Tag: jazz

Why Jazz Matters: Track 15

| July 30, 2015
Why Jazz Matters: Track 15

by Norman Provizer Back in 1926, Chicago hosted a six-day long International Jazz Congress that had Paul Whiteman as its honorary chairman. The event is widely viewed as a key precursor of the phenomenon we know as jazz festivals, three of which take place in Colorado in August. It’s also an event that reminds us […]

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Jazz Aspen Snowmass Welcomes Legendary Lineup

| July 30, 2015
Jazz Aspen Snowmass Welcomes Legendary Lineup

25th Anniversary JAS Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience to Feature: NO DOUBT, HOZIER, LENNY KRAVITZ, THE FRAY, FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, JIMMY CLIFF Labor Day Weekend Sept. 4-6, 2015 The 25th Anniversary JAS Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience will feature one of the most exciting line-ups in the non-profit organization’s history. Held Labor Day weekend […]

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Creative Music Works and Dazzle Jazz present Matthew Shipp / Micheal Bisio

| July 1, 2015
Creative Music Works and Dazzle Jazz present Matthew Shipp / Micheal Bisio

Celebrated pianist and jazz innovator Matthew Shipp comes to Denver along with Micheal Bisio on bass. Matthew Shipp and Michael Bisio will perform on Saturday, July 25, 2015 for two shows, 7 and 9 PM, at Dazzle, 930 Lincoln St. in Denver. Tickets are $22.00, general admission and are available on the Dazzle website:  www.dazzlejazz.com […]

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Why Jazz Matters: Track 14

| June 1, 2015
Why Jazz Matters: Track 14

by Norman Provizer They call Highway 61, which runs from New Orleans to Minnesota, the blues highway. Following the Mississippi River, the highway, metaphorically at least, transported the Delta blues to the outside world. If you check a map, of course, you quickly discover that Highway 61 doesn’t come anywhere near Colorado. And yet the […]

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SoulTalk Bringing Lynn Baker to Mercury Cafe

| June 1, 2015
SoulTalk Bringing Lynn Baker to Mercury Cafe

SoulTalk Events presents: Lynn Baker and the Jazz Legends Concert Series with Paul Romaine playing the music of Wayne Shorter Saturday, June 20, 2015 8:00 pm Mercury Café 2199 California Denver, CO Mercurycafe.com Contacts: Phone: 303-428-9235 Email:        lynn@lynnbakerjazz.com SoulTalk Evnets          soultalkevents.com Lynn Baker Quartet        lynnbakerjazz.com ReverbNation          reverbnation.com/lynnbakerquartet SoulTalk Events presents Lynn Baker and the Jazz Legends Concert Series […]

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Sub Station- Crack In The Mirror

| April 1, 2015
Sub Station- Crack In The Mirror

by Thom Jackson Sub Station has continued doing what they do well with the new record Crack In The Mirror. An interesting fusion of Americana and jazz with smoky trumpet lines and coupled with soothing, heartfelt lyricism. The only problem is, I cannot seem to figure out when would be the optimal time to listen […]

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Why Jazz Matters: Track 12

| March 16, 2015
Why Jazz Matters: Track 12

by Norman Provizer If you are not a jazz fan, the odds are that you have never heard of Bob Belden. In fact, even if you are a jazz fan, there’s a good chance that the name of this Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and arranger, who was born near Chicago in 1956, might not ring a […]

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Infinite Exactitude Jamming Away

| March 1, 2015
Infinite Exactitude Jamming Away

by Charlie Sullivan Infinite Exactitude is a blues rock/jazz fusion instrumental jam band that has quietly slipped into the mix and become a force to be reckoned with on the local music scene.  The power trio hooked up about six months ago and quickly gelled into a compelling musical entity.  I sat in with the […]

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In Memory of Joe Bonner- 1948-2014

| December 2, 2014
In Memory of Joe Bonner- 1948-2014

In memory of Joe Bonner- 1948-2014 Popular jazz musician Joe Bonner has passed away, shortly after finishing work on what will be his final album entitled Current Events. Chris Guillot of Bonner’s label Cherry Sound Records shares a few words, along with some of the musician’s long-time friends. I am sure many of you know […]

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CARRIE UNDERWOOD, ONEREPUBLIC, FUN, EARTH, WIND & FIRE, ZIGGY MARLEY and more Headline the JAS Aspen Snowmass Experience Labor Day Weekend Aug 29-31, 2014

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
CARRIE UNDERWOOD, ONEREPUBLIC, FUN, EARTH, WIND & FIRE, ZIGGY MARLEY and more Headline the JAS Aspen Snowmass Experience Labor Day Weekend Aug 29-31, 2014

The 2014 JAS Aspen Snowmass Experience, held Labor Day weekend, will bring new artists, new ticket options and a new name to Snowmass Town Park Aug. 29-31, featuring a star-studded blend of both timeless and timely Artists, attracting a broad range of audiences and genres. The event kicks-off on Friday, August 29th with reggae superstar […]

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