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Betsy Ezell Quintet @North Street Cabaret

North Street Cabaret 610 North St, Madison, WI

The Betsy Ezell Quintet returns to the North Street Cabaret with new original music and new arrangements of well known standards. They approach the vocal jazz as a conversation between all the voices -- those sung and those played. Each … Read More


inDIGenous Jazz Series

Play Circle at the Wisconsin Union Theater 800 Langdon St, Madison, WI

Our 2019 inDIGenous Jazz Series concludes with jazz vocalist Betsy Ezell. The Betsy Ezell Quintet presents a diverse sound, ranging from straight ahead jazz, to blues, to Latin jazz, to gospel-infused soul. The original music is hopeful and thought-provoking and … Read More


Sunday Jazz @Sequoya // Betsy Ezell Trio

Sequoya Library 4340 Tokay Blvd, Madison, WI

  Get festive with the Betsy Ezell Trio featuring Betsy Ezell on vocals, Richard Hildner on guitar and Laurie Lang on bass. The trio will present delightful holiday tunes, breezy bossa nova, soulful originals and jazz standard favorites.


Betsy + Richard // Der Rathskeller // 1.31.20

Der Rathskellar (Memorial Union) 800 Langdon St., Madison, WI

Betsy Ezell, vocals, and Richard Hildner, guitar, will appear as a duo, performing essential versions of Betsy's original jazz, breezy bossa nova and reimagined standards. This is a rare opportunity to experience the raw talent of each of them, as … Read More

Strollin’ Capitol East

Robinia Courtyard 829 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI

The 2021 Madison Jazz Festival kicks off with Strollin’ Capitol East. The Betsy Ezell Quintet performs at Robinia Courtyard at 7pm. Now in its 8th year, the Strollin’ series presents five hours of continuous and stylistically diverse live jazz in … Read More


Neophonic Jazz Orchestra

Lenz Auditorium 120 Oak St, Pardeeville, WI

The Neophonic Jazz Orchestra, Wisconsin’s premier large ensemble preserving the Stan Kenton era, features a unique instrumental makeup of saxophones, trombones, trumpets, mellophones and rhythm section, giving the group an unparalleled fullness of sound and making it the only such … Read More


Jazz on State

100 Block of State Street 100 State Street, Madison, WI

Jazz on State will be returning this year for a second season of free, live concerts in downtown Madison, featuring outstanding musicians from the area. The Betsy Ezell Quintet will present swinging originals and standards, starting at 6:45pm. They will … Read More


Betsy Ezell | Chris Rottmayer | Imer Santiago & friends

Robinia Courtyard 829 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI

Enjoy live jazz standards and originals by local artists Betsy Ezell, Chris Rottmayer and Wayne Salzman II, featuring special guests Imer Santiago (trumpet/Orlando, FL) and Mike Forfia (bass/NYC). You'll love this unique musical fusion as paths collide between old and … Read More


Canção: A Bossa Nova Project

Memorial Union Terrace 800 Langdon St., Madison, WI

Canção is a bossa nova project by Madison-based vocalist Betsy Ezell with collaborators Richard Hildner, Nick Moran and Chris Rottmayer. Canção features music in the tradition and spirit of Brazilian bossa nova - sophisticated and breezy, simple and charming. Listeners … Read More