When you think of Minneapolis, what do you think of? Prince, Mint Condition, The Time, Apollonia and Vanity 6? OK, fine. But what about the jazz scene? Minneapolis East or Madhouse. Either way jazz is still alive and kicking in Minneapolis, and Wenso Ashby is keeping jazz real. Marv D. The Urban Music Scene” - Marv D.

The Urban Music Scene

Wenso Ashby brandishes quality artistry of the first order" He's got that often elusive quality on which the best producer-instrumentalists rely, an infallible ear for intricacies that give an overall sound its irresistibly compelling signature. ” - Dwight Hobbes

— Insight Newspaper

Wenso Ashby featuring Zsamé —is laid back magic. Article Tags: Arts, Music, originals, St. Paul, Summit University”

TC Daily Planet

Wenso Ashby is a dynamic contemporary jazz artist with a flare for pushing the boundaries of musical artistry. Ashby's unique blend of jazz, funk, neosoul and r&b showcase the brightest in keyboard expertise. His debut album Midnite Walkin' is a musical odyssey into possibilities of contemporary jazz.”


When it’s time to sit back and relax there is nothing more soothing than listening to great contemporary jazz with soul. Great beats from a magical keyboard player and soulful lyrics from a vocalist with a voice of an angel, is the sounds of Wenso Ashby. ” - Brendon Kelly

— Brendon Kelly

Wenso it was by accident that I got to hear you and see you perform it was a great pleasure I listen to both of your CD during my drive time to help relieve the stress of traffic. keep up the great work. by Sandra Honton Rating: 10 ” - Various

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He is one of my favorite artist that I play in rotation on my radio station. ” - Wes Smooth

— Twin Cities Jazz Network

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