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Bassists Noah Garabedian and Nick Moran

Recap of Charles Mingus night with The New Breed

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 … Read More

Concerts & Special Events


Laurie Lang

Review of Improvisational Music Workshop spring season

Laurie Lang facilitates an Improvisational Music Workshop after each Madison Music Collective concert. She recently posted her impressions of listening to and working with the artists from Madison Music Collective's spring series. Check it out. … Read More

Madison Jazz Calendar

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Next jam May 3rd

From the Madison Jazz Jam website: .....The band is Eric Koppa – sax/educator, Dave Stoler – piano, Nick Moran – bass, and Michael Brenneis – drums. The tune-of-the-week is Cherokee. This tune is usually called at a very rapid tempo and involves many key … Read More

Greater Madison Jazz Consortium

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Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with Live Music

Excerpted from the GMJS website: Since 2001, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has been designating each April as Jazz Appreciation Month and calling on communities around the country to join the celebration. By far the best way to … Read More