FIVE POINTS JAZZ FESTIVAL @ FIVE POINTS | SAT, 5/11/13 Since starting a decade ago, the Five Points Jazz Festival has been celebrating the music, culture and history of Denver's historic Five Points neighborhood by highlighting local jazz acts. Acts on the main stage of this year's festival include ... More >>
Colin Stranahan (due with Stranahan/Zaleski/Rosato at Dazzle for the Westword Music Showcase tomorrow and on Sunday, June 24) isn't comfortable with labels. Since launching his professional career as a jazz musician at the age of seventeen, Stranahan has earned critical acclaim and professional kudo ... More >>
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 >>
Saturday, September 25, Dazzle, 303-839-5100.
Jazz Fest Denver Dazzle Restaurant & LoungeFriday, March 20 through Sunday March, 22Dazzle is home to some of the finest local and national jazz acts that swing through Denver on a nightly basis, but this week Dazzle graciously lent its doors and transformed the club into a three-day awkward rom ... More >>
Kurt Elling and Eliane Elias, both Grammy-nominated vocalists, headline this year's JazzFest Denver at Dazzle this weekend. Elling's warm baritone can stretch over four octaves and he honed his chops by listening to Mark Murphy, Jon Hendricks and other crooners before him. The guy's a mad scatter, a ... More >>
Mark Patterson. To call the talented alumni of DU's Lamont School of Music merely "distinguished" seems conservative at times. And that's a fine reason to make tracks for tonight's Lamont Distinguished Alumni Series concert, particularly if you're a fan of well-played jazz and don't often get to he ... More >>
Tyler Gilmore’s ensemble is working hard to expand the boundaries of jazz.
Saturday, June 16
1770 Sherman Street Events Complex
John Hines In the Pocket (Capri)
Colin Stranahan Quintet Dreams Untold (Capri)
Speaking of Dance celebrates its first decade
Colorado's jazz artists stand up against their big-city counterparts.
Michael Fitts wants Colorado jazz musicians to have a label of their own.