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WELCOME TO THE MILWAUKEE JAZZ INSTITUTE

The Milwaukee Jazz Institute, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, promotes jazz through education and performance, building awareness of this art form's ability to transform lives and strengthen our community. MJI seeks to expand and diversify the local jazz audience and create opportunities for professional and aspiring musicians. It’s a big task, and we appreciate your generosity!

UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES

  • MILWAUKEE JAZZ INSTITUTE ENSEMBLE
    MILWAUKEE JAZZ INSTITUTE ENSEMBLE
    Fri, Mar 08
    Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
    Mar 08, 2024, 8:00 PM
    Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 3270 Mitchell Park Dr, Brookfield, WI 53045, USA
    Mar 08, 2024, 8:00 PM
    Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 3270 Mitchell Park Dr, Brookfield, WI 53045, USA
    MJI will be in concert at SLWC, bringing their all-star ensemble. Enjoy hard bop, world-beats, original compositions, and soulful standards. The ensemble features Scott Burns (tenor sax), Paul Silbergleit (guitar), Mark Davis (piano), Jeff Hamann (bass), and Dave Bayles (drums).
  • MJI JAM SESSION
    MJI JAM SESSION
    Mon, Mar 11
    Jazz Gallery
    Mar 11, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM CDT
    Jazz Gallery, 926 E Center Street, Milwaukee WI 53212
    Mar 11, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM CDT
    Jazz Gallery, 926 E Center Street, Milwaukee WI 53212
    Join MJI faculty members Mark Davis and Jeff Hamann for a jam session open to musicians and listeners of all ages. Free admission! Donations welcome.
  • MJI PRESENTS: DAVE BAYLES TRIO
    MJI PRESENTS: DAVE BAYLES TRIO
    Sat, Mar 16
    bar centro
    Mar 16, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    bar centro, 804 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    bar centro, 804 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212, USA
    Come celebrate drummer Dave Bayles's debut album as a leader.
  • JAZZ CIRCLE EVENT: WORKSHOP WITH MARBIN
    JAZZ CIRCLE EVENT: WORKSHOP WITH MARBIN
    Mon, Feb 26
    Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
    Feb 26, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST
    Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts, 926 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212, USA
    Feb 26, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST
    Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts, 926 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212, USA
    In this workshop, Chicago's progressive jazz-rock band Marbin will explore their process of improvising, composing, arranging, and more!
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Milwaukee Jazz Institute is a proud United Performing Arts Fund Affiliate and appreciates the generous support received annually thanks to your UPAF donation.

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