Mark Diamond

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2014

    Blues & Greens, Boulder's Home of the Blues, Closing This Month

    About a year after Dan King and his business partners took over the Overlook Hotel in Boulder, bassist Mark Diamond started hosting weekly jazz jams in the back of hotel's restaurant, before there was a stage set up. Four months later, King started bringing in local and nationally known blues acts a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    The ten best jazz shows in Denver this month

    While January had some stellar shows like Joe Lovano Us Five, February is poised to be an utterly fantastic month for jazz in the Mile High City, especially with shows like the Ron Miles Trio featuring Brian Blade and Bill Frisell at Dazzle, plus dates from Fred Hersch Trio, Kurt Elling, Kurt Rosenw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    R.I.P. singer James Van Buren

    Local jazz and blues vocalist James Van Buren passed away yesterday. He was 77. Mark Diamond, Freddy Rodriguez, Paul Romaine, Doug Roche and others were scheduled to perform tonight a benefit show tonight at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom for Van Buren's day-to-day living expenses medical expenses, ... More >>

  • Music

    August 13, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Carol Chambers, the death penalty and the 7-Eleven slaying

    It's been a good news-bad news week for Arapahoe County District Attorney Carol Chambers. As one of the state's most zealous officials when it comes to pushing for the death penalty, as documented in "Arapahoe County DA Charges Death-Penalty Fees to the State," Alan Prendergast's February 2008 featu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Rene Marie moving on from "Black National Anthem" flap

    Today at 11 p.m. on KUVO/89.3 FM, a public-radio station that specializes in jazz and blues, singer Rene Marie will perform live for Denver Public Schools music students as part of a KUVO/DPS partnership program. However, the station's press release makes no mention of the reason many, if not most, ... More >>

  • Music

    April 9, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Freddy Rodriguez Sr. & the Jazz Connection at El Chapultepec

    Freddy Rodriguez Sr. and the Jazz ConnectionWednesday, November 26, 2008El ChapultepecBetter than: Celebrating Thanksgiving Eve with critical in-laws.Atmosphere makes a difference.I've attended countless shows where the skill and power of a performer has failed to make up for obnoxious concertgoers, ... More >>

  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    Michelle McCown

    Faith Healing

  • Summer Guide

    June 13, 2002

    Jazz Rules

    City Park stays on a roll with a red-hot lineup.

  • Music

    March 26, 1998

    Blues--With Strings Attached

    Lionel Young uses a violin to deliver the blues.

  • Music

    September 4, 1997
  • News

    July 25, 1996

    The Committed

    The state pours millions of dollars--and controversial social theory--into a prison for mentally ill felons.

  • Culture

    November 30, 1994
  • Calendar

    November 9, 1994