October 18: THE PIGGLY WIGGLY COFFEE SHOP AND GROCERY. Racine, WI. noon - 3pm. This is the best grocery super store in Racine. Now you can have fun, eat lunch at the salad bar, drink quality coffee, shop and listen to Jack and Jill all at the same time. Enjoy food samples around the store as you shop. Fresh orange and grapefruit juices squeezed daily. There are unique locally produced food items in this family owned super store. Easy parking near the door. There are tables and chairs for eating and listening in front of the stage which is near the deli section. 5201 Washington Avenue, 52406
October 19: private party
November 5: KETTLE MORRAINE HIGH SCHOOL, Wales, WI. 1:10 - 2:35pm. Jack and Jill give a presentation "Making a Living In The Music Business / Attributes Of The Highly Employable Person" to the music students.
November 4, 11, 18, December 2, 9. 16: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, Kenosha, WI. "FIFTY YEARS OF MUSIC BY THE ROLLING STONES", 7-9pm: six Tuesdays (no class on Nov. 25): A fall semester mini course. Using a state of the art projection system and standard video / audio presentation, Jack presents the 52 year career of the band that has recorded 412 Jagger / Richards compositions. Free parking in adjoining lot. Class will be in the acoustically excellent Orchard room on the first floor near the parking lot. Comfortable padded chairs with arm rests in front of tables to make it easy to take notes. No tests. No grades. No credits. No assignments. This is going to school to learn while having fun. Call 262 595 2345. Tallent Hall, Orchard Room, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI. 53144 Parking in adjoining lot.
November 20: THE TROUT CONCERT HALL, Appleton, WI. 7:30pm. Jack and Jill in concert as part of The Jazz at the Trout Concert Series. Doors open at 6:30pm. To avoid disappointment, advance tickets are highly recommended. Call 920 733 4089. Our 19 CDs and Jack's instruction DVD "Top 20 Jazz Guitar Lessons" will be on sale during intermission and at the end of the concert. Refreshments will be available during intermission. 111 West College Avenue, Appleton, Wisconsin 54911
November 27: (Thanksgiving) THE PACKING HOUSE, Milwaukee, WI. 1-5pm: Jack and vocalist Jill Jensen play in the city's premier food and music club with excellent ambiance. Free parking in adjoining lot. Located next to the airport at 900 East Layton Ave. 53207. For reservations call 414 483 5054
November 29: THE PACKING HOUSE, Milwaukee, WI. 1-5pm: Jack and vocalist Jill Jensen play in the city's premier food and music club with excellent ambiance. Free parking in adjoining lot. Located next to the airport at 900 East Layton Ave. 53207. For reservations call 414 483 5054
December 11: private party
December 17: THE YARDARM, Racine, WI, 6:30-9:30pm. Jack's been playing at this bar / restaurant for over 30 years, the last 15 years with vocalist Jill Jensen. This is a special place for them because this is where they met. Excellent unique bar food, fine beer selection and giant ice cream pie desserts. Free parking on street and in two adjoining lots. Meet Lori and Lisa, the cute blond second generation family owners. They will include 14 of Jack's unique Christmas music arrangements along with their standard repertoire.
930 Erie Street, 53144
December 25: (Christmas) THE PACKING HOUSE, Milwaukee, WI. 1-5pm: Jack and vocalist Jill Jensen play in the city's premier food and music club with excellent ambiance. They will include 14 of Jack's unique Christmas music arrangements along with their standard repertoire. Free parking in adjoining lot. Located next to the airport at 900 East Layton Ave. 53207. For reservations call 414 483 5054
December 27, 2014 - February 14, 2015: THE 15th ANNUAL MEXICO TOUR, Isla Mujeres, MX. Jack and vocalist Jill Jensen's schedule will be listed here as soon as it becomes available. So far, they will be playing again in the roof lounge of El Patio / Comono most nights. Jack will use his 8 string guitar and pianica on this tour. Jack and Jill can be contacted via email while they are in Mexico at email@example.com. To schedule a lesson with Jack in Isla Mujeres, contact him in person after one of his concerts.
EL GUITARISTAS QUATRO - (The Four Guitarists) Jack, Guillermo Espinasse, Fabio Armarolli, and Gustavo Miranda relax backstage after a concert at POC-NA in Isla Mujeres, Mexico, January 12, 2012. They're smiling because they just finished covering the island and each other with thousands of notes.
September 28: HISTORIC DOWNTOWN RACINE MARKET CONCERT, Racine, WI. 8:30-11:30am: Jack and Jill entertain on the main stage at this wonderful Saturday morning market which features fresh produce, bakery, plants, flowers, arts and crafts. Free parking in the adjoining lot between The Yardarm and the market in historic downtown next to the river. Bring a chair and stay awhile. 920 Erie Street, Racine Wisconsin 53402.
September 8, 9, 10, 11, 12: WGTD RADIO, Mid-Day News, Noon - 12:30pm: DJ Dave McGrath will feature a track from one of the four CDs Jack did with vocalist Jill Jensen after the news at 12:20. Listen online at www.wgtd.org Listen on your radio in the Kenosha Wisconsin area at 91.1 FM
July 25: MUSIC AND MORE CONCERT SERIES, First Presbyterian Church, Racine, WI. Noon-1pm. 7th and College Avenue. Opening the concert will be Jillian Bruss Florentine Opera Ensemble at noon. Jack with Jill Jensen follow at 12:30pm. Free concert and free parking. CDs will be on sale at both entrances. Half of the proceeds from CD sales will be donated to the church.
July 21: THE ITALIAN COMMUNITY CENTER, Milwaukee, WI. 6:30-9pm : Jack with vocalist Jill Jensen and a special guest artist to be announced. Free parking in huge lot. No stairs. We play inside in the ballroom if it rains, outside in the courtyard if the weather is nice. The location is near the Summerfest ground. The address is 631 East Chicago Street, 53202. Call 414 223 2800 for reservations. As you would expect, the Italian food and service is wonderful here.
THE CITY.NET CAFE, Milwaukee, WI. 3-7pm: Grand opening of drummer Sam Belton's jazz restaurant. Fine coffee drinks, smoothies, and sandwiches. Jack and vocalist Jill Jensen open the show 5-6pm followed by an evening of other fine jazz acts to celebrate Mr. Belton's latest adventure. As always, Sam's collection of fine jazz recordings will nurture your brain between live music acts. 306 North Wisconsin Avenue - a few blocks west of the Pfister Hotel. Free parking on the street or pay for parking in structures at The Pfister or on Water Street. Call 414 336 1723 for information.
September 6: CAROLINE'S JAZZ CLUB, Milwaukee, WI. 9:30pm-1am, phone: 414 221 9444. Jack playing his triple neck w/ vocalist Jill Jensen. He has been entertaining at Caroline's with various musicians for 13 years. No stairs. Free on street parking surrounding the club. Beautiful classy real jazz venue with a stage, excellent acoustics, and nice folks who are music lovers. You will be greeted at the door my writer / author Jeff Winke, served at the bar by Michael, a world class mixologist, and seated at a table by a beautiful female server. 401 South 2nd Street, 53204
September 20: THE UPTOWNER, Milwaukee, WI. The 130th Anniversary Party of this wonderful old bar. It is the longest continually running bar in the city. There will be over 10 bands providing live music all day. Jack and Jill will play sometime in the afternoon around 3pm. On the corner of Humboldt and North avenues. The party is in the street which will be closed off.
September 27: THE PIGGLY WIGGLY COFFEE SHOP, RESTAURANT AND GROCERY, Racine, WI. noon-3pm: Now you can eat lunch, do your grocery shopping and listen to Jack and Jill at the same time. Wow! Easy parking near the door. 5201 Washington Avenue, 52406