KUVO Studio Club: AMP Trio feat. Tahira Clayton | May 23

The AMP Trio featuring Tahira Clayton will perform for KUVO Studio Club on Wednesday, May 23 from 4 to 5pm in the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio. They are poised to reach new heights after being named the winner of the 2017 DCJazzPrix and earning an invitation to the 2018 DC Jazz Festival. Their most recent record, Three , was highlighted by a Japanese tour that included a cultural exchange workshop sponsored by the US Consulate of Sapporo. Comprised of pianist Addison Frei, drummer Matt...

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Stories of Standards: "Pennies From Heaven"

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Jason Klobnak Quartet "Friends & Family" | May 2018 CD of the Month

The Front Range of Colorado is home to numerous musicians of the highest caliber playing just about every style of music under the sun. We are particularly fortunate to have numerous gifted jazz musicians including no shortage of amazing trumpet players. One of the best players is Jason Klobnak, a versatile trumpeter, author of 2 books about improvisation, and an adjunct professor at Arapahoe Community College of Littleton. Mr. Klobnak earned his bachelor’s degree at Drake University in Des...

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The Complete Brandenburg Concertos

May 8, 2018

The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado's thrilling season finale features all six of enduring favorites, performed together in one program on period instruments! These concerts will feature an array of superb soloists as well as the musician from the BCOC’s 2018 Young Artist Spotlight.

When it all started, many in the jazz world must have thought, “That Colorado altitude has taken its toll on those guys. Start a traditional jazz festival in this era?”

But a small group of dedicated jazz-lovers did just that, and to the amazement of many, this July we present the seventeenth rendition of the Evergreen Jazz Festival. It promises to be another outstanding event, living up to the enthusiastic description from a national columnist as “the best jazz festival anywhere!”

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The JAS June Experience is June 21 thru June 30 and features two nights of headline concerts at the spectacular Benedict Music Tent in Aspen, a FREE Gospel Concert on Sunday morning, plus multiple shows at the JAS Cafe Upstairs at the Aspen Art Museum and Downstairs at The Little Nell. Enjoy a FREE Lawn Party on the Music Tent Grounds before the main shows and an out of this world VIP Experience!

KUVO Studio Club: Lenore Raphael | May 16

May 7, 2018

KUVO welcomes Lenore Raphael to the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio on Wednesday, May 16 - 11:30am to noon. Jazz pianist Steinway artist, jazz teacher and radio host Lenore Raphael has toured the world playing many renowned jazz venues and venues such as Jazz At Lincoln Center, The Blue Note, Ronnie Scott’s, Birdland and festivals such as The London Jazz Festival, Tel Aviv Jazz Festival, Joy of Jazz in South Africa and many more.

Live Jazz at Treppeda's Ristorante - Niwot

May 6, 2018

Treppeda's Ristorante in Niwot invites you to join them for dinner and live music throughout the week. There is no cover charge, however, to help sustain performances you contribution can be accepted at the bottom of your guest check. The music feeds the soul!

Weekly Live Music: 6:30pm

MAY 5 - Paul Warburton & Alex Heffron

MAY 7 - The Dirty Duo

MAY 12 - Paul Warburton & Steve Kovalcheck

MAY 14 - The Dirty Duo

MAY 19 - Paul Warburton & Eric Gunnison

Nelson Rangell at Dazzle | May 12

May 5, 2018
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Jazziz magazine writes that Nelson Rangell is "an artist of depth, a master of song, and an improviser non pareil." The Times of London notes "his extraordinary facility on a range of instruments" and Rangell's "considerable crowd pleasing power".

Trinidaddio Blues Fest | Aug 25

May 5, 2018

Trinidaddio Blues Fest- a one-day event featuring world-class performers held on August 25 - noon to 9pm at the Central Park Trinidad, Colorado. As Mexican Jerry of "ABC" says: “Ain’t nothin but the Blues!”

Every year on the Friday night before the Fest, Friday, August 24, a PreFest Party is held in downtown Trinidad to show appreciation to our sponsors and volunteers and showcase some of the talent appearing the next day at the Fest.

John Raymond & Real Feels | May 11

May 5, 2018
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Raymond's trio Real Feels is a unique band that includes rising stars Gilad Hekselman (guitar) and Denver-native Colin Stranahan (drums). With their unique bass-less instrumentation, the group combines indie-rock and folk-influenced original music with fresh takes on familiar songs by artists like Bob Dylan, Thom Yorke, Bon Iver, Lennon/McCartney and more. The music undoubtedly evokes a nostalgia for the past, however "Real Feels" is far from being antiquated.

The Duke, the Count, and Stevie Too! | May 11

May 5, 2018
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The CJRO was born at the Lone Tree Arts Center back in 2012, and now returns with this exciting concert. Catch the CJRO performing songs from Duke Ellington and Count Basie, along with brand new selections from our Stevie Wonder project! , Songs such as; "It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got that Swing." and "Prelude to a Kiss," along with Stevie Wonder's "Living for the City" and "My Cheri Amour!"

Salute to Creative Aging: Tech Trek | May 12

May 5, 2018

The 2018 Salute to Creative Aging event theme is “Tech Trek”. Join the fun and help us celebrate the many creative aspects of life enriching experiences, discovering new activities, pursuing creative ventures and enjoying leisure time.

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