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Dizzy Gillespie

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Phish's twenty most interesting covers

    Phish is the greatest cover band on earth, hands down. While some songs have become staples -- so much so that we've come across fans, even well versed fans, who didn't realize songs like "Funky Bitch" was a cover -- while others are only busted out occasionally, sometimes only once. Of the myriad c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Five best jazz shows in Denver this April

    While last month was quite good for jazz fans with the likes of Lee Konitz and Chris Potter, April brings plenty of great shows featuring Bill Frisell, the Monterrey Jazz Festival on tour, with Potter and some other steller players, trumpeter Dave Douglas, the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival and Matt Skel ... More >>

  • Music

    July 17, 2008

    Meet Curtis Fuller, Living Jazz Legend

    He's played with the best, and now he's one of the best.

  • Music

    November 11, 2004

    March On

    The Dirty Dozen Brass Band breathes life into death.

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Discmania

    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Calendar

    October 4, 2001

    Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

    The world of jazz as seen through the lens of Herman Leonard.

  • Music

    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.

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Orchestral Maneuvers in the Works

    The Creative Music Works Orchestra brings jazz out of the closet.

  • Music

    November 11, 1999

    Not Bryan's Songs

    Roxy Music veteran Bryan Ferry sets the way-back machine for the 1930s.

  • Music

    July 1, 1999

    Sound Mind

    Plumbing the depths of Ron Bucknam's solo subversion.

  • Music

    February 18, 1999

    Strings Attached

    Redefining chamber music on Turtle Island.

  • Music

    December 24, 1998

    Year-End Close-Out

    We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.

  • News

    September 17, 1998

    Who Stole Denver Burglar Alarm?

    Stew Jackson let one of Denver's oldest family-owned businesses slip away, but his bands play on.

  • Music

    July 2, 1998

    Getting Better With Age

    Two decades does the music of Yusef Lateef and Rahsaan Roland Kirk a world of good.

  • Music

    April 9, 1998

    Young Roy

    Roy Hargrove is growing into one of jazz's best players.

  • Music

    February 26, 1998

    In the Name of the Father

    T.S. Monk is making music that's all in the family.

  • News

    May 29, 1997

    Little Big Man

    Sparks are flying between sculptor Ed Dwight and a former employee.

  • Music

    August 29, 1996

    Giving Until It Hurts

    Great musical moments in Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon history.

  • Music

    August 2, 1995

    BIG TRANE

    THE JOYS OF THE NEW JOHN COLTRANE RELEASE.

  • Music

    December 21, 1994

    YULE'S GOLD

    THE GOOD, THE BAND AND THE UGLY CHRISTMAS ALBUMS FOR 1994.

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