Brad Leali

News
1:10 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Five Points Jazz Fest: 11 years and counting

A flash mob's swing dance in 2013
Credit www.flickr.com/photos/betadance/

In its 11th year, the Five Points has kept alive a decades old tradition of swinging, live jazz music in this historic neighborhood.  Niecie Washington organizes this weekend's event (May 17, 2014) on behalf of Denver Arts & Venues.  She visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" with details of the family event.

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News
2:49 pm
Sun May 11, 2014

Five Points Jazz Festival

The Five Points Jazz Festival, now in its 11th year, brings people together for a day of food, fun and fantastic music. The free festival takes place the third Saturday of May each year and celebrates the history of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood. Once known as the Harlem of the West, Five Points was home to several jazz clubs which played host to many of jazz music’s legends such as Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and many more. Since its inception in 2004, the Five Points Jazz Festival has grown each year in size and popularity.

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