The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, October 21-27

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Rudresh Mahanthappa - coming to Vieux Carre' on October 23 (photo © Andrea Canter)
Rudresh Mahanthappa – coming to Vieux Carre’ on October 23 (photo © Andrea Canter)

This week will be one of those times when you have to make some hard decisions about who to hear and where to go! No less that McCoy Tyner leads off at the Dakota, quickly followed by two nights with Matt Slocum and his new Trio Pacific at Studio Z, an evening with Douglas Ewart, and a night with Rudresh Mahanthappa and his Bird Calls at Vieux Carre, who are followed by a return engagement from keyboard great Bobby Lyle. Two jazz series get underway as well — Jazz in the Target Atrium and Eight O’Clock Jump. Jazz is alive and well here! (Read more!)