Jazz Estate


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The Minneapolis-based quartet Barbaro possesses the affinity to blur the lines between genres and will do so at The Jazz Estate on Dec. 8. Read more

Local Music

Live music and poetry grace Milwaukee’s local establishments and parks for continuous summertime entertainment. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Dear Ruthie shares advice about Christmas trees and her social calendar in the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

Dear Ruthie

The Milwaukee-born saxophonist and his trio offered tuneful interpretations of classics Friday night, but it was his meditative originals that truly stood out. Read more

Concert Reviews

At her Jazz Estate show, Youth in a Roman Field’s Claire Wellin used her voice, electric guitar and looped violin to mesmerizing effect. Read more

Concert Reviews

The new head of the East Side BID, Kristin Godfrey, discusses her vision for the neighborhood. Read more

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Jazz music, which originated a century ago, boasts a remarkable diversity of styles; this is reflected by Milwaukee’s own jazz culture. Read more

City Guide

Former Milwaukeean Juli Wood conveyed passion with both her saxophone and her voice during her welcome return Thursday. Read more

Concert Reviews

Milwaukee songwriter Kyle Feerick called in a murder’s row of Milwaukee talent for his new album, Heart, and plays an album release show on Friday, Feb. 17 at Red Dot Tosa at 8:30 p.m. . Read more

Music Feature

Six of the teachers responsible for educating so many local jazz players showed off their own chops at the Jazz Estate Saturday night. Read more

Concert Reviews

Milwaukee musician Evan Christian looked to Spain when opening his Walker’s Point jazz club Gibraltar. Read more

Music Feature

“It looks a lot different—and smells a lot different,” new Jazz Estate owner John Dye says of the club he saved from extinction. Read more

Music Feature

To those in theknow, Milwaukee has emerged as a serious center for improvised music. Major voices have recently brought their joyful noise to our fair city and the comingweeks hold more soul-stirring, mind-expanding creative music. Those w.. Read more

Happening Now

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One of Milwaukee's most iconic jazz clubs is ready to resume operations this week. After 10 months of extensive renovations, the Jazz Estate will reopen Thursday night under new ownership with a performance from the D.E.D. Organ Trio. John Dye, wh.. Read more

On Music

It’s with aheavy heart that I announce the Jazz Estate is putting a moratorium onlive music while undergoing personnel changes. The hiatus is of indefinitelength, but the bartender with whom I spoke sounded confident that concertswould .. Read more

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Milwaukee's newest jazz club, Mr. J's Jazz Lounge, has been building up a solid track record for putting on great shows.This Friday may be their biggest get yet, as celebrated jazz saxophonist Steve Cole makes his first appearance at Mr. J's.Steve.. Read more

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What is it about cooking food over anopen fire that makes everything so gosh darn tasty? Here are some tried-and-truefavorites with a few spins to sample on your next camping outing.5. Baked BeansSomething about getting the legumesbubbling .. Read more

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Jerry Grillo will celebrate 20 years (more or less) as a jazz singer with a pair of performances. Read more

Local Music

Theguest of honor at a birthday party isn't usually supposed to be the oneproviding the entertainment. But tell that to Kenny Parker. The Milwaukee saxophonist/vocalistwho has shared stages with Little Richard, Bobby McFerrin, Isaac Hayes ando.. Read more

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Old time radio drama group Cabaret Milwaukee is looking to cast for its upcoming show next month, which runs Feb. 12 - 15. The group is seeking: “2 males, 30-40 (1 1930's gangster and 1 1940's smooth talker) 1 female, 30-40 (brothel madam)”Thi.. Read more