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Jazz in the Park- Pete Carney & Orange Alert
- Thursday, July 19, 2012 • 5-9pm
Location: Cathedral Square Park
July 19 ~ Pete Carney & Ghost Farm
Hip-Hop beats, Blue Note Horns, House Bass, South Side Drums, and West Side turntables take listeners and dancers into the music of Pete Carney and Ghost Farm. The ten piece ensemble is a head on collision between jazz and the underground sound of Chicago. Ghost Farm brings 5 horns, turntables, and Chicago’s best bop improvisers together in a show for listeners and dancers. Their set list tags music from Wayne Shorter and Maceo to the Killers and Radiohead.
Following his breakout Orange Alert ensemble, Carney brings the DJ generation into jazz playing analog bop over downtown grooves. In concert, this Nu jazz warehouse party from the Midwest requires serious listening and mad dancing. From Europe to New York, the Midwest drive of Carney’s music has been recognized on NPR, NBC, and BBC.
“Very funky isn’t it sir!” -BBC Radio
Jazz in the Park
Thursdays June 7- September 6, 2012
Cathedral Square Park
5 - 9 pm
Happy Hour at 5pm
Music starts at 6pm
Click here for complete lineup & details
Jazz in the Park is Milwaukee's favorite free, outdoor, summer music series, featuring an eclectic lineup of jazz, big band, funk, R & B, reggae, blues and more. Performers come from across town or across the country.
Concerts take place Thursday evenings, 5pm-9pm from June 7 through September 6, in Cathedral Square Park. Music starts at 6pm, but stop by early for Jazz in the Park Happy Hour and get great drink specials from 5-6pm!
Jazz in the Park is produced by a non-profit organization and asks that you leave your adult beverages at home. All proceeds from sales at Jazz in the Park help offset the high costs of production and ensure the continued success of the festival. Please do your part to support this event.