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Sophie Dunér

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“It’s not fusion – it’s Dúneresque – a newly created genre!” Grammy Award winning recording producer Michael Haas.

Sophie Dunér is a singer & composer with her roots in jazz. Originally from Sweden, she travels and performs internationally as her blend of jazz, world and contemporary classical writing receives demand worldwide – from the infamous CBGB´s in NYC to Buenos Aires Festival de Música Contemporánea La Plata to Festival O/Modernt in Sweden. Her new solo CD ‘Strictly Business’ (produced/recorded in London by the renown producer Darren Allison) was released in July 2022. 

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Eric Jacobson

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As a performer, teacher, and clinician Eric Jacobson is in high demand and has been gaining a national reputation through his trumpet playing and as a jazz educator. Eric has performed with Grammy© Award Winners Phil Woods, Benny Golson, Brian Lynch, Tito Puente Jr., and Eric Benet. As a Music Major he studied Trumpet at UW-Whitewater from 1993-1997 with Dr. Frank Hanson, and Grammy Award winner Jazz Director Steve Wiest.

Eric is a top call trumpeter for high-profile gigs in Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago. Eric performs in the windy city at the Green Mill, Jazz Showcase, Winter’s Jazz Club, and Andy's Jazz Club with some of the top Chicago groups such as The Chicago Jazz Orchestra, Chicago Yestet, Bakerzmillion, and Mark Colby’s Quintet.

Eric has also been busy in the recording studio with his latest CD released under Grammy Award winner Brian Lynch's jazz label Holistic MusicWorks.

In 2019 and 2021, Eric toured the east cost leading his own group in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, D.C., Philly, and New York featuring world-class musicians Bruce Barth and John Swana.

"Eric is the real deal! - a truly world-class jazz trumpeter with a gift to inspire, motivate and teach students of all ages with dramatic results

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Article: Year in Review

2021: The Year in Jazz

Read "2021: The Year in Jazz" reviewed by Ken Franckling


The jazz world continued grappling and adjusting in year two of the COVID-19 pandemic. International Jazz Day again went virtual for the most part. Singer Tony Bennett put the final stamp on his touring--and likely recording--career after his Alzheimer's disclosure. Trumpeter Irvin Mayfield was headed to federal prison. The National Endowment for the Arts welcomed four ...

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Jake Schubert

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Lynn Lewandowski

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With musical roots deep in classical Alto Saxophone, jazz became the challenge of her adult years. Lynn plays Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bari Sax, and Flute and Clarinet. Bands include: Milwaukee's All-Star Superband, The Hungry Williams, The Southport Sound, and various pit orchestras throughout Southeast Wisconsin. In 2010, Lynn appeared at the Montreux Jazz Festival. Pit Orchestra credits include Sister Act; Annie; Music Man; Jesus Christ, Superstar; Guys and Dolls; West Side Story; Fiddler on the Roof; Spamalot; Dreamgirls; A Chorus Line; The Drowsy Chaperone.

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James Dallas

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MUSIC........." I grew up on the powerdrive tenors, Coltrane,Stanley T., King Curtis, Dexter and others." James Dallas is a Milwaukee-based composer/artist, saxophonist and writer who writes/produces/performs music ... creates visual/images for web application, video installation, cd recordings . His work musically combines elements of jazz ,Funk, electronics, and Latin. Instruments:Baritone,Tenor & Soprano sax...Flute /Bass Clarinet...EWI(Akai) Keyboards & digital programming. James is an ASCAP member since 1983 and his compositions have been used by National Geographic of Spain. His musical training includes Instructor/saxophonist Joseph Aaron (saxophone) , Composer/Instructor Clifford Gribble (jazz study), Berklee School of Music (Frank Wilkins),

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F. Gregory Holland

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F. Gregory Holland is an American jazz guitarist, business professional, Composer, producer and publisher based in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Performing predominantly as a studio artist musician, Holland has arranged and produced numerous musical compositions for distribution and licensing. His compositions often include mixing a blend of blues, jazz and rock styles, ranging from vibrant melodies to mood-filled solo techniques.

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Kal Bergendahl

Kal Jon Bergendahl is an accomplished bassist, composer, arranger and educator based directly between Chicago and Milwaukee in Kenosha, Wisconsin. His soulful and energetic playing has gained him attention as a top-notch bassist. Kal has both an Associate Degree and a Bachelor Degree in Music. While at college in Milwaukee (MATC) and Kenosha (U.W. Parkside), he studied with many well-known Midwest jazz musicians including Jack Grassel, Harold Miller, Tim Bell, Tom McGirr, and Berkeley Fudge. Some of his wide-ranging musical influences include Marcus Miller, Stevie Wonder, Snarky Puppy, Jamie Cullum, Fred Hammond, and Claude Debussy. Kal has been playing electric bass since 1987 and performing in the southeast Wisconsin jazz scene since 1997

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Al Jarreau

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Al Jarreau’s unique vocal style is one of the world’s most precious treasures. His innovative musical expressions have made him one of the most exciting and critically-acclaimed performers of our time with seven Grammy® Awards, scores of international music awards and popular accolades worldwide. It’s not surprising that he has perfected his technique to such an art. After all, he has been singing since the age of four, harmonizing with his brothers and performing solo at a variety of local events in his hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Music, however, was not always the major force in his life

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David "Harmonica" Miller

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David Miller is a multiple genre Harmonicist, Vocalist, Guitarist, Teacher, Promoter, former President of Jazz Unlimited MKE, and Owner. Dave Miller teaches beginning to advanced harmonica, beginning voice, and basic blues guitar. David was introduced to the harmonica back in 1972 by his late father at the age of eleven years old. Dave's dad was his mentor, but his other influences also include: Charlie Musselwhite, James Cotton, Billy Branch, Little Walter, Big Walter Horton, Sonny Boy Williamson, Junior Wells, to name just a few. David Miller has appeared throughout the Midwest. Some of the venues included the Wisconsin State Fair, Summerfest, Sherman Fest, as well as various Chicago clubs


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