September 29, 2018 @ 11:30 pm – September 30, 2018 @ 2:00 am
The Jazz Estate
Brett Westfahl (trumpet) Paul Westfahl (drum) Chris Newlin (guitar) Gavin Hardy (Bass)
$5 Door Charge after 11pm
A life-long native resident of Milwaukee Wisconsin, Brett Westfahl is an active trumpet player, composer, arranger, and educator. Having played, subbed, and being on a call 24/7, Brett has played with many local bands and musicians throughout Milwaukee and Chicago areas. Many of the bands listed are: Herman Astro, Big Style Brass Band, Verdic Eden, Extra Crispy Brass Band, Etherium Ensemble, Astral/Subastral, Deadman’s Carnival, The Four Star Brass Band, The Sazerac 5, etc. Also partaking in playing many local festival events such as: Bayview Jazz Festival (2015-17), The Woody Herman Jazz Festival (2008-2015), Brady Street Festival (2013), Summerfest (2014-2016), Bastille Day’s Festival (2013), Jazz In the Park (2016) and many more.
The BWQ (Brett Westfahl Quartet) group is Brett Westfahl own personal vehicle of writing that pulls many of his vast musical background, while combining with the new trends of music and still hold onto the old traditions of jazz music. With a Bachelor of Arts in Trumpet Performance and Jazz Studies, he takes pride in being highly structured, outcome-driven and self-motivated professional musician who is comfortable with all aspect of current musical trends.