Denver jazz

Jazz Appreciation Month
9:40 am
Sat April 12, 2014

Björn Thoroddsen at KUVO

On Friday, April 18 at 4pm, Icelandic guitarist Björn Thoroddsen performs live on KUVO. Thoroddsen is one of Iceland's leading jazz guitarists and has released a number of critically acclaimed albums. He has won several Icelandic music awards, including "Jazz Performer of the Year" in 2003. 
Bjorn's interest in guitars and music developed from an early age. On completing his training in Iceland he continued his studies in Los Angeles where he graduated from the Guitar Institute of Technology.

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Provizer's Jazz Notes
9:28 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Musical Highlights from Dr. Provizer

Jose Madera, special guest at the Metro State Jazz Celebration

            This year’s annual Metro State Jazz Celebration has percussionist Jose Madera as its special guest. For many years, the New York-born Madera helped propel the Tito Puente Orchestra, along with serving as the band’s music director. After that long run, Madera spent the first decade of the 2000s with the Latin Giants of Jazz. And more recently, he is has been a member of the Mambo Legends Orchestra made up of many of the players who worked with Puente.

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Provizer's Jazz Notes
10:43 am
Thu April 3, 2014

"Jazz showers all over the place"

Kneebody, at Dazzle on Monday, April 7

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has designated April as Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM). And in Colorado, the month begins with jazz showers all over the place. Beginning on Thursday and running through Saturday, there’s the 11th annual Weekend of Jazz hosted by guitarist Earl Klugh at the Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave., in Colorado Springs. Klugh’s weekend draws a huge crowd to the Broadmoor that, itself, is about as top-shelf a venue imaginable. 

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Jazz Appreciation Month
10:09 am
Wed April 2, 2014

More live music!

The Orchid Room

We've added several performances to the April Music schedule. Jazz Appreciation Month finds us smack dab in the middle of Denver's finest musicians. Talk about reason to celebrate!

Studio Club Members, contact Arvida via e-mail or phone at 303-446-7631 to reserve your seats. Not a Studio Cub Member? Consider becoming one - because you could be sitting in the front row for each of these special performances!

Here's the current line-up:

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Provizer's Jazz Notes
9:32 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Spring's musical start: Provizer's Jazz Notes

Jim Stranahan's Little Big Band celebrates a CD release on Sunday at Dazzle.

March has been a merry month for jazz trios. Before we even had a chance to recover from the ides of March, both bassist Christian McBride and pianist Bill Charlap brought their threesomes to Dazzle. And that’s going to continue in April when pianist Brad Mehldau brings his trio to the Boulder Theater on April 6 (303-786-7030) and the Bad Plus hits Dazzle on April 29-30. 

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