Previous events

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

The Peter Kogan Quintet at the invitation of the Twin Cities Jazz Festival for a PRE FESTIVAL SHOW on the lower level of the MetroNOME Brewery - Fingal's Cave - featuring these fine musicians:
Ryan Garmoe - trumpet, Joe Mayo - sax, Abebi Stafford - piano, Kam Markworth - bass and Peter Kogan on the drums. We'll be playing some of Peter's originals and some great jazz standards.

No admission or cover charge! Exceptional Belgian style brews and snacks available too.

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

 —  —

Crooners Supper Club, 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN55432

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET returns to the Dunsmore Jazz Room at Crooners for an early evening show of jazz originals by Peter and some great jazz standards. The Quintet features these fabulous musicians:
Ryan Garmoe - trumpet, Joe Mayo - sax, Abebi Stafford - piano and Kameron Markworth - bass, hosted by drummer Peter Kogan. Crooners is noted by Downbeat Magazine as "one of the 100 greatest jazz clubs in the world" ! - and features exceptionally fine food. The doors open at 5 pm.
Tickets are $20 - $30

Please go to this website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-peter-kogan-quintet-tickets-895612439917

or call the Box Office: (763) 760-0062

$20 to $30

PeterKoganJazzPresents THE MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

PeterKoganJazzPresents on the 3rd Thursday in May - my septet will be playing some of my favorite original compositions written for this combo of exceptional soloists!
Jake Baldwin, trumpet Joe Mayo, sax Nick Syman, trombone David Feily, guitar Tommy Barbarella, piano Graydon Peterson, bass Peter Kogan, drums

The MetroNOME serves their exceptional Belgian style brews and tasty snacks in the acoustically excellent basement venue - Fingal's Cave. Admission is free and no cover or minimum. Come one and all !!!

PeterKoganJazzPresents VIBRAPHONICS

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

PeterKoganJazzPresents VIBRAPHONICS 

THURSDAY, APRIL 18th at The MetroNOME  @7:00pm  - 9:00 pm

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101 [entrance between 5th and 6th streets]

The Vibraphone artistry of Dave Hagedorn - backed up by Phil Aaron on piano, Kevin Clements on bass and  and Peter Kogan on drums, in Fingals Cave - the great jazz venue on the lower level of the Brewery.  

We'll be playing tunes by Monk, John Lewis, Milt Jackson and originals by Peter.

NO COVER OR MINIMUM at The MetroNOME downstairs in FINGALS CAVE - with great Belgian style brews and tasty snacks available!

PeterKoganJazzPresents THE BOSS TENORS

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

JOE MAYO AND PETE WHITMAN SQUARE OFF AGAIN - AFTER A DRAW LAST YEAR - AS THE 2 TENORS ENTER THE RING FOR THE ReMATCH AT THE MetroNOME, THE BOUT ON BROADWAY STREET!

GREAT TUNES FROM THE 30'S, 40'S. 50'S AND BEYOND.

IN THE CORNERS: TED GODBOUT ON PIANO, GARY RAYNOR ON BASS AND REFEREE, PETER KOGAN ON DRUMS.

SAXTISFACTION GUARANTEED!

NO COVER OR MINIMUM AT THE MetroNOME DOWNSTAIRS IN FINGALS CAVE - with great Belgian style brews and tasty snacks too.

PeterKoganJazzPresents The 'TAR'BONE Quintet

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

The guitar of Geoff LeCrone and the trombone of Dave Graf with Ted Godbout on piano, Steve Pikal on bass and Peter on drums. The 'TAR'BONE will play a mix of originals by the group and our favorite jazz standards - with a world premier of a new tune by Peter Kogan.

Free admission! No cover or minimum at Fingals Cave - the acoustically excellent lower level of the Brewery where great Belgian style brew is served.

PeterKoganJazzPresents - The BIrd&Diz Legacy Quintet

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

Our 8th( !) exploration of the compositions of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie - the trend setting progenitors of BeBop, as part of the 3rd Thursday of the month PeterKoganJazzPresents at the MetroNOME Brewery in st Paul. These fabulous musicians are featured: Peter Goggin - alto sax, Mitch Van Laar - trumpet, Phil Aaron - piano, Tom Lewis - bass and Peter Kogan - drums. There is no cover or admission at the acoustically excellent Fingals Cave on the lower level of the Brewery, known for its great Belgian style brews.

The Peter Kogan Quintet

 — (CST, UTC-06) — (CST, UTC-06)

Crooners Supper Club, 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN55432

The Peter Kogan Quintet's first appearance at Crooners! This iteration of the Quintet, together since last July, features Ryan Garmoe - trumpet and flugelhorn, Joe Mayo- tenor sax, Abebi Stafford - piano, Kameron Markworth - bass and Peter Kogan - drums. We will be playing Peter's originals and our favorite jazz classics in the Dunsmore Room. Great food and drink served in this great jazz venue.

$20 -$30

The Brian Grivna Quartet

 — (CST, UTC-06) — (CST, UTC-06)

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

PeterKoganJazzPresents in December - The Brian Grivna Quartet featuring Brian on alto sax and clarinet backed up by Phil Aaron on piano, Graydon Peterson on bass and Peter Kogan, drums - playing great jazz tunes from Ellington to Coltrane! At the MetroNOME Brewery serving great Belgian style brews in the acoustically excellent Fingals Cave on the lower level. No cover or minimum - free entry!

PeterKoganJazzPresents The Peter Kogan Quintet

 —  —

MetroNOME Brewery, 289 Fifth Street East, St Paul, MN 55101

My Quintet playing some of my compositions and our favorite jazz standards, featuring these exceptional musicians: Ryan Garmoe - trumpet, Joe Mayo - sax, Abebi Stafford - piano and Kameron Markworth - bass. This crew, together since last summer has melded into into a formidable combo! We perform in the acoustically excellent lower level - Fingals Cve - at the MetroNOME Brewery.

The Bird&Diz Legacy Quintet

 —  —

Crooners Supper Club, 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN55432

The Bird&Diz Legacy Quintet Formed in February, 2022, this will be our 7th exploration of the vital compositions of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie - progenitors of BeBop - which became the foundation of Modern Jazz.

Our Quintet features these exceptional musicians:

Peter Goggin - alto sax,

Mitch Van Laar - trumpet,

Ted Godbout - piano,

Tom Lewis - bass

Peter Kogan – drums.

Our group has appeared at JazzCentralStudios in Mpls, , The MetroNOME in St Paul, and for 2 summers at the Atrium in Orchestra Hall, Mpls.

Leader Peter Kogan backed up Blues masters Lightnin' Hopkins, Floyd Jones, Honeyboy Edwards and Jimmy Witherspoon, appeared with the Larry Elgart Big Band and played with jazz, rock and blues bands in New York City before joining The Minnesota Orchestra as Principal Timpanist from 1986 - 2015.

In recent years he has released 4 well reviewed jazz CDs. and has appeared at all the major jazz venues around the region ,including The Twin Cities Jazz Festival. Peter's new CD: JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT was released in June 2022 and features his most recent compositions.

PeterKoganJazzPresents began curating monthly shows last year at The MetroNOME brewery in St Paul and is in it’s second year featuring a variety of combos.

$20 to $30

PeterKoganJazzPresents THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

My Quintet playing my recent and favorite compositions and some great jazz classics arranged for the group.
Featuring these fabulous players; RYAN GARMOE - trumpet JOE MAYO - sax ABEBI STAFFORD - piano KAMERON MARKWORTH - bass and yours truly on drums

This will be the last PeterKoganJazzPresents engagement at the MetroNOME this summer~But starting on Thursday, October 19th 2023, a new season of Third Thirsty Thursdays will begin with a different show every month well into next year!

I've appreciated the audience support and applause!!! and plan to continue bringing in some of the Twin Cities finest jazz musicians next fall.

Meanwhile there will be music on Thursdays on August 17th and September 21st. Please check the MetroNOME website for these presentations. Always free admission and no cover!

The Bird&Diz Legacy Quintet (Episode #5)

 —  —

MetroNOME Brewery, 289 Fifth Street East, St Paul, MN 55101

Our 5th exploration of the vital compositions of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie - progenitors of BeBop, which became the foundation of Modern Jazz. Our Quintet features these exceptional musicians: Peter Goggin - alto sax, Mitch Van Laar - trumpet, Phil Aaron - piano, Chet Carlson - bass and Peter Kogan - drums. We'll be playing in the acoustically excellent Fingals Cave in the MetroNOME lower level. Admission is free and the brew is exceptional!

PeterKoganJazzPresents THE MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND

 —  —

MetroNOME Brewery, 289 Fifth Street East, St Paul, MN 55101

THE MUSIC COMPOSED AND ARRANGED BY PETER KOGAN FOR HIS SEPTET, THE MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND, PLAYING THE TUNES RELEASED ON HIS 2022 ALBUM, "JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT" . THIS IS THE FIRST ENGAGEMENT OF THE SEPTET SINCE LAST JUNE AND FEATURES THESE FORMIDABLE JAZZ SOLOISTS: Ryan Garmoe - trumpet, Pete Whitman - sax, Nick Syman- trombone, Geoff LeCrone - guitar, Kaviesh Kaviraj - piano, Chris Bates - bass, Peter Kogan - drums

PeterKoganJazzPresents BRASS MASTER SUMMIT

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

THE MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA'S STAR JAZZ TRUMPET CHARLES LAZARUS, IN A RARE APPEARANCE OUTSIDE OF ORCHESTRA HALL, IN THE UNIQUE INTIMATE SETTING OF FINGAL'S CAVE AT THE MetroNOME, WITH HIS QUINTET, FEATURING SCOTT AGSTER - TROMBONE, TOMMY BARBARELLA - PIANO, CHRIS BATES - BASS AND PETER KOGAN - DRUMS.

THE BRIAN GRIVNA QUARTET

I'm delighted to be playing with Brian again at Crooners -  info below.  

I hope you can join us!

Yours,

Peter
 

 

Dinner and drinks service starts at 5 pm,1 hour before  the show -

in the Dunsmore Room.

Jazz From Ellington To Contemporary

Brian Grivna sax 
Phil Aaron piano 
Chris Bates bass 
Peter Kogan drums

 

Brian Grivna, a renowned freelance musician in the Twin Cities, has spent 12 years as a staff woodwind player at the Guthrie Theater and has toured with the Buddy Rich Band. He has performed and recorded with the Minnesota Orchestra and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. He had been a regular on “A Prairie Home Companion” and has played in many Broadway pit bands. He teaches saxophone and jazz improvisation at Macalester College and the University of Minnesota.

 

Details

Date:

Sunday, Apr 21

Time:

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost:

$20.00 - $30.00

Tickets Here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-brian-grivna-quartet-tickets-865201209107

CROONERS

6161 HIGHWAY 65 NE

MPLS, MN 55432

Previous events

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

The Peter Kogan Quintet at the invitation of the Twin Cities Jazz Festival for a PRE FESTIVAL SHOW on the lower level of the MetroNOME Brewery - Fingal's Cave - featuring these fine musicians:
Ryan Garmoe - trumpet, Joe Mayo - sax, Abebi Stafford - piano, Kam Markworth - bass and Peter Kogan on the drums. We'll be playing some of Peter's originals and some great jazz standards.

No admission or cover charge! Exceptional Belgian style brews and snacks available too.

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

 —  —

Crooners Supper Club, 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN55432

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET returns to the Dunsmore Jazz Room at Crooners for an early evening show of jazz originals by Peter and some great jazz standards. The Quintet features these fabulous musicians:
Ryan Garmoe - trumpet, Joe Mayo - sax, Abebi Stafford - piano and Kameron Markworth - bass, hosted by drummer Peter Kogan. Crooners is noted by Downbeat Magazine as "one of the 100 greatest jazz clubs in the world" ! - and features exceptionally fine food. The doors open at 5 pm.
Tickets are $20 - $30

Please go to this website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-peter-kogan-quintet-tickets-895612439917

or call the Box Office: (763) 760-0062

$20 to $30

PeterKoganJazzPresents THE MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

PeterKoganJazzPresents on the 3rd Thursday in May - my septet will be playing some of my favorite original compositions written for this combo of exceptional soloists!
Jake Baldwin, trumpet Joe Mayo, sax Nick Syman, trombone David Feily, guitar Tommy Barbarella, piano Graydon Peterson, bass Peter Kogan, drums

The MetroNOME serves their exceptional Belgian style brews and tasty snacks in the acoustically excellent basement venue - Fingal's Cave. Admission is free and no cover or minimum. Come one and all !!!

PeterKoganJazzPresents VIBRAPHONICS

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

PeterKoganJazzPresents VIBRAPHONICS 

THURSDAY, APRIL 18th at The MetroNOME  @7:00pm  - 9:00 pm

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101 [entrance between 5th and 6th streets]

The Vibraphone artistry of Dave Hagedorn - backed up by Phil Aaron on piano, Kevin Clements on bass and  and Peter Kogan on drums, in Fingals Cave - the great jazz venue on the lower level of the Brewery.  

We'll be playing tunes by Monk, John Lewis, Milt Jackson and originals by Peter.

NO COVER OR MINIMUM at The MetroNOME downstairs in FINGALS CAVE - with great Belgian style brews and tasty snacks available!

PeterKoganJazzPresents THE BOSS TENORS

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

JOE MAYO AND PETE WHITMAN SQUARE OFF AGAIN - AFTER A DRAW LAST YEAR - AS THE 2 TENORS ENTER THE RING FOR THE ReMATCH AT THE MetroNOME, THE BOUT ON BROADWAY STREET!

GREAT TUNES FROM THE 30'S, 40'S. 50'S AND BEYOND.

IN THE CORNERS: TED GODBOUT ON PIANO, GARY RAYNOR ON BASS AND REFEREE, PETER KOGAN ON DRUMS.

SAXTISFACTION GUARANTEED!

NO COVER OR MINIMUM AT THE MetroNOME DOWNSTAIRS IN FINGALS CAVE - with great Belgian style brews and tasty snacks too.

PeterKoganJazzPresents The 'TAR'BONE Quintet

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

The guitar of Geoff LeCrone and the trombone of Dave Graf with Ted Godbout on piano, Steve Pikal on bass and Peter on drums. The 'TAR'BONE will play a mix of originals by the group and our favorite jazz standards - with a world premier of a new tune by Peter Kogan.

Free admission! No cover or minimum at Fingals Cave - the acoustically excellent lower level of the Brewery where great Belgian style brew is served.

PeterKoganJazzPresents - The BIrd&Diz Legacy Quintet

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

Our 8th( !) exploration of the compositions of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie - the trend setting progenitors of BeBop, as part of the 3rd Thursday of the month PeterKoganJazzPresents at the MetroNOME Brewery in st Paul. These fabulous musicians are featured: Peter Goggin - alto sax, Mitch Van Laar - trumpet, Phil Aaron - piano, Tom Lewis - bass and Peter Kogan - drums. There is no cover or admission at the acoustically excellent Fingals Cave on the lower level of the Brewery, known for its great Belgian style brews.

The Peter Kogan Quintet

 — (CST, UTC-06) — (CST, UTC-06)

Crooners Supper Club, 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN55432

The Peter Kogan Quintet's first appearance at Crooners! This iteration of the Quintet, together since last July, features Ryan Garmoe - trumpet and flugelhorn, Joe Mayo- tenor sax, Abebi Stafford - piano, Kameron Markworth - bass and Peter Kogan - drums. We will be playing Peter's originals and our favorite jazz classics in the Dunsmore Room. Great food and drink served in this great jazz venue.

$20 -$30

The Brian Grivna Quartet

 — (CST, UTC-06) — (CST, UTC-06)

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

PeterKoganJazzPresents in December - The Brian Grivna Quartet featuring Brian on alto sax and clarinet backed up by Phil Aaron on piano, Graydon Peterson on bass and Peter Kogan, drums - playing great jazz tunes from Ellington to Coltrane! At the MetroNOME Brewery serving great Belgian style brews in the acoustically excellent Fingals Cave on the lower level. No cover or minimum - free entry!

PeterKoganJazzPresents The Peter Kogan Quintet

 —  —

MetroNOME Brewery, 289 Fifth Street East, St Paul, MN 55101

My Quintet playing some of my compositions and our favorite jazz standards, featuring these exceptional musicians: Ryan Garmoe - trumpet, Joe Mayo - sax, Abebi Stafford - piano and Kameron Markworth - bass. This crew, together since last summer has melded into into a formidable combo! We perform in the acoustically excellent lower level - Fingals Cve - at the MetroNOME Brewery.

The Bird&Diz Legacy Quintet

 —  —

Crooners Supper Club, 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN55432

The Bird&Diz Legacy Quintet Formed in February, 2022, this will be our 7th exploration of the vital compositions of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie - progenitors of BeBop - which became the foundation of Modern Jazz.

Our Quintet features these exceptional musicians:

Peter Goggin - alto sax,

Mitch Van Laar - trumpet,

Ted Godbout - piano,

Tom Lewis - bass

Peter Kogan – drums.

Our group has appeared at JazzCentralStudios in Mpls, , The MetroNOME in St Paul, and for 2 summers at the Atrium in Orchestra Hall, Mpls.

Leader Peter Kogan backed up Blues masters Lightnin' Hopkins, Floyd Jones, Honeyboy Edwards and Jimmy Witherspoon, appeared with the Larry Elgart Big Band and played with jazz, rock and blues bands in New York City before joining The Minnesota Orchestra as Principal Timpanist from 1986 - 2015.

In recent years he has released 4 well reviewed jazz CDs. and has appeared at all the major jazz venues around the region ,including The Twin Cities Jazz Festival. Peter's new CD: JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT was released in June 2022 and features his most recent compositions.

PeterKoganJazzPresents began curating monthly shows last year at The MetroNOME brewery in St Paul and is in it’s second year featuring a variety of combos.

$20 to $30

PeterKoganJazzPresents THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

My Quintet playing my recent and favorite compositions and some great jazz classics arranged for the group.
Featuring these fabulous players; RYAN GARMOE - trumpet JOE MAYO - sax ABEBI STAFFORD - piano KAMERON MARKWORTH - bass and yours truly on drums

This will be the last PeterKoganJazzPresents engagement at the MetroNOME this summer~But starting on Thursday, October 19th 2023, a new season of Third Thirsty Thursdays will begin with a different show every month well into next year!

I've appreciated the audience support and applause!!! and plan to continue bringing in some of the Twin Cities finest jazz musicians next fall.

Meanwhile there will be music on Thursdays on August 17th and September 21st. Please check the MetroNOME website for these presentations. Always free admission and no cover!

The Bird&Diz Legacy Quintet (Episode #5)

 —  —

MetroNOME Brewery, 289 Fifth Street East, St Paul, MN 55101

Our 5th exploration of the vital compositions of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie - progenitors of BeBop, which became the foundation of Modern Jazz. Our Quintet features these exceptional musicians: Peter Goggin - alto sax, Mitch Van Laar - trumpet, Phil Aaron - piano, Chet Carlson - bass and Peter Kogan - drums. We'll be playing in the acoustically excellent Fingals Cave in the MetroNOME lower level. Admission is free and the brew is exceptional!

PeterKoganJazzPresents THE MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND

 —  —

MetroNOME Brewery, 289 Fifth Street East, St Paul, MN 55101

THE MUSIC COMPOSED AND ARRANGED BY PETER KOGAN FOR HIS SEPTET, THE MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND, PLAYING THE TUNES RELEASED ON HIS 2022 ALBUM, "JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT" . THIS IS THE FIRST ENGAGEMENT OF THE SEPTET SINCE LAST JUNE AND FEATURES THESE FORMIDABLE JAZZ SOLOISTS: Ryan Garmoe - trumpet, Pete Whitman - sax, Nick Syman- trombone, Geoff LeCrone - guitar, Kaviesh Kaviraj - piano, Chris Bates - bass, Peter Kogan - drums

PeterKoganJazzPresents BRASS MASTER SUMMIT

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

THE MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA'S STAR JAZZ TRUMPET CHARLES LAZARUS, IN A RARE APPEARANCE OUTSIDE OF ORCHESTRA HALL, IN THE UNIQUE INTIMATE SETTING OF FINGAL'S CAVE AT THE MetroNOME, WITH HIS QUINTET, FEATURING SCOTT AGSTER - TROMBONE, TOMMY BARBARELLA - PIANO, CHRIS BATES - BASS AND PETER KOGAN - DRUMS.

Previous events

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

The Peter Kogan Quintet at the invitation of the Twin Cities Jazz Festival for a PRE FESTIVAL SHOW on the lower level of the MetroNOME Brewery - Fingal's Cave - featuring these fine musicians:
Ryan Garmoe - trumpet, Joe Mayo - sax, Abebi Stafford - piano, Kam Markworth - bass and Peter Kogan on the drums. We'll be playing some of Peter's originals and some great jazz standards.

No admission or cover charge! Exceptional Belgian style brews and snacks available too.

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

 —  —

Crooners Supper Club, 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN55432

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET returns to the Dunsmore Jazz Room at Crooners for an early evening show of jazz originals by Peter and some great jazz standards. The Quintet features these fabulous musicians:
Ryan Garmoe - trumpet, Joe Mayo - sax, Abebi Stafford - piano and Kameron Markworth - bass, hosted by drummer Peter Kogan. Crooners is noted by Downbeat Magazine as "one of the 100 greatest jazz clubs in the world" ! - and features exceptionally fine food. The doors open at 5 pm.
Tickets are $20 - $30

Please go to this website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-peter-kogan-quintet-tickets-895612439917

or call the Box Office: (763) 760-0062

$20 to $30

PeterKoganJazzPresents THE MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

PeterKoganJazzPresents on the 3rd Thursday in May - my septet will be playing some of my favorite original compositions written for this combo of exceptional soloists!
Jake Baldwin, trumpet Joe Mayo, sax Nick Syman, trombone David Feily, guitar Tommy Barbarella, piano Graydon Peterson, bass Peter Kogan, drums

The MetroNOME serves their exceptional Belgian style brews and tasty snacks in the acoustically excellent basement venue - Fingal's Cave. Admission is free and no cover or minimum. Come one and all !!!

PeterKoganJazzPresents VIBRAPHONICS

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

PeterKoganJazzPresents VIBRAPHONICS 

THURSDAY, APRIL 18th at The MetroNOME  @7:00pm  - 9:00 pm

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101 [entrance between 5th and 6th streets]

The Vibraphone artistry of Dave Hagedorn - backed up by Phil Aaron on piano, Kevin Clements on bass and  and Peter Kogan on drums, in Fingals Cave - the great jazz venue on the lower level of the Brewery.  

We'll be playing tunes by Monk, John Lewis, Milt Jackson and originals by Peter.

NO COVER OR MINIMUM at The MetroNOME downstairs in FINGALS CAVE - with great Belgian style brews and tasty snacks available!

PeterKoganJazzPresents THE BOSS TENORS

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

JOE MAYO AND PETE WHITMAN SQUARE OFF AGAIN - AFTER A DRAW LAST YEAR - AS THE 2 TENORS ENTER THE RING FOR THE ReMATCH AT THE MetroNOME, THE BOUT ON BROADWAY STREET!

GREAT TUNES FROM THE 30'S, 40'S. 50'S AND BEYOND.

IN THE CORNERS: TED GODBOUT ON PIANO, GARY RAYNOR ON BASS AND REFEREE, PETER KOGAN ON DRUMS.

SAXTISFACTION GUARANTEED!

NO COVER OR MINIMUM AT THE MetroNOME DOWNSTAIRS IN FINGALS CAVE - with great Belgian style brews and tasty snacks too.

PeterKoganJazzPresents The 'TAR'BONE Quintet

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

The guitar of Geoff LeCrone and the trombone of Dave Graf with Ted Godbout on piano, Steve Pikal on bass and Peter on drums. The 'TAR'BONE will play a mix of originals by the group and our favorite jazz standards - with a world premier of a new tune by Peter Kogan.

Free admission! No cover or minimum at Fingals Cave - the acoustically excellent lower level of the Brewery where great Belgian style brew is served.

PeterKoganJazzPresents - The BIrd&Diz Legacy Quintet

 —  —

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

Our 8th( !) exploration of the compositions of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie - the trend setting progenitors of BeBop, as part of the 3rd Thursday of the month PeterKoganJazzPresents at the MetroNOME Brewery in st Paul. These fabulous musicians are featured: Peter Goggin - alto sax, Mitch Van Laar - trumpet, Phil Aaron - piano, Tom Lewis - bass and Peter Kogan - drums. There is no cover or admission at the acoustically excellent Fingals Cave on the lower level of the Brewery, known for its great Belgian style brews.

The Peter Kogan Quintet

 — (CST, UTC-06) — (CST, UTC-06)

Crooners Supper Club, 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN55432

The Peter Kogan Quintet's first appearance at Crooners! This iteration of the Quintet, together since last July, features Ryan Garmoe - trumpet and flugelhorn, Joe Mayo- tenor sax, Abebi Stafford - piano, Kameron Markworth - bass and Peter Kogan - drums. We will be playing Peter's originals and our favorite jazz classics in the Dunsmore Room. Great food and drink served in this great jazz venue.

$20 -$30

The Brian Grivna Quartet

 — (CST, UTC-06) — (CST, UTC-06)

The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

PeterKoganJazzPresents in December - The Brian Grivna Quartet featuring Brian on alto sax and clarinet backed up by Phil Aaron on piano, Graydon Peterson on bass and Peter Kogan, drums - playing great jazz tunes from Ellington to Coltrane! At the MetroNOME Brewery serving great Belgian style brews in the acoustically excellent Fingals Cave on the lower level. No cover or minimum - free entry!

PeterKoganJazzPresents The Peter Kogan Quintet

 —  —

MetroNOME Brewery, 289 Fifth Street East, St Paul, MN 55101

My Quintet playing some of my compositions and our favorite jazz standards, featuring these exceptional musicians: Ryan Garmoe - trumpet, Joe Mayo - sax, Abebi Stafford - piano and Kameron Markworth - bass. This crew, together since last summer has melded into into a formidable combo! We perform in the acoustically excellent lower level - Fingals Cve - at the MetroNOME Brewery.

The Bird&Diz Legacy Quintet

 —  —

Crooners Supper Club, 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN55432

The Bird&Diz Legacy Quintet Formed in February, 2022, this will be our 7th exploration of the vital compositions of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie - progenitors of BeBop - which became the foundation of Modern Jazz.

Our Quintet features these exceptional musicians:

Peter Goggin - alto sax,

Mitch Van Laar - trumpet,

Ted Godbout - piano,

Tom Lewis - bass

Peter Kogan – drums.

Our group has appeared at JazzCentralStudios in Mpls, , The MetroNOME in St Paul, and for 2 summers at the Atrium in Orchestra Hall, Mpls.

Leader Peter Kogan backed up Blues masters Lightnin' Hopkins, Floyd Jones, Honeyboy Edwards and Jimmy Witherspoon, appeared with the Larry Elgart Big Band and played with jazz, rock and blues bands in New York City before joining The Minnesota Orchestra as Principal Timpanist from 1986 - 2015.

In recent years he has released 4 well reviewed jazz CDs. and has appeared at all the major jazz venues around the region ,including The Twin Cities Jazz Festival. Peter's new CD: JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT was released in June 2022 and features his most recent compositions.

PeterKoganJazzPresents began curating monthly shows last year at The MetroNOME brewery in St Paul and is in it’s second year featuring a variety of combos.

$20 to $30

PeterKoganJazzPresents THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

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The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

My Quintet playing my recent and favorite compositions and some great jazz classics arranged for the group.
Featuring these fabulous players; RYAN GARMOE - trumpet JOE MAYO - sax ABEBI STAFFORD - piano KAMERON MARKWORTH - bass and yours truly on drums

This will be the last PeterKoganJazzPresents engagement at the MetroNOME this summer~But starting on Thursday, October 19th 2023, a new season of Third Thirsty Thursdays will begin with a different show every month well into next year!

I've appreciated the audience support and applause!!! and plan to continue bringing in some of the Twin Cities finest jazz musicians next fall.

Meanwhile there will be music on Thursdays on August 17th and September 21st. Please check the MetroNOME website for these presentations. Always free admission and no cover!

The Bird&Diz Legacy Quintet (Episode #5)

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MetroNOME Brewery, 289 Fifth Street East, St Paul, MN 55101

Our 5th exploration of the vital compositions of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie - progenitors of BeBop, which became the foundation of Modern Jazz. Our Quintet features these exceptional musicians: Peter Goggin - alto sax, Mitch Van Laar - trumpet, Phil Aaron - piano, Chet Carlson - bass and Peter Kogan - drums. We'll be playing in the acoustically excellent Fingals Cave in the MetroNOME lower level. Admission is free and the brew is exceptional!

PeterKoganJazzPresents THE MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND

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MetroNOME Brewery, 289 Fifth Street East, St Paul, MN 55101

THE MUSIC COMPOSED AND ARRANGED BY PETER KOGAN FOR HIS SEPTET, THE MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND, PLAYING THE TUNES RELEASED ON HIS 2022 ALBUM, "JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT" . THIS IS THE FIRST ENGAGEMENT OF THE SEPTET SINCE LAST JUNE AND FEATURES THESE FORMIDABLE JAZZ SOLOISTS: Ryan Garmoe - trumpet, Pete Whitman - sax, Nick Syman- trombone, Geoff LeCrone - guitar, Kaviesh Kaviraj - piano, Chris Bates - bass, Peter Kogan - drums

PeterKoganJazzPresents BRASS MASTER SUMMIT

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The MetroNOME Brewery, 385 Broadway Street, St Paul, MN 55101

THE MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA'S STAR JAZZ TRUMPET CHARLES LAZARUS, IN A RARE APPEARANCE OUTSIDE OF ORCHESTRA HALL, IN THE UNIQUE INTIMATE SETTING OF FINGAL'S CAVE AT THE MetroNOME, WITH HIS QUINTET, FEATURING SCOTT AGSTER - TROMBONE, TOMMY BARBARELLA - PIANO, CHRIS BATES - BASS AND PETER KOGAN - DRUMS.

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PeterKoganJazzPresents The TarBone Quintet

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MetroNOME Brewery, 289 Fifth Street East, St Paul, MN 55101

Come hear the marvelous confluence of Guitar, Trombone and Rhythm - The TarBone Quintet - playing great jazz standards and originals! Featuring Geoff LeCrone on 'Tar, Dave Graf on 'Bone, Ted Godbout - piano, Graydon Peterson - bass and Peter Kogan - drums playing in Fingals Cave - the acoustically great basement venue at The MetroNOME Brewery, home of superb Belgian brews. No ticket or door charge for this show - just come in and listen!