UPCOMING EVENTS



DECEMBER

27, 7 p.m.
Jazz at Studio Z: Aaron Hedenstrom CD Release


JANUARY

10, 7 p.m.
Jazz at Studio Z: Bill Carrothers Trio

13, 7 p.m.
The New Ruckus Composer Night

22, 5:30 p.m.
Lowertown Listening Session: Stockhausen's Mikrophonie

31
The Dream Songs Project


FEBRUARY

6-7
Keys Please

11, 7 p.m.
The New Ruckus Composer Night

12, 5:30 p.m.
Lowertown Listening Session: Stockhausen's Gesang der Jünglinge

13
Jason Squinobal

21
Jazz at Studio Z


MARCH

5, 5:30 p.m.
Lowertown Listening Session: Stockhausen's Stimmung

6
Jeffery Kyle Hutchins

7
Caprice Saxophone Quartet

10, 7 p.m.
The New Ruckus Composer Night

13-14
Zeitgeist: Playing it Close to Home


APRIL

2, 5:30 p.m.
Lowertown Listening Session: Stockhausen

11
Jazz at Studio Z

14, 7 p.m.
The New Ruckus Composer Night

17
One World Consort

23-26
Zeitgeist's Early Music Festival: Music of Stockhausen


MAY

2
Spitting Image Collective

9
ANCIA Saxophone Quartet

11, 7 p.m.
The New Ruckus Composer Night

16
Jazz at Studio Z


JUNE

12-14
Zeitgeist & Scott Miller: Tipping Point

20
Jazz at Studio Z






PAST EVENTS


JULY

8, 7:30 p.m.
Jason Squinobal Quartet

10, 8 p.m.
All Originals Jazz Series: The Illicit Sextet

15, 7 p.m.
The New Ruckus Composer Night

17, 8 p.m.
All Originals Jazz Series: Courageous Endeavors

24, 8 p.m.
All Originals Jazz Series: Zacc Harris Group

31, 8 p.m.
All Originals Jazz Series: Red Planet


AUGUST

2, 8 p.m.
crow with no mouth: Dennis Gonzalez’s Hymn Project

7, 8 p.m.
All Originals Jazz Series: Mississippi

11, 7 p.m.
The New Ruckus Composer Night

14, 8 p.m.
All Originals Jazz Series: Chris Lomheim Trio

21, 8 p.m.
All Originals Jazz Series: Steve Kenny's Group 47

28, 8 p.m.
All Originals Jazz Series: Atlantis Quartet


SEPTEMBER

4, 8 p.m.
All Originals Jazz Series: Nichols + Bates + Bates

11, 8 p.m.
All Originals Jazz Series: Adam Meckler Orchestra

13, 7 p.m.
Jazz at Studio Z: John Raymond's Roots Trio

14, 2 p.m.
U of MN Wind Quintet: Music of Lisa Ragsdale

16, 7 p.m.
The New Ruckus Composer Night, feat. Zeitgeist & Caprice Saxophone Quartet

20, 8 p.m.
crow with no mouth: Thollem McDonas / Doan Brian Roessler

27-28
crow with no mouth: Wandelweiser In The Twin Cities


OCTOBER

3-5
Zeitgeist: New Discoveries, Old Favorites

5, 8 p.m.
crow with no mouth: Mathieu Ruhlmann, Lance Austin Olsen, Bryce Beverlin II

7, 8 p.m.
Radio K Meets Studio Z: George Cartwright's Pal

11, 7 p.m.
Jazz at Studio Z: Laura Caviani Trio

14, 7 p.m.
The New Ruckus Composer Night

18, 7 p.m.
Chris Lomheim Trio: "Timeline" CD Release Concert

20, 8 p.m.
Yarn/Wire

24, 7:30 p.m.
Pat O'Keefe: "Contents May Differ" CD Release


NOVEMBER

1, 8 p.m.
crow with no mouth: Nate Wooley & Carol Robinson

6-9
Zeitgeist's New Music Cabaret

10, 7 p.m.
The New Ruckus Composer Night

15, 7 p.m.
Jazz at Studio Z: Dean Granros

23, 2 p.m.
Yoni Reinharz & Tom Lieberman


DECEMBER

6, 7 p.m.
Jazz at Studio Z: Babatunde Lea Quintet

13, 5 p.m.
ANCIA Saxophone Quartet Fundraiser

16, 7 p.m.
The New Ruckus Composer Night




EVENT ARCHIVE

Jazz at Studio Z 
Aaron Hedenstrom CD Release


Dec. 27, 2014
5:30 p.m. workshop; 7 p.m. concert

Studio Z, 275 East Fourth Street, Suite 200
St. Paul

Free

Saxophonist and composer Aaron Hedenstrom has been composing, arranging, and performing music professionally for over a decade. Aaron has performed across the United States as a jazz saxophonist, clinician, and composer.

At age 26, Aaron has received many awards for his compositions and arrangements, including the Herb Alpert ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award, the Detroit Jazz Festival Composition Contest, the Downbeat Awards, and the Jazz Education Network Student Composer Showcase. Aaron has written numerous big band works, string arrangements, small group pieces, and chamber works.  Some of his collaborations have included the University of North Texas One O'Clock Lab Band, renowned singer Marlene Verplanck, and Starbucks artist of the week S. Carey. Aaron has done MIDI production work for Happy Days actor Don Most for an upcoming performance series. In addition, Aaron has recorded and performed with his own big band, the Aaron Hedenstrom Orchestra.

As a saxophone performing artist, Aaron received the 2013 Downbeat Award for "Best Graduate Jazz Soloist." He has been featured as a guest artist by universities such as Wichita State University and Eastern Washington University.  Aaron has performed at top-tier jazz venues nationwide including the Dakota Jazz Club, Snug Harbor, the Next Generation Jazz Festival, Scat Jazz Lounge, and others. Aaron performed with the University of North Texas One O'Clock Lab Band for two years and travelled the country with the band.

Aaron has recently recorded his first album as a saxophonist, "A Moment of Clarity." The album features Aaron's elaborate but heartfelt compositions and includes some of the most talented young musicians in the country.