Rod Blackhurst is making a documentary about Kenny G., and he needs your help. No, really. Quit laughing. Appearances to the contrary, this is not a joke. That's what we thought, at first, too. But we spoke with Blackhurst, and he's so serious, in fact, that he and his partner Brian McGinn have alre ... More >>
Do the Dead Kenny Gs exist as the antithesis of Kenny G's existence? Absolutely. This is what makes them awesome, of course, beyond the simple fact that a band name like that sums up how the general listening public in 2011 probably feels about Kenny G -- if they feel anything about him at al ... More >>
The March 6 Message column concerns the many changes that have taken place of late at Denver radio stations -- and shortly after the physical copy of the issue hit racks, another alteration went into effect at a pair of signals owned by Lincoln Financial Media. On March 7, KKFN/The Fan, which has ai ... More >>
There’s nothing smooth about the subversive jazzy punk funk these cats play.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Gerald Albright is one smooth operator.
Friday, March 17, Quixote's True Blue, 303-297-1772; Saturday, March 18, Dulcinea's 100th Monkey, 303-832-3601; Sunday, March 19, D-Note, Arvada, 303-463-6683.
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.
Tuesday, January 17, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030.
End of the World Party (Just in Case) (Blue Note)
Swingset Jazz Records
The acid jazz of United Dope Front keeps 'em dancing in the trenches.