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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

DEVELOPING GOOD VOCAL TECHNIQUE
Wed, Sep 30
Online Event for All Ages
Sep 30, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM CDT
Online Event for All Ages
Presented by Marcya Daneille. Learn the fundamentals of healthy and efficient singing.
DRUM SET COMPING
Thu, Oct 08
Online Event for All Ages
Oct 08, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM CDT
Online Event for All Ages
Presented by Devin Drobka. An exploration of drum set comping utilizing legendary drummer Bob Moses’s “8/8 concept.”
INSIDE THE TUNE: "CEORA"
Thu, Oct 08
Online Event for All Ages
Oct 08, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT
Online Event for All Ages
Eric Jacobson will delve inside “Ceora,” a bossa nova-styled jazz tune composed by trumpeter Lee Morgan.
HANDFUL OF KEYS: MONTHLY JAZZ PIANO WORKSHOP WITH MARK DAVIS
Tue, Oct 13
Online Event for All Ages
Oct 13, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM CDT
Online Event for All Ages
This month, Mark will present harmonic techniques of legendary pianist Barry Harris.

A CONVERSATION WITH CHARLES McPHERSON

MJI's most recent 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.

CONTACT THE MILWAUKEE JAZZ INSTITUTE

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414.234.5565

PO Box 170472, Milwaukee, WI 53217-0472

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