Recap of Charles Mingus night with The New Breed

Bassists Noah Garabedian and Nick Moran

Last night was a big one for bassists at the New Breed Jam. To celebrate the 92nd anniversary of Charles Mingus’ birth the jam held a Mingus theme night and some of the area’s top bassists turned out. John Mesoloras was in the crowd, John Christensen and relative newcomer Rob Lundberg played, and to top […]

Mingus night with the New Breed

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Join us this Tuesday, April 22nd to celebrate the music of Charles Mingus on what would have been his 92nd birthday. The New Breed will pick some choice Mingus tunes for our first set, and then we’ll be joined by members of The UW Jazz Ensembles for our jam session. Jammers are encouraged to pick […]

Cole Porter night this week at the New Breed Jam

The New Breed Jam has periodic theme nights. Here’s what’s happening this Tuesday.  ***** Cole Porter Night THE NEW BREED  featuring  Paul Hastil, piano Nick Moran, bass with special guests Ray Rideout, alto saxophone Geoff Brady, drums will appear at THE CARDINAL BAR 418 E Wilson St Madison WI 53703 9:00 pm – midnight Tues July 9, […]

No New Breed jam next week

Don’t you wish you didn’t have to work or go to school? What would you do instead? Well, judging by the packed house at the Cardinal last Tuesday many of us would play and listen to jazz. My schedule only allows me down to the jam about once a month, but I attend regularly enough […]

Patrick is in town

Just a quick heads-up: former New Breed tenor saxophonist Patrick Breiner is back in Madison for the week and will be joining the New Breed at their weekly jam session Tuesday night 9 pm at the Cardinal.  Patrick is a fantastic player, there is no one else like him in Madison. He lives in Connecticut […]

Last chance to hear Patrick

Pay attention Madison jazz fans, this is important! Madison’s premier jazz saxophonist, Patrick Breiner, is leaving town in August….. for good.  That’s right, he and  Emily are moving back east in the middle of August. This isn’t too surprising;  Patrick has been touring more and more and much of it is on the east coast, […]