Previous events

PeterKoganJazzPresents The 'TAR'BONE Quintet

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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.

PeterKoganJazzPresents BOSS TENORS

 — (CST, UTC-06) — (CST, UTC-06)

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

In the tradition of dueling tenor saxes promoted in the Count Basie band in the 1930s - with Lester Young vs Herschel Walker, and later with Dexter Gordon vs Wardell Gray, and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis vs Johnny Griffin - our local Tenor favorites Pete Whitman and Joe Mayo will square up, cheered on by Patrick Adkins - piano, Graydon Peterson - bass and Peter Kogan - drums.

LIVE MUSIC! IN THE BASEMENT ROOM - FINGAL'S CAVE - OF THE METRONOME BREWERY, SERVING EXTRAORDINARY FINE BREW.
NO ADMISSION, AND ALL ARE WELCOME!

PeterKoganJazzPresents The TarBone Quintet

 — (CST, UTC-06) — (CST, UTC-06)

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

Dave Graf - trombone, Geoff LeCrone - guitar, Ted Godbout - piano and Kameron Markworth - bass, with Peter on drums, playing originals and jazz standards! No cover or minimum in the accoustically excellent lower level Fingal's Cave - with great Belgian brews on tap.

The Brian Grivna Quartet

 —  —

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

The superb veteran also sax and clarinet virtuoso brings his quartet to the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Supper Club, backed up by his collaborators, Phil Aaron on piano, Graydon Peterson on bass and Peter Kogan on the drums. Music by Ellington, Coltrane and some great jazz standards. Crooners provides exceptional food - and drinks.

$20

The Brian Grivna Quartet

 —  —

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

PeterKoganJazzPresents - for our 3rd Thursday in November residency - The Brian Grivna Quartet - featuring the masterful Mr. Grivna, the alto sax and clarinet virtuoso, playing his favorites, backed up by Phil Aaron and Graydon Peterson and Peter Kogan. $10 at the door, downstairs at the MetroNOME in Fingal's Cave - great acoustics there! And the Belgian beer and ale are fabulous.

The Bird&Diz Legacy Quintet (Episode#4)

 —  —

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

Exploring the great musical legacy of the 2 progenitors of Bebop - Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. We'll be playing our favorites from their classic compositions and some of the standards identified with them. The Quintet features Mitch Van Laar, Peter Goggin, Wade Alexander,Chris Bates and Peter Kogan! This is the 2nd of our PeterKoganJazzPresents Thursday residency events. The MetroNOME Brewery serves exceptional Belgian beer and ale! We'll be playing downstairs in Fingal's Cave with its great acoustics. $10 at the door.

Here are my upcoming combos at The MetroNOME Brewery in St Paul!   They are on the  3rd Thursday of the Month starting in October. No admission or cover charge in Finagals Cave on the lower level.                                                                                                  The MetroNOME Brewery, 289 Fifth Street East (entrance on Broadway Street) St Paul, MN 55101

THE MUSIC OF WAYNE SHORTER

Thursday, October 19th at 7 to 9 pm 

Steve Kenny, flumpet 

Pete Whitman, sax 

Phil Aaron, piano 

Gary Raynor, bass 

Peter Kogan, drums 

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET 

Thursday, November 16th, from 7 to 9 pm 

Ryan Garmoe, trumpet 

Joe Mayo, sax 

Abebi Stafford, piano 

Kameron Markworth, bass 

Peter Kogan, Drums 

THE BRIAN GRIVNA QUARTET 

Thursday, December 21,  from 7 to 9 pm 

Brian Grivna, alto sax and Clarinet 

Phil Aaron, piano 

Graydon Peterson, bass 

Peter Kogan, drums 

THE BIRD&DIZ LEGACY QUINTET (EPISODE #7) 

Thursday, January 18th, 2024 from  7 to 9 pm 

Peter Goggin, alto sax 

Mitch Van Laar, trumpet 

Phil Aaron, piano 

Tom Lewis, bass 

Peter Kogan, drums 

THE 'TAR'BONE QUINTET 

Thursday, February 15th ,2024 from 7 to 9 pm 

Geoff LeCrone, guitar 

Dave Graf, trombone 

Ted Godbout, piano 

Steve Pikal, bass 

Peter Kogan, drums 

BOSS TENORS 

Thursday, March 21st, 7 to 9 pm

Pete Whitman, tenor sax

Joe Mayo, tenor sax

Ted Godbout, piano 

Peter Kogan, drums 

Gary Raynor, bass

VIBRAPHONICS

Thursday, April 18th, 7 to 9 pm

Dave Hagedorn, Vibraphone

Phil Aaron, piano

Kevin Clements, bass

Peter Kogan, drums

 PETER KOGAN'S MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND 

Thursday, May 16th, 7 t o 9 pm 

Jake Baldwin, trumpet,

Joe Mayo, sax

Nick Syman, trombone  

David Feily, guitar 

Tommy Barbarella, piano

Graydon Peterson, bass

Peter Kogan, drums 

{the rest of the band to be announced} 

 

 

Previous events

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.

PeterKoganJazzPresents BOSS TENORS

 — (CST, UTC-06) — (CST, UTC-06)

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

In the tradition of dueling tenor saxes promoted in the Count Basie band in the 1930s - with Lester Young vs Herschel Walker, and later with Dexter Gordon vs Wardell Gray, and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis vs Johnny Griffin - our local Tenor favorites Pete Whitman and Joe Mayo will square up, cheered on by Patrick Adkins - piano, Graydon Peterson - bass and Peter Kogan - drums.

LIVE MUSIC! IN THE BASEMENT ROOM - FINGAL'S CAVE - OF THE METRONOME BREWERY, SERVING EXTRAORDINARY FINE BREW.
NO ADMISSION, AND ALL ARE WELCOME!

PeterKoganJazzPresents The TarBone Quintet

 — (CST, UTC-06) — (CST, UTC-06)

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

Dave Graf - trombone, Geoff LeCrone - guitar, Ted Godbout - piano and Kameron Markworth - bass, with Peter on drums, playing originals and jazz standards! No cover or minimum in the accoustically excellent lower level Fingal's Cave - with great Belgian brews on tap.

The Brian Grivna Quartet

 —  —

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

The superb veteran also sax and clarinet virtuoso brings his quartet to the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Supper Club, backed up by his collaborators, Phil Aaron on piano, Graydon Peterson on bass and Peter Kogan on the drums. Music by Ellington, Coltrane and some great jazz standards. Crooners provides exceptional food - and drinks.

$20

The Brian Grivna Quartet

 —  —

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

PeterKoganJazzPresents - for our 3rd Thursday in November residency - The Brian Grivna Quartet - featuring the masterful Mr. Grivna, the alto sax and clarinet virtuoso, playing his favorites, backed up by Phil Aaron and Graydon Peterson and Peter Kogan. $10 at the door, downstairs at the MetroNOME in Fingal's Cave - great acoustics there! And the Belgian beer and ale are fabulous.

The Bird&Diz Legacy Quintet (Episode#4)

 —  —

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

Exploring the great musical legacy of the 2 progenitors of Bebop - Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. We'll be playing our favorites from their classic compositions and some of the standards identified with them. The Quintet features Mitch Van Laar, Peter Goggin, Wade Alexander,Chris Bates and Peter Kogan! This is the 2nd of our PeterKoganJazzPresents Thursday residency events. The MetroNOME Brewery serves exceptional Belgian beer and ale! We'll be playing downstairs in Fingal's Cave with its great acoustics. $10 at the door.

Previous events

PeterKoganJazzPresents The TarBone Quintet

 —  —

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!

Previous events

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.

PeterKoganJazzPresents BOSS TENORS

 — (CST, UTC-06) — (CST, UTC-06)

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

In the tradition of dueling tenor saxes promoted in the Count Basie band in the 1930s - with Lester Young vs Herschel Walker, and later with Dexter Gordon vs Wardell Gray, and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis vs Johnny Griffin - our local Tenor favorites Pete Whitman and Joe Mayo will square up, cheered on by Patrick Adkins - piano, Graydon Peterson - bass and Peter Kogan - drums.

LIVE MUSIC! IN THE BASEMENT ROOM - FINGAL'S CAVE - OF THE METRONOME BREWERY, SERVING EXTRAORDINARY FINE BREW.
NO ADMISSION, AND ALL ARE WELCOME!

PeterKoganJazzPresents The TarBone Quintet

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

Dave Graf - trombone, Geoff LeCrone - guitar, Ted Godbout - piano and Kameron Markworth - bass, with Peter on drums, playing originals and jazz standards! No cover or minimum in the accoustically excellent lower level Fingal's Cave - with great Belgian brews on tap.

The Brian Grivna Quartet

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

The superb veteran also sax and clarinet virtuoso brings his quartet to the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Supper Club, backed up by his collaborators, Phil Aaron on piano, Graydon Peterson on bass and Peter Kogan on the drums. Music by Ellington, Coltrane and some great jazz standards. Crooners provides exceptional food - and drinks.

$20

The Brian Grivna Quartet

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

PeterKoganJazzPresents - for our 3rd Thursday in November residency - The Brian Grivna Quartet - featuring the masterful Mr. Grivna, the alto sax and clarinet virtuoso, playing his favorites, backed up by Phil Aaron and Graydon Peterson and Peter Kogan. $10 at the door, downstairs at the MetroNOME in Fingal's Cave - great acoustics there! And the Belgian beer and ale are fabulous.

The Bird&Diz Legacy Quintet (Episode#4)

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

Exploring the great musical legacy of the 2 progenitors of Bebop - Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. We'll be playing our favorites from their classic compositions and some of the standards identified with them. The Quintet features Mitch Van Laar, Peter Goggin, Wade Alexander,Chris Bates and Peter Kogan! This is the 2nd of our PeterKoganJazzPresents Thursday residency events. The MetroNOME Brewery serves exceptional Belgian beer and ale! We'll be playing downstairs in Fingal's Cave with its great acoustics. $10 at the door.

See and hear the Peter Kogan Quintet, a live stream from Jazz Central Studios:

The Peter Kogan Quintet

at Jazz Central

The Peter Kogan Quintet at Jazz Central on December 14th, 2018 playing "Question Monk" with Omar Abdulkarim on trumpet, Pete Whitman on sax, Abebi Stafford on piano and Ted Olsen on bass.  We'll do it again!

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