Jazz Calendar

Jul
27
Thu
Ken Wheaton (acoustic guitar) @ Liliana's Restaurant
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 27 @ 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

Madison Jazz Orchestra @ Brink Lounge
Jul 27 @ 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

Richard Hildner, Nick Moran, Tony Barba & Juancho Martinez
Jul 27 @ 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

Jul
28
Fri
John Vitale (guitar), Marilyn Fisher (vocals), and Ken Kuehl (bass) @ Liliana's Restaurant
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 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

Johnny Chimes
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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

Phone
608-831-1929

Craig Mason Combo @ The Brink Lounge
Jul 28 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

The CMB plays a variety of jazz standards from the 1920s to the present day, along with original compositions.

Jul
29
Sat
Johnny Chimes
Jul 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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

Phone
608-831-1929

Johnny Widdicombe (bass) + (piano)
Jul 29 @ 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 Widdicombe (bass) + Mike Powers (piano)
Jul 29 @ 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

Jul
30
Sun
Cliff Frederiksen – guitar @ Liliana's Restaurant
Jul 30 @ 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

Super Salsa Night with Edi Rey y Su Salsera @ The Brink Lounge
Jul 30 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Chacha and Bachata are on tap, with a big floor and wonderful lights for dancing.

Aug
1
Tue
Ben Sidran’s Summer Salon @ Nomad World Pub
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 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 starts on June 6th and will run every week through August 22nd except for 8/15 (when the Darren Sterud Orchestra will sub while Ben is on tour). For all but the finale on 8/22, Ben’s band-mates for the series will be guitarist Louka Patenaude, bassist Nick Moran and drummer Todd Hammes. And on 8/22, Ben will perform with his touring band (including members from Europe, New York, Minneapolis and Detroit). Free admission for all but 8/22. Start time on 8/22 is 6:30 PM, with a 5:30 PM start time for all other salon nights. Nomad World Pub, 418 East Wilson Street.

John Vitale (guitar) and Marilyn Fisher (vocals) @ Liliana's Restaurant
Aug 1 @ 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

Johnny Chimes
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Every Tues-Wed @ Louisianne’s 6-9 pm

Phone
608-831-1929

Five Points Jazz Collective @ Mason Lounge
Aug 1 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 2 @ 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]

Aug
2
Wed
Cliff Frederiksen (guitar)
Aug 2 @ 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)
Aug 2 @ 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 & Guests @ Otto's Restaurant & Bar
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Johnny Chimes
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 2 @ 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]

The North Westerns @ Malt House
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The North Westerns

Malt House 2609 E. Washington Ave., Madison, Wisconsin 53704

1st Wed. — The North Westerns (Western Swing and Old-school Jazz)

LocationMalt House 2609 E. Washington Ave., Madison, Wisconsin 53704 View Map

Phone 608-204-6258

Aug
3
Thu
Ken Wheaton (acoustic guitar) @ Liliana's Restaurant
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 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

Aug
4
Fri
Doug Brown (guitar) and Lo Marie (vocals) @ Liliana's
Aug 4 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Johnny Chimes
Aug 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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

Phone
608-831-1929

Aug
5
Sat
Cliff Frederiksen (guitar) and Kevin Frederiksen (guitar)
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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

Phone
608-831-1929

Tony Barba Quartet @ North Street Cabaret
Aug 5 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Tony Barba-tenor sax
Paul Hastil-fender rhodes
John Christensen-bass
Miguel McQuade-drums

Doors open at 7. Music at 9 PM

Aug
6
Sun
Cliff Frederiksen – guitar @ Liliana's Restaurant
Aug 6 @ 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

Aug
8
Tue
Ben Sidran’s Summer Salon @ Nomad World Pub
Aug 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 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 starts on June 6th and will run every week through August 22nd except for 8/15 (when the Darren Sterud Orchestra will sub while Ben is on tour). For all but the finale on 8/22, Ben’s band-mates for the series will be guitarist Louka Patenaude, bassist Nick Moran and drummer Todd Hammes. And on 8/22, Ben will perform with his touring band (including members from Europe, New York, Minneapolis and Detroit). Free admission for all but 8/22. Start time on 8/22 is 6:30 PM, with a 5:30 PM start time for all other salon nights. Nomad World Pub, 418 East Wilson Street.

John Vitale (guitar) and Marilyn Fisher (vocals) @ Liliana's Restaurant
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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