On Stage: The Saxophone of Rich Chiaraluce

This Sunday, November 19th, at 4 p.m., KUVO’s performance series “On Stage” features the saxophone of Rich Chiaraluce. From the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, to the Woody Herman All-Stars, to dates with Mel Torme, Tony Bennett, Nancy Wilson and more, to his work with symphonies and touring Broadway shows, Rich brings his hot alto chops to every session.

Chiaraluce has performed many times live on KUVO. The 2006 date was a quartet setting with pianist Andy Weyl, bassist Mark Diamond,...

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KUVO Studio Club: "Expeditions" | Nov 20, 6 p.m.

Expeditions play fresh arrangements of familiar songs, everything from traditional jazz to folk to Motown, along with some tasty originals. They have performed at the best venues in Denver, and drawn large and enthusiastic audiences. Co-leaders Pete Lewis and Clare Church are consummate professionals, having shared the stage with Joe Henderson, Dizzy Gillespie, Nancy Wilson, Natalie Cole, and many more.

Featuring: Pete Lewis - saxophone, Jason Malmberg - bass, Adam Revell - piano...

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The best-selling holiday musical for many years returns to the Arvada Center stage this winter! Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor ® Dreamcoat is an irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and a coat of many colors.

"Funky Boombox" | Friday Nights

Nov 9, 2017

Tune in Friday nights at 10pm, for the “Funky Boombox,” hosted by Rob Seligmann. The features a blend of classic mostly 70’s soul and the best of the new wave of R & B artists on the scene today. Think Donny Hathaway meets Charles Bradley, Aretha Franklin meets Sharon Jones. It’s a showcase for Al Green and Ann Peebles, as well as new soul from Aloe Blacc and Andra Day.

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Jeff Jenkins, Mike Abbott and Paul Romaine are thrilled to be paying tribute to the great jazz guitarist and composer John Abercrombie. Stemming from personal and professional relationships with John, this trio brings the intimate sound of John's compositions to light. This organ trio will serve as a platform for his voice to continue to be heard, and to continue to breathe into the future.

Matt Smiley Quartet: Homage to Mr. Mingus | Fridays

Nov 9, 2017
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Combining the sounds of blues, gospel, modern classical and traditional jazz, the deeply talented Charles Mingus was an innovative composer, bassist, bandleader and recording artist who defined the hard bop era perhaps more than any other artist. From Ah Um and beyond: The Matt Smiley Quartet will be paying homage to the eternal coolness, creativity, and unrelenting moxy of Mr. Mingus on Friday nights through the end of November!

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Have you been in yet to check out the live jazz at Spangalang Brewery on Tuesday nights? The fantastic and talented Gabriel Mervine and crew will bring the music, and as always, Spangalang has your beer needs taken care of and ZIVIX Five Points will take care of your munchies. Music starts at 7pm, no cover charge.

Spangalang Brewery presents
Gabriel Mervine & Friends
Tuesdays at 7pm

 

 

Opera Colorado presents La Bohème

Nov 6, 2017
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Fall in and out of Love in Paris.

One of opera’s most beloved stories popular with well-seasoned opera fans and simply perfect for the first time opera-goer. Set in 19th century Paris, follow six impoverished artists and students as they struggle to make ends meet, fall in and out of love, and ultimately bond together to help each other in their most desperate hours. It sounds like the typical fresh out of college, starving artist lifestyle of the 21st Century. The timelessness of the story resonates just as deeply with contemporary audiences as it did at its premiere in 1896.

"Downtown Brunch" with the Adam Bodine Trio

Nov 2, 2017

The Dazzle "Downtown Brunch" - elevating your Sunday Funday brunch experience here in the Mile High City is the entertaining musical stylings of pianist Adam Bodine and his genre-bending band Sundays through October from 10am to 2pm. Not your ordinary jazz piano trio, this hip group of talented musicians puts their cool and creative spin on a wide range of fun cover songs including choice pop and rock hits that span the decades, as well as evocative theme songs and clever mash-ups.

All About Jazz

On Saturday night, vocalist Gregory Porter and his signature hat hit the stage at the University of Denver’s Newman Center, 2344 E. Iliff. Since 2010, Porter has exploded on the scene with two early discs on Motéma and several more on Blue Note. Those albums that so well captured the Los Angeles, California-born singer’s deep and engaging voice which also captured two Grammys® for Porter, who surrounds himself with strong players.

Las (H)adas at Museo de las Americas

Oct 31, 2017

Las (H)adas, will feature site-specific installations by five Colorado Latina artists – Judy Miranda, Ana María Hernando, Jessica Luna (+), Arlette Lucero, and Meggan De Anza.

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