Milwaukee's Music Lounge


EST. 1977

Located on Milwaukee's Eastside, the Estate has been hosting some of the best local and national jazz musicians for over 40 years. Unassuming and intimate, the space feels more like a neighborhood cocktail joint than a national jazz venue, but looks certainly can be deceiving, Our stage has been host to many great jazz musicians including Joe Henderson, Cedar Walton, Red Rodney, Eric Alexander, Al Foster, Chris Potter, Conrad Herwig, Brian Lynch, Eddie Gomez, Rudder, Arturo O’ Farrill, Jim Rotondi, Rick Germanson, David Hazeltine, Danilo Perez, The Bad Plus, and Dan Nimmer.

Recently purchased and refreshed by the owner of Bryant's Cocktail Lounge, the Estate now features a top notch cocktail program to compliment the world class music. Cocktails range from $8-$12 and rotate seasonally, but are always made with the best ingredients. In addition, classic cocktails are always available and we have a excellent selection of spirits.

Open seven nights a week from 5PM to 2AM No Reservations Accepted

Featured Shows

Charlie Sepulveda and the Turnaround (Puerto Rico)

Charlie Sepulveda and the Turnaround (Puerto Rico)

Thursday July 13th - 7:30pm - Friday July 14th - 1:00am

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

Special Show!

From Puerto Rico, one of the finest Latin Groups of today: Two Time Grammy Nominated Charlie Sepúlveda and the Turnaround.

Two Shows:
7:30pm and 10pm

$20 Advance, $25 Door
Limited Reserved Table Packages Available

www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3020992

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World-Class Trumpeter, Composer, Bandleader and Educator, Charlie Sepulveda stands as one of the few remaining pivotal figures in Jazz and Latin Jazz music today. Charlie Sepulveda has traversed the globe many times over the past 30 years as a member of the legendary Tito Puente Golden Men of Latin Jazz, Eddie Palmieri Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie's United Nation Orchestra as well has his own ensemble "The Turnaround". Sepulveda has been charged with the responsibility and blessing of being a "Keeper of the Flame" in the evolving legacy of Latin Jazz genre. The flame has been passed to Charlie by legendary stalwarts Tito Puente, Dizzy Gillespie, Maestro Ray Santos, Cachete Maldonado, and his cousin Eddie Palmieri, who continues to record and perform today at a youthful 80 years of age. The responsibility as one of the Keeper's of the Flame requires constant dedication to the preservation, promotion and dissemination of this most exciting genre of music that comprises over 40,000 years of historical evolution from Africa to the New World. Charlie has assumed this responsibility with great respect and deference to the Masters who preceded him.

A talented trumpet virtuoso capable of switching between the straight ahead jazz, jazz- latin, ballad, popular and dance idioms, Charlie became internationally known as the lead trumpeter for the Batacumbele and Eddie Palmieri Orchestras after being endorsed by his mentor Juancito Torres. While still a member of the Palmieri organization, Sepulveda released two acclaimed recordings on the Antilles New Directions label entitled "The New Arrival" and "Algo Nuestro". These recordings have become cult classics and are considered essential listening for anyone learning about Latin Jazz. Charlie has since gone on to perform with a who's who of artists including Celia Cruz, India, Sheila E., Prince, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Tropi Jazz All-Stars, Fania All-Stars, and a myriad of artists around the world.

Residing in Puerto Rico for the past 20 years, Charlie has continued to teach legions of students at the prestigious Puerto Rico Conservatorio de Musica. He continues to produce and record acclaimed albums under his own name as well as performing and recording in tandem with international superstars. His most recent release "Mr. EP: Tribute to Eddie Palmieri" (High Note Records) by Charlie Sepulveda and the Turnaround as well as "To Beny More with Love" by Grammy winner Jon Secada & the Charlie Sepulveda Big Band are currently top selling discs on the Billboard, Gavin, and JazzWeek Charts. In addition to Mr. Sepulveda's tireless efforts at keeping the music alive in the classroom, concert stage and recording studio, he also takes to the airwaves and hosts his own acclaimed radio program "El Yunque Jazz with Charlie Sepulveda on FM 93 in Fajardo PR" covering the entire eastern half of Puerto Rico and the US Virgen Islands. Charlie promotes and features the music of many up and coming artists as well as established artists from Puerto Rico, Cuba, and around the world through his radio show.

Charlie Sepulveda is a tireless and indefatigable champion supporter of the music. In addition, Charlie spends time giving free lessons to underprivileged children in his home town of Luquillo, PR; he has forged successful partnerships with the mayor and political leadership in his municipality to support the arts; he directed a municipal youth band in Luquillo, he's played in the local church choir; he plays monthly at one of the notable culinary establishments in Luquillo's Famous Tourist Kiosks. He has created a Jazz festival known as the Luquillo Beach Latin Jazz Festival to serve as a forum for live music featuring world class, local and student artists while serving as a catalyst for tourism and economic development in the area. In August 2016 Charlie received another honor: he was asked to be a part of Jazz at Lincoln Center's Jazz for Young People Program-Puerto Rico Chapter, courtesy of his friend and colleague Wynton Marsalis.

In addition to leading his acclaimed sextet "The Turnaround", Charlie leads The San Juan Big Band in a weekly Saturday night residency at one of Puerto Rico's famous El San Juan Hotel, and another residency at the Hotel Convento. In July 2017, Charlie will bring The Turnaround to the midwest United States to headline the 2017 Chicago Latin Jazz Festival (July 14, 2017) and perform at one of America's top intimate jazz listening rooms: "The Jazz Estate" in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Touring in support of the new album "Mr EP", be prepared to experience the exciting artistry of Charlie Sepulveda and the Turnaround - Michael Reyes, Esq.
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Charles McPherson

Charles McPherson

Wednesday August 16th - 8:00pm - Thursday August 17th - 12:00am

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

The Estate is proud to welcome Jazz Legend Charles McPherson to our stage for two special shows.

August 16th
8pm
10pm

$20 Advance
$25 Door

charlesmcpherson.brownpapertickets.com

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Charles McPherson was born in Joplin, Missouri and moved to Detroit at age nine. After growing up in Detroit, he studied with the renowned pianist Barry Harris and started playing jazz professionally at age 19. He moved from Detroit to New York in 1959 and performed with Charles Mingus from 1960 to 1972. While performing with Mingus, he collaborated frequently with Harris, Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet), and George Coleman (tenor sax).

Mr. McPherson has performed at concerts and festivals with his own variety of groups, consisting of quartets, quintets to full orchestras. He was recently featured at Lincoln Center showcasing his original compositions and arrangements with a seven-piece ensemble. He has toured the U.S., Europe, Japan, Africa and South America with his own group, as well as with jazz greats Barry Harris, Billy Eckstine, Lionel Hampton, Nat Adderly, Jay McShann, Phil Woods, Wynton Marsalis, Tom Harrell, Randy Brecker, James Moody, Dizzy Gillespie, and others.

McPherson has recorded as guest artist with Charlie Mingus, Barry Harris, Art Farmer, Kenny Drew, Toshiko Akiyoshi, the Carnegie Hall Jazz Orchestra, and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. He has recorded as leader on Prestige, Fantasy, Mainstream, Discovery, Xanadu, and most recently Arabesque. His most recent recording is the highly acclaimed “Manhattan Nocturne.”

McPherson remains a strong, viable force on the jazz scene today. He is at the height of his powers. His playing combines passionate feeling with intricate patterns of improvisation. Throughout his five decades of being an integral performer of the music, Charles has not merely remained true to his Be Bop origins, but has expanded on them. Stanley Crouch says in his New York Times article on Charles, “He is a singular voice who has never sacrificed the fluidity of his melody makinga singular voice who has never sacrificed the fluidity of his melody making, and is held in high esteem by musicians both long seasoned and young.”
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Upcoming Shows

Jerry Grillo Quartet Grillo Fever

Jerry Grillo Quartet "Grillo Fever"

Wednesday October 18th - 8:00pm - Wednesday October 18th - 11:00pm

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

A Murray Avenue Jazz Night.

The Jerry Grillo Band.....with Neal Charles Chandek, Keyboards, Bill Martin, Guitar, Omar, Drums, with arrangements by Neal Charles Chandek.

John Hefter will be a guest performer on an original song that he and I recently recorded as a single for amJazz..The song is dedicated to Angelo Mortellaro, who we admired so much! We wrote it with him in mind, knowing that he would have loved it and knocked it out of the park when he sang it!

For those of you who may not know of my work, check out my website:

www.jerrygrillo.com
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Misha Siegfried and his Band

Misha Siegfried and his Band

Thursday October 19th - 9:00pm - Friday October 20th - 12:00am

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

We are excited to welcome Misha Siegfried and his band to the Estate stage.

Misha Siegfried
Nick Lang
Michael Ritter
Dan Kimpel

$5 Door Charge

Featured Cocktail:

Remember the Maine: Old Forrester Signature Bourbon, Carpano Antica Vermouth, Copper and Kings Absinthe, Cherry Heering, Angostura Bitters Stirred and served up.
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Geof Bradfield Quintet

Geof Bradfield Quintet

Friday October 20th - 8:00pm - Friday October 20th - 11:00pm

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

Saxophonist Geof Bradfield joins us from Chicago for a night of World Class Jazz featuring Clark Sommers (bass), Dana Hall (drums), Joel Adams (trombone) and Russ Johnson (trumpet).

$13 Door Charge
Includes Late Night Session with Chad McCullough and Bram Weijters.
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Late Night Session Chad McCullough Duo

Late Night Session Chad McCullough Duo

Friday October 20th - 11:30pm - Saturday October 21st - 2:00am

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

For our Late Night Session on 10/20 trumpeter Chad McCullough and Belgian pianist Bram Weijters will celebrate the US release of their duo album 'Feather' at The Estate!

$5 After 11PM

The Dave Stoler Quartet featuring special guest, Rich Perry

The Dave Stoler Quartet featuring special guest, Rich Perry

Saturday October 21st - 8:00pm - Saturday October 21st - 11:00pm

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

Dave Stoler is a native of Madison WI, and has formerly resided in New York City, Milwaukee and Miami. One of the busiest keyboardists in the area, Dave works with his own jazz trio, the Tony Castaneda Latin Jazz Sextet, The Ben Ferris Octet and The Darren Sterud NOLA Tribute Band. He also co-leads Steely Dane, a 16 member Steely Dan tribute band. He performs regularly with his trio and quartet at Smalls Jazz Club in New York City. His recording, titled "Urban Legends" is available on cdbaby.com. Currently, he is preparing several upcoming recordings slated for release in 2018. He was a semifinalist in the Thelonious Monk Piano Competition, The American Jazz Piano Competition, and a finalist in the Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition. He received a Master Of Music Degree in Jazz Performance from the University of Miami-Coral Gables, and has a Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

The Quartet includes very special guest saxophonist Rich Perry, who performs in the Grammy winning Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra. Additional information about his extensive music performance career can be seen at: richperrymusic.com/

Chicago Bassist Charles Ledvina and Milwaukee drummer Dave Bayles round out the group. The program will include newly written music for this event.

A great Saturday night of world class jazz at The Estate! Followed by our Late Night Session featuring Neil Davis and Steve Peplin.
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Late Night Session: Steve Peplin - Neil Davis Duo

Late Night Session: Steve Peplin - Neil Davis Duo

Saturday October 21st - 11:30pm - Sunday October 22nd - 2:30am

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

Following the Dave Stoler we welcome guitar duo Steve Peplin and Neil Davis to the stage from 11:30 to 2am. Look foward to amazing guitar playing, a little banter, and a lineup of all star guest players.

$5 Door Charge after 11pm
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Sunday Styles: Ethan Keller Group

Sunday Styles: Ethan Keller Group

Sunday October 22nd - 7:00pm - Sunday October 22nd - 10:00pm

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

Join us for our Sunday Night Styles featuring the Ethan Keller Group.

$5 Door Charge

Latin Jam Session

Latin Jam Session

Monday October 23rd - 9:00pm - Tuesday October 24th - 12:00am

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

Our monthly latin jazz jam sessions are perfect for musicians as well as fans of Latin Jazz. The energy is non-stop!

$5 Door Charge
$3 Jammers

Martelle Jossart Quartet

Martelle Jossart Quartet

Wednesday October 25th - 8:00pm - Wednesday October 25th - 11:00pm

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

Jazz Vocals with the Martelle Jossart Quartet.

$5 Door Charge

Salsa Night Hermanitos Ayala

Salsa Night Hermanitos Ayala

Thursday October 26th - 9:00pm - Friday October 27th - 12:00am

The Jazz Estate
2423 N Murray Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53211 Map

Cocktails

ORIGINALS


Meadowlark (Grasshopper Redux)

Flor de Caña 4 Year Rum, Creme de Cacao, Branca Menta, Hawthorne Cold Brew, Heavy Cream.

$11

4:37

Reyka Vodka, Amaro Montenegro, Strawberry, Lemon, served up.

$11


Thanks Mr. Flemming

Monkey Shoulder Scotch, Housemade Honey Syrup, Lemon, Islay Scotch Mist.

$12


Caravan

Copper and Kings Apple Brandy, House Grenadine, Lime, Egg White**, House Apple Bitters Blend.

$12

Earthly Delights

Flor de Cana 4 yr Rum, Tattersall Blueberry, Barrow's In- tense Ginger, Copper & Kings Absinthe, Lime Juice. Served up, basil garnish.

$12


Heart Leaf

Del Maguey Vida Mezcal, Giffard Banana Liqueur, Nux Alpina Walnut Liqueur, Pineapple, Lime Juice. Served up.

$12


CLASSICS


Remember the Maine

Old Forrester Signature Bourbon, Carpano Antica, Copper & Kings Absinthe, Cherry Heering, Angostura. Stirred, served up..

$12

Pegu Club

Twisted Path Gin, Great Lakes Goodland Orange Liqueur, Lime & Angostura. Shaken, served up.

$11

Ramos Gin Fizz

The Belle of New Orleans. Twisted Path Gin, Orange Flower Water, Lemon, Lime, Simple Syrup, Heavy Cream, Egg White**. Shaken, served long.

$13


Clover Club

Twisted Path Gin, St. George Raspberry Liqueur, Simple Syrup, Lime, Egg White**. Shaken, served up.

$12

Rusty Nail

Monkey Shoulder Scotch, Drambuie. Stirred, served over rocks.

$12


Brandy Milk Punch

Copper & Kings Brandy, Milk, Cream, Vanilla, Nutmeg. Served over rocks.

$11


Seelbach Cocktail

Old Forester Signature Bourbon, Goodland Orange Liqueur, Angostura & Peychauds Bitters, Cava.

$11

Cohasset Punch

“Chicago’s Cocktail”. Flor de Cana Rum, Cocchi Di Torino Sweet Vermouth, Apricot, Lemon, Bitters. Shaken, served up.

$11

HIGHBALLS


Ugly Beauty

Old Forester Signature Bourbon, Bruto Americano, BroVo Lucky Falernum, Lemon, Seltzer. (rich and smooth)

$9

ALHAMBRA

Broker’s Gin, Combier Pamplemousse Grapefruit Liqueur, Campari, Lime, Seltzer. (bright and bitter)

$9

The Lantern

Milagro Tequila infused with Rishi Peach Blossom Tea, Cassis, Lime, Ginger Beer, Bitters. (fruity and complex)

$9

Old Fashioneds


Bryant’s Old Fashioned (Wisconsin Old Fashioned)

Korbel Brandy, simply syrup, bitters. Served sweet, sour, press, or seltzer.

$8

Jazz Estate Old Fashioned

Woodford Reserve, Averna Amaro, Hawthorne Coffee, Angostura, Orange Zest, Rocks.

$9


Classic Old Fashioned (The Other One)

Spirit Choice, Sugar, Jazz Estate Bitters, Orange Zest, served over rocks.

$Price Varies


WINE


2015 Shoofly Pinot Noir

Aroma and flavors of light cherry, spicy floral and a hint of mint with earthy undertones.

$9 / $36

2015 Wines of Substance Cabernet

Rich, dark, brooding and deep, compelling and complex.

$10 / $40


2013 Zuccardi Malbec

Black fruit wrapped in spice and chocolatey oak.

$10 / $40


2015 Dr. Loosen Riesling

Light bodied and crisp with minerality and notes of peach and citrus.

$9 / $36

2015 Novellum Chardonnay

Full bodied and crisp with orchard fruit, honeysuckle, white peach and a drop of vanilla.

$9 / $36


2015 The Loop Sauvignon Blanc

Light and crisp with aromas of dried herbs and cut grass. Flavors of sweet lemon, apricot and a hit of grapefruit.

$8 / $32

Mas fi Cava

Dry with fine bubbles and notes of apples, pear and cashews.

$9 / $36

Draft Beer


New Glarus Spotted Cow, 4.8% ◈ Karben4 Fantasy Factory IPA, 6.3% ◈ Surly Hell Lager, 4.5% ◈ Lakefront Riverwest Stein, 5.68% ◈ Enlightened Cream City Brix Cream Ale, 5% ◈ Rotating Nitro Tap — Ask for Current Selection

*Draft beer selection is subject to change based on availability— please ask your server for updated selection.

Beer Bottle & Can


Anchor Steam ◈ Miller Lite ◈ Anderson Valley Briney Melon Gose ◈ Miller High Life ◈ Anderson Valley Blood Orange Gose ◈ Pabst Blue Ribbon ◈ Bells Two Hearted Ale ◈ Pilsner Urquel ◈ Central Waters Mudpuppy Porter ◈ Seattle Semi-Sweet Cider ◈ Central Waters Ouisconsin Red Ale ◈ Steigl Radler ◈ Founders All Day IPA ◈ New Glarus Moon Man ◈ Founders Breakfast Stout ◈ New Glarus Spotted Cow ◈ Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter ◈ New Glarus Two Women ◈ Lagunita’s IPA ◈ North Coast Brother Thelonius ◈ Lakefront Eastside Dark ◈ Rochefort 10 ◈ Lakefront New Grist Ginger* ◈ Stone Delicious IPA* ◈ Lakefront IPA ◈ Stone IPA ◈ Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout ◈ Unibroue La Findu Monde ◈ Michelob Lager ◈ Vandermill Totally Roasted Cider


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