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Musicians and groups which play music for anniversaries, celebrations, dances, dinners, parties, receptions and special occasions.

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  • A Touch of Brass Jazz Combo - Elegant dance and background music, all styles. 3 to 6 players as needed. Sandy LaClair, 608-221-2930 or 1-888-608-2930, Madison.

  • Joe Aaron
    Joe AaronPassed away June 7, 2013. Plateau clarinet since 1937, Bayside.

  • Rick Aaron
    Rick AaronFlute, Rick Aaron, 414-364-9532, Milwaukee.

  • Albert Abena - Saxophone, Albert Abena, Milwaukee.

  • Adekola Adedapo
    Adekola AdedapoJazz, Blues and traditional African vocals since 1978, storyteller and actress, Adekola Adepapo, 414-931-8847, Milwaukee.

  • Naima Adedapo
    Naima AdeddapoJazz singer, American Idol contestant, Milwaukee.

  • Dan Albrechtson and Friends
    Dan AlbrechtsonRob Moore, bass and vocals; Robert Lapaz, guitar; Don Sheskey, perucssion; Dan Albrechtson, jazz pianist, 262-547-6057, Waukesha.

  • Terry Albright - Tuba, Milwaukee.
  • All Star Super Band (2000) - 13 or 16 piece band available for all occasions. Warren Wiegratz, Jason Gillette, Brad Blum, Mike Pauers, saxophones; Tom Utchig, drums; Brett Murphey, Kaye Berigan, Dale Elenich, Matt Antoniewicz, trumpets; Herb Draeger, Chuck Barnes, Dale Deeds, Mike Franceschi, trombones; Steve Lewandowski, guitar; Susan Russell, vocalist; Gary Christensen, upright bass, bass guitar, guitar, piano, voice and Director, 414-333-7812, Milwaukee.

  • Jay Allison
    Jay AllisonPlays salsa with Punto de Vista Latin Orchestra, freelance jazz and Dixieland, teacher, trombone, Milwaukee.

  • Sherwood Alper
    Sherwood AlperDrummer, vocalist, comedian... haberdasher, too! Former member of Four Lads. Sherwood Alper, 414-281-8136, Milwaukee.

  • Ambiance Music - Jazz and Latin jazz. Duo, trio, quartet, ensemble. Marianne Strand, 608-249-5444, Madison.

  • Al Anderson
    Al AndersonTrombone jazz, big band, Dixie. Al Anderson, 920-261-5553 or 920-253-8550, Watertown.

  • Andy Anderson
    Andy AndersonBanjo and vocals, Wilmot.

  • Tom Anderson - Accordion, Mequon.

  • Norma Angeli
    Norma Angeli
    Norma Angeli.

  • Matt Antoniewicz - Trumpet, Matt Antoniewicz, 414-460-2319, Milwaukee.

  • Sammy Armato
    Sam ArmatoPlateau clarinet, violin and vocal, Sam Armato, 414-352-2347, Glendale.

  • Glenn Ash - Guitar.
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  • John Babbitt
    John Babbitt Bass, Biography, 715-967-2865, New Auburn.

  • Joseph F. Balestrieri
    Joe BalestrieriTenor saxophone, clarinet, passed away Ferbuary 21, 2011. Joe Balestrieri, South Milwaukee.

  • Dave Baney
    Dave Baney
    Guitar, Chicago.

  • Steve Banik - Jazz pianist available for private events, weddings, cocktail hours and holiday parties. Steve Banik, Madison.
  • Banjo Barons Ragtime Band (1988) - Milwaukee's hand clappin', foot stompin' banjo music featuring ragtime, jazz and show tunes. Donald Sheskey, percussion; David Martinsek, string bass; Michael J. Woitowicz, banjo, 262-245-5516, Williams Bay.

  • Lem Banks
    Lem BanksBlues, R & B, jazz and pop vocal, Lem Banks, 414-466-6387, Milwaukee.

  • Lynn Barber Trio - Jazz vocals, Lynn Barber.
  • Audrey Barr - Piano.
  • Jane Barry-Fraundorf - Professional pianist/keyboardist. Jane Barry-Fraundorf, 414-321-0609 or 414-333-9852, Milwaukee.
  • Chuck Barnes - Trombone, Milwaukee.

  • Andy Bauer TrioAndy Bauer
    Jazz guitar, Milwaukee.

  • David S. Bayles
    Dave BaylesPercussion, Salsa, fusion and straight ahead drums, David Bayles, Biography, 414-967-0518, Milwaukee.

  • Michael BB Jazz Quartet - Also trio, duo or solo jazz piano. Michael BB, 608-258-1393, Madison.

  • Tyler Beattie - Piano.
  • Mary Ann Beaumont - Piano.
  • Ron Becker - Accordion, Ron Becker.

  • Sam Belton
    Sam Belton
    Drummer and owner of CITY.NET Cafe, 7219 W. Burleigh St., 414-807-0151, Milwaukee.

  • Ethan Bender
    Ethan BenderEthan Bender, bassist, 414-536-7828, Milwaukee.

  • James Benton - Bassist, Milwaukee.
  • Bunny Berigan Memorial Band - Allan Townsend, V. K. Hansen, 414-357-9379, Milwaukee.

  • Kaye Berigan
    Kaye BeriganTrumpet and flugelhorn, Kaye Berigan, 262-251-7477, Menomonee Falls.

  • Bill Berlyn
    Bill BerlynTrumpet, Bill Berlyn, 414-530-3365, New Berlin.

  • Big Band Reunion (1996) - Fox Valley's only regularly meeting Jazz and Blues Big Band, attracts a regular following of enthusiasts wherever they perform. Bob Levy, 920-739-3108 or Nick Keelan, 920-832-6630, Appleton.
  • Big Swing Face - Michael Valasek, 414-545-6050, Milwaukee.
  • Darele Bisquerra - Vocalist, Darele Bisquerra, 414-403-9060, Milwaukee.
  • Black & Blues - 7 pc. blues band with horns. Cliff Frederiksen, 608-838-8932, Madison.

  • Dave Bock
    Dave Bock
    Trombone, tuba, trumpet, string bass, piano and Jazz Historian. Winner of the 2004 Unlimited Jazz, Ltd. Scholarship and the 2004 Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Summer High School Jazz Camp Award. Plays trombone with Dixie Doodlers. Dave Bock Biography (PDF 11k). Dave Bock, Illinois.

  • Boogie Woogie Flu - Dan Moore, piano.
  • Bourbon Street Stompers (1988) - 6 pc. Dixieland jazz band, Pat Keating, banjo; Bob Schamber, tuba; Al Anderson, trombone; Jim Scalf, drums; Gene Leshner, clarinet; David Welnak, trumpet, 262-628-1896, Colgate.

  • Dave Boyles
    Dave BoylesBones and washboard.

  • George Braith - Braithophone.

  • The Dave Braun Trio
    Dave Braun
    Jazz, Paula Braun, bass; Pete Braun, drums; Dave Braun, guitar, 262-930-1002, Racine.

  • John Braun
    John BraunClarinet, tenor and baritone sax, Fond du Lac.

  • Jamie BreiwickJamie Breiwick
    Versatile jazz trumpet player and teacher. Jamie Breiwick, Milwaukee.

  • Mike Britz Trio
    Mike BritzSelection of tunes from the Great American Songbook, Antonio Carlos Jobim sung in Portuguese and some good ol' blues. Sam Steffke, piano; Randy Charles, drums; Jen Cintron, vocals; Mike Britz, bassist, 414-550-7430, Waukesha.

  • Jremy Brockman - Build instruments, compose and play those instruments. Jremy Brockman.
  • Michael Brody - Piano.

  • Brotherhood
    Roger BrotherhoodGuitar and lessons, Roger Brotherhood, 414-607-0853, Milwaukee.

  • Roger Brotherhood Quartet - Steve Einerson, piano; Jim Paolo, bass; Randy Kuehn, drums; Roger Brotherhood, guitar, 414-607-0853, Wauwatosa.
  • John Brown - Clarinet.

  • Jim Brusky
    Jim BruskyTuba, Milwaukee. (Passed away 2006).

  • Bob Budny
    Bob BudnyDrums, Bob Budny, Wauwatosa.

  • Tom Burgermeister
    Tom BurgermeisterBass, 414-385-0922, Milwaukee.

  • Lee Burrows
    Lee BurrowsBass. (Passed away 2005).

  • George Busateri Band (1985)
    George BusateriDance music: Big band, new swing, 60s motown and R&B, 70s disco, rock, salsa and reggae. Duane Stuermer, bass, lead vocals; John Zaffiro, guitar; Scott Wenzel, drums; John Seydewitz, percussion; Jim Liban, harmonica and vocals; Allen Johnson and Tom Meredith, trumpets; John Kirchberger, tenor sax; Tom Newburg, baritone sax. We can size the band to fit the occasion. George Busateri, keyboards and lead vocals, 414-347-1444, Milwaukee.

  • Ernie Brusubardis - Piano.
  • Peter Buxman - Drums.
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  • Neal Chandek - Keyboard, Milwaukee.
  • Claude Cailliet
    Calud CaillietTrombonist, professor of music at the UW-Baraboo/Sauk County and performs with many Midwest groups in addition to leading the popular Salsa/Latin Jazz Ensemble, MadiSalsa.

  • Michael Caldwell Quartet
    Mike CaldwellRay Tabs, keyboard; Sam Belton, drums;Hal Miller, bass; Michael Caldwell,tenor and alto saxophone, Milwaukee.

  • Jack Carr
    Jack CarrDrums, 414-377-6872, Milwaukee.

  • Michael Cascio
    Michael CascioMichael Cascio, guitar, 262-786-6249, New Berlin.

  • Rae Cassidy - Singer.
  • Tony Castanedas Latin Jazz Quartet - Tony Castaneda, percussion; Nic Cowles, flute; Dave Stoler, piano; string bass Henry "Bonham" Boehm, Madison.

  • Paul Cebar and the Milwaukeeans
    Paul CebarPaul Cebar, Milwaukee.

  • Neil Chandek
    Neil ChandelKeyboard, Milwaukee.

  • Barb Cheron
    Barb Cheron
    Jazz, blues and pop trio. Barb Cheron Peterson, guitarist, 608-242-8709, Madison.

  • Don Chesboro Quartet
    Don ChesboroClarinet, Don Chesboro, Wisconsin Rapids.

  • Gary Christensen
    Gary ChristensenUpright bass or bass guitar, Gary Christensen, 414-333-7812, Milwaukee.

  • Evan Christian
    Evan ChristianGuitar, Milwaukee.

  • Jimmy Christiaansen
    Jimmy ChristiaansenBanjo, 414-332-1057, Milwaukee.

  • Clamnation - 9 pc. Latin and modern jazz group. Steve Cohen, 414-962-6285, Milwaukee.

  • Jack Clark
    Jack ClarkPercussion and wash board, musician photographer (providing many photographs for this page), Jack Clark Biography (PDF 13k). Jack Clark, 414-525-0997, Franklin.

  • Tim Clausen
    Tim ClausenSolo jazz pianist, Tim Clausen, 414-940-1638, Milwaukee.

  • Steve Cohen Organ Trio - Blues and jazz with a Latin feel. Harmonica, guitar, organ and vocals. Steve Cohen, 414-962-6285, Milwaukee.
  • Ernst D. Collins - Pianist and entertainer. Ernest D. Collins, 414-873-4884, Milwaukee.
  • Steve Colvin - Drums, 262-786-5595, Milwaukee.
  • Joe Conti - Percussion, 414-963-9566, Milwaukee.

  • Nick Contorno Orchestra
    Nick Contorno
    Also Nick Contorno & the Big Brass, Dr. Nicholas J. Contorno, 262-392-2553, Dousman.

  • Maurice Cotton - Piano, voice, Biography, Milwaukee.

  • Norrie Cox New Orleans Jazzmen
    Norrie CoxAlso Norrie Cox New Orleans Stompers for Festivals. Roy Rubinstein, trombone; Whitey Minette, piano or tuba; Andy Anderson, banjo. Albert clarinet, Norman S. Cox, Norrie Cox Remembered (PDF 7k) (passed away March 7, 2007), Elm Grove.

  • Richard Crabtree - Piano, 262-628-0553, Colgate.

  • Joey Cross
    Joey CrossMilwaukee's First Lady of Song, retired jazz vocalist and percussionist. CD: "At Her Leisure." Dean Lea, Frank Tarantino, Johnny Garcia and Joey Cross, 414-383-9131, Milwaukee.

  • Julie Cucunato - Piano.
  • Scott Currier Trio - Sean, Jeremy and Scott Currier, piano, 262-613-8571, Milwaukee.

  • Kim Cusack
    Kim CusackClarinet, alto sax, 630-393-3975, Warrenville, IL, plays in Wisconsin often.
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  • Dorothy Dale
    Dorothy DaleVocalist, 414-871-0421, Milwaukee.

  • James Dallas
    James DallasSoprano, tenor sax and Ewi, 414-550-4327, Milwaukee.

  • Shanti Daya - Piano.

  • Rick D'Amore
    Rick D'AmoreVocalists, 414-258-0978, Milwaukee.

  • Dan Dance - Piano, Dan Dance, Milwaukee.

  • Bill Davidson
    Bill DavidsonTrumpet, Milwaukee.

  • John Davis
    John DavisDrums, 608-221-1436, Madison.

  • Mark Davis
    Mark Davis
    Jazz pianist, Mark Davis, 414-962-7861, Biography, Milwaukee.

  • Mary Davis, keyboard, 414-372-8448.
  • Neal Davis Quartet - Dan Trudell, piano; Scott Napoli, drums; Neal Davis, guitar.

  • Richard Davis
    Richard Davis
    Bass, Richard Davis, 608-255-6666, Madison.

  • Davis Family Band or Quartet - Smooth jazz and classic R&B from '60s through the '90s. Mary Davis, keyboard, 414-372-8448; Lem Banks, vocals; Alvin Turner sax; and James Davis, drums. Greg Davis, 414-372-3386, Shorewood.

  • Robert James DeBlaey
    Bob DeBlaeyPassed away August 13, 2013. Guitar, banjo, Greenfield.

  • Ronald J. DeBlaey
    Ron DeBlaeyRon DeBlaey, percussion, piano, 262-695-0171, Pewaukee.

  • Dale Deeds - Tenor and bass trombone, Dale Deeds, 414-333-8645, Muskego.
  • Deep Water Reunion - David "Big Pipes" G, vocal; Jay Stulo, guitar; Dr. Freeze, harp; Rick Clark, bass; Tommy "SkinTite" Swearingen, drums. Info, 715-362-5333, Rhinelander.
  • Mike DeRose - Smooth jazz guitar with backing tracks. Mike DeRose, Racine.
  • Dan Dietrich - Jazz drummer, Dan Dietrich, 414-529-7697.

  • Frank DeMiles and Company
    Frank DeMilesJohn Dominguez, bassist; Jack Carr, drummer; Johnny Ricco, Latin percussion. Piano and vocal, Frank "DeMiles" Dominguez, 262-285-3101, Belgium.

  • Annie Denison & The Jazz Orphans
    Annie DenisonBarry Velleman, keyboard; Bob Budny, drums; Michael Caldwell, sax; John Dominquez, bass. Straight ahead jazz vocalist Annie Denison, 414-672-2526, Milwaukee.

  • Ben Denison
    Ben DenisonWas Father of Annie Denison. Cornet. Passed away March 19, 2008, Milwaukee.

  • Ron Devillers and Jack Carr Big Band - Ron Devillers, 414-774-1058, Milwaukee.

  • The Luis Diaz Quintet (1992)
    Luis D. Diaz
    Latin Jazz at its best. Mike Plog, trumpet and arrangements; Jim Paolo, bass; Steve Einerson, piano and arrangments; and Dave Bayles, drums. Latin percussion, Luis D. Diaz, Biography, 414-852-5439, Milwaukee.

  • Victor DiCristo Quartet - Rudy Moroder, piano and vocal; Tom McGirr, bass; Rick Aaron, flute; Dave Sullivan, guitar; Victor DiCristo, percussion, Milwaukee.
  • Dan Dietrich - Drums, Milwaukee.
  • Dixie Barons Dixieland Band (Since 1998) - Dixieland music in the Eddie Condon Style for concerts, conventions, receptions and other occasions. John Braun, clarinet; Don Sheskey, washboard; tuba; Mike Woitowicz, banjo and leader, 262-245-5516, Milwaukee or Williams Bay.
  • Dixie Cats - Dixieland variety band. Wayne Williams, saxophones; Bob Moore, bass; Pat Keating, banjo, guitar; Bill Drenkham, trumpet; Pete Peterson, trombone; Cliff Gundersen, drums, 414-425-5291, Franklin.

  • Dixie Doodlers
    Dixie Doodlers
    Dixieland music for your anniversary, ceremony, dance, event, festival, parade, party, picnic or special occasion. James Kelly, trumpet; Rich Regent, clarinet; Dave Smith, trombone; Jack Clark, percussion; John Knurr, piano; Ken Olson, banjo; and Mark Kranz, tuba, 262-679-9475, New Berlin.

  • The Dixie Flavors - Dixie and swing. Phil Godfrey, 608-835-0105, Oregon.
  • Dixieland Express - Dick Camlek, clarinet; Randy Bjerke, trumpet; Diane Kujak, trombone; Dennis Ruda, drums; Jennifer Grassman, tenor sax; Scott Anderson, bass guitar; Carolyn Burge, piano.

  • John Dominguez
    John DominguezJohn Dominguez, string bass, no longer lives in Wisconsin.

  • Claude Dorsey - Piano and vocalist. Passed away March 3, 2010.

  • Floyd Dorsey
    Floyd DorseyVocalist, nephew of Claude, Floyd Dorsey, 414-931-8922, Milwaukee.

  • Steve Dougherty - Drums.
  • Carol Downey - Piano.

  • Herb Draeger
    Herb DraegerTrombone, Whitefish Bay. Passed away June 4, 2007.

  • Michael Drake & the Jazz Lines Band
    Michael Drake
    Any size band playing all the jazz standards you have grown to love and jazzy versions of tunes. Perfect for the lighter side. Musical wallpaper as we call it in the business. Getzen Clinician. Recording since 1980. Michael Drake, 414-769-2001, Milwaukee.

  • Bill Drenkham - Trumpet.

  • Ian Duerr
    Ian DuerrPiano, Milwaukee.
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  • John Egan
    John Egan
    Jazz and blues vocals, John Egan, 414-332-2513, Shorewood.

  • Doug Ebert - Bassist, Doug Ebert.
  • Eclectic Vibe - Guitar, violin, bass and drums. Tim Trzcinko, 414-704-1725, Milwaukee.

  • Lisa Edgar and Razzmatazz (1974)
    Lisa Edgar
    Dixieland jazz styling of banjo, vocal and humor. Tolerable music for all ages. Lisa Edgar, 414-445-3795, Milwaukee.

  • Steve Einerson
    Steve EinersonSteve Einerson, piano, Milwaukee.

  • Dale Elenich
    Dale ElenichDale Elenich, trumpet and tuba, 414-744-3882, Milwaukee.

  • Dick Eliot Trio
    Dick Eliot
    Harold Miller, bass; Sam Steffke, piano; Andy LoDuca, percussion or Louis Martinez, bongos; Dick Eliot, guitar, 414-541-5257, Milwaukee.

  • Donald Eliot
    Don EliotString or electric bass, 414-545-0002, Milwaukee.

  • Manty Ellis - Guitar, Milwaukee.

  • Chuck Engberg
    Chuck Engberg1914 Conn clarinet, 1926 Conn brass soprano saxophone, tenor sax, washboard, Chuck Engberg, 414-964-4650, Milwaukee.

  • Dave Erato
    Dave EratoAlto sax, Dave Erato, Milwaukee.
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  • Bill Feldman
    Bill FeldmanPercussion.

  • Deirdre Fellner & The Whole of Soul
    Deirdre Fellner
    The Whole of Soul with Scott Currier, keyboards; Steve Peplin, guitar; Del Bennett, drums; Eric Hervey, bass; Deirdre Fellner, vocalist, 414-873-2265, Milwaukee.

  • Dennis Fermenich - Vocalist, Greenfield.
  • Jahmes Anthony Finlayson - Percussion, Biography, Milwaukee.
  • Brian Ford Drums - Trio Jazz Cover Band, Larry Tresp, 414-881-0358, Franklin.
  • John Foshager - Piano, Biography, Milwaukee.
  • Lee Foster Quartet - Plays at Jazz Oasis, 414-562-2040, Milwaukee.
  • Four Star Quartet (1959) - Jazz and variety. Bob Deblaey, guitar; John Stoehr, alto and tenor sax, flute; Tommy Sheridan, piano (passed away 2001); Kay Berigan, trumpet; Gene Wells, tenor sax; Bob Unger (passed away 2010); Scott Wenzel, drums; Ron Deblaey, percussion; Walter Gras (Waldemar Gerassimoff), electric bass, 414-425-7553, Milwaukee. Ask about info for Four Star Quartet - Secure Site.

  • Mike Franceschi
    Mike FranceschiTrombone, Mike Franceschi, 262-370-6453, Milwaukee.

  • Joel Freisinger
    Joel FreisingerPiano, Joel Freisinger, 414-443-0706, West Allis.

  • Berkeley Fudge Quartet
    Berkeley FudgeTenor and soprano saxophone, flute. Biography, Berkeley Fudge, WCO 414-276-5760, Milwaukee.
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  • Gabriel's Horns (1983) - Big bands, jazz combos, strings, brass, pianists, vocalists, harpists, woodwinds, bagpipes, classical/flamenco guitarists, and mariachi bands. Jennifer Atwater, 414-475-5876, Wauwatosa.

  • Bill Gandt Jazz Quartet or Trio
    Bill GandtVibes and percussion, passed away around 2009, Bill Gandt, 262-785-0583, Milwaukee.

  • Johnny Garcia Quartet
    Johnny GarciaRon Martinson, piano; Hal Miller, bass; Louis Martinez, percussion; Johnny Garcia, percussion, 414-305-1617, Milwaukee.

  • Jon Pierre Gee & Kat Webb - 7 pc. band featuring Avantsoul performing Jazz standards, R&B, soul, classic Rock, Funk and Blues. Jon Pierre Gee, 414-383-7460, Milwaukee.

  • The Generation Gap
    Wayne ZimmermanTom Anderson, accordion; Don Eliot, bass; Dick Eliot, guitar; Steve Colvin or Victor DiCristo, percussion; Chris Peppas, congas and vocals; Wayne "Zim" Zimmerman, tenor and alto saxophone, 262-786-5511.

  • Jim Gerard
    Jim GerardAlto & tenor sax, bass, drums and vocals, Jim Gerard, 262-786-4703, Brookfield.

  • Rick Germanson - Piano, Milwaukee.
  • John Gibson - Bass.

  • Jason Gillette
    Jason GilletteAlto sax, 262-784-1813, Milwaukee.

  • The Glen Quarrie Quar-tet - Quartet. Saxophones, flute, clarinet, recording engineer. GlenQuarrie, 262-506-4568, Brookfield.
  • Marge Gluckstein - Piano.
  • Douglas M. Gmoser - Passed away August 20, 2010. Played hot jazz on his snow white clarinet. Douglas M. Gmoser, 262-784-2956, Elm Grove.
  • Phil Godfrey - Dixieland, combo and big band. Leader of The Phil-Harmonics and The Dixie Flavors. Phil Godfrey, trombone, 608-835-0105, Oregon.

  • Jason GoldsmithJason Goldsmith
    Saxophone and banjo. Bachelor of Music degree in Saxophone Performance from UW-Whitewater. Jason Goldsmith, Milwaukee.

  • Stan and Pat Good - Piano.
  • Joe Gorman - Guitar and recording, Milwaukee.

  • Walter Gras (Waldemar Gerassimoff)
    Walter GrasElectric bass, bass, Wally Gras, 414-425-7553, Milwaukee.

  • The Jack & Jill Grassel
    Jack Grassel
    It's About the Music CD (PDF 17k). Jack Grassel, guitar, wife is singer Jill Jensen, 262-552-4012, West Allis.

  • Steve Grassel - Piano.
  • Connie Grauer - Piano, 414-964-9872, Milwaukee.

  • Clifford A. Gribble
    Clifford A. GribbleTeaches selected jazz courses at area high schools and trains young musicians in the art of improvisation at 2993 S. Superior St., Milwaukee 53207. Clifford A. Gribble, 414-744-9797, Milwaukee.

  • Jerry Grillo
    Jerry Grillo
    Jazz, blues, Latin and pop vocalist; Steve Peplin, guitar; Scott Currier, keyboard; Harold Miller, bass; Kirk Tatnall. Jerry Grillo, vocals. 414-332-0961, Milwaukee.

  • Robert Grimwood - Piano, 414-963-4448.

  • Grooveology
    Grooveology
    Blues, jazz and beyond. Dave Smith, trombone; Kevin Allen, bass; drums; Sam Steffke, piano; Bill Stone, guitar; Marcia, vocal; Dave Matsen, saxophone, 773-685-3679, Chicago, IL.

  • Suzanne Grzanna
    Suzanne Grzanna
    Jazz vocalist and saxophonist. Suzanne Grzanna, 414-967-9067, Milwaukee.

  • Charlie Guerra
    Charlie GuerraDrums, congas/percussion, Latin, smooth, R & B and straight up, Charlie Guerra, 414-453-3792, Milwaukee.

  • Cliff Gundersen
    Cliff GundersenDrums, straight ahead jazz, Dixieland, fifties, ethnic, old time. Cliff Gundersen, 414-425-5291, Franklin.

  • Chris Gustafson - Bass, Milwaukee.
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  • Jeff Hale
    Jeff HaleGuitar, Jeff Hale, 262-510-5140, Hartland.

  • Jeff Hamann
    Jeff Hamann
    Jazz bassist, Jeff Hamann, 262-641-9077, Biography, Milwaukee.

  • Ken Hanner
    Ken HannerBanjo and saxophone. Teaches guitar and sax at Kashmir Music. Attending UW- Milwaukee and persuing a Multiple Woodwinds Performing Degree with a double major of Jazz Guitar Performance with a minor in Jazz Studies. Ken Hanner Biography (PDF 9k). Ken Hanner, 262-510-4946, Mukwonago.

  • Ben Hans Trio/Quartet
    Ben Hans
    Mark Solveson, bass; Jeff Schroedl, guitar; Ben Hans, drummer. Dawn, 414-587-8806, New Berlin.

  • Chris Hanson Quartet - Violin.
  • Carol Hanzel - Vocal and electric bass, Milwaukee.
  • John Harmon - Pianist and composer of "Geese: Majestic Travelers." John Harmon.
  • Mary Anne Harris - Piano.

  • Randal Harrison Trio
    Randal Harrison
    Jazz violinist and composer. Violin, bass and drums. Randal Harrison, 608-279-9856, Madison.

  • Jesse Hauck - Vocalist, Milwaukee.
  • Dave Hartsman - Saxophone and other reeds, 414-963-9668, Milwaukee.
  • Lajos Havas - Piano.
  • Andy Havas - Cello.
  • Robin Haycock - Piano, Robin Haycock.
  • David Hazeltine Quartet - Jeff Namann or John Weber, bass; Brian Ritter, drums; Eric Alexander, saxophone; David Hazeltine, piano; Milwaukee.

  • Chuck Hedges Swing Quartet (Disbanded 2010)
    Chuck Hedges
    Passed away June 24, 2010, memorial. Milwaukee's club king of swing and clarinetist. Five out of 25 albums recorded by Chuck have his name on the label. Dave Sullivan, guitar; Bob Maynard, vibes; George Welland, bass; Andy LoDuca, drums. Waukesha.

  • John Heftner
    John HeftnerPiano, John Heftner, 414-258-0792, Milwaukee.

  • Michael Heinrich
    Michael Heinrich
    Guitar, Michael Heinrich at Meyer's (PDF 7k), Michael Heinrich, 414-525-2300, Franklin.

  • Mike Hero - Flute, sax, vocals, Mike Hero, Milwaukee.
  • Fred Hewitt - Trumpet, percussion and vocals. Fred Hewitt, Janesville.

  • Bill Hindin
    Bill Hindin
    Pianist, arranger, vocals, conductor. Jazz and cabaret. Bill Hindin, 212-222-7755, Whitefish Bay.

  • Jeff Hollander - Piano, plays at the Pfister, Milwaukee.
  • Todd Holmes - Bass guitar and vocals, all styles, Todd Holmes, 262-703-3385, Menomonee Falls.
  • Todd Holmes Group - Ray Tabs, piano; Brian Ford, drums; Todd Holmes, bass and vocals, 262-703-3385, Menomonee Falls.

  • Tim Hourigan
    Tim Hourigan Latin percussion, Tim Hourigan, Greeenfield.
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  • Judi K
    Judi K
    Vocalist, Judi K, 608-779-0944, Onalaska.

  • Diane Kachelmeier - Voice.

  • Jim Kaczmarek
    Jim KaczmarekSaxophonist, Jim Kaczmarek, Milwaukee.
  • Jeremy Kahn, piano.

  • Gregory Kalkhoff
    Gregory KalkhoffTuba and professional audio recording, Greg Kalkhof, 414-447-7500, Milwaukee.

  • Guy Kammerer
    Guy KammererTrumpet, Guy Kammerer, 262-970-3780, Waukesha.

  • Mary Kamps - Pianio.
  • Dave Kasik - Bass.
  • Bob Keating - Banjo.
  • Pat Keating - Banjo, guitar, vocals, Oconomowoc.

  • John KeckJohn Keck
    Passed away May 13, 2010. One of the original founders of the Riverboat Rascals, piano, Milwaukee.

  • Jim Kehrin - Jim Kerhin, banjo, Milwaukee.

  • James KellyJames Kelly
    Trumpet, is a graduate of UW-Platteville, with Masters work from Vandercook and UW-Wisconsin. He has been a private lesson teacher for 30 years of beginners and advanced students and has taught in the MPS school district. Performing in groups for George Burns, Nick Contorno, Bob Hope, Boots Randolph, Guy Lombardo and Temptations. James Kelly, Greenfield.

  • Sam Kidd - Strong steady bass, Milwaukee.
  • Jim Kishline - Bass guitar, Jim Kiskline, Milwaukee.
  • Larry Kittelstad - Bass, Milwaukee.

  • John Knurr
    John KnurrTuba, piano and trombone; tuba lessons. John Knurr Biography (PDF 13k). John Knurr, 262-728-5521, Delavan, or 414-258-8724, Milwaukee.

  • Ryan Korb - Drums.

  • Larry Kozman Jazz Combo
    Larry KozmanLarry Kozman, trumpet, 414-289-8708, Milwaukee.

  • Mark Kranz
    Mark KranzOld record, cylinder, radio and Victrola collector. Manages the Dixie Doodlers, Mark Kranz, tuba, 262-679-9475, New Berlin.

  • Marty Krebs
    Marty KrebsTrumpet, Martin Krebs, 920-854-2306, Sister Bay or Tampa, Florida.

  • Rich Kremer - Bassist, wife is Liz Staehler, Rich Kremer.

  • Chelsea Krombach
    Chelsea KrombachVocalist, graduated from University of Michigan, lives in New York, played in Wicked on Broadway and Promises Promises, latest CD - "Profile" with Paul Keller.

  • Grant Krueger Orchestra - Grant Krueger, passed away September 14, 2008. Piano, 262-567-8917, Oconomowoc.

  • K-Town Dixie Ramblers
    Dixieland and Jazz music for Southeast Wisconsin. Free quotes. Jerry Kessel, percussion; Kenny Norman, tuba; Bill McGee, trumpet; John, trombone; Rich Regent, clarinet; and other musicians; John Tepley, banjo and vocals, 262-639-2807, Racine.

  • Jesse Kuczynski - Drums, 262-363-4260, Mukwonago.
  • Randy Kuehn - Drums, Randy Kuehn.
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  • La Chazz - Latin jazz ensemble. Jim Paolo, bass; Bibo Rodriguez, timbales; Allan Johnson, Mike Betz, trumpet; Mike Franceschi, trombone; Dumah Saafir, congas; Jeno Somlai, drums; Toty Ramos, guitarist and leader, 414-963-0498, Milwaukee.

  • Douglas Lady
    Douglas Lady

  • Jeff Larsen - Solo jazz guitar, Jeff Larsen, 608-236-0468, Madison.

  • Marilyn Larson
    Marilyn LarsenJazz singer, moved to Nashville around 2009.

  • Sam Larson - Percussion, Sam Larsen, 414-747-9016, Milwaukee.
  • Christopher Laughlin - Christopher Laughlin, classical guitar, Milwaukee.

  • Gary R. Lavann
    Gary LavannPlayed trumpet with Dixie Doodlers, New South Rampert Street Paraders, past Director of Milwaukee Letter Carrier's Band, Gary Lavann, trumpet, 262-392-9433, Mukwonago.

  • Dean Lea Trio (1978) - Dean Lea, keyboard; Paul Jonas, bass; Matt Liban, drums. Milwaukee.

  • Arno Ledebuhr
    Arno LedebuhrPassed away December 17, 2012, at age 86 years. Trumpet and harmonica, 262-567-7760, Oconomowoc.

  • Charles Ledvina - Charles Ledvina, bass.
  • Paul Leithold Trio - Jazz standards and some other stuff. Guitar, bass and drums. Paul Leithold, 608-317-2524, La Crosse.
  • Dolores Lenore - Piano.
  • Tele Lesbines - Perucssion, Biography, Milwaukee.

  • Gene Leshner
    Gene LeshnerClarinet, Mequon.

  • Lynn Lewandowski
    Lynn Lewandowski Saxophones, flute and clarinet. Lynn Lewandowski, Milwaukee.

  • Mark Lewandowski - Mark Lewandowski, bass, 414-771-8265, Milwaukee.

  • Steve Lewandowski (1973)
    Steve LewandowskiSteve Lewandowski, congas, guitar or banjo, Milwaukee.

  • Bobby Lewis, cornet and trumpet.
  • Jim Liban Blues Combo - Jim Liban, 414-278-7728, Milwaukee.

  • Don Linke Trio
    Don LinkeJim Paolo, bass; Dave Bayles, drums; Don Linke, jazz guitar, 414-481-0750, Milwaukee.

  • Linke and Merriwether - Don Linke, jazz guitar; Theo Merriwether, piano, Milwaukee.

  • Andy LoDuca Latin Quintet or World Jazz Band
    Andy LoDucaAndy LoDuca, drums; trumpet; Jerry Weitzer, keyboards; John Dominguez, bass; John Ricco, congas. Milwaukee.

  • Diane Loren
    Diane LorenJazz disk jockey, formerly with WYMS in Milwaukee.

  • Tom Los
    Tom LossTuba, sousaphone and bass guitar, Tom Los, 414-761-9779, Oak Creek.

  • Mike Lueck
    Mike LueckTrumpet, Mike Lueck, 414-232-0657, New Berlin.

  • Jane Lukik - Vocals, piano.
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  • Dave MacGregor's Vagabond Reeds
    Dave MacGregorGuy Fiorenza (Rockford), bass; Harold Smith, clarinet; Jack Carr, drums; Grant Krueger, piano; David MacGregor, clarinet and 1920 Conn brass soprano saxophone, 414-272-1932, Milwaukee.

  • Heather Maciolek
    Heather MaciolekJazz vocalist and teacher with big band experience, combo, weddings and private parties. Heather Maciolek, 414-379-8719, Milwaukee.

  • Janet Macklin Quartet (Trio, Duo)
    Janet MacklinVintage jazz. Janet Macklin, guitarist and singer; Peter Buxman or Ryan Korb, drums; Andy Mertens or John Gibson, bass; Steven Johnson, saxophone; Jim McGlynn, clarinet. CDs: I Think of You and Floating on the Silence. Janet Macklin, 920-233-7749, Oshkosh.
  • Grant Malme - Piano.

  • Mama Digdown's Brass Band (1993) - Mama Digdown, 608-335-3943, Madison.

  • Kim Marie
    Kim MarieJazz singer, Milwaukee.

  • Bill Martin
    Bill MartinGuitar - jazz, blues, and related styles, Bill Martin, 414-218-6271, Milwaukee.

  • Louis Martinez - Latin percussion, 414-282-0302, Milwaukee.

  • Dave Martinsek
    Dave MartinsekPassed away October 24, 2009. String bass, accordion, 262-835-2745, Caledonia.

  • Bill Marti - Guitar, Milwaukee.
  • Ron Martinson - Piano, Milwaukee.
  • Ron Miscavige - Cornet, trumpet, flugelhorn, Ron Miscavige, 262-443-5295, West Allis.
  • Elizabeth Matz - Piano.

  • Bob Maynard
    Bob MaynardVibraphone, 414-453-3946, Wauwatosa.

  • Tom McComb Quartet - Jazz, Brazilian, originals. Jenny McComb, piano; Dave Story, bass; Kevin Knopp, drums; Tom McComb, guitar, 715-345-0490, Stevens Point.
  • Tom McGirr - String bass, Milwaukee.
  • Jim McGlynn - Clarinet.
  • Kelly McGuire and Friends - Quintet, info, 715-732-3983, Marinette.
  • Peter McManaman - Guitarist, Milwaukee.

  • Bill Mech
    Bill MechVocalist of Jazz and pop from 30s to 60s, Bill Mech, 262-782-9500 x220, New Berlin.

  • Gary Meisner
    Gary MeisnerPiano, 262-785-6703, Brookfield.
  • Chris Mell - Percussionist, Chris Mell, 414-267-2948, Milwaukee.

  • Theo Merriwether
    Theo MerriwetherKeyboard, Theo Merriwether, Milwaukee.

  • Andy Mertens - Bass.
  • John Mesoloras - Bassist, John Mesoloras, 608-347-7862, Madison.
  • Bruce Messner - Clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, Bruce Messner, 414-546-6690, Milwaukee.
  • John Meyers - Trumpet, musician in Beloit Symphony Orchestra, Beloit.
  • Ralph Michaels Big Band - Music for all styles and occasions, RMBB, 414-476-9268, Milwaukee.
  • David Miller - Blues harmonica, lessons, vocals and guitar. David Miller, 414-241-6825, Milwaukee.

  • Gloria Miller & The Glo Trio
    Gloria MillerSinger and songwriter specializing in creating and performing Jazz and more, combining the innocence of music from the 30's and 40's with the relevance of current music. Gloria Miller, 414-226-5203, Milwaukee.

  • Harold Miller
    Harold MillerBass and drums, 414-427-9605, New Berlin.

  • Mike Miller & Jazz Vision - Ray Tabs or Joel Freisinger, piano; Jeff Hamann or Jim Kishline, bass; John Jason, guitar/vocals; Carol Hanzel, vocals/bass; Tom Sorce II, drums; Mike Miller, saxophone and flute, 414-258-3956, Milwaukee.

  • Milwaukee Banjo Band
    Milwaukee Banjo BandDave Martinsek, 262-835-2745, Caledonia.

  • Milwaukee Jazz Orchestra - Contemporary music with Tim Bell, Sam Fettig, Jason Goldsmith, Mark O'Conner, Brad Bloom, saxophones; Steve Wiest, Joel Adams, Mike Franceschi, Tom Matta, trombones; Brett Murphey, Matt Antoniewicz, Eric Jacobsen, Mike Plog, trumpets; Steve Einerson, piano; Paul Sibergleit, guitar; Jake Vinsel, bass; David Bayles, drums and leader, 414-967-0518, Milwaukee.
  • Milwaukee Jazz Vision - Milwaukee jazz musician's resources.
  • Milwaukee Stadtpfeifer German Brass Band - Brass quintet. Chuck Delkert, 414-781-6771, Milwaukee.

  • Whitey Minette
    Whitey MinettePiano or tuba, Whitewater.

  • Mississippi Mudcats - Formed as the house band for Milwaukee's popular Beer Barons restaurant years ago, the Mississippi Mudcats continue to be one of the area's most popular Dixieland groups. They have played their music for Governors Thompson, Dreyfus and Earl. The Bucks, Brewers and numerous country clubs, conventions, parades and private parties. Pete Wood, Milwaukee.

  • Bob Monagle Jazz Quartet
    Bob MonagleBob Monagle, guitar, Milwaukee.

  • Larry Moore
    Larry MooreKeyboard, Milwaukee.

  • Rob Moore
    Rob MooreBass and vocals, Hartford.

  • Tina Moore - Vocalist.

  • Rudy Moroder
    Rudy MoroderPiano and piano repair, Rudolph Moroder, 414-332-8474, Milwaukee.

  • Mr. Lucky Swing Syndicate - Swing band 11 pc. Jerry Becker, lead vocals; Mark Kindler, Jeno Somlai, drums; Tim Dondlinger, bass; John Tamburello, Jack Higgins, Dan Lloyd, Jay Kummer, guitars; Brett Murphey, Dale Elenich, Dave Magoon, Pete Roth, trumpets; Kyle Samuelson, Mike Franceschi, trombones; Corey Klunk, Steve Soller, Ken Johnson, Nate Linkon, Leah Duckert, saxophones. Jerry Becker, 262-628-3585, Hubertus.

  • Bret Murphey
    Bret MurphyTrumpet, Brett Murphey, 262-251-5898, Germantown.

  • Mike Murphy
    Mike MurphyPassed away May 23, 2014. Percussionist, Milwaukee.
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  • Scott Napoli, drums.

  • Don Nedobeck's Trio
    Don Nedobeck
    Famous for the North Water Street Tavern Band. Now with Ted Conner, guitar; Ron Gilotti, bass; Don Nedobeck, clarinet or trumpet, 414-327-0761, Milwaukee.

  • Cecilio Negron, Jr. - Congas, Milwaukee.
  • Jim Nelson - Tuba, Jim Nelson, Milwaukee.

  • New South Rampart Street Paraders, The
    New South Rampart Street ParadersMost appealing high energy Dixieland band in the midwest. Pete Wood, trumpet; Joe Aaron or Bob Sturomski, clarinet; Bruce Yeo, trombone; Jim Christiaansen, banjo; John Knurr, tuba; Vince Picciolo, drums, 262-784-3569.

  • New Yankee Dutchmen - Brass ensemble, Mukwonago.

  • Carmen Nickerson
    Carmen NickersonVocalist, Milwaukee.

  • Dan Nimmer - Piano, Dan Nimmer.
  • Ralph Norton - Bass saxophone.
  • Renate Nuss - Piano.
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  • Ginnie O'Brien - Singer, Milwaukee.

  • Earl Oestreich
    Earl OestriechThe Red Hot Dixie Jazz Band. Trumpet, 920-261-2748, Oconomowoc.

  • Ken Olson
    Ken OlsonRetired from Muskego High School teaching music for 21 years. Master of Music Education from University of Illinois Champaign. Ken Olson, director, guitar and banjo, 262-594-2742, Eagle.

  • Steve Olson - Percussion, Milwaukee.

  • Opan Jii
    Frank Calvagna and Opan Jii
    7 pc., smooth, contemporary, Latin jazz. Frank Calvagna, Brodhead.

  • Opus
    Larry TrespCurt Hanrahan, sax; Jim Sodke, piano and trumpet; Steve Lewandowski, guitar; Brian Ford, drums; Larry Tresp, upright bass and electric bass; 414-881-0358, Franklin.

  • Barry Oosterwaal - Trombone, performance, lessons, classical and jazz, Digital Production Specialist at Hal Leonard Corporation, Barry Oosterwaal, 414-916-8884, Milwaukee.
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  • Johnny Padilla Quartet to Sextet
    Johnny PadillaJazz with keyboard, bass and drums; Johnny Padilla; soprano, alto and tenor saxophones; flute; clarinet. More info (PDF 6k), 414-807-0568, Milwaukee.

  • John Pankau - Keyboards, 262-853-6050, Milwaukee.

  • Jim Paolo
    Jim PaoloUpright and electric bass, James J. Paolo, Biography, 414-291-9187, Milwaukee.

  • Pavanne Band (1980)
    Steve KossoriDebi KossorisMick, guitar; Mike, piano; Steve Kossoris, trumpet; Debi Kossoris, guitar, 262-785-6736, Brookfield.

  • Steve Peplin - Guitar, Milwaukee.
  • Chris Peppas - Bongos and vocals, Chris Peppas, Milwaukee.
  • Mark Perkins - Percussion, Milwaukee.
  • Pete Peterson - Trombone, Pete Peterson.
  • Perry Petta - Piano.
  • Russ Phillips, trombone.

  • Vince Picciolo
    Vince PiccioloVince Picciolo, drums, 262-784-3569, Milwaukee.

  • Ted Pierce - Trumpet, flugelhorn, cornet, dixieland, big band, swing, bop, cool, standards, experienced in all styles. Ted Pierce, 920-284-5746, Brillion.

  • Jeff Pietrangelo
    Jeff PietrangeloPassed away December 27, 2012. Trumpet, flugelhorn, percussion, available for concerts, clinic, adjudication. Wicked Long Day-(the jerry wietzer group) La Chazz, The Miller Braun Ensemble, City Scape, Madisalsa, Clave y' Afinque, The Fireside Theatre Band and taught private lessons in trumpet and jazz improvisation, Milwaukee.

  • Janet Planet
    Janet Planet
    Tom Washatka, reeds; Peter Buxman, drums; Jim Paolo, bass; Tom Theabo, guitar. Janet Planet, vocalist, 608-242-8525, Madison.

  • Plankenhorn and Ferrara - Jazz standards, R & B. Joey LaVie, 414-482-8800, Milwaukee.
  • John Plantenberg - Trumpet, Milwaukee.

  • Mike Plog
    Mike PlogTrumpet, Mike Plog, Milwaukee.

  • Darius Pollinger - Piano.

  • Donald PorterDon Porter
    Percussionist, 262-782-3324, Elm Grove.

  • Conway Powell - Bass, 414-546-1897, Milwaukee.

  • Brad Pregeant
    Brad PregeantBrad Pregeant Jazz Band and New Orleans Revival, piano, 608-222-7516, Monona.

  • Molly Preston - Piano.
  • John Price - Bass, Milwaukee.
  • Brian Proffenberger - Keyboards, Brian Proffenberger, 262-939-2621, Racine.
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  • Mike Radiecevich - Guitar, 414-961-7147.
  • Anthony Ramirez - Percussion, Biography, Milwaukee.
  • Mark Rattner - Trio, Mark Rattner, 414-731-7807, Milwaukee.
  • S. Lyle Raymond (1995) - Guitarist and trio, S. Lyle Raymond, 608-449-0096, Madison.

  • The Red Hot Dixie Jazz Band
    The Red Hot Dixie Jazz BandDoug Terhune, clarinet; Joel Engelland, banjo; Steve Kasprzak, string bass; Gary Beal, drums; Randy Schneeberger, trumpet; Al Anderson, trombone, 920-261-5553, Watertown.

  • Rich Regent, M.S., P.E.
    Richard Regent
    Dixieland, jazz and classical clarinetist with several bands, ensembles and orchestras including: Dixie Doodlers; Falls Patio Players and various combos. Rich Regent, Greenfield.

  • John Ricco
    John RiccoCongas, 414-456-1541, Milwaukee.

  • Dane Richeson - Percussion.

  • The Ray Rideout Jazz Quartet
    Ray RideoutJazz Saxophone, Masters Degree in Music Theory and Composition from the University of Northern Colorado, Ray L. Rideout, 608-442-1287, Madison.

  • Brian Ritter - Brian Ritter, drums, Milwaukee.
  • Riverboat Rascals - Also called the Ramblers, John Plantenberg, trumpet; Dave MacGregor, woodwinds; Dave Bock, trombone; Bob Benner, drums; Rob Moore, bass; Dan Johnston, vocals; John Keck, piano, 414-258-5625, Milwaukee.
  • Brian Ritter - Drums.

  • River Cities Jazz Band
    River Cities Jazz Band
    Seventeen-piece big band jazz ensemble. Mitch Biba, 715-423-3299, Wisconsin Rapids.

  • Jeannine Rivers
    Jeannine Rivers
    Duo, Trio, Quartet and more. Jeannine Rivers is not just a Jazz Vocalist but lends her vocal excellence to Blues, Pop and RnB. She works with the best musicians that Wisconsin has to offer. Jeannine Rivers, vocals, 414-795-6003, Whitefish Bay.

  • Martin Jack Rosenblum
    Martin Jack RosenblumUWM Professor of Rock and Roll, guitarist, also Historian and Archivist for Harley Davidson.

  • Roy Rubinstein
    Roy RubinsteinnTrombone, Chicago.

  • John Rueth
    John RuethDrums, John Rueth, 262-252-3001, Menomonee Falls.
  • Bob Rummage, drums.

  • Pete Runde Dixieland Jazz
    Pete RundeEd Budde, tuba; Dan Steiner, banjo; Pete Runde, trombone, 920-921-2000, Fond Du Lac.

    Susan RussellSue Russell, vocalist, 414-916-5269, Milwaukee.

  • Donna Ruzicka - Jazz vocalist, Donna Ruzicka, 920-203-3123, Oshkosh.
  • Jim Ryan - Percussionist.
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  • Jim Samsa - Trumpet, coronet, flugelhorn, James Samsa, 262-224-1055, Milwaukee.
  • Bill Sander's Basin Street Saloon Band
  • Joe Sanders - Standup bass, Milwaukee.
  • Rick Santiago X-tet - Quartet plays traditional jazz and standards. Rick Santiago, 414-975-9915, Racine.

  • Bill Sargent Bands
    Bill Sargent
    Swing Machine, Quartet, Big Band, Dixieland, Christian and Custom groups. Pro jazz drummer, Bill Sargent, 414-777-0100, West Allis.

  • Keith Sarnow Trio
    Keith SarnowBilly Martin, guitar; Tom McGrawn; Keith Sarnow, tenor saxophone, 414-429-0056, West Allis.

  • John Scaduto
    John ScadutoPassed away March, 2012. Intimate jazz, standards, vocalist, Milwaukee.

  • Wally Schaetzke - Trumpet, started at age of 14, passed away in 2002, Milwaukee.
  • Jim Scalf, Drums, Milwaukee.

  • Bob Schamber
    Bob ShamberPassed away October 6, 2009. Tuba, accordion, 414-744-9000, St. Francis.

  • Ryan SchiedermayerRyan Schiedermayer
    Gives percussion lessons at Cascio's in New Berlin. Percussion, 414-277-8280, Milwaukee.

  • Bill Schmidt
    Bill SchmidtDrums, Bill Schmidt, 262-335-6716, West Bend.

  • Sharon Schmidt
    Sharon SchmidtJazz vocalist, CD - Dancing In the Kitchen, Sharon Schmidt, 262-968-5549, Wales.

  • Daniel J. Schneck
    Daniel J. Schneck
    Milwaukee's hot Hammond B3 jazz, funk, blues trio Vital Groove (formerly Virtual Jazz) - Michael Arnold, guitar; drums; Daniel J. Schneck, keyboards, 414-364-5299, Waukesha.

  • Eric Schneider, clarinet, sax.
  • Howard Schneider, trumpet, 262-626-1600, Kewaskum.
  • Nick Schneider, bass.

  • Jason SchreiberJason Schreiber
    Banjo, kazoo and vocals. Enjoys playing the steel drums. 2005 graduate with a Master of Music from Northern Illinois University. Jason Schreiber, 815-757-9757, New Berlin. Moved to New Mexico in July, 2006, to teach music, then in 2008 to Minnesota.

  • Bob Schulz
    Bob SchulzTrumpet, California.

  • Andy Schumm
    Andy Schumm
    Trumpet, piano, trombone, flugelhorn, banjo and Eb sax. Dixie Doodlers, Rhythm Aces, and Flatland Syncopators. Frequently plays with Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks in New York. Bachelor of Music from University of Illinois in Jazz. Andy Schumm, Illinois.

  • Andrea Schwellinger - Piano.
  • Dennis Schwulst - Guitar, 262-544-6061, Waukesha.
  • Rosemary Selep - Piano.

  • Seven Rivers
    Seven RiversPrimarily New Orleans style Dixieland, with some "businessman's swing". Lee Glasel, trumpet; Ellis Erickson , clarinet; Mark Glasel, trombone; Mardeana Glasel, tenor sax; Jerry Anderson, keyboard; Dave Osley, drums; Neil Duresky, bass, 608-788-1277, La Crosse.

  • Robin Sexton
    Robin SextonJazz vocalist, Robyn Sexton.

  • Donald H. Sheskey
    Don SheskeyDrums, washboard and Selmer clarinet, 262-547-9087, Waukesha.

  • Bob Siegel - Bass.
  • Bill Sieman - Trumpet.
  • Olu Sijuwade - Sax, Milwaukee.

  • Paul Silbergleit Quartet
    Paul SilbergleitJohn Foshager, piano or Dan Trudell, organ; Bob Siegel, bass; Mike Schlick or Dave Bayles, drums; Paul Silbergleit, jazz guitar, Biography, Milwaukee.

  • Six Friars and a Monk (1973) - New CD: Cruisin' with Six Friars and a Monk. Dan Albrechtson, piano; Rob Moore, bass; Don Sheskey, drums; Bob Monk passed away; Ben Denison, cornet, passed away; Douglas M. Gmoser, leader and clarinet, passed away, Elm Grove.
  • The Skeleton Crew - Four jazzz trombones. Al Anderson, Barry Oosterwaal, Dave Smith, Kyle Samuelson, Milwaukee.
  • The Sklyliners - 7 pc. dance band, Don Navis, 608-225-5737, Madison.

  • Dave Smith
    Dave Smith"Smitty", trombone with Swing-o-Matics, Grooveology and Swing Nouveau, Dave Smith, Milwaukee.

  • Harold Smith
    Harold SmithPassed away December 18, 2011. Clarinetist, Beloit.

  • Steve SmithSteve Smith
    Singer and Songwriter, jazz, standards, Americana, original compositions. Steve Smith, 414-213-3883, Milwaukee.

  • James Sodke - Piano, UW Parkside and Lakeshore Conservatory of Music, Racine.

  • Jeno Somlai
    Jeno SomlaiDrums, Milwaukee.

  • Tom Sorce Group
    Tom SorceJoel FreisingerTom Sorce, IICarol Hanzel, electric bass; Joel Freisinger, piano; Tom Sorce, II, percussion; Thomas J. Sorce, guitar, 414-764-8638, Cudahy.

  • Andrew Spadafora - Tenor, alto and baratone saxophones, clarinet. Andrew Spadafora, Greenfield.
  • Bill Spaulding Trio - With June Spaulding and Kenny Knoll.

  • Paul Spencer Band
    Paul Spencer
    High impact entertainment at Caroline's Jazz Club, 401 S. 2nd St. in Milwaukee's Historic Walker's Point. CDs: Jazz With Soul and Kickin' It At Carolines. Conway Powell, bass; Olu Sijuwade or Andy Spadafora, sax; Bill Martin or Steve Lewandowski, guitar; Kaye Berigan, trumpet; Kim Marie, vocals; Paul Spencer (1963), drums, 414-259-9899, Milwaukee.

  • Elda Spitz - Piano.
  • Spring City Jazz - Paul Vrakas, clarinet; Pete Wood, trumpet; Don Sheskey, percussion; Grant Krueger (passed away), keyboard; Dave Martinsek.
  • Liz Staehler - Piano, husband is Rich Kremer, Liz Staehler.

  • Mike Standal
    Mike Standal
    Guitar, Mike Standal.

  • Sam Steffke Quintet
    Sam Steffke
    Sam Steffke, piano; trumpet; Tom Waschatka, reeds; Tom McGirr, bass; Mike Murphey, drums. Milwaukee.

  • The Stellanovas
    The Stellanovas
    Plays cafe jazz, folk, originals, plus favorite standards. Ed Fila,, guitar; Mary Gaines, cello, vocals; Chris Wagoner, violin, accordion, vocals, 608-834-2122, Sun Prairie.

  • Anita Stemper Trio
    Anita StemperMark Lewandowski, bass; Douglas Lady, piano; Anita Stemper, vocals, Milwaukee.

  • Pam Duronio and Tim Stemper
    Pam and Tim Duronio
    Pam Duronio, vocal and husband Tim Stemper, guitar and drums; have two CDs: All Is Calm and Better Than Anything. Jeff Hamann, bass; Connie Grauer (Mrs. Fun), piano; Kim Zick, drummer. Cabaret entertainers Pam and Tim, 414-258-3570, Milwaukee.

  • Stan Sterle - Clarinet, 262-723-5170, Elkhorn.

  • John Stoehr
    John StoehrAlto and tenor sax, flute, 262-367-5030, Hartland.

  • Jeff Stoll
    Jeff StollKeyboardist and vocalist entertains at Packing House Wednesday through Saturday nights. Jeff Stoll, 414-423-8424, Franklin.

  • Dick Strauss Dance Bands - Dick Strauss, 262-679-9022, Madison.
  • Streetlife - Unique blend of R&B, Smooth Jazz and Contemporary styles, combining superb musicianship with an exciting stage presence. Warren Wiegratz, saxophone, 414-475-5539, Milwaukee.
  • Sean Strode - Guitar.
  • Matt Stuebner - Piano.

  • Daryl Stuermer
    Daryl StuermerGenesis Guitarist, Daryl Stuermer, Milwaukee.

  • Duane Stuermer
    Duane StuermerBass guitar (brother of Daryl Stuermer), 414-481-2738, Milwaukee.

  • Jay Stulo & the Mighty Aces - Blues, Rod Zimmerman, Greg Thiel, Doug Kroening, Jay Stulo.

  • Bob Sturomski
    Bob SturomskiClarinet, Bob Sturomski, 414-425-0242, Franklin.

  • Dave Sullivan Quintet
    Dave SullivanGuitar, Dave Sullivan, 920-458-1355, Sheboygan.

  • Swing Nouveau (1997) - The Swing Revival Band. David A. Renaud, 414-483-3669, Milwaukee; Ken Kottke, 414-427-2699, Franklin.
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  • Ray Tabs
    Ray TabsFerdinand & Company, piano, Ray Tabs, Milwaukee.

  • Wayne Taddy - Piano.
  • Frank Tarantino - Bassist, Milwaukee.

  • Kirk Tatnall
    Kirk TatnallJazz and all occasion guitar, Kirk Tatnall, 262-930-5709 , Milwaukee.

  • Leo Tato - Drums, Leo Tato, 414-963-9550, Milwaukee.

  • Bill Taylor
    Bill TaylorTrombone and vocal, 414-453-6599, West Allis.

  • Maggie Teasdale - Piano.
  • Fred Tesch - Piano.

  • Brenda Theabo
    Brenda TheaboContemporary jazz duo, trio or quartet. Tom Theabo, guitar; Kevin Wells, bass; Tony Taylor, drums. Brenda Theabo, vocals and trombone, 920-426-1880, Oshkosh.

  • Tom Theabo - Guitar.
  • Michael Thiele - Piano.
  • Jake Tomasicyk - Jazz, rock and classical trombone and lessons, Jake Tomasciyk, 262-751-1251, Waukesha.
  • Helen Toussaint - Piano.

  • Rev. Allen Townsend
    Allen Townsend
    Wonderful World Jazz Band, Bunny Berigan Memorial Band. Ralph Wilcox, clarinet and sax; Dick Chaffee, trombone; Chuck Chihak, piano; Paul Erickson, banjo and guitar; Terry Grosskopf, bass and tuba; Prof. To Wirkus, drums; Wilma Scheffner, vocal; Rev. Al Townsend, cornet, 608-788-3462, LaCrosse.

  • Carol Trout - Jazz vocalist, Carol Trout.

  • Jack Trowbridge
    Jack TrowbridgeThe Red Hot Dixie Jazz Band. Clarinet, trumpet, Jack Trowbridge, Oconomowoc.

  • Dan Trudell - Piano.
  • Alvin Turner - Saxophone, Milwaukee.
  • Larry Tylke - Trumpet, Milwaukee.
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  • Jerry Unger - Guitar, Jerry Unger, 414-406-7644, Mequon.

  • Tom Utschig
    Tom UtschigPercussion, Tom Utschig, 262-628-2668, Hubertus.
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  • Victor Valentine
    Victor ValentinePrivate parties, weddings, DJ, weddings, night clubs. Lucky Victor Promotions, Victor Valentine, vocalist, 715-412-1850, Waupaca.

  • Scott VanDomelen (1983) - Currently on tour with Glenn Miller Orchestra. Tenor and soprano saxophone, 414-350-8691, Milwaukee.

  • Barry Velleman
    Barry VellemanKeyboard, Barry Velleman, 414-257-3419, Milwaukee. Moved to Boston in 2012.

  • Dave Velleman - Saxophone and keyboard, Milwaukee.

  • Bob Viviano
    Bob VivianoPlays trumpet in many groups and can repair any instrument by working at Cascio's. Bob Viviano, Milwaukee.

  • Paul Vrakas
    Paul VrakasClarinetist, vocalist and former Mayor of Waukesha, Paul Vrakas, 262-547-9140, Waukesha.
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  • Bart Wagner - Drums.
  • Tom Washatka - Saxophone, Milwaukee.

  • Keith Watling
    Keith Watling
    Gypsy jazz, swing, latin, classic jazz, french cabaret, available for solo and group performances. Keith Watling, jazz guitar, 414-416-2300, Wauwatosa.

  • We Six - Wisconsin Conservatory Jazz Sextet, Berkley Fudge, reeds; Mike Plog, trumpet; Paul Silbergleit, guitar; Jeff Hamann, bass; Dave Bayles, drums. Musician Biographies (PDF 8K). Contact Mark Davis, piano, 414-962-7861, Milwaukee.

  • Don Weast
    Don WeastVocals that please. Over 300 songs from memory. Don Weast, 262-650-1409, Waukesha.

  • Carolyn Wehner - Piano.
  • Jerry Weitzer Trio - Jerry Weitzer, keyboards, 414-389-9453, Milwaukee.

  • George Welland
    George WellandBass, George Welland.

  • Dave Welnak
    Dave WelnakTrumpet, David Welnak, 262-628-1896, Colgate.

  • Doc Westring & Friends (1983)
    Doc WestringPiano and vocals plus one to five additional players. The swing and standards of the 20's, 30's and 40's including jazz, rhythm and blues, and Dixieland. Entertaining in Milwaukee area clubs. Doc Westring, piano, 414-464-4542, Washington Island.

  • Al White
    Al White
    Piano and vocals, Al White, 414-325-6465, Milwaukee.

  • Dave WickerhamDave Wickerham
    Formerly an organist at Organ Piper Pizza now lives in Florida. Dave Wickerham.

  • Warren WiegratzWarren Wiegratz
    Saxophone, Warren Wiegratz, 262-641-4451, Elm Grove.

  • Ralph Wilcox - Saxophone and clarinet, 608-783-8388, Holmen.
  • Gary Williams - Guitar, Gary R. Williams, 414-297-7000, ext. 79586, Milwaukee.
  • Wayne Williams - Saxophone.
  • Andrew Wilson - Drums, Milwaukee.
  • Darrien Wilson - Jazz piano, 414-333-6997, Milwaukee.
  • Clyde W. Winquist - Piano.

  • Ellen Winters Quartet
    Ellen Winters
    Straight ahead jazz standards. Daniel J. Schneck, Dean Lea, piano; Harold Miller or John Dominguez, bass; Andy Bauer, guitar; Paul Spencer or Andy LoDuca, drums; Ellen Winters, jazz vocalist and piano; 414-736-0989, Milwaukee.

  • Wisconsin Jazz Orchestra - 18 pc. plays high energy big band numbers more for listening than dancing. Pat Phalen, trumpet; Jeffrey Erickson, Wausau.

  • Michael J. Woitowicz
    Michael WoitowiczUpbeat strolling music featuring banjo, washboard and string bass. Perfect for outdoor events. Banjo, Michael J. Woitowicz, 262-245-5516, Williams Bay.

  • Julie Wood
    Julie WoodSax, singer.

  • Francis "Pete" Wood
    Pete WoodTrumpet, Pete Wood, Menomonee Falls.

  • Donna Woodall Group
    Donna Woodall
    Acoustic jazz and adult contemporary music. Ethan Bender, 414-698-7828, Milwaukee.

  • Jeanne Woodall
    Donna WoodallVoice, passed away June 10, 2011, Milwaukee.
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  • Bruce L. Yeo
    Bruce YeoTrombone, Bruce Yeo, 414-258-4215, Milwaukee.

  • Jim Yorgan - Bass, Milwaukee.
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  • John Zaffiro - Guitar, music teacher, John Zaffiro, 414-276-2681 or 414-276-1970, Milwaukee.

  • Joe Zarcone
    Joe ZarconePercussion, Joe Zarcone, 262-695-1232, Milwaukee.

  • Steve Zenz - Drums.
  • Kim Zick - Percussion, 414-964-9872, Milwaukee.

  • Wayne Zimmerman
    Wayne ZimmermanAlto and tenor saxophone, Zim, 262-786-5511.

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Jazz Resources

  1. A Passion For Jazz - History of Jazz music origins, styles and musicians featuring webcasts, timeline, festivals, photos, guitar and piano chords, scales, glossary and online lessons. Jazz
  2. Aebersold Jazz, Jamey - Play-along CDs and instructional material. Aebersold, 800-456-1388, PO Box 1244, New Albany, IN 47151-1244.
  3. All About Jazz - Guide to jazz.
  4. Bixfest - Annual tribute to Bix Beiderbecke, Phil Pospychala.
  5. Chippewa Valley Ragtime Society - Eau Claire's annual ragtime festival. 2005 Info (PDF 26k).
  6. Double Time Jazz - Over 25,000 jazz recordings in stock, 225,000 titles from all genres.
  7. Down Beat Jazz - Stories, features and MP3.
  8. Firehouse Jazz Band Commercial Dixieland Fakebook - Dixieland musicians fake book of 546 tunes. Specify Bb or C version for $140. Louis Brown, 719 Idlewild Dr., Madison, TN 37115-4744. New books may be unavailable, Louis Brown passed away December 5, 2002.
  9. FolkLib Index - Jazz - Wisconsin Jazz Musicians.

  10. Fond Du Lac Jazz Festival
    Fond Du Lac Jazz Festival
    Claire Wettstein, Fond Du Lac.

  11. Great River Jazz Fest
    Great River Jazz Festival
    First week in August. Wayne Airhood, 608-788-5775, La Crosse.

  12. International Association for Jazz Education
    International Association for Jazz Education
    Wisconsin Chapter.

  13. Jazz Corner - Photos, interviews, reviews, news, jazz sites, calendars, speakeasy BBS.

  14. Jazz Improvisation
    Jazz Improvisation
    Articles on melody, harmony, rhythm, accents; jazz resources, Madison.

  15. Jazz In The Park
    Jazz in the Park
    East Town Association, Inc. Randy Prasse, 414-271-1416, Milwaukee.

  16. Jazz Online - Jazz introduction to 13 styles, reviews, interviews and discussion section.
  17. Jazz Music - Jazz music information.
  18. Jazz Review - Jazz reviews, spotlight features and giveaways.
  19. Jazz Roots - History of jazz and blues with stories, pictures and tunes.
  20. Jazz Studies Outreach (2001) - Selected jazz courses at area high schools and trains young musicians in the art of improvisation at 2993 S. Superior St., Milwaukee 53207. Clifford A. Gribble, 414-744-9797, Milwaukee.
  21. Jazz Unlimited Of Greater Milwaukee (1971) - An all volunteer society. Summer Jazz Camp Scholarships, many awards. Write to 751 Bridge Rd., Cedarburg, WI 53012-9212 or phone Jazz Hotline 262-375-2100.

  22. Jumpin Jive Club
    Jumpin' Jive Club
    Maureen Majeski, The Irish Spring House, 1849 S. Calhoun Rd., New Berlin, 262-547-9464.

  23. Madison Jazz Society
    Madison Jazz Society
    PO Box 8866, Madison 53708-8866, phone 608-850-5400, $20 dues. Jerry Martin, 608-233-9572. Jazz Fest Hotline, 608-850-5400.

  24. Milwaukee Jazz Experience - Nonprofit group, sponsors workshops in Milwaukee Public Schools. Marc Davis and Berkeley Fudge.
  25. Milwaukee Free Jazz Society - Free and avant garde jazz. Marian Center, 3195 S. Superior St., Milwaukee 53207. Christopher Slawski, 414-483-2430, Milwaukee.
  26. Milwaukee High School of the Arts (1984) - Vocal jazz, piano, dance, band, choral music, instrumental jazz combo, orchestra and theatre. Where students make their niche and never settle for one! 2300 W. Highland Blvd., Milwaukee 53233, 414-934-7000.
  27. Milwaukee JazzWeb, The - Links to area players' websites and email.

  28. MYSO Jazz Studies (2005)
    Clifford A. GribbleProgram Director for MYSO Jazz Studies, Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St., Milwaukee, WI 53212. MYSO Jazz Heritage Festival, Clifford A. Gribble, 414-267-2952, Milwaukee.

  29. The Red Hot Jazz Archive - A history of Jazz before 1930 with over 2,000 songs in Real Audio 3 format, hundreds of biographies and discographies of Jazz musicians. Information, bands, films, essays, musicians and search.
  30. Wisconsin Jazz Musicians - A web site listing most Wisconsin Jazz recording artists and groups.

  31. Ziegler Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival
    Ziegler Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival
    Dave Amoroso, 414-354-0200, Milwaukee or Kim Waters, 877-271-6903, West Bend.

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