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Hazel Miller, Saturday, November 4, at the Beacon Grill, may look like somebody's kindly aunt in this photograph, but put a microphone in her hands and she'll belt out a blues mean enough to peel the skin off your arms. A sizable percentage of Denverites understand this already--she received more votes than any other artist during the recent Westword Music Awards Showcase. Her crack band, the Caucasians, is an attraction, too, but it's Miller who'll force you to your feet and keep you there for the duration of the evening.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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