Gift of Jazz

Jazz Fan 101

Jan 22, 2018

Have you ever found yourself wondering what exactly was going on? Gift of Jazz is very pleased to announce that Dave Hanson will be leading the Saturday classes this semester, January 27 through March 17 - 1pm - 2:15pm at Denver School of the Arts.

Tribute to Buddy Rich | Nov 18

Nov 7, 2017

Gift of Jazz Centennial Concert Series presents a tribute to jazz drum legend Buddy Rich! Join the celebration with a beer and wine tasting before the show starting at 2:30pm it all happens at Historic Grant Avenue on Saturday, November 18 at 4pm.

A Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie! | July 22

Jul 19, 2017

Please join the Gift of Jazz in a very special Centennial Concert Series performance on Saturday, July 22 at 4pm; the features trumpet virtuoso, Brad Goode, accompanied by the always hard-swingin’ 18 piece Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra, paying tribute to the life and music of bebop trumpet legend, Dizzy Gillespie.

The 4pm concert will be proceeded by a beer & wine tasting starting at 2:30 at Historic Grant Avenue, 216 So. Grant Street, Denver CO.

The Gift of Jazz presents A Blind Tiger Event: A Tribute to Thelonius Monk featuring Spherio. An afternoon of delicious fare, libations & music! At the Gift of Jazz’s next Blind Tiger event, the first in our Centennial Concert Series, we’ll celebrate the life and music of the jazz pianist/composer Thelonious Monk. Count on an afternoon of swingin’ jazz accompanied by delicious food and libations. The music and overview of Monk’s contribution to jazz will be presented by Spherio, with Tenia Nelson (p), Andreas Schmid (d), Bob Songster (b) and Eric Jordan (ts).

A Blind Tiger Tribute to Chet Baker | Dec 11

Dec 8, 2016

At the Gift of Jazz’s next Blind Tiger event, on Sunday, December 11 - 3 to 6pm, the life and music of the jazz legend trumpeter/vocalist Chet Baker will be celebrated. You can count on an afternoon of swingin’ jazz accompanied by delicious food and libations at the historic Denver Woman’s Press Club located at 1325 Logan St, Denver.

This tribute to Chet Baker will feature Terri Jo Jenkins (vocals) and David Froman (trumpet) will be accompanied by an outstanding rhythm section comprised of: Jeff Jenkins on piano, Ken Walker on bass and Mike Marlier on drums.