November 5: KETTLE MORRAINE HIGH SCHOOL, Wales, WI. 1:10 - 2:35pm. Jack and Jill give a concert and a presentation "Making a Living In The Music Business / Attributes Of The Highly Employable Person" to the music students.

November 18: RADIO STATION WHBY, Appleton, WI. 12:50pm,  Jack and Jill are interviewed by DJ Bob Salm about their upcoming gig at the Trout Concert Hall on November 20. Listen to WHBY online anywhere in the world.

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 22: THE PIGGLY WIGGLY COFFEE SHOP AND GROCERY (main stage) Oak Creek, 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.  2201 E. Rawson Ave. 

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. 6:30-10:30pm: 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: THE WEST ALLIS ATHLETIC CLUB, West Allis, WI. 6-8pm.  Jack - standard guitar, Jim Madritch - guitar, Rob Moore - bass.

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. They will play 14 of Jack's unique Christmas music arrangements along with their standard repertoire. Excellent unique bar food, fine beer selection and giant ice cream pie desserts.  Free parking on street and in two adjoining lots. 930 Erie Street, 53144

December 19: LAKE OAKS CONDOS, Racine, WI. 5:30-7pm.  Christmas concert for residents by Jack and Jill.

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

THE MEXICO TOUR: January 4 to February 14: Jack and Jill can be contacted via email while they are in Mexico at jackgrassel@jackgrassel.com.  To schedule lessons with Jack or Jill in Isla Mujeres, contact them in person after one of their concerts.

January 7: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 5-7pm  Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmosphere. 

January 8: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 8-10pm Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmosphere. 

January 10: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 6-8pm Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmoshpere.

January 14: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 5-7pm  Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmosphere. 

January 15: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 8-10pm Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmosphere. 

January 17: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 6-8pm Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmoshpere.

January 21: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 5-7pm  Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmosphere. 

January 22: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 8-10pm Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmosphere. 

January 24: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 6-8pm Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmoshpere.

January 28: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 5-7pm  Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmosphere. 

January 29: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 8-10pm Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmosphere. 

January 31: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 6-8pm Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmoshpere.

February 4: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 5-7pm  Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmosphere. 

February 5: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 8-10pm Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmosphere. 

February 7: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 6-8pm Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmoshpere.

February 11: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 5-7pm  Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmosphere. 

February 12: EL PATIO, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, 8-10pm Mid-downtown on the east side of Hidalgo Street. Excellent food and atmosphere. 

August 15: Milwaukee, WI. Jack and Jill play for the Greenfield High School reunion

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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

 

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.