Turkey sandwiches. Turkey soup. Turkey on chopped salad. Turkey jerky. Cajun re-fried turkey. Turkey in NATO but not the EU. Got some jive turkey. Turkey multi-tiered sales srategy – oh, no wait – that’s TURNkey ponzi scheme. So yeah – this piano man has some Thanksgiving leftovers in play. But hoping y’all will shake a tail-feather and pop on out to gobble up some old school sounds with us in this here December:
Caroline’s Jazz Club
401 S 2nd Street
Friday Dec 8
8:30pm – midnight
In this age of copies and fakes, Caroline’s is the real deal – the genuine article for the classic and classy jazz club experience. We’ll play far more than jazz as this Milwaukee gem shines bright for the (Billy) Holidays.
Bugsy’s Backalley Speakeasy
218 N Water St. Milwaukee
(but enter via the alley off Chicago Ave)
Saturday Dec 9
9pm – 1am
Playing with good friends for good friends at Bugsy’s is EXACTLY what I wanted for Christmas.
20111 Lord Street in Brookfield
(Bluemound just east of Barker)
Saturday Dec 16
11am – 2pm
We are happy to help you square away your Christmas shopping by lending some music as you enjoy the impeccable service offered at Von Maur at the Corners in Brookfield. Or if you prefer, stop in after we are done and hang out with me as I enjoy the sounds of the Lou C Trio who will be handling the 2pm to 6pm stint. Don’t forget to buy me something nice – I’ve been good all year. Well most of today at least.
Central Standard Distillery
NEW YEARS EVE PARTY
613 S 2nd St. Milwaukee, WI 53204
9pm – 1am
Kick off the new year right – in a distillery! Let’s chat about new year’s resolutions while enjoying a classic and classy New Year’s party experience. Give them a call for reservations and know that this shindig benefits the Veterans’ Chamber of Commerce right here in old Mill-Town.
Hey who likes puzzles? Yeah me neither. But we got ’em anyway and actually the attached is bar none the coolest crossword puzzle I have in my tender 42 years yet seen. And.. AND for anyone who scans and returns to me a correctly completed (or mostly completed) puzzle you’ll win a drink (on me) to be enjoyed with the fabulous members of the JRT at any of our upcoming outings. Or kick back, relax and wait for me to post the answer key in our next newsletter – and then buy your own drink…
Special thanks to our friend Anne for sharing the deliciously vintage 1978 Sinatra promo / fan magazine in which the puzzle originally appeared.
Blessings to each and every one of you and my sincerest wishes for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year