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  • 15 years ago | Music News

    Albert Ayler would be 'acid jazz' to me," says William Yale, bassist for the Denver- and Boulder-based United Dope Front. Ironically, the point helps explain why Constant Elevation, United Dope Front's second full-length recording, released last m...

  • 15 years ago | Music News

    With the release of Faith, a new CD on the Cadence Jazz label, the Boulder Creative Music Ensemble, which plays Saturday, May 6, at the Mercury Cafe, reveals another compelling reason to not doubt Colorado's jazz scene. Tenor saxophone player Fred...

  • 15 years ago | Music News

    Still is an unlikely choice to keep the woofers cranking and the party raging. It's not particularly therapeutic for those who self-medicate with a few drinks and a gut-wrenching record. Nor will it help spread a political ideology. The work of Su...

  • 15 years ago | Music News

    Tara Jane O'Neil's solo debut is many things at once, all of them unusual. It is the soundtrack to seasonal affective disorder, the clamor of a Midwestern smorgasbord of slow-cooked indie rock, the hum of cognitive dissonance coming from a wandere...

  • 15 years ago | Music News

    Drummer Tom Tilton and pianist Joe Bonner continue a 25-year relationship with Spring Impressions in Jazz, Friday, April 7, and Saturday, April 8, at Vartan's Jazz Club, a program that promises both creative arrangements and a fresh instrumental a...

  • 15 years ago | Music News

    Munly, aka Jay Munly, aka Jayson Munly Thompson, Friday, March 31, with Maraca 5-0 and Hoochie at the Raven, plies a variety of kitchen-sink Americana that gives a wonderful new meaning to the phrase "gross domestic product." Originality must have...