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Donald Byrd

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Dancer Michelle Ellsworth wins a $50,000 USA Fellowship prize

    ​The sixth annual round of the USA Fellowship grants -- fifty awards of $50,000 each -- were announced last night in Los Angeles, and exactly one went to a Colorado artist: Michelle Ellsworth of Boulder, for her work in the field of dance. Ellsworth has an MFA in dance from the University of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    RIP Guru, gone at the age of 43

    ​ By now you've heard about the loss of Keith "Keithy E" Elam, aka Guru, who passed away yesterday. If you're reading this right now, you're probably grappling with the tremendous loss of Guru and reflecting on the monumental impact he had on rap music -- despite the fact that he never really ... More >>

  • Music

    July 24, 2008

    Spontaneity Is the Spice of Life for Kenny Garrett

    Like the masters he learned from, this alto-saxman likes to fly by the seat of his pants.

  • Music

    July 17, 2008

    Meet Curtis Fuller, Living Jazz Legend

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

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2008
  • Calendar

    July 19, 2007
  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Guru

    Saturday, July 21, the Oriental Theater, 303-455-2124.

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    Madlib

    Shades of Blue (Blue Note)

  • Music

    June 20, 2002

    Bridge to the Future

    A generation of Denver jazz stars has one thing in common: Neil Bridge.

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Hank Mobley

    No Room for Squares(Blue Note)
    The Turnaround(Blue Note)

  • Music

    November 18, 1999

    Critic's Choice

    Scene & Heard

  • Music

    April 2, 1998

    Swinging in the Big Time

    How David Winsett, aka DJ Swingsett, went from being a Colorado DJ to a New York illbient pioneer.

  • Music

    September 27, 1995

    FOLLOW THE LEADER

    PEOPLE SWEAR BY--AND AT--HIP-HOP'S OUTSPOKEN, UNDISPUTED GURU.

  • Music

    August 10, 1994

    3'S A CROWD

    UNMASKING THE TWO BRITISH MASTERMINDS BEHIND THE JAZZ-RAP SENSATION US3.

  • Music

    January 12, 1994

    Playlist

    The Velvet Underground, Big Star, Guru, The Drop Nineteens

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