Jazz on Sunday
John Thulin

Concert: 3-5 pm
Music Workshop:
6-7 pm

General Public:
$15 in advance at www.thebrinklounge.com;
$18 at the door

Madison Music Collective
and Madison Jazz Society
members, Students with ID:

$10 in advance at www.thebrinklounge.com;
$15 at the door

Pianist from Wisconsin Public Radio's "Whad'ya Know?"

John Thulin

with Jeff Hamann (bass) and Brian Ritter (drums)

Sunday, March 9

The Brink Lounge

701 E. Washington Ave. Madison, WI


Since 1985, Thulin has been the musical coordinator and pianist for Michael Feldman's Whad'Ya Know? In this capacity, he has shared the stage with such jazz and blues greats as Von Freeman, Claude Williams, Ernestine Anderson, Howard Levy, Barbara Carr, The Memphis Horns, Dave Stryker, and many more. The show has showcased Thulin's unique combination of blues, bebop, and pianistic, hard-swinging grooves. John performs many of his own compositions on the show, as well as at live performances and on recordings.


Jeff Hamann


Jeff, a native of the Milwaukee area, has a long list of professional collaborations that include Eric Alexander Berkley Fudge, Penny Goodwin, Steve Allen, Randy Sabien and Kelly DeHaven. In addition to recording, Hamann has several years of experience as an instructor and clinician. In addition to his work on Whad'Ya Know? and other musical endeavors, Hamann teaches at his alma mater, the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. Recent tours include Jazz Yatra in Bombay, India, International Floating Jazz Festival on the S.S. Norway, Elmhurst Jazz Festival and Indianapolis Jazz Festival. Jeff and his wife Julie are also proud of their compositions, Gianna, Aiden and Cade.


Brian Ritter


Brian Ritter has been a regular drummer with Frank Morgan, Brian Lynch and currently with David Hazeltine. Other artists Ritter has performed with include: Steve Allen, Charles McPherson, Jack McDuff, Marlena Shaw, Freddie Cole, Richard Davis, Harold Mabern, Melvin Rhyne, Von Freeman, Jodie Christian, Ira Sullivan, George Braith, Willie Pickens, Johnny Frigo, Tom Harrell, Eric Alexander, Steve Turre, Jim Rotondi, Joe Locke, Conrad Herwig, Mike LeDonne, Michael Weiss, Gerald Cannon, Mike Smith, Bobby Broom, Jeff Parker, Mark Elf, Joe Magnarelli, Dan Nimmer, David Bixler, Robert Glasper, Eric Leeds, Maurice Brown, Manty Ellis.



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