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We Six: Indestructible: The Music of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers

Event Date 
October 4, 2012 - 19:30
Venue Name 
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
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This concert pays tribute to a seminal jazz group that defined the hard bop sound. Led by drumming legend Blakey, the band featured a shifting roster of some of the greatest names in jazz composition, such as Bobby Timmons, Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, and Cedar Walton, launching many of the genre's most memorable tunes.

Presented in Honor of Andrew Traxel

Subscription: $88.00
Single Tickets: $22.00
Student Tickets: $12.00
WCM Student Tickets: Free (please reserve in advance)

Artist Name 
We Six

Early Report Card: A Sound Travels Best of 2012 (so far...)

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Halfway into 2012 and what have we heard to show for it? As it turns out, a lot of new world music has made it to us here in Milwaukee and I've been doing my best to let you all know.

Summer of Peace All City Parade

Event Date 
July 27, 2012 - 10:00 to 18:00
Venue Name 
Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club 3000 N. Sherman Blvd.
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Giant puppets and floats created by children, youth, families and artists parade down Sherman Blvd. to Washington Park Bandshell to kick off Summer of Peace Rally promoting non-violence, racial justice and civic responsibility. Sponsored by numerous community agencies.

Artist Name 
Milwaukee Public Theatre


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