Save the Date (s) Summer OMJ Workshop & Jam: June 13 – August 15


  OMJ Jazz Jam and Workshop (at Common Ground)  https://commongroundmiddleton.blog/  https://www.facebook.com/commongroundmiddleton/   Odd Wednesdays of the Summer(come to just one ….or all) June 13 & 27  July11 & 25……

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Our Middleton Jazz Jam is OFF for May 2018


OMJ Jam and Showcase is off for May but we will have some fun summer sessions! stayed tuned hold these dates: June 13 & 27 July 11 & 25 August 1 , 15 & 29 also in August we may have a 1-2 day workshop for learning more about…

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Sauk Trail – back w/ the kids and John Becker – performance May 23


Another fun project with jazz improvisation and the kids at Sauk Trail Elementary.

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April 25, Wed. 6:30 -9pm OMJ Jam & WSMA Showcase – Wallach, Grant, Lang & Moore @ Common Ground


This Week OMJ Jam and Showcase will feature some MHS Students performing their pieces for the WSMA State Solo & Ensemble Festival  as well as a full jazz jam. Dan Wallach - sax, Becca May Grant - piano, Rand Moore - drums (leader of the…

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April 11, Wed. – OJM Jam at Common Ground


Wednesday – April 11, 6:30 -9pm OMJ Jam at the Common Ground Common Ground Middleton House Band: Stan Godfriaux - piano Jim Huwe - drums Dan Wallach - sax Laurie Lang - bass   rough…

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OMJ Jam – Wed. March 21, 6:30 -9pm


OMJ Jam has a NEW HOME for March & April Common Ground Cafe at the corner of Branch & Century in Middleton https://commongroundmiddleton.blog/ Wednesday – March 21, 6:30 -9pm  OMJ Jam Open jazz jam for all people to sign up and join in.…

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OMJ Jam is BACK! a New Home – Common Ground – March 21, April 11 & 25


NEW HOME for March & April Common Ground at the corner of Branch & Century in Middleton https://commongroundmiddleton.blog/ Wednesday - March 21, 6:30 -9pm  OMJ Jam Open jazz jam for all people to sign up and join in. Every week there…

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OMJJ is on hold.


1847 at the Stamm House needs to take a break. OMJJ - Our Middleton Jazz Jam will be on taking a pause until something materializes. We will post here as soon as we know the plan forward. Feb 21 - was a lovely evening with Sarah Stine accompanying 2…

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February 21, Wednesday will be a showcase 6:30 – 9pm at the Stamm House


Come out to hear Middleton High school kids perform their songs they are preparing for solo and ensemble. It will be great to hear a variety of jazz, broadway and classical tunes performed on various instruments and singing. Mrs. Stine will be there…

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OMJ Jam – February 7, 6:30 – 9pm


Our Middleton Jazz Jam for Wednesday, February 7 we will offer the opportunity to play any songs from Real Book 1 or 2 and/or any 12 bar blues of your choice. Please practice your song ahead of time and be ready to play the melody and improvise on…

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January 17- OMJ Jam 6:30 – 9pm


This week, Wednesday, January 17 and later, February 7 we will offer the opportunity to play any songs from Real Book 1 or 2. Please practice your song ahead of time and be ready to play the melody and improvise on the tune or learn a transcription…

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OMJJ (Our Middleton Jazz Jam) is moved to THURSDAY, Dec. 21 – 6:30 -9pm


School is out, Come and join us Thursday, Dec. 21, 6:30 -9pm to have a great community music making PARTY at The Stamm House:  http://www.1847stammhouse.com WE INVITE:  MHS Students, Alumni, Teachers, Families and all interested in improvising……

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Dec. 21 – THURSDAY — move OMJJ over a day


OMJJ (Our Middleton Jazz Jam)moves over a day.... Turns out the Stamm House has an event on the 20th so let's make music and party on THURSDAY, Dec. 21.  Chance Stine - Sax, John Becker - piano, Jim Huwe - drums, Laurie Lang - bass and other MHS…

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Our Middleton Jazz Jam -Dec. 20 @ The Stamm House 6:30 -9pm


SO MUCH FUN! We've been jamming on the blues every session but also featuring different tunes students have learned and Dec. 6 theme was Miles Davis tune and we were joined by Halie So What Miles Brown-- tons OF trumpet. December 20th we'll still…

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Dec. 6 – Wednesday: Miles Davis Tunes and All Blues from Real Book 1


Hey Musicians These are tunes you can prepare to play in the jam on December 6. They are Miles Davis tunes from Real Book 1 -- prepare one tune or several. Learn the melody, the chord changes, scales and come ready to improvise over the tune you…

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Nov 15, Wed, 6:30 -9pm Our Middleton Jazz Jam- Latin, Blues and Funky Tunes


Vince Jesse - Guitar Rick Flowers - drums Laurie Lang (Croasdale) - bass Dan Wallach - sax and tons of fun Middleton High School musicians! Come on out to play and/or listen. Latin, Blues and Funky tunes!

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Our Middleton Jazz Jam @ The Stamm house Wednesday, Nov. 15 6:30 -9pm


1847 at the Stamm House www.1847stammhouse.com Wednesday nights 6:30 – 9pm     Professional musicians with MHS Students and friends   6:30 to 7:30 pm Enjoy a showcase “mini-concert” by: The House Band or an MHS Combo or selected group/soloist…

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All School Concert and Kids Improvised


Music Teacher, Rhonda Chalone really shared in the fun by scatting into the microphone and then having many spontaneous soloists in the elementary school audience/choir. All the kids sang the melodies to the music of Duke Ellington's C-Jam Blues…

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Huegel Scats and Hits New Heights with the Jazz Fly in October


Performance will feature : The Students of Huegel - group vocals Rhonda Chalone - music teacher, pianist & story teller Chris Sandoval- drums, The Jazz Fly Laurie Lang  - Artist in Residence, Bassist and Willie the Worm Dan Wallach -…

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October 2017 Huegel Elementary Bebops Jazz Scat


Rhonda Chalone and Laurie Lang will work together to share some great vocal improvising with the students at Huegel. More to come.  

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