Jazz Nightly

Weeknights on SDPB Radio

When a woman asked pianist Fats Waller what jazz was, he replied, “Lady, if you got to ask, you ain’t got it.” Writer Whitney Balliett described jazz is the “sound of surprise.” However you care to define jazz, we’ve got it on SDPB Radio. Every weeknight Jazz Nightly host Karl Gehrke brings you a wide variety of jazz from classics by the great legends to the latest sounds by today’s exciting, young artists. 

25th Annual JazzFest Lineup Announced

Apr 21, 2016
Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society

The Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society  has announced the main stage lineup for this summer's 25th annual JazzFest. The free music festival on July 14-16 features local and national acts on two stages at Yankton Trail Park. Guitarist Tab Benoit headlines Thursday night, followed by The Fray on Friday and pianist Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers on Saturday.

Jazz Singer Cyrille Aimee Comes To Sioux Falls

Mar 2, 2016

Over the past couple years Cyrille Aimee’s reputation as one of today’s finest jazz singers has been steadily growing. She’s just released a new album, Let’s Get Lost. It’s receiving positive reviews and finds the 31-year-old singer on the brink of major success. Aimee is currently on tour in support of the album and performs at the Orpheum Theater in Sioux Falls Friday evening at 8:00 for the Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society concert series.