WELCOME TO THE MILWAUKEE JAZZ INSTITUTE
The Milwaukee Jazz Institute, a 501c3 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 audience for jazz and to create opportunities for professional and aspiring musicians.
MJI ENSEMBLE CONCERT
JAZZ DAY WITH MJI
Friday, April 30 at 7:30 PM (CDT)
This live, in-person performance showcases some of MJI's illustrious faculty members. Enjoy jazz classics performed by Marcya Daneille (vocals), Eric Jacobson (trumpet), Lenard Simpson (alto sax), Mark Davis (piano), Clay Schaub (bass), and Devin Drobka (drums) performing jazz classics.
- Thu, Apr 22Online Event for All Ages
- Thu, Apr 29Online Event for All Ages
- Fri, Apr 30UMCWFBApr 30, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM CDTUMCWFB, United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay, 819 E Silver Spring Dr, Whitefish Bay, WI 53217, USAThis live, in-person performance features Marcya Daneille (vocals), Eric Jacobson (trumpet), Lenard Simpson (alto sax), Mark Davis (piano), Clay Schaub (bass), and Devin Drobka (drums) performing jazz classics.
A CONVERSATION WITH
A recent MJI Jazz Circle event was a conversation with saxophone legend Charles McPherson. The discussion, hosted by MJI artistic director Mark Davis, delved into McPherson’s amazing career. You’ll hear incredible stories about meeting and hearing Charlie Parker, learning from Barry Harris in Detroit, and working with Charles Mingus. You’ll also learn about the inspiration for his new album, Jazz Dance Suites.