In jazz discussions, the saxophonists and the trumpeters generally dominate the conversation, and rightly so. Equally as integral to the music, though, is the rest of the band. While we've already listed the top guitarists, pianists and bassists, today we focus on the female vocalists. Although ther ... More >>
An integral part of jazz is the swing feel, and drummers are often the ones stoking that fire, helping to propel the song, as well as the other players involved. While the saxophonists, trumpeters, pianists and guitarists all get their fair share of attention, the importance of a great drummer can't ... More >>
In jazz discussions, the saxophonists and the trumpeters generally dominate the conversation, and rightly so. Equally as integral to the music, is the rest of the band. While we've already listed the pianists and we'll soon be taking a look bassists and drummers, today we focus on the six-stringers. ... More >>
Have plans this weekend? If not, as usual, there's plenty of choices: Tonight, Jason Aldean's at the Pepsi Center, Jim Hall's at Dazzle and All Capitals is celebrating the release of its new CD at the hi-dive. On Saturday, Five Finger Death Punch hits the 1STBANK Center, Rene Marie's at Dazzl ... More >>
While our profile on Pete Wernick in this week's issue primarily focused on the duality of his roles in his bluegrass/jazz group Flexigrass and with the traditional bluegrass act Long Road Home, Wernick also discussed a number of other things including: what good bluegrass is, his introduction and t ... More >>
How did this act develop its unusal sound? By accident.
Oceanaire Seafood Room
Saturday, June 16
A special soused report
After spearheading the post-punk revival, GoGoGo Airheart is still on its own island.
Jazz and blues hit the big screen at the Denver Jazz on Film Festival.
Denver Jazz on Film Festival
Rocket Ajax prepares to blast out.
Catching up with local releases, our music writers review local albums to the letter.
Freddy Rodriguez Sr. has spent decades in Denver's jazz scene. These days his favorite partner is his son.
A look at screen gems from the Denver Jazz on Film Festival.
Music for Christmas 2000
You're Sensational: Cole Porter in the '20s, '40s, & '50s/Cole Porter Centennial Collection, Volume 2 (Indiana Historical Society/Koch International Classics)
A look at local recordings.
An arty -- and overarching -- love affair supports Girl on the Bridge.
The Creative Music Works Orchestra brings jazz out of the closet.
Bandleader Sam Bivens brings six decades of jazz history to Turk's Supper Club.
This year's holiday CDs alternately inspire joy, nausea and terror. Which would you prefer?
Part one of a pre-millennial salute to the music that made America sing.
March 25 - 31, 1999
The Geritones prove that you're never too old to swing.
Is that a rose between your teeth, amigo? Not if you're a true tanguero.
Forget grunge. Today Denverites are dancing to a very different beat.