Stanley Clarke

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    August 27, 2013

    The ten best jazz pianists of all time

    With the exception of players like Thelonius Monk or Art Tatum, piano players don't quite have the name recognition of their horn playing counterparts. All the same, these ivory ticklers play an equally integral role in jazz. As such just like our lists of the ten best sax players and ten best trump ... More >>

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    July 31, 2013

    The five best jazz shows in Denver in August

    JOHN SCOFIELD'S UBERJAM BAND @ BOULDER THEATER | THU, 8/1/13 John Scofield's never been one to settle in any particular musical style. Deft in a number of different styles, he always seems to find ways to reinvent himself. With 1998's A Go Go, guitarist John Scofield tapped into a whole new audience ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In concert news, Phish is closing out its tour at Dick's on Labor Day weekend, Roger Daltrey is performing the Who's Tommy at 1STBANK in October, Return to Forever is returning the Paramount and Sugarland is stopping by Comfort Dental with Sara B ... More >>

  • Music

    March 10, 2011

    Stanley Clarke Band and Victor Wooten Band

    Saturday, March 12, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Akron/Family, Lords of Acid, Stanley Clarke shows announced. Tix on sale this weekend.

    ​After playing shows at the Bluebird Theater, Oriental Theater and Quixote's in the last few years, Akron/Family returns to Denver again. This time around, the outfit is playing at the Marquis Theater with Delicate Steve on Tuesday, March 29. Tickets ($15) are on sale now.

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    November 10, 2010

    The men of Eolian on their backgrounds and the creation of Egg, their concept album

    Matthew Ballantine-PattonAdam Edwards, Ian O'Dougherty and Sean Merrell are Eolian​ In this week's issue, the Rough Mixes entry focusing on Eolian, the progressive rock project led by Ian O'Dougherty (Uphollow, Ian Cooke, TaunTaun) and featuring occasional Backbeat contributor Sean Merrell (T ... More >>

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    October 8, 2009
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    January 22, 2009

    Matt Skellenger

    Syncopated Energy Music

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    August 25, 2008

    Q&A With George Porter, Jr. of The Meters

    George Porter, Jr. The heartbeat of the New Orleans All-Star Jam-Balaya event on August 24 -- reviewed in detail here -- was George Porter, Jr., one of the great bassists in modern musical history. Westword recently conducted an extended chat with Porter in the context of his current band, Porter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2008

    Last Night...Return to Forever @ Paramount Theatre

    Slide show by Jon Solomon Return to Forever Tuesday, June 3, 2008 Paramount Theatre Better Than: Going back to the future. When it comes to chops, Lenny White, Chick Corea, Al Di Meola and Stanley Clarke are heavyweights. Just seeing one of these guys on his own would be a treat, but to see all fo ... More >>

  • Music

    May 29, 2008

    Return to Forever

    Chick Corea’s breakthrough act is back after nearly three decades.

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2008

    Q&A With Porter Batiste Stoltz's George Porter

    George Porter is the bassist for Porter Batiste Stoltz, a three-piece whose mammoth grooves have made the players favorites among jam-band aficionados – but he's also a whole lot more. As a founding member of the Meters, a classic New Orleans combo, he helped establish a Big Easy sound that’s de ... More >>

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    The Latest Noels

    'Tis the season to rate another avalanche of holiday discs.

  • News

    March 1, 2001

    Brick by Brick

    A new development in Five Points could help the city sell the old Rossonian Hotel.

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    March 12, 1998
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    October 2, 1997
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    March 20, 1997

    Familiar Tunes

    Jazz makes a comeback in Five Points while the venerable Rossonian Hotel sits and waits.

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    March 6, 1997
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    December 13, 1995



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    August 23, 1995