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  • July 22nd, 2016 – Strollin’ Main Street

    After a well-attended and well-received 5/20 event in Verona, the Consortium’s Strollin’ “jazz crawl” series returns to Downtown Madison. “Strollin’ Main Street” offers 7 hours of continuous and stylistically varied live jazz from 5:00 PM until Midnight, with no cover charges, at four nearby venues ranging from The Frequency...

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Jazz Calendar

Jul
24
Sun
Cliff Frederiksen – guitar @ Liliana's Restaurant
Jul 24 @ 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

Doug Brown Group @ UW’s Allen Centennial Garden
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

In the English Garden at the UW’s lovely Allen Centennial Garden (corner of Observatory and Babcock Drives), a new “Summer Sundays in the Garden” series launches on alternating Sunday afternoons (4:00 – 5:30 PM), from 6/20 – 9/22/16, with a mix of jazz and classical chamber music performances. The line-up includes Johannes Wallmann’s Quartet West with tenor saxophonist Dennis Mitchelltree, bassist Marcus Shelby, and drummer Miguel McQuade (6/26), the Doug Brown Group (7/24), Harmonious Wail (9/4), and the Paul Muench Quartet (9/18). There’ll be blanket seating up front and lawn seating available, or you can just listen while strolling the gorgeous gardens. Families are especially welcome.

Jul
26
Tue
Tony Castaneda Latin Jazz Quartet @ Hilldale Shopping Center
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Tony Castaneda Latin Jazz Quartet

Jul 26, 2016 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Hilldale Shopping Center 702 N. Midvale Blvd., Madison, Wisconsin 53705

press release: Join us in our West Plaza every Tuesday evening for a melodic escape! Hilldale’s Summer Sounds series features an eclectic selection of our areas best musical talent for your listening pleasure. Tuesdays in July & August from 5PM to 7PM in the Hilldale West Plaza. For more details visit: www.hilldale.com

LocationHilldale Shopping Center 702 N. Midvale Blvd., Madison, Wisconsin 53705 View Map

Phone 608-238-6640
– See more at: http://isthmus.com/events/tony-castaneda-summer-sounds/#sthash.B6aZeHQK.dpuf

Ben Sidran’s Salon @ The Cardinal
Jul 26 @ 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, Marilyn Fisher, and Ken Kuehl @ Liliana’s
Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Johnny Chimes
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Every Tues-Wed @ Louisianne’s 6-9 pm

Phone
608-831-1929

Lynette Margulies & Joe Wickham @ Brink Lounge
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Lynette Margulies will be presenting a concert along with lessons in learning various ways to sing-a-long and communicate vocally. Joe Wickham, on guitar, will be joining Lynette.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn vocal ideas through participation.

For July and August, Lynette and Joe will be at The Brink Lounge on the last Tuesdays from 6-8. (July 26 and August 30). These gatherings will be the precursor of fun times to comes, specifically with more of the same in the fall and group lessons.

Location
Brink Lounge 701 E. Washington Ave., Suite 105, Madison, Wisconsin 53703 View Map

Phone
608-661-8599

Five Points Jazz Collective @ Mason Lounge
Jul 26 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 26 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 26 @ 10:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 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]

Jul
27
Wed
Cliff Frederiksen (guitar) and Ken Kuehl (bass)
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 27 @ 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
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Alison Margaret Jazz Trio @ Opus Lounge
Jul 27 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 28 @ 12:00 am

Alison Margaret Jazz Trio

Jul 20, 2016 9:00 PM

Opus Lounge 116 King St., Madison, Wisconsin 53703

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The Opus cocktail lounge continues its Wednesday live music series with a set from Madison jazz vocalist/composer Alison Margaret, accompanied by trio mates Paul Hastil on piano and John Christensen on bass.

Info

LocationOpus Lounge 116 King St., Madison, Wisconsin 53703 View Map

Event Category Music

Visit Event Website

Phone 608-441-6787
– See more at: http://isthmus.com/events/alison-margaret-jazz-trio-opus/#sthash.S2CJ3fEs.dpuf

Jul
28
Thu
Johnny Chimes
Jul 28 @ 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
Jul 28 @ 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

Jim Erickson – piano jazz @ Louisianne's
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jim Erickson
Music: Clubs: jazz piano

When: 12/04/14 @ 6:00pm
Cost: Free
Call: 608-831-1929
Web: ericksongs.com

More Information:
Jim Erickson will be playing jazz piano Thursday nights. 6 pm, no cover.

Usually closed on Thanksgiving.

No shows 12/25 & 1/1.

Where:
Louisianne’s, Etc., Middleton
7464 Hubbard Ave. , Middleton , WI 53562

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Madison Jazz Orchestra @ Brink Lounge
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Madison Jazz Orchestra

$5. Lats Thursdays most months. Sets at 7:30 and 9 pm.

Location
Brink Lounge 701 E. Washington Ave., Suite 105, Madison, Wisconsin 53703 View Map

Phone
608-661-8599

– See more at: http://www.isthmus.com/events/madison-jazz-orchestra_1/#sthash.uJoIJPwY.dpuf

Jul
29
Fri
Dixie Sizzlers @ UW Memorial Union-Terrace
Jul 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Behind the Beat, 5-7 pm Fridays. Free.

UW Memorial Union-Terrace 800 Langdon St. , Madison, Wisconsin 53706 View Map

Phone
608-262-7593

 

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