BRAD MEHDLAU TRIO @ BOULDER THEATER, SUN, 4/6 Over the last two decades pianists Brad Mehldau has recorded and performed in various formats (his latest effort, Mehliana: Taming the Dragon, is a duo recording with drummer Mark Guiliana), but he seems most at home with his trio, which includes long-ti ... More >>
Alex B is preparing to kick off his latest tour with Paper Diamond this Friday night in Hollywood. The tour, which includes more than thirty dates with support from LoudPvck, Branchez, Gent & Jawns and Manic Focus, is set to crisscross the country before making its way back home to the Mile High Cit ... More >>
THURS | CHICK COREA & BELA FLECK at NEWMAN CENTER | 1/16/14 Over the last five decades, the virtuosic pianist Chick Corea has delved into quite a few variations of jazz, as well as classical, and on his latest effort, The Vigil, he's reinvented himself again. His new band, also called the Vigil, is ... More >>
Kneebody has had many labels thrown at it, but none seem to fit. Just the same, the members of the transcontinental quintet (saxophonist Ben Wendel, keyboardist Adam Benjamin, drummer Nate Wood and Denver natives, trumpeter Shane Endsley and bassist Kaveh Rastegar) haven't exactly gone out of their ... More >>
Editor's note: Election day is almost here, and if you haven't voted early, you have decisions ahead of you -- including whether to vote at all, according to Westword contributor Josiah Hesse. Disagree? Chris Utterback takes the opposite position in "Your vote matters: Why you should head to the pol ... More >>
We might be able to sate our sweet tooth with a piece of fruit in the summer, but in the dead of winter, nothing but a dessert made with plenty of cream and sugar will do. And with Valentine's Day right around the corner. whether we're drowning our romantic sorrows or celebrating finding true love, ... More >>
With a number of Grammys under his belt, and being named "Male Singer of the Year" by the Jazz Journalists Association six times in the last decade, Kurt Elling is one of the world's top jazz vocalists. On his latest effort, The Gate, released in February on Concord, Elling teamed up with leg ... More >>
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Devin DeHavenEarly 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 >>
Lori Midson Craig Dixon, executive chef of Cafe Options Craig Dixon Cafe Options 1650 Curtis Street 303-573-0733 www.cafeoptions.com Craig Dixon, chef of Cafe Options, is struggling. I've just asked him what it's like to work in a kitchen staffed predominantly by females -- the restaurant ... More >>
Bernie Madoff's name is still financial magic.Bernie Madoff's well-documented financial shenanigans may have landed him in jail, but they've also enhanced the marketability of his name. As evidence, note the ad in today's Denver Post pimping a "BERNIE MADOFF AUCTION" tomorrow at St. Regis Res ... More >>
Thursday, August 30, Dazzle, 303-839-5100.
A little competition never hurt anyone.
From the week of November 11, 2004
Ozomatli imagines one world under a groove.
Driver Jerry Robertson aims to be king of the oval.
Sometimes an elephant joke just isn't funny.
Young American hopefuls are driven to become Formula 1 race heroes.
Jazz singer Nnenna Freelon has touched the “devil's music” with her own world-class style.
July 8 - 14, 1999