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CONGRATULATIONS, WE SIX!

Voted Best Jazz Combo in MKE

Congratulations to our resident ensemble We Six for being voted best jazz combo in Milwaukee for the second year in a row. We Six features Eric Jacobson on trumpet, Scott Burns on tenor sax, Paul Silbergleit on guitar, Mark Davis on piano, Jeff Hamann on bass, and David Bayles on drums. MJI is so proud of these faculty members!

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WE SIX

Milwaukee's All-Star Ensemble

From hard bop to world beats, original compositions to soulful standards, We Six explores the full range of jazz in their straight-ahead style. A consistent favorite of festivals and clubs, We Six features trumpeter Eric Jacobson, tenor saxophonist Scott Burns, guitarist Paul Silbergleit, pianist Mark Davis, bassist Jeff Hamann, and drummer Dave Bayles. They have appeared in concert with jazz luminaries such as Benny Golson, Phil Woods, and Brian Lynch, and can be heard on their recent album Vivid Dreams. We Six is a resident ensemble of the Milwaukee Jazz Institute.

JAZZ WORKSHOPS AND RESIDENCIES

Want to learn more about jazz?

We Six and MJI faculty are available to share their knowledge and expertise on a range of topics that include improvisation, vocal and instrumental techniques, jazz history, and the business of music. 

We create customized programs for schools, retirement homes, and youth centers. Contact us for more information and to discuss your interests.

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WE SIX MEMBERS

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DAVE BAYLES

Drums
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SCOTT BURNS

Tenor Saxophone

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JEFF HAMANN

Bass
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MARK DAVIS

Piano

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ERIC JACOBSON

Trumpet
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PAUL SILBERGEIT

Guitar
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