Jazz Fest & Rhythm in Rice Friday June 23rd 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm in Rice Park
Opening the show will be PipJazz All Stars Alumni, Jordan Anderson and his band, "Jordan Anderson Band" who will feature some of their original jazzy Motown style music.
The Headliner will be Pippi Ardennia, founder of PipJazz Foundation/Live , singer/songwriter, educator and speaker, will close the circle and return Motown to its jazz roots. Pippi Ardennia along with her Women In Jazz Band, and featuring two former PipJazz Allstars and their bands, Lowertown's First Lady of Jazz will re-imagine Motown classics in the jazz idiom that shaped them in the first place.
Come hear some of the Twin Cities best players blow new energy through classics like "What's Going On," "Jimmy Mack", "I Heard it Through The Grapevine,” “Shotgun," and "Ain't Too Proud To Beg" just to name a few.
The combination will expand your mind and move your feet, and leave everyone “Dancing in the Street!”
Rhythm in Rice Concerts will be in Rice Park (located between the Landmark Center, Ordway, St. Paul Hotel and St. Paul Public Library).