Arturo Sandoval

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    A custom trumpet shop opens in Denver

    While studying trumpet performance at St. Olaf College in Minnesota two decades ago, Jason Harrelson, owner of Harrelson Trumpets, became consumed with learning how the trumpet works and understanding the physics. In 1993, he began experimenting with trumpet mouthpieces, enlarging throats, backbores ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    The five best jazz shows in Denver this month

    Like fans of pretty much every other genre in this town, the jazz connoisseurs here are spoiled with a steady stream of great shows. In the past few months, we've been treated to shows from the likes of Esperanza Spalding, Ron Carter, the Bad Plus, the Vijay Iyer Trio, Keith Oxman and David Torn, am ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Beyond Playlist presents Xmas-rated, part four: Variety Packs

    This year, we've wrapped our roundup of holiday albums a bit differently. Instead of delivering it to you in one big lump (like coal), we're parceling out the reviews online, with a blog each weekday through December 24 devoted to recordings in a different category. Part four features "Variety Packs ... More >>

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    August 21, 2008
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    September 20, 2007
  • Music

    May 17, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    Get Into the Groove

    The seven members of Groove Collective are of one mind in their pursuit of a new kind of jazz.

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    On the Records

    Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.

  • Calendar

    July 30, 1998

    Night & Day

    July 30 - August 5, 1998