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 […]

The New Breed Presents: Joke Night Part III

From Facebook: This Tuesday, The New Breed Jazz Jam brings back its popular musician joke night in celebration of April Fool’s Day. Join us for Madison’s hottest jazz jam session and (please:) stay for the plethora of jokes told in-between the night’s tunes by jammers, audience members, and the host band members. Did you hear […]

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, […]

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, […]