Category Archives: Shows

George Maurer hosts “Stripped Down” with Muggsy Lauer

March 10, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Collective Unconscious and jazz group band mate Muggsy Lauer joins George Maurer for 3rd ‘Stripped Down’ at Pioneer Place ST. CLOUD — George Maurer and Muggsy Lauer have been playing music together since Maurer had a monster mullet and Lauer had a full head of hair. Nearly two decades […]

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February-March 2015 Newsletter

After a lengthy month of travel in January (NYC, KY, NOLA, FL, AL, MS ending with a 10 day visit to the Mexican Riviera to visit a good friend), I decided I needed to take a break away from travel and postings and Facebook itself…and get some work done!  So, I deactivated my account and […]

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George Maurer presents World Premier of First Theatrical Production: Autumn Song

Poetry becomes song on July 23rd, when two world-renowned poets enjoy a musical conversation infused with soaring jazz, gospel and art song. Composer/pianist George Maurer sets the poems of Rainer Maria Rilke and Tennessee Williams to imaginative melodies that liberate a heartbroken young writer. Autumn Song is a deeply moving evening of new music, where beautiful poems meet fresh […]

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Doc Severinsen Jams with the George Maurer Trio

You just never know who is going to show up and jam with the George Maurer Trio!  Doc is 84 and STILL kickin’! See the video here

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George Maurer Group shows off depth, flair, versatility on new ‘Twisted’ live CD that celebrates label’s 25th anniversary

Aug. 9, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINNEAPOLIS —The members of the George Maurer Group now have publicly acknowledged what their fans have known for years: They’re a bit twisted — beautifully, refreshingly twisted, like a citrus garnish in a musical martini. Their new live CD, aptly named “Twisted,” shows them at their kinetic best as […]

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80s

Minneapolis composer/performer George Maurer, Paynesville band director Ken Vork help Minnesota Orchestra rewind to the ’80s

May 2, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINNEAPOLIS —Sweet dreams are made of this, at least for George Maurer and Ken Vork. Both make major contributions to the Minnesota Orchestra’s May 6 and 7 “’80s Rewind!” concerts. The show features a few firsts for Maurer, who serves as bandleader, vocal director and piano/keyboard player: His first […]

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