• The Chicken is back every month.

    Special national acts are storming through the door to play in our intimate space. We now take reservations and do advance ticket sales. Your favorite local musicians are still on the schedule, and The Static Chicken and Extra Crispy Brass Band have regular nights every month. Tell all your people and get your ass on a stool soon.

  • Thank you ma’am, may I have another?

    The Estate is continuing a long tradition of quality libations. Stop in to try a craft cocktail or to grab three fingers of your favorite distillation. Always poured the way you want it.

  • Happy Hours, Tuesday – Saturday

    It’s Drinking Season, it gets dark early, and the barbecue is hibernating. Your liver is telling you to take your B vitamins and drink more booze. We are doing our part — we’re open for happy hour, or Hora Feliz if you are in a mezcal frame of mind… The lights turn on and the music starts at 5:00pm Tuesday – Saturday.

  • Hot Sauce @ the Estate!

    The Estate’s calendar is filling up with amazing acts! Click here to check out a complete list of dates! A sortable calendar is at your fingertips — hell, you can even subscribe to it. Tuesday nights are featuring FUTUREPORN. Recent national acts have included Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola, The Greyhounds, and Hermon Mehari. Bigger shows will often allow you to buy tickets online.

News:

  • Tis no April Fools...Marc Ballini playing music from 6:30-9pm and Evan Christian from 10pm-1am. Come and enjoy some original local music

    Posted By The Jazz Estate

    5 hours ago

  • Hey hey hey, here comes the second Thursday!!!... April 9th.... Free... The Erotuc Adventures of the Static Chicken hits the The Jazz Estate stage at 10pm!!!!!

    Hey hey hey, here comes the second Thursday!!!... April 9th.... Free... The Erotuc Adventures of the Static Chicken hits the The Jazz Estate stage at 10pm!!!!!

    Posted By The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken

    17 hours ago

  • Tonight , The Jazz Estate welcomes another great group from NYC!... Showtime 9:30

    Andy Milne & Dapp Theory perform for the 1st time in Milwaukee as part of a midwest & southwest tour. They'll perform material from the new CD, "Forward in All Directions".

"...an album that brims with both emphatic and implied elements. Forward, yes, but never simply forward in a neat, linear fashion."

Jazziz Magazine

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLG1JT0GRfEtbyVRy-o9JAcbbnjAPdrFMl

    Andy Milne & Dapp Theory perform for the 1st time in Milwaukee as part of a midwest & southwest tour. They'll perform material from the new CD, "Forward in All Directions". "...an album that brims with both emphatic and implied elements. Forward, yes, but never simply forward in a neat, linear fashion." Jazziz Magazine https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLG1JT0GRfEtbyVRy-o9JAcbbnjAPdrFMl

    Posted By The Jazz Estate

    March 28

  • Music tonight: Naomi Marie@ G-Daddy's BBC Bar & Grill, Andy Milne/ Dapp Theory @ The Jazz Estate

    Posted By The East Side

    March 27

  • Hey Milwaukee jazz aficionados, NYC based band 'Dapp Theory' plays The Jazz Estate tonight, 3/27. Come out for adventurously soulful music by pianist Andy Milne https://youtu.be/lVUwEVMATL4?t=51s

    Andy Milne & Dapp Theory recent performance in Brooklyn, profiling the continued evolution of Andy Milne's quintet.

    Andy Milne & Dapp Theory recent performance in Brooklyn, profiling the continued evolution of Andy Milne's quintet.

    Posted By Aaron Kruziki

    March 27

Press Clippings

  • The Bad Plus rocks The Estate

    If The Bad Plus made their reputation as an alt-jazz band bristling with rock attitude, they threw a sucker-punch to open the first of a four-show two-night stand. The opening title, “Pound for Pound,” sounded tough. Yet, on the club’s newly acquired Steinway, pianist Ethan Iverson disarmed the audience with a delicate, stately melody that, as he repeated and developed it, grew questioning and then yearning, quite moving in its taut simplicity.

  • Futurepornography Rampant

    Milwaukee’s jazz scene received a shock in January when the owner of The Jazz Estate (2423 N. Murray Ave.) announced that he was selling the venerable establishment. The East Side club has been home to internationally recognized jazz musicians, as well as a staggering array of homegrown talent and highly regarded regular bookings.

  • Express Milwaukee – April 2014

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014 New Jazz Estate Managers Bring Change but Keep the Jazz By Kristina Byas For more than 30 years, the Jazz Estate on Milwaukee’s East Side has been a gathering place for jazz musicians and enthusiasts. Its dimly lit, intimate space and the rhythms and melodies of the live acts it hosts […]