Being a part of the music community in Minnesota is a gift to every artist, listener and participant.  The stage of Vieux Carré is rich with history and whispers of musicians past. Today the tradition continues with a varied schedule highlighting local talents in many different genres with a focus on jazz, soul, blues, and the magic of each.  Patrons and artists share the room to commune in the celebration of life and each other.


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TH5 - Hayden Fihn Quintet w/Gerard Ahlgren Group

April 7 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

| $5

Trumpeter/Teacher Gerard Ahlgren is based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. He currently holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from McNally Smith College of Music with emphasis on Jazz Studies. While currently working on his Master’s Degree in Performance at McNally Smith, Gerard plays locally with various groups around the Twin Cities, such as Big Toe and the Jam, Sonora Cafe, and The Brandon Projekt. He has performed with several artists including Ingrid Jensen, Bob Mintzer, Frank Mantooth, and Robbie Malcolm Smith.

Gerard is fluent in several styles of music including jazz, blues, latin, fusion, and classical. While not playing, Gerard teaches private lessons, works on the McNally Smith staff, and on the weekends works as a mechanic at a local bike shop.

Currently living in Saint Paul, MN, Hayden Fihn is an up and coming professional trumpet player. He completed his Bachelor Degree in Music Performance at McNally Smith College of Music and is completing his Master’s degree at McNally.

You can see him playing with McNasty Brass Band, The McNally Smith Jazz Orchestra, or in freelance gigs around the area.


April 7
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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