Previous events

Oct12

Peter Kogan's Monsterful Wonderband

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The Icehouse Minneapolis, 2528 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis 55404

My Septet playing my latest compositons, music from my CDs and jazz classics

The Monsterful Wonderband features these remarkable musicians:

Jake Baldwin, trumpet Pete Whitman, sax Cody LeDuc, trombone Geoff LeCrone, guitar Will Kjeer, keyboard Kameron Markworth, bass Peter Kogan, drums

The Icehouse has exceptionally fine food and drink!

$12

Sep14

Peter Kogan Quintet

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The Icehouse Minneapolis, 2528 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis 55404

My quintet featuring these fabulous musicians:

Jake Baldwin, trumpet Pete Whitman, sax Abebi Stafford, piano Charlie Lincoln, bass Peter Kogan on drums

We'll be playing my latest compositions and arrangements of tunes by Cedar Walton, Eddie Harris and others.

Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at icehousempls.com or by calling (612) 276 - 6523 Great food and drink served at this establishment!

Aug14

Peter Kogan's Monsterful Wonderband

Jazzcentralstudios , 407 Central Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Peter Kogan's MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND streaming live with a limited audience. 2 sets at 8 pm and 9 pm Mostly Peter's new originals and new arrangements for the septet, featuring:

Brad Shermock, trumpet - Pete Whitman, sax - Cody LeDuc, trombone - Matt Berry, guitar - Will Kjeer, piano - Kameron Markworth, bass - Peter Kogan, drums

Previous events

Oct12

Peter Kogan's Monsterful Wonderband

 —  —

The Icehouse Minneapolis, 2528 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis 55404

My Septet playing my latest compositons, music from my CDs and jazz classics

The Monsterful Wonderband features these remarkable musicians:

Jake Baldwin, trumpet Pete Whitman, sax Cody LeDuc, trombone Geoff LeCrone, guitar Will Kjeer, keyboard Kameron Markworth, bass Peter Kogan, drums

The Icehouse has exceptionally fine food and drink!

$12

Sep14

Peter Kogan Quintet

 —  —

The Icehouse Minneapolis, 2528 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis 55404

My quintet featuring these fabulous musicians:

Jake Baldwin, trumpet Pete Whitman, sax Abebi Stafford, piano Charlie Lincoln, bass Peter Kogan on drums

We'll be playing my latest compositions and arrangements of tunes by Cedar Walton, Eddie Harris and others.

Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at icehousempls.com or by calling (612) 276 - 6523 Great food and drink served at this establishment!

Aug14

Peter Kogan's Monsterful Wonderband

Jazzcentralstudios , 407 Central Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Peter Kogan's MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND streaming live with a limited audience. 2 sets at 8 pm and 9 pm Mostly Peter's new originals and new arrangements for the septet, featuring:

Brad Shermock, trumpet - Pete Whitman, sax - Cody LeDuc, trombone - Matt Berry, guitar - Will Kjeer, piano - Kameron Markworth, bass - Peter Kogan, drums

Peter Kogan Quintet

jazzcentralstudios.org

A live streaming from jazzcnentralstudios.org of my Quintet, featuring: Omar Abdulkarim, trumpet Pete Whitman, sax Abebi Stafford , piano Chris Bates, bass Peter Kogan, drums

Playing Peter's new compositions and jazz standards by Cedar Walton, Charles Mingus and others.

Jan12

Peter Kogan's MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND

Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN

 

Peter Kogan's Septet: THE MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND  - performing some great jazz tunes and Peter's originals

FEATURING THESE GREAT MUSICIANS:

JAKE BALDWIN,trumpet

PETE WHITMAN, sax

DAVE GRAF, trombone

JOE ELLIOTT, guitar

LARRY McDONOUGH, keyboard

CHRIS BATES, bass

PETER KOGAN, drums

 

The ICEHOUSE serves a variety of great food and has a fine bar. A great venue for hearing live music!

$8.00

Nov11

Peter Kogan's MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND

JAZZ CENTRAL STUDIOS, 407 CENTRAL AVENUE SE, MPLS, MN

 

Peter Kogan's septet: THE MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND

featuring:

Jake Baldwiin, trumpet

Pete Whitman, sax

Dave Graf, trombone

Geoff LeCrone, guitar

Lawrence McDonough, piand

Chris Bates, bass

Peter Kogan, drums

We'll be playing some classic jazz, some of my compositions and the world premier of my newest tune!  

At 10 pm my band will host the Jazz Central Monday open jam session.  Please bring your ax and join us!

$10 (or $5 for students)

Oct23

THE PETER KOGAN QUARTET FEATURING BRIAN GRIVNA

CROONERS LOUNGE AND SUPPER CLUB, 6161 HIGHWAY 65 NE, MINNEAPOLIS, MN

My quartet featuring local legend, Brian Grivna on alto sax,  with the superb Phil Aaron on piano and the great Gordy Johnson on bass.  We're playing in the Dunsmore room with excellent sightlines and Crooners fine food served. 

$15

Jul11

THE PETER KOGAN TRIO

PETER KOGAN TRIO, LANDMARK CENTER, 75 West 5TH STREET, St Paul, MN

MY TRIO FEATURING ABEBI STAFFORD, PIANO AND TED OLSEN, BASS.

PLAYING SOME GREAT JAZZ STANDARDS!

FREE

Jul6

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

BOOM ISLAND BREWING, 2014 WASHINGTION AVE. NORTH, MPLS, MN

 

 

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET - 7 PM to 9PM

 Price: FREE (contributions gratefully accepted!)

 

THESE GREAT PLAYERS WILL BE PLAYING JAZZ STANDARDS AND

SOME OF MY TUNES TOO:

 

BILL SIMENSON, trumpet

JOE MAYO, sax

ABEBI STAFFORD, keyboard

TED OLSEN, bass

PETER KOGAN, drums

 

NO COVER CHARGE!

 

COME AND ENJOY THE MUSIC

 

AND EXCEPTIONALLY GREAT BEER!

 

 

FREE (contributions gratefully accepted!)

Jun8

THE PETER KOGAN QUARTET

BOOM ISLAND BREWING, 2014 WASHINGTON AVE. North, MPLS, MN

ANOTHER GREAT EVENING OF JAZZ AT THE GREAT BOOM ISLAND BREWERY!

THIS TIME MY QUARTET FEATURES:

BRIAN GRIVNA, sax

ABEBI STAFFORD, keyboard

GARY RAYNOR, bass

PETER KOGAN, drums

as usual - no cover or minimum and extraordinary Belgian brew!

FREE (contributions gratefully accepted!)

Jun6

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

ORCHESTRA HALL ATRIUM,, 1111 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

 

 

 MORNING JAZZ AT ORCHESTRA HALL!

MY QUINTET IS PLAYING A PRE -SYMPHONY CONCERT SERENADE IN THE ATRIUM OFF THE LOBBY FROM 9:45 TO 10:45 AM,

PLAYING  GREAT JAZZ CLASSICS AND SOME OF MY ORIGINALS. 

THIS ALL STAR GROUP FEATURES:

JAKE BALDWIN, trumpet

JOE MAYO, sax

ABEBI STAFFORD, piano

TED OLSON, bass

PETER KOGAN, drums

PLEASE JOIN US - NO TICKET NEEDED!

FREE

May11

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

BOOM ISLAND BREWING, 2014 WASHINGTON AVENUE NORTH, MINNEAPOLIS, MN

 

 

MY QUINTET IS MAKING AN ENCORE APPEARANCE AT BOOM ISLAND BREWING, PLAYING SOME GREAT JAZZ STANDARDS AND SOME OF MY FAVORITE ORIGINALS. 

THE GREAT LINEUP OF MUSICIANS INCLUDES:

BILL SIMENSON, trumpet

DAVE BRATTAIN, sax

ABEBI STAFFORD, keyboard

KAMERON MARKWORTH, bass

PETER KOGAN, drums

 

BOOM ISLAND FEATURES EXCEPTIONALLY DELICIOUS AUTHENTIC BELGIAN BREW!

NO COVER CHARGE - PLEASE COME AND ENJOY THE MUSIC!

Apr20

PETER KOGAN'S SEPTET - THE MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND

BOOM ISLAND BREWING, 2014 WASHINGTON AVE. North, MPLS, MN

 

 

BELGIAN BREW EXTRAORDINAIRE!

 

FOR MY LAST ENGAGEMENT OF THIS BI- WEEKLY RESIDENCY AT BOOM ISLAND BREWING, I'M BRINGING IN MY SEPTET, WHICH IS FEATURED ON ALL MY CDS.

WE'LL BE PLAYING MOSTLY MY ORIGINALS ON THIS SHOW WITH A REMARKABLE BUNCH OF GREAT MUSICIANS:

BILL SIMENSON, trumpet

JOE MAYO, sax

DAVE GRAF. trombone

CHRIS GRAHAM, guitar

ABEBI STAFFORD, keyboard

MATT PETERSON, bass

PETER KOGAN, drums

HOPE YOU CAN BE THERE!


 

FREE (contributions gratefully accepted!)

Apr6

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

BOOM ISLAND BREWERY, 2014 WASHINGTON AVE. North, MINNEAPOLIS, MN

 

 

ON SATURDAY, APRIL 6TH, FROM 7 TO 9 PM -

MY QUINTET AT BOOM ISLAND BREWERY - FEATURING GREAT AUTHENTIC BELGIAN BREW!

HEAR  THIS GREAT LINEUP OF MUSICIANS:

JAKE BALDWIN, trumpet

PETE WHITMAN, sax

ABEBI STAFFORD, keyboard

TED OLSON, bass

PETER KOGAN, drums

NEXT UP AT BOOM ISLAND , PETER KOGAN'S MONSTERFUL WONDERBAND  -

ON SATURDAY APRIL 20TH.

FREE (contributions gratefully accepted!)

Mar30

THE PETER KOGAN QUINTET

Boom Island Brewery, 2014 WASHINGTON AVE. North, MPLS, MN

My Quintet playing great jazz standards and a few of my own tunes!

Boom Island Brewery features amazingly delicious Belgian Beers!

Featuring:

TOM KROCHOCK, trumpet

NELSON DEVEREAUX, sax

ABEBI STAFFORD, keyboard

CHRIS BATES, bass

PETER KOGAN, drums

FREE (contributions gratefully accepted!)

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

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgWXCqUMxNjaTpPjvW7bQscdp0-3yZLYD

 

From better times! 

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!

 

 

SO HERE WE ARE WITH THE CORONA VIRUS AND NO PLACE TO PLAY!  I'M SEQUESTERED COMFORTABLY AT HOME WITH MY WIFE PRACTICING, WORKING ON SOME NEW CHARTS AND THANKFUL THAT WE ARE HEALTHY AND THAT I CAN ALWAYS FIND SOMETHING THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE!  ALL MY REVISED QUINTET GIGS IN APRIL, MAY AND JUNE WERE CANCELLED OF COURSE, AS WELL AS MY BAND'S FIRST APPEARANCE OUT OF STATE -  AT THE NOW CANCELLED JULY  IOWA CITY JAZZ FESTIVAL. 

I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING  WITH THIS JOYOUS  CREW OF GREAT MUSICIANS WHEN LIVE MUSIC  LIVES AGAIN:

OMAR ABDULKARIM - TRUMPET

PETE WHITMAN - SAX

ABEBI STAFFORD - KEYBOARD

CHRIS BATES - BASS

HANG IN THERE GUYS!

TO MY AUDIENCE - HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT TIME WE PLAY!

AND IN THE WORDS OF THE DUKE: 

"WE LOVE YOU MADLY!"

 

 

 

 

PETER'S  CDs - SOME MONSTERFUL WONDERTHING - and -  CORNUCOPIA

are available  in Minneapolis at 

 THE ELECTRIC FETUS

 

PETER'S NEW CD - 

THE GREEN ALBUM

 Is now available for sale  - go to AUDIO (cd or download or listen!) 

Listen on iTunes, Spotify and other streaming sites.

 

 

 

THE GREEN ALBUM