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Adkins Peterson Quartet (Jazz) $7

Sunday, September 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot!
$8 cover charges on the tab.

Tenor saxophonist Thomas Strommen is a Twin Cities native who has been known to appear in contexts such as Steve Kenny’s Group 47, the Common Space Quartet, Brass and Bodyworks Brass Band, Levi Schwartzberg Group, and on bridges looking to pick up extra cash from passersbyers. He previously studied saxophone at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with Dr. David Milne.”

Pianist Patrick Adkins is a graduate of Edina High School who performed with the Dakota Combo and Minnesota Youth Jazz Band. Patrick currently attends the Conservatory at Lawrence University where he is majoring in piano performance and studies with Bill Carrothers; previously he has studied with Bryan Nichols and Tom Pletscher. Patrick has a diverse array of performance experience, with his primary performance and composition outlet around town being the vibes-piano jazz quartet Sound Skirmish. He has also recently appeared in the Levi Schwartzberg Quartet, Adam Astrup Quintet, SPAT, and more.

Graydon Peterson played electric bass in his high school pep band and dabbled in rock music in his spare time before landing in the All-State Jazz Band. At the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Graydon was a member of UWEC’s Downbeat Award-winning Jazz Ensemble I, and performed with such guest jazz artists as Lewis Nash, Ingrid Jensen, Jason Marsalis, Chris Botti, and Christian McBride. Based in the Twin Cities over the past decade, Peterson is a first-call bassist who leads his own quartet and performs in the bands Firebell, Ghost Tour, Charanga Tropical, and the Adam Meckler Quintet; was a founding member of Snowblind; is often on the bandstand supporting area vocalists; and frequently appears in ensembles with Mary Louise Knutson, Reid Kennedy and more. Recently he has had several opportunities to perform in Cuba with Francisco Mela and Doug Little’s Charanga Tropical.

Luke Peterson is a graduate of Apple Valley High School who performed with the Dakota Combo during his senior year as well as the Minnesota Youth Jazz Band where he met Patrick Adkins. A former student of Reid Kennedy and Phil Hey, he currently attends Northwestern University in Chicago as a math and physics major. Luke also leads his band No Exit and has played at Reverie, Twin Cities Jazz Festival, Iowa City Jazz Festival, and the Black Dog.


Sunday, September 3, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Aster Cafe
125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States