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Ornette Coleman

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    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 >>

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    March 28, 2013

    Yoko Ono on being involved in the avant-garde and using art and music for social change

    Before Yoko Ono even met John Lennon, she was an active and influential figure in international avant-garde art and music. In the 1950s, she went to school at Sarah Lawrence College, during which time she rubbed shoulders with the likes of La Monte Young. Her mentor was the godfather of minimalism, ... More >>

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    February 8, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    Welcome to the weekend! Another work week is almost in the books. Time to cut loose. If it's live music you seek, you've come to the right place. Tons of great music on tap this weekend, a diverse array of options whatever your flavor, everything from jazz and jam to hip-hop and hardcore to industri ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    Ten essential jazz albums if you know squat about jazz but want to become more versed

    About two decades ago, I heard Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, and it floored me. It's the best selling jazz of all time, and if there's one album that truly started an obsession with jazz, it was that one. As a kid, I'd gotten to see cats like Red Rodney, Zoot Sims and Slide Hampton at Dick Gibson's j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    The five best concerts in Colorado this week

    There's some stellar music on tap this week to look forward to no matter your flavor. The week kicks off with an absolute bang this afternoon at the Summit Music Hall with Cannibal Corpse, which headlines the Summer Slaughter tour with Between the Buried & Me, Job for a Cowboy, Exhumed, Goatwhore an ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012

    Refused

    Wednesday, August 22, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849.

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    November 4, 2011

    Rich Robinson on his new album, how it differs from the Black Crowes and being a frontman

    ​As guitarist for the Black Crowes, Rich Robinson has played his share of big venues, but on tour in support of his brand new solo album, Through a Crooked Sun, he's playing more intimate venues, like the Soiled Dove Underground, where he'll appear tonight after an in-store at Twist & Shout at ... More >>

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    December 13, 2010

    The Bad Plus at Dazzle, 12/12/10

    ​ THE BAD PLUS 12/12/10 | Dazzle Over the last ten years, the Bad Plus has established itself as one of the most daring jazz trios in the world. And in the decade that pianist Ethan Iverson, bassist Reid Anderson and drummer Dave King have been together, they've proved they can easily maneuv ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010
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    October 19, 2009

    Over the Weekend: The Bottesini Project at Notably Fine Audio

    Jon Solomon​The Bottesini Project Friday, October 16, 2009Notably Fine AudioBetter than: Any other local collective improvisation group.   One of the great things about Bottesini Project shows is the uniqueness of each performance. Since the shows are based completely based on collective impr ... More >>

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    October 8, 2009
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    December 25, 2008
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    October 18, 2007

    Dead Kenny G’s

    There’s nothing smooth about the subversive jazzy punk funk these cats play.

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    September 6, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    July 5, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    May 24, 2007
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    May 24, 2007

    Bad Plus...Plus

    Ethan Iverson, keyboardist for the Bad Plus, had a lot more to say than could be squeezed into the profile that appears in the May 24 edition of Westword. But the web has plenty of room -- so here's the full Q&A. The topics discussed include the reasons behind the title of the combo's new CD, Prog; ... More >>

  • Music

    April 5, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    March 8, 2007

    Cred Sheet

    What you need to know to be in the know.

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    This Just In...

    Open-mike jazz nights

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Dead Kenny G's

    Thursday, February 9, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030; Friday, February 10, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308; Saturday, February 11, Aggie Theatre, Fort Collins, 1-970-482-8300.

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    December 29, 2005

    Freestyle Fellowship

    Awesome live bands sometimes make magic in the studio, too.

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    September 22, 2005

    Sound Bites

    HorrorPops|Doomriders|Greg Osby|Messer Chups|The Kingsbury Manx|The Posies|Rihanna

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    March 3, 2005

    Jazz Rejuvenation

    The Mingus Big Band follows in the legend's footsteps.

  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette

    The Out-of-Towners (ECM) Land of the Sun (Verve)

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    July 22, 2004

    Critic's Choice

    Nightshark

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    January 16, 2003

    Liquid Soul

    Evolution (Shanachie)

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Bumpa Crop

    From Moroccan-flavored psycho-trance to furious superfunk, Critters Buggin cross space and time zones with their music.

  • Calendar

    August 30, 2001

    Mystic Muses

    Musical shamans keep the flame alive during a rare visit to Denver.

  • Music

    September 14, 2000

    John Coltrane

    Coltrane Jazz
    (Rhino/Atlantic)
    The Avant-Garde
    (Rhino/Atlantic)

  • News

    September 7, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of September 7

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    X Marks the Spot

    Former SST producer Spot brings underground Celtic sounds into the light.

  • Music

    July 20, 2000

    Bill Barron

    Modern Windows Suite
    (Atlantic/Savoy Jazz)

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Shock of the Old

    Two reasons why today's jazzers are afraid to go where Ornette Coleman went before.

  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Genre Divide

    Chicago's post-progressive- math-punk-rock-jazz quartet Sweep the Leg Johnny is a sonic non sequitur.

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    September 23, 1999

    Playlist

    Ralph Carney, Charlie Haden Quartet West, Enemymine, Styx

  • Music

    June 3, 1999

    In the Guralnick of Time

    A New Mexico jazz trio makes smart music -- but you'll probably like it anyway.

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    September 25, 1997
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    March 13, 1997
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    December 12, 1996
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    November 28, 1996
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    January 10, 1996
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    November 15, 1995
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    October 4, 1995
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    August 2, 1995

    BIG TRANE

    THE JOYS OF THE NEW JOHN COLTRANE RELEASE.

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    August 2, 1995
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    August 2, 1995
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    July 19, 1995
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    August 31, 1994
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    May 18, 1994
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