Upcoming Concerts and Events
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The Madison Jazz Society's concerts are held at the Coliseum Bar, 232 East Olin Avenue, Madison, from 1-4 PM (doors open at noon), unless otherwise noted. Admission (unless otherwise noted): $20 for MJS members; $25 for non-members; those age 18 & younger admitted free.
This location provides jazz fans with a central location that is close to the Beltline, downtown Madison and beautiful Lake Monona, as well as being on a Madison Metro route. In addition, full food and drink service will be available at modest prices, sufficient and close parking is available and the facility is fully handicapped accessible. Parking in Coliseum Bar lot, Wonder Bar lot AND in the WPS lot next to the Wonder Bar (you can ignore the towaway signs on Sundays).
'RIVERWALK: LIVE FROM THE LANDING' FRIDAYS ON WISCONSIN PUBLIC RADIO--SUPPORTED BY MJS!!
The Madison Jazz Society-supported "Riverwalk Live from the Landing" jazz broadcasts on Wisconsin Public Radio, featuring the Jim Cullum Jazz Band, can be heard on Fridays. The one-hour program airs from 9-10 PM The program airs on WERN 88.7 FM in Madison; check your local WPR station schedules at http://www.wpr.org/regions/ for local airings. For more information on the programs, including links to further information, go to Riverwalk Jazz and click on "Program Guide."Miss a broadcast? The current week's program is available for online listening at Riverwalk Jazz Jim Cullum's and Riverwalk Jazz' "Jazz Me News": Riverwalk Jazz Then click on "What's New." (It's also available by subscription, as explained at the Web site.) Jazz Study Guide: Riverwalk Jazz and click on "Study Guide." In addition, the Stanford University Archive of Recorded Sound began continuous web streaming of the Riverwalk Jazz programs consisting of more than 350 hours of historic radio broadcasts on January 1, 2013. Using rich narrative, oral histories and interviews, clips of historic musical recordings, and live musical performances by the Jim Cullum Jazz Band, each radio show entertains and educates its listeners, promoting classic jazz music and an appreciation for its place in history. With this new web site, the series of programs is an incomparable research collection for use by jazz scholars and fans alike.” The direct link to the Cullum Recorded Sound Archives: http://riverwalkjazz.stanford.edu/
Here is the schedule for May 2013 on Wisconsin Public Radio (WERN -- 88.7 FM in the Madison area -- 9-10 PM):
May 2013 on Riverwalk Jazz
This Month on Riverwalk Jazz
May 3: Gentle Giants: The Beauty of the Jazz Ballad Ask any jazz musician and they’ll tell you the real test of a player’s ability is the ballad. Cornetist Bob Barnard and the band explore the art of the jazz ballad.
May 10: Irving Berlin’s Music Box Becky Kilgore and Nina Ferro join the band for a concert of
1) Donate to MJS, which pays $55 per week to underwrite the show (mark your contribution specifically for "Riverwalk")
2) Donate to Wisconsin Public Radio and indicate you're a Riverwalk listener (if you donate this way, also email us at email@example.com and we'll send you a free copy of Jim Cullum's most recent CD as a thank you from Jim, as long as supplies last)
3) Let Wisconsin Public Radio know you listen to the program; go to www.wpr.org/pages/feedback.cfm for contact information, and
4) Listen to Riverwalk and encourage other jazz fans to do the same.
Donations to the Madison Jazz Society and Wisconsin Public Radio are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Help keep Riverwalk on the air by any or all of the following: