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Tableaux featuring David Milne and Laura Caviani

May 18 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dinner and drinks service starts 1 hour before showtimes.

Instrumental Jazz

Tableaux presents saxophonist David Milne and pianist Laura Caviani performing jazz renditions of Impressionist music, including works by Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Lili Boulanger, Gabriel Faure, Erik Satie, and others.  In addition, Tableaux performs jazz originals by the artists, and arrangements of standards based on the Great American Songbook.  Tableaux presents a creative, innovative, and enjoyable multi-genre musical experience! 

David Milne saxophone

Laura Caviani piano

Laura Caviani is a native Minnesotan who, as pianist, composer and jazz educator has toured across the US, Japan, and Argentina. Apart from her project Tableaux with Dr. David Milne, she collaborates every week with Chris Bates (bass) and Dave Schmalenberger (drums) at Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis. They recently released two CDs: Confluence and Mysterious Thelonious. She recently composed The Agitators, premiered in 2022 by the Carleton College Choir and Jazz Ensemble. The Agitators features the words of Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony and other activists’ words set to music. Ms. Caviani is the Jazz Area Director of Carleton College’s Music Department.

David Milne is a saxophonist and woodwind multi-instrumentalist who performs in diverse musical settings ranging from jazz to classical to popular music. David is Chair/Professor of Music and Director of the RADD Jazz Series at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Originally from Rochester NY, David holds a DMA in Saxophone Performance from the Eastman School of Music, and a MM in Woodwind Performance and BA in Music from the Indiana University School of Music. David has taught master classes, directed workshops, and conducted guest artist residencies throughout the USA, Europe, and Asia. David is a Saxophone Artist-Clinician for Conn-Selmer Saxophones and Vandoren Woodwind Products.

“…a masterful blend of… chordal complexity, innate sense of swing, and desire to live up to Monk’s intrepid spirit” Mysterious Thelonious (2017) – Britt Robson, Minneapolis StarTribune “David Milne is not only an excellent teacher but also an excellent tenor saxophonist, there have been unforgettable concerts with him in Berlin jazz clubs every summer.”

(BIT Musikverlag/Berlin Jazz Radio, 2002).


May 18
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tickets Here:


Dunsmore Jazz Room
6161 Hwy 65 NE
Minneapolis, MN 55432 United States

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