Episode 3. Did you know that the Pfister’s Blu is home to the blues, jazz, and the stars.
did you know that above the bar and atop the chandeliers a thousand stars twinkle in the night did you know that in the bar and in every corner a thousand blues shimmer in the light did you know that on tuesdays, fridays and saturdays a thousand notes dance in the evening light did you […]
Keys and Characters
He sits down at the piano gently, like it’s a sure place of rest. He wears saddle shoes, polka dotted socks and a tartan vest. His stories skip like sprightly notes, zipping you along with them until you suddenly realize that in the past few minutes, he’s referred to eleven songs and their histories, […]
I admit it. I’m a jazz virgin. But The Pfister Hotel is going to initiate me. At the Mason Street Grill on Wednesday evening, after listening to part of a set by the Jamie Breiwick/Mark Davis Duo, I snuck up to a table where a woman was sitting alone. Her companion had just temporarily vacated his […]
An Introduction: Prequel No. 1
Greetings, Milwaukee! While Narrator Emeritus Jonathan West’s photograph and bio still linger on the sidebar–it’s no wonder, since he has become such a presence and voice at the Pfister over the past year–I offer you two “prequels” to my first official post as Pfister Hotel Narrator, in which I will formally introduce myself and give […]