The Victor Wooten Trio | Jan 19

The Stanley Hotel is excited to welcome five-time GRAMMY award-winning bass player, producer, composer, author, and educator Victor Wooten and his Trio featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franceschini on Friday, January 19 at 8pm.

Not surprisingly, themes from his life thread through Tryptonyx, tying virtuoso performance and life experience together. Winslow’s voice and sound effects à la conjure James Brown and pop throughout the sizzling “Funky D Mix” and recall the night that a...

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Jason Marsalis & The 21st Century Trad Band | Jan 24

Jason Marsalis & the 21st Century Trad Band will be going on tour this month in support of their new release, “Melody Reimagined, Book 1”. This release coincides with the 20th anniversary of Basin Street Records , the record label that is releasing Marsalis’ new album. If you’re in the area, this is a fun show you will not want to miss!

JASON MARSALIS: Jason is the son of pianist and music educator Ellis Marsalis and his wife Dolores, and the youngest sibling of Wynton,...

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Friday Lunch featuring Women in Jazz

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Join us at Dazzle @ Baur's every Friday from 11:30am-1:30pm for a stellar lunchtime performance with the preeminent ladies of the Denver jazz community performing in the piano duo format. The Women in Jazz is produced by Annie Booth. Enjoy Dazzle's fantastic lunch menu while celebrating the individual, unique voices of the women in jazz and the masterful musical ideas and perspectives they share.

Close off your week (or kick off your weekend) with a quick, tasty lunch accompanied by top-notch live music and service.

Quemando Salsa at La Rumba! | Jan 20

Jan 17, 2018

Cha Cha Cha! Mambo! Salsa! The list goes on. Hailing from Boulder, Colorado, Quemando Salsa is a smokin’ hot 12-piece Latin and Salsa Dance Band, covering legendary Latin tracks and artists of the past and present!

With over 10 years of experience, Quemando is an energetick and musically diverse salsa group. Music, dancing, and salsa lessons starting at 9:30pm on Saturday, January 20 at La Rumba.
 

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Neil Bridge is a legendary Jazz Piano player, composer, arranger, and band-leader. He has accompanied Mel Torme. Anita O'Day, Nancy Wilson, Dakota Staton, Johnny Smith, The Mills Brothers, Clark Terry, Sonny Stitt, and many more. He is well known for accompanying Johnny Smith (legendary world-class guitar player) for 30 years. Neil has currently written over 200 musical arrangements for his eight piece band.

photo courtesy of Mindi McNeil

Students from Art Street (a program that uses creativity to help children break the cycle of poverty) are creating a series of billboards that will go up around the city of Denver entitled "Healing as One." Mayor Hancock unveiled the first billboard on Wednesday entitled “Better Together” at a parking lot on California and 21st in Downtown Denver, designed by 17-year-old Laura Carillo.

The Vinyl Vault goes to the Latin jazz side with a 1981 album from the late flautist Dave Valentin entitled “Pied Piper.” The album features Valentin’s touring band of the time plus guest appearances by Marcus Miller, Buddy Williams, Bobby Broom and Dave Grusin. Voted best jazz flautist 7 years in a row by Jazziz magazine, hear him at his peak on the Vinyl Vault, Tuesday, January 16 at 8:30 on KUVO.

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It’s nearly impossible to mention the name Van Morrison without the song "Moon Dance" popping up in the conversation shortly thereafter. Rightfully so, because that song placed the Irish, blue-eyed soul singer on the musical map. However, Van’s talents go beyond his biggest hit, before and after its 1970 release. Coming up in Northern Ireland in the late 1950s, Van was influenced by the US blues, R ‘n’ B, and jazz music he heard alongside traditional Irish music and skiffle, which was a popular trend at the time.

All About the Singers | Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Jan 12, 2018

This week it’s all about singers as both Tierney Sutton and Diane Schuur come to town.  First up is the LA-based and Wisconsin-born Sutton who released her first album in 1998. Sutton is a talented vocalist who simply bills herself as part of the Tierney Sutton Band along with pianist Christian Jacob, drummer Ray Brinker and bassists Kevin Axt and Trey Henry.

KUVO Studio Club: "Fortunato" | Jan 23

Jan 12, 2018
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Join us in the Phyllis A. Greer Performance studio on Tuesday, January 23 at 6pm when violinist Anthony Salvo presents his new group, Fortunato, a virtuosic ensemble bringing the best of Gypsy, Klezmer, Indian, Latin, African and other roots traditions into a jazz setting. With over 22 years of performance in the Rocky Mountain area, local Nederland resident Anthony has brought together some of the Front Range's top musicians.

Billy Childs | Jan 25

Jan 12, 2018
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Billy Childs has emerged as one of the foremost American composers of his era, perhaps the most distinctly American composer since Aaron Copland – for like Copland, he has successfully married the musical products of his heritage with the Western neoclassical traditions of the twentieth century in a powerful symbiosis of style, range, and dynamism.

Pachucos y Sirenas | Feb 8 - May 26

Jan 12, 2018

Pachucos y Sirenas explores the roles that fashion plays in developing a cultural Identity in major urban settings.  The exhibition will feature old school and new school artists that share an affinity with the Pachuco legacy. Artists such as Justin Favela, Antonia Fernandez, Carlos Fresquez, Josiah Lopez, Jerry Vigil, and Daniel Salazar will highlight the impact that the 1940’s Pachuco legacy had on the American experience. Exhibition programming will include contributing fashion designers Cha Cha Romero and Alexandra Peralta, Suavecito Car Club, and artist Alfredo Cardenas.

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