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Thursday, March 6, 2008

Tonight @ the Wisconsin Conservatory or Music - 7:30 PM

The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music’s resident traditional jazz group, We Six, dedicates most of their performances to the classics, but once a year they present a program of their own original compositions. Tonight at 7:30 p.m., they’ll play pieces from members Jamie Breiwick, Mark Davis and Paul . . .
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Tonight @ the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music - 7:30 PM

The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music’s resident traditional jazz group, We Six, dedicates most of their performances to the classics, but once a year they present a program of their own original compositions. Tonight and tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m., the sextet will play pieces from members Jamie Breiwick, Mark . . .
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

Local Music

Jazz shouldn’t be this good anymore. At a time when many conservatory trained musicians have reduced a great American art form to a noodling string of solos held together on a fragile string of familiar melody, Paul Spencer has produced a contemporary big-band album showcasing many styles and moods. The solos . . .
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

Today @ the Wilson Center - 1:00 PM

Jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave has performed with greats like Charles Mingus, Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald, and while he has honed a warm, soulful style that he can call his own, he’s also a virtuoso capable of mimicking multiple styles. In particular, he’s renowned for evoking . . .
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008

Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino - 8:00 PM

Since the early 1960s, musician and songwriter Allen Toussaint has led a successful solo career peppered with numerous collaborations with such luminaries as The Band, Dr. John and Solomon Burke, but he’s still better-known through other artists’ covers of his songs, most notably ‘Working in the Coalmine . . .
Monday, Feb. 4, 2008

Tonight @ Linneman's Riverwest Inn - 10:00 PM

For decades, Milwaukee multi-instrumentalist Sigmund Snopek has been one of the hardest working musicians in the local music scene, tackling everything from jazz to experimental prog-rock. He’s even an accomplished composer . . .
Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Center - 8:00 PM

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band have cemented themselves as the torchbearers of the Big Easy’s entire jazz heritage. It’s no small burden, but the ambassadors represent their city well, laying down festive, old-timey jazz as well as bone-chilling funeral dirges that have taken on newfound gravity since . . .
Friday, Feb. 1, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Center - 8:00 PM

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band have cemented themselves as the torchbearers of the Big Easy’s entire jazz heritage. It’s no small burden, but the ambassadors represent their city well, laying down festive, old-timey jazz as well as bone-chilling funeral dirges that have taken on newfound gravity since . . .
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008

Tonight @ the Borg Ward Collective - 8:00 PM

The Borg Ward Collective, 823 W. National Ave., hosts an 8 p.m. all-ages, experimental music bill tonight at 8 p.m. with minimalist Chicago guitarist (and Rhys Chatham collaborator) David Daniel headlining, supported by local musicians Jon Mueller and Jim Schoenecker and the free-jazz group A Volition Trio . . .

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