Courtyard Concert: Jazz Duo

Jun 23, 2024

01:30 pm - 02:30 pm

800 Main Street La Crosse
La Crosse, 54601

Event Website

(608) 789-7122

Join us for a concert featuring local musicians in our charming outdoor courtyard!

We’re pleased to host guitarist Mike James and saxophonist and flutist John Paulson to perform a delightful Sunday afternoon jazz concert.

Musicians Bio:

Mike James is a multi-instrumentalist from La Crosse, Wisconsin, who performs on Guitar, Steel Guitar, Dobro and Electric Bass. He performs many styles of music including jazz, blues, R&B, country, folk, bluegrass and classic rock. Since 1994 Mike has been teaching guitar, steel guitar, dobro and electric bass full-time to students of all ages and levels, from beginner to master level. Currently, Mike teaches at Leithold Music in La Crosse, and Reed’s Music Studio in Onalaska

John Paulson earned his B.M. and M.M. in music from the University Utah and his D.M.A. in music education from the University of Washington in Seattle. After 35 years of teaching jazz and music industry courses, Dr. Paulson retired as professor emeritus from Saint Mary’s University in Winona, MN. He then taught jazz studies part time at Winona State University and is currently teaching at the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts.