The Jazz Aspen Snowmass nonprofit started throwing an eclectic music festival on Labor Day more than twenty years ago. Now it has expanded to three days, and this year includes headliners like Carrie Underwood and Fun. In this week's music feature...
7 years ago | Longform
The word "festival" carries some tricky connotations for the organizers of Jazz Aspen Snowmass, or JAS. For the past 23 years, they've used the term as a shorthand descriptor for the three-day concert series that falls on Labor Day. At first glanc...
7 years ago | Profiles
Although frontman Chris Anderson moved to Boston last year, indie-rock outfit Fierce Bad Rabbit, originally from Fort Collins, hasn't broken up. On the contrary, the quartet is busy making music and playing gigs across the country. Even so, distan...
FaceMan, helmed by the uni-monikered frontman Steve, is just as interested in performance art as it is acoustic guitars. Case in point: the elaborate shark-shaped stage the band set up at Lost Lake last year, which added a theatrical dimension to ...
The jazz program at the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music is about to get a lot more competitive. Officials from the school's jazz studies and commercial music departments announced this week that Grammy-nominated jazz trombonist, comp...
Clyfford Still was one of the 20th century's most innovative artists. That doesn't mean the artist didn't have a love for music. Still's fondness for blues, jazz, classical music and more is part of the inspiration behind the live performance seri...