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    October 20, 2014

    The Ten Best Shows in Colorado This Week

    The undisputed heavyweight champion of grunge, Pearl Jam, makes a stop in Denver this week. There will be some pop punk in Colorado Springs and some jazz in Golden. And more! The rest of our picks follow.

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    October 14, 2013

    The ten best jazz drummers of all time

    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 >>

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    August 28, 2013

    What we're all listening to right now

    Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>

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    August 27, 2013

    The ten best jazz pianists of all time

    With the exception of players like Thelonius Monk or Art Tatum, piano players don't quite have the name recognition of their horn playing counterparts. All the same, these ivory ticklers play an equally integral role in jazz. As such just like our lists of the ten best sax players and ten best trump ... More >>

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    August 12, 2013

    The ten best trumpeters of all time

    Like sax players, any discussion of the best trumpeters is likely to involve some of the same names. And that's not happenstance. It's because the playing of those greats is so distinctive, prodigious and influential that it truly stands out among countless other horn players. Keep reading for a run ... More >>

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    December 28, 2012

    Qknox and Kalyn Heffernan on Quantized Fitness, their new monthly hip-hop showcase

    Quantized Fitness is new monthly hip-hop showcase being hosted by Qknox (aka Jerod Sarlo) and Kalyn Heffernan of Wheelchair Sports Camp, two artists who have contributed considerably to the local hip-hop scene over the last five years. In honor of this evening's inaugural edition of Quantized Fitnes ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Pianist Neil Bridge on starting jazz combos programs in Denver Public Schools

    ​Local jazz veteran Neil Bridge has been a longtime fixture on Denver's jazz scene, both as a performer and as a teacher in the Denver Public Schools, where he also started jazz combo programs. In advance of his show at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret this Sunday, we spoke with Bridge about teachi ... More >>

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    July 14, 2011
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    January 20, 2011

    Jacky Terrasson Trio

    Thursday and Friday, January 20 and 21, Dazzle, 303-839-5100.

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    January 20, 2011

    Jacky Terrasson on his latest album and Bud Powell, Monk and Bill Evans

    Devin DeHaven​Early on in jazz pianist Jacky Terrasson's career, he listened to a lot of Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk and Bill Evans. While Terrasson says he doesn't listen to the three pianists as much as he did two decades ago when he was starting out, he's taken what they've given him and mo ... More >>

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    June 15, 2010

    Chick Corea's Freedom Band at Botantic Gardens: Jazz legends unite for a powerful set

    Jon Solomon​ Chick Corea's Freedom Band 06.15.10 | Denver Botanic Gardens It was fitting Chick Corea's Freedom Band, which features Kenny Garrett, Christian McBride and Roy Haynes, opened Monday night's Botanic Gardens show with a tune from Corea's Remembering Bud Powell album, as all four m ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of January 11, 2010

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. F ... More >>

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    April 17, 2009

    Beyond Playlist: Doves and more

    Doves Kingdom of Rust Astralwerks It's not exactly a mystery why Doves remain more popular in the U.K. than on these shores. After all, the band's music tends toward denseness, not instant accessibility -- and Jimi Goodwin and the brothers Williams, Jez and Andy, feel that brevity is highly overr ... More >>

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    December 25, 2008
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    May 29, 2008

    Return to Forever

    Chick Corea’s breakthrough act is back after nearly three decades.

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    August 31, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    April 22, 2004
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    January 17, 2002

    Taking Flight

    Legendary drummer Roy Haynes sings Bird's praises while creating his own legend.

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    June 14, 2001

    O Father, Where Art Thou?

    Freddy Rodriguez Sr. has spent decades in Denver's jazz scene. These days his favorite partner is his son.

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    April 20, 2000

    Chucho Valdes

    Live at the Village Vanguard
    (Blue Note)

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    February 17, 2000

    Soul Power

    The Fourth Denver Jazz on Film Festival

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    March 18, 1999

    Jazz for the Ages

    Sonny Rollins has more than fifty years of jazz under his belt. But he's thinking about tomorrow.

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    January 30, 1997
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    December 26, 1996

    The Prize Patrol

    The biggest musical winners from 1996.

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    April 25, 1996
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    April 19, 1995
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    January 18, 1995
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    December 28, 1994