Lee Morgan

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    The ten best jazz drummers of all time

    An integral part of jazz is the swing feel, and drummers are often the ones stoking that fire, helping to propel the song, as well as the other players involved. While the saxophonists, trumpeters, pianists and guitarists all get their fair share of attention, the importance of a great drummer can't ... More >>

  • 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

    August 9, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND @ RED ROCKS | SAT, 8/10/13 If any band typifies the Colorado approach to contemporary bluegrass, it's Yonder Mountain String Band. The quartet built up its chops playing in venues in Boulder, Nederland and beyond in the late 1990s, and its fusion of traditional instrument ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    The five best jazz shows in Denver in August

    JOHN SCOFIELD'S UBERJAM BAND @ BOULDER THEATER | THU, 8/1/13 John Scofield's never been one to settle in any particular musical style. Deft in a number of different styles, he always seems to find ways to reinvent himself. With 1998's A Go Go, guitarist John Scofield tapped into a whole new audience ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Al Hood releases new CD, stakes claim as Denver's busiest jazz musician

    Al Hood has a very crowded agenda. The trumpeter teaches fulltime at the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music in addition to contributing to a slew of ensembles, including the Denver Brass and the Ken Walker Jazz Sextet. Somehow, though, he also found time to record a new CD entitled Just a ... 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

    January 17, 2008

    Donald Harrison Quartet

    Like his mentor Art Blakey, this saxman is helping jump-start the careers of younger players.

  • News

    June 23, 2005
  • Culture

    May 15, 2003

    City of Angles

    The cliched Brooklyn uses trickery to market emotion.

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Hank Mobley

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

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000
  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Woody Shaw

    Givin' Away the Store 2
    (32 Jazz)

  • Music

    February 17, 2000

    Turkish Delight

    Bandleader Sam Bivens brings six decades of jazz history to Turk's Supper Club.

  • Music

    September 9, 1999
  • Music

    April 9, 1998

    Young Roy

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

  • Music

    January 16, 1997
  • Music

    June 21, 1995
  • Music

    September 21, 1994