CONSPIRATOR @ OGDEN THEATRE | SAT, 3/23/13 Conspirator is an apt name for this supergroup of sorts, which comprises members of several well-known acts. Exploring the ethereal realms of EDM, the quartet -- Aron Magner and Marc Brownstein of the Disco Biscuits, KJ Sawka of Pendulum and Chris Michetti ... More >>
Saturday, March 23, and Sunday, March 24, Dazzle, 303-839-5100.
A prominent figure in the late-'40s and early-'50s cool-jazz movement, alto saxophonist Lee Konitz performed on Miles Davis's Birth of the Cool and performed with Lennie Tristano and Warne Marsh around that same time. While a number of players were copping Charlie Parker's sound, Konitz took a diffe ... More >>
5. IMPROVISED ROOTS #4 @ DAZZLE | FRI & SAT, 3/15-3/16 While Greg Garrison plays bass for local bluegrass act Leftover Salmon, he also knows his way around jazz changes. With his Improvised Roots series, he brings the two worlds together with roots music. The previous two shows in his Improvised Roo ... More >>
The Black Keys' latest effort, Brothers, performed strong for the second week in a row and claimed the top spots at Albums on the Hill and Independent Records, while checking in at number two at Twist & Shout. Widespread Panic's Dirty Side Down, released last week on ATO, Hank Williams III's ... More >>
This trumpeter breathes knows a thing or two about improvisation.
Chicago's Brokeback takes some of the noise out of Illinois.
The Wendel-Endsley Group finds sanctuary in sound.
Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.
Two reasons why today's jazzers are afraid to go where Ornette Coleman went before.
Ralph Carney, Charlie Haden Quartet West, Enemymine, Styx
THE JOYS OF THE NEW JOHN COLTRANE RELEASE.
DRUMMER GINGER BAKER TALKS ABOUT JAZZ, CREAM AND HIS LATEST OBSESSION--POLO.
DENVER NATIVE BILL FRISELL RETURNS FOR AN EXCURSION INTO COLORADO JAZZ.