Blazz is a four-piece, high energy band that combines the best elements of blues and jazz to get people happy and on their feet! Comprised of Colorado Springs standouts Rob Landreth (guitar and vocals), John Wise (bass and vocals), Jana Lee Ross (keys and vocals), and Teddy Nazario (drums and percussion).
Susan Rissman will be joining Blazz on the Stargazers stage for a night blues, jazz, and dancing!
Susan Rissman has been one of the principal female vocalists in Colorado Springs for more than 20 years. She’s toured the country as primary vocalist for “Tiny Barge and the Big Chill” numerous times and has played virtually every major (and minor) venue on the Colorado Springs music scene. She is currently the featured voice on Thursday nights at Ricos with John Wise and Tim Zahn. Her voice is one-part ripping blues diva, one-part broken princess, one-part folk mistress and one-part “Scat”, Queen of Springs Funk. Trying her hand at songwriting for the first time, she is writer or co-writer on 3 songs on the disc “Driving” and a creative visionary on numerous others.