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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
From Sonny Stitt to Jack McDuff, this saxman has played with some of jazz's finest.
Fast reviews of recent releases
A generation of Denver jazz stars has one thing in common: Neil Bridge.
Death comes calling jazz's legendary players.
Just the Way It Was (Label M ) and Stan Getz My Foolish Heart (Label M )
Bandleader Sam Bivens brings six decades of jazz history to Turk's Supper Club.
Hank Crawford and Jimmy McGriff haven't changed a lick since the Sixties. And why should they?