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Jun
25
Sat
Art Jazz Trio @ Paoli Schoolhouse
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Doug Brown and Bob Kerwin
Jun 25 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Every Saturday night, bassist Johnny Widdicombe plays with a great area jazz pianist. Johnny is a 2004graduate of the UW School of Music, and studied bass with Rufus Reid, Charles (Truck) Parham and Richard Davis. He has performed with the Piper Road Spring Band for 30 years and is a 22-year member of the Harris Lemberg Trio.

He has performed with his string bass across the U.S., The Netherlands, France, England, Scotland, Finland and the Soviet Union at numerous schools, colleges, universities, concert halls, music festivals and, most especially, saloons.

Tonight’s featured pianist is:

For more information, see http://www.lilianasrestaurant.com/Musicians.htm#Johnny Widdicombe

Johnny Chimes
Jun 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Every Fri and Sat @ Louisianne’s 6:30 -9 pm

Phone
608-831-1929

Miguel McQuade Trio
Jun 25 @ 10:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Miguel McQuade Trio

Tip Top Tavern 601 North St., Madison, Wisconsin 53704

Jazz. Free

LocationTip Top Tavern 601 North St., Madison, Wisconsin 53704 View Map
Phone 608-241-5515

Jun
26
Sun
Cliff Frederiksen – guitar @ Liliana's Restaurant
Jun 26 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Cliff Frederiksen is a nationally known guitarist and singer, with great versatility and talent.

He knows just about every jazz standard ever written, and can also play great blues and country.

For more information, see http://www.lilianasrestaurant.com/Musicians.htm#Cliff_Frederiksen

Johannes Wallmann Quartet West @ UW’s Allen Centennial Garden
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

JOHANNES WALLMANN QUARTET WEST @ UW’s Allen Centennial Garden
Free outdoor garden concert.
Known as a “remarkable pianist and composer” (Downbeat Magazine) and “a well educated, truly international kind of cat” (Midwest Record), Johannes Wallmann, Director of Jazz Studies at UW-Madison, opens SUMMER SUNDAYS with a quartet of top-notch guest artists from Los Angeles and San Francisco to offer up a high-energy, imaginative, and infectious kickoff for the new summer concert series.
Johannes Wallmann, Fender Rhodes (Madison); Dennis Mitcheltree, tenor saxophone (Los Angeles); Marcus Shelby, bass (San Francisco); Miguel McQuade, drums (Madison).

Jun
27
Mon
Adria Smith
Jun 27 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Jazz Piano

Jun
28
Tue
Ben Sidran’s Salon @ The Cardinal
Jun 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Iconic Madison-based pianist-composer and Renaissance man Ben Sidran is back with another summer of Tuesday night “Salons for Secular Humanists, Arch Democrats and Free Thinkers.” The series will run from June 7th through August 23rd, and Ben promises lots of new music this year. His regular band-mates for the series will be guitarist Louka Patenaude, bassist Nick Moran, and Todd Hammes on drums. It’s a perfect segue into the weekly New Breed Jam that starts at 9:00 PM.

John Vitale (guitar), Marilyn Fisher (vocals), and John Schaffer (bass) @ Liliana's Restaurant
Jun 28 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

John began teaching in the mid sixties in Chicago. He has been a performer and teacher
since then, and has traveled all across the United States.

Live concerts, Clubs, Weddings, Rock shows, Theater groups, Jeff Award nominated, Church performer, and has also worked with a number of charity organizations.

He studied with Jack Cecchini, Professor Pamela Kimmel, Manuel Lopez-Ramos, Oscar Ghiglia, and Joe Diorio at Guitar Institute of Technology (Los Angeles).

Sherwood Conservatory – Chicago IL

Academy Artists Conservatory – Oak Park, IL

Private Lesson Studio – Hollywood, CA

Donahue’s Music – Chicago IL

Sound Post Music – Evanston, IL

Joined by bassist Ken Kuehl, and vocalist Marilyn Fisher

John Vitale, Marilyn Fisher, and Ken Kuehl @ Liliana’s
Jun 28 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Johnny Chimes
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Every Tues-Wed @ Louisianne’s 6-9 pm

Phone
608-831-1929

Five Points Jazz Collective @ Mason Lounge
Jun 28 @ 9:00 pm – Jun 29 @ 12:00 am

Five Points Jazz Collective
Music: Clubs:

When: Weekly on Tuesday @ 9:00pm
Cost: Free
Call: 608-255-7777
Web: www.facebook.com/pages/five-points-jazz-collective/114975388577644

More Information:
Five Points Jazz Collective

The Five Points Jazz Collection performs every Tuesday night at the Mason Lounge on Park Street. The FPJC has become known for its energetic performances and unique and refreshing interpretations of standards and staples in the swing, bop, post-bop, latin and fusion styles.

9pm Tuesdays
The Mason Lounge
416 S. Park Street
Cost: no cover

The New Breed Jazz Jam @ The Cardinal
Jun 28 @ 9:00 pm – Jun 29 @ 12:00 am

Madison’s longest running and most popular jazz jam session is the place to be on Tuesday nights. The New Breed features some of Madison best players and our jazz community comes out regularly to experiment and collaborate together on the bandstand. The New Breed is Paul Hastil on fender rhodes, Nick Moran on bass, and Michael Brenneis on drums. Music starts at 9pm and the jam commences after the first set. For more info on The New Breed please visit http://www.nickmoranbass.com/projects/the-new-breed/

Ted Keys Trio @ Alchemy Cafe
Jun 28 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 29 @ 12:00 am

Ted Keys Trio
Music: Clubs:

When: Weekly on Tuesday @ 10:00pm
Cost: Free
Call: 608-204-7644
Web: www.alchemycafe.net

More Information:
Tuesdays

Where:
Alchemy Cafe
1980 Atwood Ave. , Madison , WI 53704
[MAP]

Jun
29
Wed
Cliff Frederiksen (guitar)
Jun 29 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Cliff Frederiksen is a nationally known guitarist and singer, with great versatility and talent.

He knows just about every jazz standard ever written, and can also play great blues and country.

He’s joined every Wednesday by Ken Kuehl on upright bass.

For more information, see http://www.lilianasrestaurant.com/Musicians.htm#Cliff_Frederiksen

Gerri DiMaggio @ Otto's
Jun 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Gerri DiMaggio

5:30 pm Wednesdays, 5/25-8/31. Free.

Location
Otto’s 6405 Mineral Point Rd., Madison, Wisconsin 53705 View Map

Johnny Chimes
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Every Tues-Wed @ Louisianne’s 6-9 pm

Phone
608-831-1929

Gypsy Swing Open Jam @ Brocach Irish Pub-Monroe Street
Jun 29 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Gypsy Swing Open Jam
Music: Clubs:

When: Weekly on Wednesday @ 8:30pm
Cost: Free
Call: 608-819-8653
Web: www.brocach.com

More Information:
Weekly acoustic jam in gypsy swing.
Brocach Monroe, 1843 Monroe St
8:30-closing, free. It’s every Wednesday

Where:
Brocach Irish Pub-Monroe Street
1843 Monroe St. , Madison , WI 53711
[MAP]

Jun
30
Thu
Johnny Chimes
Jun 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Johnny Chimes

Location
Bayou 117 S. Butler St., Madison, Wisconsin 53703 View Map

Phone
608-294-9404

Michael Hanson Jazz Group with John Widdicombe @ Otto's
Jun 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Michael Hanson Jazz Group with John Widdicombe

Otto’s Restaurant and Bar, on Madison’s Westside, 6405 Mineral Point Road, presents THE MICHAEL HANSON JAZZ GROUP every Thursday, 5/26-9/1, 5:30-7:30 pm. Reservations suggested– No cover. 274-4044

Location
Otto’s 6405 Mineral Point Rd., Madison, Wisconsin 53705 View Map

 

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