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 Update for events calendar: March 24th 7 to 10 Tom Sorce Group w/Janet Planet & Warren Wiegratz [should be] South Milwaukee Knights of Columbus 732 Badger Ave 7 to 10

(Non-Jazz Unlimited event) 3/16/18  (Friday): Dave Miller Blues and Jazz Trio with Hal Miller (bass) , Bill Martin (lead guitar), and David "Harmonica" Miller (harmonica, rhythm guitar, and vocals) returns to The Bay Restaurant : 7:30 pm-9:30 pm, 342 E Silver Spring Drive, Whitefish Bay, WI 53217. Stop down for a drink and dinner at The Bay Restaurant. You will love the ambience and the delicious food as you listen to the blues.

Jazz Unlimited of Greater Milwaukee Annual Scholarship Competition

3rd Sunday in March (3-18-18):

Open to the Public! Free Admission! Jazz Unlimited of Greater Milwaukee Annual Scholarship Competition will be at Cascio Interstate Music: starting 1:00 pm to approximately 4:00 pm, 13819 W National Ave New Berlin, WI (414) 375-9895. Jazz Unlimited is proud to award $4750 (One – $1000 Douglas M. and Eleanor M. Gmoser award for best reed player, One – $1000 Chuck Hedges award, One - $1000 Wayne "Zim" Zimmermann musician/vocalist award, Three – $500 awards for jazz camps for best instrumentalists, One – $500 award for jazz camp or individual training for best jazz vocalist), One - $500 Floyd Dorsey Jazz Vocalist Scholarship award from Sally Maddick, plus two - $250 awards from the Deirdre Fellner/West End Conservatory Scholarships to the winners on Sunday! The distinguished judges will be Kaye Berigan, Sam Steffke, and Deirdre Fellner. Jazz Unlimited encourages a huge attendance for the support of these talented young musicians! It is time for all Jazz Unlimited of Greater Milwaukee members and nonmembers to join together and network. If you know of anyone that loves Jazz, Jazz Unlimited of Greater Milwaukee would love to have them as a member! Here is an application: Please fill this out, and bring this form along with your check to this event or Purchase via PayPal at! DONATE to the annual Jazz Unlimited Scholarship Program:





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The scholarship program application deadline is the 2nd Friday in March. Scholarship applications may be downloaded at

(Non-Jazz Unlimited event) Friday 3/23/18  Dave Miller Band with Bill Martin, Hal Miller, & Andrew Wilson plus special guests (invite only) returns to The Packing House Restaurant (4th Friday of Every Month): from 6:30 pm-10:30 pm, 900 East Layton Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53207 (414) 375-9895. Please stop down for the award winning delicious Fish Fry and wonderful music! Reservations are recommended. Make it a habit at The Packing House on the 4th Fridays!


Every 4th Sunday! Jazz Unlimited Open Jam returns to the Packing House

 Every 4th Sunday: 3/25/18 Jazz Unlimited Open Jam with the Adekola Adedapo Quartet returns to the Packing House: from 1 pm - 4 pm, 900 East Layton Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207 $5 All money collected at the Door goes to the Jazz Unlimited Scholarship Fund. We are a 501(c)(3) organization, which makes all donations tax deductible. You may stay up to date with the Jazz Unlimited events at

Jazz Unlimited Presents: A Celebration of Milwaukee Jazz!

April 8th, 2018 (Sunday-2nd Sunday in April)  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Knights of Columbus West Allis: 1800 S 92nd St, West Allis, WI 53214. Tickets are $10/Students, $20/Members, and $25/Non-Members. Please share the ticket url: Doors open at 1:30pm. Door prices are the same as online prices. You will be able to purchase tickets online until 1pm on April 8th, 2018. Please let us know you are going by clicking on this Facebook link at

To sum-up, there are 3 Ways to Buy Tickets!
1) Send a check to Jazz Unlimited % Yvonne Zarcone: 1123-A Hawthorne Place, Pewaukee, WI 53072 with your check made out to "Jazz Unlimited". Tickets will then be on "will-call" at the Door.
2) Buy Online: until 1pm April 8th, 2018
3) Pay at the Door

First up will be The New South Rampart Street Paraders Dixieland Band with John Knurr​, ​Bruce Yeo​, ​Chuck Engberg​, ​Jimmie Christiaansen​, ​Pete Wood​, ​and Greg Kalkhoff. Here is the biography of the band: *"You will be proud to present the Milwaukee Area's GREATEST Authentic New Orleans Dixieland Band. Our popular band has several recordings and is in demand in clubs and restaurants. We have played cruises, jazz festivals all over the country, Mardi Gras Celebrations, Milwaukee Brewer Tailgate parties, Company Parties, Kentucky Derby Celebrations, Milwaukee's Circus Parade and the Circus Train, Jazz in the Park at Cathedral Square and Music in the Park in several communities. Some of our members have played festivals in New Orleans and Europe." *

Next up will be Pete Sorce and the Swinging Explosion with Jeff La Barge, Jim Ryan, Dave Smith, Jeff Horman, John Rose, Pete Sorce, and Chris Klinkhart. Please check out their biography: *"The mid-west’s premier big band, Swing Explosion is the big band that can do it all! Comprised of the finest musicians from southeast Wisconsin and the incomparable Pete Sorce, Swing Explosion will add an air of excitement, prestige and sophistication to your wedding reception, corporate event or private party. Swing Explosion is also available for music festivals, dances and concert series. Although a big band, Swing explosion excels at all styles of music. Led by one of the countries finest arrangers-Jeff La Barge-Swing Explosion can add almost any song upon request. Check out our song list for an idea of what the band is capable of! We play a variety of styles from a variety of composers and arrangers; Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Brian Setzer, Barry Manilow, Lionel Ritchie, Big Bad VooDoo Daddy and lots more. Swing Explosion is an 18 piece ensemble but we can provide any size and type of group to fit any occasion. Let us know how we may make your occasion a extra special one." *

(Non-Jazz Unlimited event) Saturday, April 14th, 2018: The Dave Miller Band will be coming to The Cheel, 105 S Main St, Thiensville, Wisconsin, WI 53092! From 9 pm until Midnight, the Dave Miller Band will be playing various blues and jazz covers and originals as you dine at The Cheel. Our music is easy to enjoy as we play at low volume. 

For more questions, feel free to contact David Miller at (414) 375-9895. Thank you Cheel for supporting live music!

Thursday 4-19-18 Jazz Unlimited Presents: Jazz Day with Jamey Aebersold! 

  • 1pm: Workshop/Jam Session
  • 4 pm: Reception
  • 5 pm: Jamey Aebersold Quartet with Dan Trudell, Tim Ipsen, Devin Drobka