Oliver Nelson

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2013

    The best jazz shows in December

    SUN | MILE HIGH SPIRITS JAZZ FEST at MILE HIGH SPIRITS | 12/8/13 Mile High Spirits and the Gift of Jazz have teamed up to put on this free daylong festival, which kicks off at 3:30 p.m. and runs until 10: 30 p.m. Each of the six local acts on the bill will be paying tribute to other artists: A Denve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Q&A with Gil Scott-Heron

    In advance of his two shows this weekend (Saturday, May 2nd at The Oriental and Sunday, May 3rd at The Fox Theatre), we were able to have a few words with jazz/proto-hip-hop legend Gil Scott-Heron about his influences and his work. Westword: Your music is known for being socially conscious. When an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Beyond Playlist: Doves and more

    Doves Kingdom of Rust Astralwerks It's not exactly a mystery why Doves remain more popular in the U.K. than on these shores. After all, the band's music tends toward denseness, not instant accessibility -- and Jimi Goodwin and the brothers Williams, Jez and Andy, feel that brevity is highly overr ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 2003
  • Music

    March 13, 2003

    The Ron Miles Quartet

    Laughing Barrel (Sterling Circle)

  • Music

    February 17, 2000

    Turkish Delight

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