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Atlantis Quartet

Atlantis Quartet formed in 2006 and has emerged as one of the premier modern jazz groups in the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The group consists of four of Minnesota's most exciting jazz artists who have come together to create and explore fresh and original sounds on the modern edges of the jazz idiom. Dwight Hobbes of Pulse of the Twin Cities credits Atlantis Quartet with “strong compositions and insanely serious chops” while the Dakota Jazz Club refers to the band as “One of the most exciting bands in town, this group tackles complex, catchy originals with ease”.

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”Atlantis Quartet are highly skilled musicians who have invested themselves heavily to develop their individual approaches...together, they sound genuinely inspired.” -Jazz Improv Magazine

“[Animal Progress] is the full blossoming of a signature Atlantis sound that taps historic elements like swing, bop, and free jazz while referencing contemporary bits of funk, rock, and world music, then rolls it all into a cohesive bundle of kinetic energy with the visceral allure of intense fireworks and the intellectual challenge of multilayered complexity.” - Rick Mason, Citypages

“This is a band of bold artists, not afraid to tackle such iconic music as Love Supreme or Head Hunters, yet equally fearless in delivering their own compositions without compromise.” - Andrea Canter, Jazz Police

“Since its inception in 2006, the Atlantis Quartet has quickly moved into serious contention on the Twin Cities modern jazz front, as well as begun to attract a groundswell of national attention

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