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Ron Miles

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    October 8, 2014

    Denver-Bred Ron Miles and Bill Frisell Are Among the Greatest Collaborators in Jazz

    Two of the best jazz musicians Denver has ever produced, cornetist Ron Miles and guitarist Bill Frisell, are sitting across from each other at a table in the back corner of Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge's showroom in mid-September. Last night, they both played here with guitarist Dale Bruning, Frisel ... More >>

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    September 30, 2013

    The best jazz shows to see in Denver in October

    SAT | DENVER JAZZFEST at NATIONAL WESTERN | 10/5/13 The inaugural Denver Jazz Fest includes contemporary jazz stars like keyboardist Brian Culbertson, Hiroshima, who formed almost three decades ago, Horns of Plenty (featuring saxophonist Darren Rahn and flutist Althea Rene) as well as R&B singer Ken ... More >>

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    September 11, 2013

    What we're all listening to right now

    Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon, now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>

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    August 15, 2013
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    February 22, 2013

    Regis student Zoe Vlastos and friends throw a Concert for a Cause tonight

    Regis University's Concert for a Cause series is dishing up a whopper tonight, all in the name of the Eating Disorder Foundation, which will benefit from performances by more than twenty acts, including professionals and students alike. Organized by student Zoe Vlastos, a psychology major who turns ... More >>

  • Music

    February 14, 2013

    Ron Miles Trio

    Friday, February 15, and Saturday, February 16, Dazzle, 303-839-5100.

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    February 11, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    Another great batch of shows this week. As always, there is a ton of variety for the music lover in you. Whether you're seeking EDM, jazz, metal, indie or country, there are at least ten reasons to stay up late this week and get down like there's no tomorrow. We've got all of the shows listed in our ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    November 6, 2012

    The five best jazz shows in Denver this month

    Like fans of pretty much every other genre in this town, the jazz connoisseurs here are spoiled with a steady stream of great shows. In the past few months, we've been treated to shows from the likes of Esperanza Spalding, Ron Carter, the Bad Plus, the Vijay Iyer Trio, Keith Oxman and David Torn, am ... More >>

  • Music

    October 4, 2012

    Ron Miles

    Quiver
    Enja

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: String Cheese Incident, Chris Daniels, Mayhem and more

    See Also: Chris Daniels is back after a harrowing battle with illness Q&A with Slipknot's Clown Q&A with Julie Libassi of the Raven & the Writing Desk Q&A with JT Nolan of Beats Noir! Q&A with Zoe Jakes and David Satori of Beats Antique Welcome to the weekend! A parade of longtime local favorite ... More >>

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    July 6, 2012

    Ron Miles and Janet Feder play in support of Mission Supports this Sunday at Dazzle

    The record-breaking heat Colorado is experiencing are effecting everyone this season, but Mission Supports founder Arnie Swenson really sees it in his clients. As head of a non-profit that supports adults with intellectual and mental disabilities, Swenson knows the stress that many of these people a ... More >>

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    June 22, 2012

    Denver native Colin Stranahan on his roots, his hometown mentors and the new album

    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 >>

  • Music

    April 7, 2011

    Greg Garrison

    Low Lonesome
    Self-released

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    November 25, 2010

    Three Squared

    Object
    P/X Music

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    July 1, 2010

    2010 Westword Music Showcase Awards wrap up

    Kate LevyCheck out the slideshow for more pics from last night.​ Whoo boy! What a time we had last night. Every year, I'm always so energized after hosting the awards ceremony -- not to mention hungover (more on that in a minute). As I mentioned last night (numerous times, apparently), I'm re ... More >>

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    June 23, 2010

    Westword Music Showcase 2010: Backbeat scribes' travelogue

    ​ Here's our massive, multi-page report/travelogue of the Westword Music Showcase from (in order) Tom Murphy, Cory Casciato, A.H. Goldstein, Jef Otte, Jon Solomon and Brain Frederick. Let us know in the comments what you saw and loved, saw and hated, or missed and hated yourself for missing. ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010
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    January 20, 2010

    Q & A with keyboardist Erik Deutsch

    Since studying music at the University of Colorado and moving to Brooklyn after living in the area for a decade, keyboardist Erik Deutsch has gone on to play with Norah Jones, Trevor Dunn, Erin McKeown and, more recently, finished a three-year stint with Charlie Hunter. Prior to that, while living i ... More >>

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    July 23, 2009

    Charlie Hunter performs with Ron Miles at Dazzle

     While Charlie Hunter has visited these parts many times with his trio, he usually plays bigger venues like the Bluebird and the Boulder Theater. What makes this pair of dates tonight and tomorrow night with the Ron Miles Group so special is that they're playing at the very intimate Dazzle Rest ... More >>

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    February 23, 2009

    Today's Night & Day featured event: A night of jazz and more at the Newman Center

    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 hear it performed w ... More >>

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    February 5, 2009

    Bottesini Project to set up shop in San Francisco for the night

    The Bottesini Project, the completely improv project spearheaded by Creative Music Works' Paul Riola, is taking its unique show on the road. Riola is taking the concept -- spontaneous compositions created by like-minded musicians in a formal jam context -- to San Francisco on Friday, May 15, at the ... More >>

  • Music

    December 4, 2008

    The Bottesini Project

    Bottesini
    CMW Records

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    November 13, 2008
  • Music

    September 18, 2008

    Cocktail Revolution

    Better Reception
    Self-released

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    September 11, 2008
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    November 28, 2007

    Last Night: Ron Miles and Bill Frisell

    Ron Miles and Bill Frisell November 27, 2007 Old Main Theater, CU-Boulder Better than: Seeing these guys in New York There was a guy sitting behind me who’d just come in after the first set was over, and he was on his cell phone trying to convince his buddy to come and see guitarist Bill Frisell ... More >>

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    August 20, 2007
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    June 18, 2007

    Review: Westword Music Showcase @ Dazzle - 6/16/07

    Slide Shows Part 1 Part 2 Westword Music Showcase June 16, 2007 Dazzle Better than: Hot sex on a wedding night. After Willie Houston & the Blues Prowlers heated things up at Dazzle, Tempa & the Tantrums raised the temperature a notch and man, the girl got the room cooking. While Dazzle’s usually ... More >>

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    e.s.t.

    Tuesday, January 17, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030.

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2005
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    March 24, 2005

    Best Jazz CD

    Crossed Paths
    The Fred Hess Quartet

  • Music

    June 17, 2004

    The Beatdown

    All I need is the air that I breathe.

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Chronophonic

    chronophonic (Self-released)

  • Music

    March 13, 2003

    The Ron Miles Quartet

    Laughing Barrel (Sterling Circle)

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    January 2, 2003
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    May 16, 2002

    Round the Corner

    Colorado's jazz artists stand up against their big-city counterparts.

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    July 5, 2001

    The Musings of Miles

    Almost ten years after his death, jazz fans remain fascinated by the man who gave birth to cool.

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    May 4, 2000

    Hit Pick

    Boulder Creative Music Ensemble

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    April 20, 2000

    Hit Pick

    Fat Mama

  • Music

    March 16, 2000

    Ron Miles Trio

    Ron Miles Trio
    (Capri Records)

  • Music

    December 10, 1998

    Getting Bolder

    The Boulder Creative Music Ensemble is still taking chances after all these years.

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    April 30, 1998
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    January 8, 1998
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    September 18, 1997
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    January 2, 1997

    Get Local

    Begin 1997 with the ten best Colorado CDs of 1996.

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    October 24, 1996
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    July 18, 1996
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    June 28, 1995
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    October 5, 1994

    YOU CAN GO HOME AGAIN

    DENVER NATIVE BILL FRISELL RETURNS FOR AN EXCURSION INTO COLORADO JAZZ.

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