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Influential MKE jazz band Clamnation prepares one final show

Published Feb. 27, 2015

After a quarter of a century as Milwaukee music mainstays, Clamnation is coming to an end, bringing things to a grand close Friday night at the Nomad World Pub beginning at 9 p.m. There tends to be an assumption of the worst when band members go separate ways, but that's far from the case here.


Who's gonna take over Angelo's Lounge?

Published Feb. 27, 2015

Angelo's Lounge, 1686 N. Van Buren St., is available for lease. Hopefully, the right person will take it over and keep the lounge magic flowing.


Dietrich jazzes up an old genre

Published Feb. 19, 2015

Jazz and youth are not mutually exclusive. Twenty-six-year-old jazz trumpeter and Wisconsin native, Paul Dietrich, is proof of that.


Madison-based jazz duo The Stellanovas find love for jazz and each other

Published Nov. 13, 2014

For many bands, the health of the group relies on giving one another space when need be. In most cases, that's pretty easy; after all, after practice or a gig, usually everyone can go in their separate directions. That's a little bit difficult for Chris Wagoner and Mary Gaines, the core duo of the Madison-based jazz band The Stellanovas, who celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary this year.


Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings New Orleans flavor to Milwaukee

Published Aug. 26, 2014

For about half of the year, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band calls its New Orleans namesake home, playing bright brassy jazz to the residents of the Big Easy. For the other half of the year, however, the legendary jazz band brings that cajun flavor and music across the country to cities needing a little extra kick.

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Blame it on the Jazz

There is something about jazz that I just don't get.  You may say that it's because I'm not cultured enough but I think I've done a pretty good job at rounding myself out.  I have seen, participated and appreciated opera, jazz, blues and theatre and I've had fine wines and good cigars...

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