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    May
    30
    Tue
    John Vitale (guitar) and Marilyn Fisher (vocals) @ Liliana's Restaurant
    May 30 @ 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 (guitar), Marilyn Fisher (vocals), and Ken Kuehl (bass) @ Liliana's Restaurant
    May 30 @ 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

    Dave Larson Jazz Quintet
    May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Live jazz.

    Johnny Chimes
    May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Every Tues-Wed @ Louisianne’s 6-9 pm

    Phone
    608-831-1929

    Five Points Jazz Collective @ Mason Lounge
    May 30 @ 9:00 pm – May 31 @ 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 Nomad World Pub
    May 30 @ 9:00 pm – May 31 @ 12:00 am

    A Madison institution for over 15 years, this jam session features some of the city’s finest jazz musicians. Instrumentalists, vocalists, emcees and poets are encouraged to sit-in for a fun night of collaborative music.

    For more info on special guests and theme nights please visit us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNewBreedJazzJam

    Ted Keys Trio @ Alchemy Cafe
    May 30 @ 10:00 pm – May 31 @ 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]

    May
    31
    Wed
    Cliff Frederiksen (guitar)
    May 31 @ 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

    Cliff Frederiksen (guitar) and Ken Kuehl (bass)
    May 31 @ 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

    Johnny Chimes
    May 31 @ 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
    May 31 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 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
    1
    Thu
    Ken Wheaton (acoustic guitar) @ Liliana's Restaurant
    Jun 1 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

    Ken Wheaton performs acoustic fingerstyle renditions of pop, jazz, blues, contemporary, and original music with strong vocal stylings.

    He just loves to play to a great audience, and his warm enthusiasm is contagious.

    His favorite place to play is on our garden patio when the weather is nice, so come visit us some beautiful Thursday evening and let him serenade you.

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

    Michael Hanson Jazz Group
    Jun 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    Otto’s Restaurant and Bar, on Madison’s Westside, 6405 Mineral Point Road, presents THE MICHAEL HANSON JAZZ GROUP every Thursday, 5/25-8/31, 5:30-7:30 pm. Reservations suggested– No cover. 274-4044

    Schedule:

    THURSDAY 25 May: Michael Hanson, Drums; Harris Lemberg, keyboard; John Widdicombe, Bass

    THURSDAY 1 JUNE: Michael Hanson, Drums; Cliff Frederiksen, guitar;John Widdicombe, Bass

    THURSDAY 8 JUNE: Michael Hanson, Drums; Dave Stoler, keyboard; John Widdicombe, Bass

    THURSDAY 15 JUNE: Michael Hanson, Drums;Brian Witte, keyboard;Angela Babler, vocals; John Widdicombe, Bass

    THURSDAY 22 JUNE: Michael Hanson, Drums; Harris Lemberg, keyboard; John Widdicombe, Bass

    THURSDAY 29 JUNE: Michael Hanson, Drums; Cliff Frederiksen, guitar; John Widdicombe, Bass

    THURSDAY 13 JULY: Michael Hanson, Drums; Cliff Frederiksen, guitar; John Widdicombe, Bass

    THURSDAY 20 JULY: Michael Hanson, Drums; Steve Banik, keyboard; Angela Babler, vocals; John Widdicombe, Bass

    THURSDAY 10 AUGUST: Michael Hanson, Drums; Cliff Frederiksen, guitar; John Widdicombe, Bass

    THURSDAY 17 AUGUST: Michael Hanson, Drums; Brian Witte, keyboard; Angela Babler, vocals; John Widdicombe, Bass

    THURSDAY 24 AUGUST: Michael Hanson, Drums; Dave Stoler, keyaboard; John Widdicombe, Bass

    THURSDAY 7 SEPTEMBER:Michael Hanson, Drums;Cliff Frederiksen, guitar; John Widdicombe, Bass

    Jim Erickson – piano jazz @ Louisianne's
    Jun 1 @ 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

    [MAP]

    Jazz Jam @ Zuzu Cafe
    Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Jazz Jam

    Zuzu Cafe 1336 Drake St., Madison, Wisconsin 53715

    7-9 pm Thursdays. All jazz performers are welcome.

    LocationZuzu Cafe 1336 Drake St., Madison, Wisconsin 53715 View Map

    Phone 608-260-9898

    Richard Hildner, Nick Moran, Tony Barba & Juancho Martinez
    Jun 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Thursdays: Latin Jazz Session

    CODA celebrates the contemporary and explosive sounds of the Latin jazz idiom featuring Richard Hildner, Nick Moran, Tony Barba and Juancho Martinez each week. The evening will highlight these local Latin jazz luminaries coming together, sometimes joined by others, to make magic moments of Latin rhythms and melodies. A Latin dance lesson at 8:00 begins the evening followed by live music. Cover $5

    Jun
    2
    Fri
    Doug Brown (guitar) @ Liliana's
    Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
    Johnny Chimes
    Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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

    Phone
    608-831-1929

    Jun
    3
    Sat
    Cliff Frederiksen (guitar) and Kevin Frederiksen (guitar)
    Jun 3 @ 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 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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

    Phone
    608-831-1929

     

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