Ironically enough, singer and fiddler Katie Glassman was living overseas when she heard the early recordings of one of America's most famous singers in history for the first time. Although Elvis Presley is mostly remembered for the controversy surrounding the last years of his life, he is an importa ... More >>
Just as music collections say a lot about people, a jukebox can do the same for a bar; it often reflect the place's personality. A lot of times, variety is key to a well-stocked jukebox, and 3 Kings Tavern, this year's winner in the Best of Denver, had that with balls, to boot. Here's a look at the ... More >>
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey (due at Dazzle tomorrow and Thursday) has just made an important record. Just how important remains to be seen. But one thing is certain: When this quartet of proud Oklahomans turns its attention to one of its state's most shameful events, the musical results are elect ... More >>
Singing cowboy Bret Bertholf sums up country for kids.
Fast reviews of recent releases
3 Kings Tavern
Nick Forster gives an appreciative nod to the pioneering music of Bob Wills.
Elevator music is looking up.
These days, his signature guit-steel playing leaves listeners slack-jawed. But it took Junior Brown a long time to get to center stage.
Dusty Drapes & the Dusters
Robbie Fulks may not be a radical, but he has definitely changed the face of good ol'-fashioned C&W.
Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams shine a light on vintage country.
The country revisionists behind BR5-49 play Nashville's numbers game.
Beneath the Country Underdog
Two-steppin' through a slew of recent country releases.
Edith Frost creates music that fits the season perfectly.
Lee Roy Parnell thought that slide guitar had a place in country music. He was right.
A gospel album on a Denver record label is the latest step in the rehabilitation of Willie Nelson's career.
A Merle Haggard boxed set serves as a welcome reminder that country music can be dangerous.