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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

  • MJI PRESENTS: PAUL SILBERGLEIT TRIO
    MJI PRESENTS: PAUL SILBERGLEIT TRIO
    Sat, Jul 20
    bar centro
    Jul 20, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    bar centro, 804 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212, USA
    Jul 20, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    bar centro, 804 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212, USA
    Veteran Milwaukee jazz guitarist Paul Silbergleit takes the stage at Bar Centro, with his trusty trio-mates Clay Schaub on bass and Devin Drobka on drums, for this special MJI presentation!
  • MJI PRESENTS: ORDINARY POEMS ALBUM RELEASE SHOW
    MJI PRESENTS: ORDINARY POEMS ALBUM RELEASE SHOW
    Fri, Aug 09
    bar centro
    Aug 09, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    bar centro, 804 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212, USA
    Aug 09, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    bar centro, 804 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212, USA
    Join us for this special performance!
  • MJI JAM SESSION
    MJI JAM SESSION
    Mon, Aug 12
    Jazz Gallery
    Aug 12, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM CDT
    Jazz Gallery, 926 E Center Street, Milwaukee WI 53212
    Aug 12, 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: KENNY REICHERT 4TET
    MJI PRESENTS: KENNY REICHERT 4TET
    Sat, Aug 17
    Saint Kate - The Arts Hotel, Arc Theatre
    Aug 17, 2024, 8:00 PM
    Saint Kate - The Arts Hotel, Arc Theatre, 139 E Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
    Aug 17, 2024, 8:00 PM
    Saint Kate - The Arts Hotel, Arc Theatre, 139 E Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
    Kenny Reichert is a Chicago-based guitarist, composer, bandleader, and educator who has been described as “a distinctive player and composer” by DownBeat Magazine.
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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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