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Bill Frisell Gave a Tour of His Musical Past at East High School Last Night
6 months ago by Jon Solomon
"I'm stunned," guitarist Bill Frisell said to a crowd of over 900 people. He was standing on the stage in the auditorium of East High School, from which he graduated in 1969. "I can't believe this is happening. I used to have dreams...
The Eleven Best Shows in Colorado This Week
6 months ago by Backbeat
We hope you're enjoying Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We'll be back to our full slate of commentary, news and concert coverage tomorrow -- for now, we've got a few shows to recommend. This is a great week in Colorado, with bands rang...
Bill Frisell Returns to East High School, Site of His First Jazz Guitar Performance
7 months ago by Jon Solomon
The first time Bill Frisell played a jazz tune on guitar in public was at a talent show during his junior year at East High School, in 1967. He wasn't even the featured performer; the school's band director, Vincent Tagliavore, aske...
The dog days of summer have arrived for the vacant Church in the City
5 years ago
Dogs like to dig, and gardeners like to dig. But East High boosters aren't digging a proposal that would put a dog park alongside an urban garden at the site of the former Church in the City, less than a block away from the historic...