When guitarists Nick Didkovsky and Chuck O'Meara bought a $100 guitar, they came up with the idea for their $100 Guitar Project: They hit up a dozens of their guitar-playing friends and asked them to write and record a short piece of a song. They each had a week to come up with their part, and then ... More >>
Brian Eno's 1977 album Before and After Science marks the end of an era. In the four years before it came out, starting in January of 1974, Eno released no fewer than three solo pop albums, and this, his fourth, was to be his last for almost thirty years. By the time he returned to song-oriented voc ... More >>
See Also: Chris Daniels is back after a harrowing battle with illness Q&A with Slipknot's Clown Q&A with Julie Libassi of the Raven & the Writing Desk Q&A with JT Nolan of Beats Noir! Q&A with Zoe Jakes and David Satori of Beats Antique Welcome to the weekend! A parade of longtime local favorite ... More >>
Tom MurphyAction Friend.For the past eight years, Action Friend (due Saturday, June 25th, at The Meadowlark Bar) has been evolving the kind of music played by what many would say are "a musician's band." Although all the players in the band are highly skilled, it's the inherent weirdness to i ... More >>
Matt SkellengerSince Alex Lemski started the Creative Music Works in 1989 with the "vision of uncompromising freedom of expression for musicians," the organization has brought in a number of pivotal artists in the jazz and avant-garde realms such as David S. Ware, Joseph Jarman and Andrew Cyr ... More >>
Friday, July 17, Glob, 303-641-9809.
Celebrating three decades of creative collaboration.
The Bottesini Project, the completely improv project spearheaded by Creative Music Works' Paul Riola, is taking its unique show on the road. Riola is taking the concept -- spontaneous compositions created by like-minded musicians in a formal jam context -- to San Francisco on Friday, May 15, at the ... More >>
Photo by David Quint Wu Fei's off to the Big Apple. Today's marks another bummer day for the Denver music scene. We were just informed that Wu Fei, a master of the guzheng (a traditional Chinese stringed instrument) that has worked with John Zorn and Cecil Taylor, is preparing to move to New York ... More >>
Professor Fred Frith is as much pupil as teacher.
Dave Kerman thinks prog rock is good business.
Fred Frith stays on his unusual path to unusual music.
Classical acoustician Janet Feder takes flight with a flock of musical surprises.
Sound tumblers Chris Cutler and Thomas Dimuzio flirt with the fault line.
With her own cosmopolitan pedagogy, Amy Denio goes the spoot route.
Guy Klucevsek takes the accordion beyond and back.
For the members of Thinking Plague, simple isn't necessarily better.
Onetime Denver Gentleman David Willey's new group puts on a captivating show.
The biggest musical winners from 1996.