April 19: THE 2015 W.A.M.I. SHOW, Milwaukee, WI. 6pm. Turner Hall, 4th and State Street downtown. Jack and Jill open the Wisconsin Area Music Industry show.  Tickets $35 in advance or at the door. 

Students $15.

April 24:  THE TWISTED CORK, Muskego, WI. 8-11pm.  Jack and Jill in a small romantic classy listening and wine drinking and sampling lounge with couches and comfortable chairs. Free parking in lot and on road. The north-east corner of Parkland Drive and Janesville Road.  262 895 9164.

May 23: 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.

June 13: 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.

June 15, 16, 17, 18, 19: VANDERCOOK UNIVERSITY, College of Music, Chicago, Illinois. M-R: 8am - 5pm and F: 8am - 3:30pm   Jack with drummer Bret Kuhn, bassist Stacy Williams-Jackson and pianist Anthony Kidonakis teach the 3 credit graduate course "Creating an Exciting Rhythm Section" for school music teachers.  These credits can be used towards obtaining your masters or doctorate degrees. Open enrollment. This course is offered in summer every two years.   www.vandercook.edu/programs/MECA6113

June 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 4: private party

July 11: 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 farm 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.

August 8: 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 farm 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.

August 10: THE ITALIAN COMMUNITY CENTER, Milwaukee, WI. 6:30-9pm: Free concert open to the public! Jack with vocalist Jill Jensen and a special guest - saxophone virtuoso Johnny Padilla. 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 grounds. 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.

August 15: GREENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL 1975 CLASS REUNION, Milwaukee, WI. Jack and Jill play for the reception preceeding a DJ for dancing.

September 6: private party

September 12: 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 farm 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.

October 10: 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 farm 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.

November 13: private party

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January 3 - February 28: THE 16th ANNUAL MEXICO TOUR, Isla Mujeres / Cancun, MX: This year's 8 weeks of concert dates will be anounced here as soon as they become available.  To schedule a lesson with Jack in Mexico, contact him at a gig or use email:  jackgrassel@jackgrassel.com  To schedule a lesson with Jill, contact her at her gigs or use email:  jilljensen@jilljensen.com   Jack and Jill will have their CDs available at gigs. 

May 7: JACK AND JILL in concert w/ THE CHORAL ARTS SOCIETY, Racine, WI 7:00pm. The first half of the concert will feature the chorus alone AND presenting pieces featuring Jill with Jack on his 8 string guitar. The second half will be Jack and Jill's duo show with Jack playing his triple neck and other instruments.  Location and program to be announced.  

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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.

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November 1:  THE PIGGLY WIGGLY COFFEE SHOP AND GROCERY (main stage) Racine, WI. noon - 3pm.  This is the best food 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 and comprehensive cold beer selections in this family owned super store.  Easy parking near the door. There are tables and chairs for eating and listening by the stage next to the deli section. 

5201 Washington Avenue, 52406

December 12: THE SUMMIT RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE, Mount Pleasant, WI. 6-10pm Jack plays his triple neck and pianica with vocalist Jill Jensen.  6825 Washington Avenue which is really Highway 20.  Take the Highway 20 exit on I-94 and go east about 4 miles. Free parking in giant parking lot - no stairs.  Call 262 886 9866 for dinner reservations.

December 13: THE TWISTED CORK, Muskego, WI 7:30-10:30pm.  Jack and Jill in a small romantic classy listening and wine drinking and sampling lounge. Free parking in lot and on road. The north-east corner of Parkland Drive and Janesville Road.  262 895 9164.

October 25:  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

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.