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Dave Brubeck

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    The best shows in Denver this weekend

    SAT | ARTOPIA at SOCO CLUBS | 2/22/14 Artopia is always a blast, and this year's lineup includes a cornucopia of producers and bands handpicked from the local scene, including Shady Elders, Confluence, FaceMan, Colfax Speed Queen, the Outfit, the Royal, Pruitt, Mikey Thunder, Decadon, Lotus Drops, P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Nicholas Payton: "The trumpet chose me"

    It was evident early on that New Orleans trumpeter Nicholas Payton had tremendous trumpet chops. After a stint with legendary drummer Elvin Jones, Payton inked a deal with Verve at the age of twenty and went on to release seven discs for the imprint, as well as a number of albums on other labels. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2013

    The best jazz shows in December

    SUN | MILE HIGH SPIRITS JAZZ FEST at MILE HIGH SPIRITS | 12/8/13 Mile High Spirits and the Gift of Jazz have teamed up to put on this free daylong festival, which kicks off at 3:30 p.m. and runs until 10: 30 p.m. Each of the six local acts on the bill will be paying tribute to other artists: A Denve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    New Denver shows: My Bloody Valentine, Nine Inch Nails, Lil Wayne on sale this weekend

    My Bloody Valentine, who was last in town three years ago at the Fillmore, will return to the Mile High City for an intimate and sure to be overwhelmingly loud show at the Ogden Theatre on Monday, August 19. Tickets for the show range from $45 to $50 and go on sale on this Saturday, June 15, at 10 a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Denver's ten best jukeboxes

    More and more, you've probably noticed an influx of Internet jukeboxes, the kind that offer a seemingly endless assortment of songs, cropping up in bars. But there are still a handful of spots rocking old school CD jukeboxes that require a bit of taste-making. Here's the ten best, including this yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Video: Christopher Dorner, ex-L.A. cop, presumed dead after fiery cabin standoff

    Update:Ex-L.A. cop Christopher Dorner has been the subject of a massive manhunt for more than a week after allegedly killing three , including former Denver resident Keith Lawrence; see previous coverage below. Now, the crisis appears at an end, with charred remains found in a gutted California cabi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    New shows: Cat Power, Lucero, Mike Cooley of the Drive-By Truckers solo show and more

    It's less than a week now until Christmas. Did you get all your shopping done yet? Ah, don't beat yourself up. Neither have we. If you're like us, you've probably got some people on our list who are just impossible to buy for, yes? If so, here's an idea, one that won't require you to brave the masse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    R.I.P. jazz pianist Dave Brubeck

    According to his producer, conductor and manager Russell Gloyd, pianist Dave Brubeck, whose Time Out recording was one of the best selling jazz albums of all time, died of heart failure this morning, a day before his 92nd birthday, en route to a regular treatment with his cardiologist.

  • Music

    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Soundgarden's Matt Cameron on the reunion and singing on Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

    ​In 1984, Soundgarden (due at Red Rocks tonight with The Mars Volta) started out as a three piece with Chris Cornell on drums and vocals, Kim Thayil on guitar and Hiro Yamamoto on bass. Within a year, the trio recruited Scott Sundquist to play drums, so that Cornell could cultivate his skills ... More >>

  • Music

    June 30, 2011
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    February 17, 2011

    Supercollider

    Supercollider
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Earth, Deca, DeVotchKa, Mogwai, Hindershot, Warsaw and Adele top our weekly playlists

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Chef and Tell, part two: Jorge de la Torre on vegetarians, knives and offal

    Lori Midson​ Jorge de la Torre Johnson & Wales University www.jwu.edu This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Jorge de la Torre, dean of culinary education at Johnson & Wales University. Part one of that interview ran in this space yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: The She ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Westword Music Showcase reviewed: Dazzle

    Eric Syl GrunesienBuckner Funken Jazz brought the funk -- and the jazz -- at Dazzle. See more photos from Dazzle at westword.com/slideshow. The Culhanes, 12:00 p.m. The Culhanes may be most straight-ahead country I've ever seen live. This is no ironic alt-country posturing; this Longmont-based act ... More >>

  • Music

    July 17, 2008

    Rodrigo y Gabriela Prove Their Metal

    Weaned on Metallica, this duo makes acoustic guitars sound heavy.

  • Music

    April 24, 2008

    Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey Reinvents Itself…Again.

    For the members of this trio, the joy is truly in the journey.

  • Music

    February 7, 2008

    Red Holloway Takes Center Stage

    From Sonny Stitt to Jack McDuff, this saxman has played with some of jazz's finest.

  • Music

    July 12, 2007

    Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey

    Wednesday, July 18, Quixote's True Blue, 303-297-1772.

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    I Pity the Yule

    Separating heavenly holiday music from Hell's noels.

  • Music

    June 13, 2002

    Various artists

    Secret Ellington (True Life Entertainment)1969: All-Star White House Tribute(Blue Note)

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Westward Hoaxes

    Denver officials and the press grope for the best way to deal with bogus anthrax scares.

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    The Musings of Miles

    Almost ten years after his death, jazz fans remain fascinated by the man who gave birth to cool.

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Wake-up Call

    Sleepy LaBeef hasn't tired of American roots.

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    The Fun Is Over

    Western Colorado's last family-owned amusement park takes its final ride.

  • Music

    July 8, 1999

    More Songs of the Century

    Part two of a pre-millennial trek through a hundred years of pop music.

  • Music

    January 28, 1999

    Inside Out There

    Pianist Marc Sabatella has no interest in making one-dimensional music.

  • Music

    December 12, 1996

    Christmas Seasoning

    Hark! The Herald Angels are practically the only group without a holiday CD this year.

  • Music

    October 17, 1996

    The Odd Couple

    A new boxed set paints Miles Davis and Gil Evans in black and white.

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