Morning Beat

Weekdays, 9 AM to Noon

Victor treats you to straight-ahead jazz, vocals and instrumentals.

The Morning Beat features a "romantic spotlight" tune twice every morning, and also hosts a variety of book and cultural reviews.

Veterans Advantage

You might think of the coming seven days as a musical lead-in to the 46th annual UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival that runs April 21-23. In addition to the numerous school groups participating in the festivities, the University of Northern Colorado/Greeley affair has headliners: the New York Voices on April 21; the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and the Ellis Marsalis Trio on April 22; and Hammond B-3 man Joey DeFranceso and saxophonist Houston Person along with the UNC Jazz Lab Band on April 23.

Otá Music

The second week of Jazz Appreciation Month right here in the Rockies gets going on Thursday with pianist Omar Sosa returning to Mount Vernon Country Club.

The Roar of Trumpets | Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Mar 24, 2016
The Real Deal

The guest of honor at this year’s Telluride Jazz Festival that runs from August 5-7 is New Orleans keyboardist, vocalist and guitarist Jon Cleary. At Telluride, Cleary will perform with his Absolute Monster Gentlemen band as well as doing a duo deal with guitarist John Scofield.

Nocturne jazz

On Saturday, Nocturne, 1330 27th St., celebrates its 1st anniversary with a party that runs from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. with trumpeter Pete Olstad’s quartet. Since its opening a year ago, Nocturne has clearly carved out a significant niche for itself in the city’s jazz scene; and, everyone who supports the music, looks forward to many more anniversary celebrations to come (303-295-3333).

A Great Week for Legends|Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Feb 11, 2016
All About Jazz

This week begins with a superb night of music when bassist Gary Peacock brings a trio to Dazzle, 930 Lincoln, on Thursday for sets at 7 and 9 p.m. (303-839-5100).