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.
Prerequisite: Basic proficiency on an instrument and basic music reading skills are recommended.
Instructor: Eric Jacobson
Cost: $150 for the 8-week course
- Fri, Sep 10Klement's Sausage & Beer Garden Stage
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.