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND featuring Pete Whitman, Geoff Senn, Scott Agster, Chris Olson, Sean Turner and Graydon Peterson - 9 pm to 12 midnight
408 St Peter Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
651 291 - 2715 [map]
Price: $10

My Septet will be playing most of the tunes from my CD's along with some jazz classics.

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

Vieux Carre
The PETER KOGAN QUARTET featuring Pete Whitman, Phil Aaron and Anthony Cox - 9 pm to 12 midnight
408 St Peter Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
651 291 - 2715 [map]
Price: $10

PLAYING MUSIC FROM MY CD'S,  JAZZ STANDARDS AND A SURPRISE OR TWO!

 

Friday, January 29th, 2016

VIEUX CARRE Jazz Club
PETER KOGAN'S MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND featuring Pete Whitman, Adam Meckler, Scott Agster, Chris Olsen, Sean Turner and Jeff Bailey - 9 pm to 12 midnight
408 St Peter Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102 [map]
Price: $10

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

CROONERS LOUNGE and SUPPER CLUB
The PETER KOGAN QUARTET featuring Pete Whitman, Phil Aaron and Anthony Cox - 7 PM to 10 PM
6161 HIGHWAY 65 NE,
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55432
(763) 571 - 9020 [map]
Price: no cover

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

VIEUX CARRE jazz club
The PETER KOGAN QUARTET - 9 pm to 12 midnight
408 St Peter Street
St Paul, MN 55102
651 291 - 2715 [map]
Price: $10

My Quartet features these great musicians!

Brian Grivna - sax, flute and clarinet

Phil Aaron - piano

Anthony Cox - bass

We'll play some tunes from my CD's "CORNUCOPIA" and "SOME MONSTERFUL WONDERTHING" and some jazz standards and a few surprises.   Hope you can be there!

VIEUX CARRE is located where the ARTISTS QUARTER used to be, in the basement of the Hamm Building.  For directions please go to -

vieuxcarre.com

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Target Atrium, Orchestra Hall
Some Monsterful Wonderthinng CD Release Concert - 10:15
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403 [map]

Monday, December 16th, 2013

The Dakota
Peter Kogan Septet "Cornucopia and More" featuring Adam Meckler - trumpet, Pete Whitman - sax, Tom Ashworth - trombone, Cory Wong - guitar, Tanner Taylor - piano and Brian Courage - bass - 7 pm and 9 pm
1010 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 332 1010 [map]
Price: $10

We'll play the music from my album "Cornucopia"  and  some new tunes soon to be recorded!

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Harriet Brewing
Peter Kogan Trio, featuring Travis Anderson - keyboard and Matt Peterson - bass - 8 pm to 10 pm
3036 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 315 - 4633 [map]

Travis Anderson's virtuosic keyboard style is reminiscent of Oscar Peterson with a touch of Erroll Garner to boot!  -  accompanied by ace bassist Matt Peterson, we'll play a few of my tunes and many favorite standards.

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Harriet Brewing
Peter Kogan Quartet, featuring Pete Whitman - 6 to 8 pm
3036 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 315 - 4633 [map]
Price: just walk in

This quartet with yours  truly on drums,and sax extraordinaire Pete Whitman  includes 2 fabulous young jazzmen:  Steven Hobert, keyboard and Brian Courage, bass. Directions found at harrietbrewing.com

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Cornucopia CD Realease Party! - About 7pm to 9pm
2528 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404
612-276-6523 [map]
Price: $10 cover

Minnesota Orchestra percussionist Peter Kogan celebrates the release of his new jazz project, Cornucopia! The recording features all original compositions by Peter, and features MN Orchestra musicians Charles Lazarus (trumpet) and Dave Williamson (bass). The record also features top notch local musicians Mary Louise Knutson and Tommy Barbarella (piano), Tom Ashworth (trombone), Brian Grivna and Kenni Holmen (saxophones), and Cory Wong (guitar).