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Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010

Tonight @ Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, 7:30 p.m.

For its latest program, the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music’s resident jazz sextet will present the latest original compositions from members and composers Jamie Breiwick, Mark Davis and Paul Silbergleit. Breiwick, a foundation in...
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010

Classical Preview

As a creative artist, Alexander Borodin (1833-1887) was perhaps the most accomplished of the late-19th-century Russian nationalist composers; his remarkable gifts were evident in nearly every work he wrote. Alas, there aren’t very many, for composing was always merely his part-time job. Indeed, it often took years for works to be finished...
Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Legends at the Conservatory

Education has always been a key factor in the musical upbringing of jazz trombonist Slide Hampton, especially since he taught himself to play at an early age. It all began the day his father handed him a trombone that happened to be left-sided. Slide was right-handed. But in a musical family of 12 children who all played and sang (eight boys, four girls), he worked with what he was given, including an innate talent that would lead him to master such a physically demanding instrument...
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008
DJ Madhatter (aka Jordan Lee) is part of the WAMI award-winning hip-hop group Rusty Ps. If he’s not scratching tunes at joints like Jackalope Lounj, The Jazz Estate or Stonefly Brewery, he’s teaching turntablism at the prestigious Wisconsin Conservatory of Music in two-week workshops.
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008

Tonight @ the Jazz Estate - 9:30 p.m.

In the quarter-century or so since he graduated from the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, Milwaukee native Brian Lynch has been a member of the Horace Silver Quintet, the Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra and Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, and played with Benny Golson, Phil Woods, Prince and Maxwell . . .
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 . . .
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008

Tonight @ Wisconsin Conservatory of Music - 7:30 PM

As Milwaukee’s Bronzeville district continues its revitalization, the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music pays homage to area’s rich musical history with a program called Bronzeville Revisited tonight at 7:30 p.m. The emphasis is on jazz: Local saxophone hero Berkeley Fudge, singer Adekola Adedapo and others . . .

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