Sonny Stitt

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    The ten best jazz shows in Colorado this month

    Denver gets its share of national jazz talent, but September proves to be an exceptionally good month, with some legendary folks like Esperanza Spalding, John Ambercrombie, David Torn, Brian Blade and Allison Miller coming to town, as well as a fine selection of estimable local talent. Keep reading ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Rudresh Mahanthappa on his new album, mentally practicing and growing up in Boulder

    Growing up in Boulder, Rudresh Mahanthappa (due tonight at Quixote's True Blue) got an early start on the saxophone and studied with Mark Harris, who opened him to a wide variety of music, before heading to Berklee College of Music and DePaul University to study music. Since moving to New York in 19 ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Pianist Neil Bridge on starting jazz combos programs in Denver Public Schools

    ​Local jazz veteran Neil Bridge has been a longtime fixture on Denver's jazz scene, both as a performer and as a teacher in the Denver Public Schools, where he also started jazz combo programs. In advance of his show at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret this Sunday, we spoke with Bridge about teachi ... More >>

  • Music

    February 7, 2008

    Red Holloway Takes Center Stage

    From Sonny Stitt to Jack McDuff, this saxman has played with some of jazz's finest.

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    August 31, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    June 20, 2002

    Bridge to the Future

    A generation of Denver jazz stars has one thing in common: Neil Bridge.

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    March 8, 2001

    The RH Factor

    Death comes calling jazz's legendary players.

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    October 12, 2000

    Sonny Stitt

    Just the Way It Was (Label M ) and Stan Getz My Foolish Heart (Label M )

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    February 17, 2000

    Turkish Delight

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

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    December 12, 1996

    Soul-Jazz Power

    Hank Crawford and Jimmy McGriff haven't changed a lick since the Sixties. And why should they?