We host an all-ages jazz jam session at The Fountain from 4-7 pm on the first and third Sunday of every month (except for holidays like Labor Day). Everyone is welcome. Musicians from high school and college all the way up in to their 80s sit in with a rotating cast of local jazz pros. And if you aren’t a musician but love jazz please join us. Our sessions are entertaining, educational, and free (a hat is passed for donations).
The Fountain is a family oriented restaurant and bar that opened in 2011 and regularly hosts live music with an emphasis on jazz. We'll be in the back room, easily accessible off Dayton or Carroll St. It has plenty of room for musicians and fans and seats 50 comfortably. On the menu is old-fashioned comfort food; tasty, plentiful, and economicall! y priced. Parking is available on side streets and in the parking ramp across the street.
See our website at www.madisonjazzjam.org for a schedule listing house band members for each session, a description of the jam, and for first set jammers, the designated tune for that week. Our special guest on Sept 16th is the new UW Jazz Studies Professor, Johannes Wallmann, on piano!
Oct 7th and 14th
Nov 4th and 18th
Dec 2nd and 16th