The Scoop on the Greater Madison Jazz Consortium’s Big New Grant

What’s in that new $60,000 Peterson Foundation grant to the Greater Madison Jazz Consortium, and how is it going to help the Consortium pursue its goals of creating a more supportive climate for local jazz musicians, enhancing K-12 jazz education, and expanding the local jazz audience?  Find out about these upcoming grant-funded initiatives by visiting the […]

Upcoming UW jazz concerts 2012-2013

New  Jazz Studies Professor Johannes Wallman is breathing life into the UW School of Music jazz program. Here is a listing of programs for the upcoming school year. These are all listed on the calendar, too. Wed, Nov. 28, 2012: UW Jazz Orchestra (Johannes Wallmann, Director), Mills Concert Hall, UW Humanities Building, 8:00 pm, no cover Fri, Dec. […]

UW Madison looking for Jazz Professor

Good news for the Madison jazz scene: UW Madison is looking to hire a Jazz Studies Professor.  I suppose this could be to replace Richard Davis or Les Thimmig but my understanding is neither of them have that title. I believe Joan Wildman was the last UW Madison Jazz Studies Professor and she retired well over 5 years […]