Easter Holiday: All locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20.

Jazz Fest

Joan GriffithSambanova : A Celebration of Brazilian Music

Sunday, June 8, 2 p.m., at Central Library

Joan Griffith, one of Minnesota's premiere jazz musicians, will play many styles of Brazilian music including samba and bossa nova on guitar and mandolin.

Bryan NicholsJazz: New Forms and Original Works

Wednesday, June 18, 6:30 p.m., at Saint Anthony Park Library

Pianist/composer and McKnight Fellow Bryan Nichols leads his quartet (JT Bates, Brandon Wozniak, James Buckley) through a program of original works showcasing the depth and possibilities of original jazz composition, from the storied works of the great 20th-century composer/instrumentalists to the new music of modern musical explorers. 

Tres MudosThe Music of Three Worlds

Wednesday, June 25, 6:30 p.m., at Arlington Hills Library

Authentic and original, the music of Tres Mundos blends salsa, samba and jazz. Tres Mundos features pianist/vocalist Viviana Pintado from Cuba, percussionist Eliezer Freites-Santos from Brazil, and saxophonist/flutist Douglas Little from the United States.

Dancing is encouraged!