Jazz on 2nd Ave

Greensboro News & Record

On Thursday, the string of strong groups appearing in town continues with pianist Emmet Cohen and his trio on stage at Dazzle, 1512 Curtis, at 6 and 8:30 p.m. (303-839-5100).  The last time I saw Cohen was when he was here with bassist Christian McBride’s Trip Trio. This time he has his own group with Russell Hall on bass and Kyle Poole on drums. Hall holds down the bass chair on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, while Poole is a regular on the New York scene and has worked with Wynton Marsalis.

Jazz on 2nd Ave was named Best Music Festival Outside of Denver! The tiny, picturesque city of Niwot, situated near Longmont and Erie in Boulder County, is as well known for Chief Niwot's Curse as for anything else: Legend has it that the chief puts a curse on any resident of the city who tries to relocate. Fortunately, those who stick around out of fear have a great little jazz festival to keep them occupied. Jazz on 2nd Avenue takes over the main strip in town, and last year's lineup included Liquid Soul and Jeff Coffin of the Dave Matthews Band.

Conjunto Colores Plays at Jazz on 2nd Ave

Sep 15, 2016

Colorado’s Original Salsa & Latin Jazz Band, "Conjunto Colores" is playing at Jazz on 2nd Ave this Saturday, September 17 in Niwot. Festival is 2 to 10pm.

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Jazz on 2nd Ave | Sep 17

Aug 19, 2016

Held in the streets of vintage Niwot, Colorado, J2A is a community-centric event. Food and music have always brought people together, and no type of music inspires collaboration like jazz! Jazz on 2nd Ave is presented & produced by Colorado Jazz Group, a 501(c)3 non-profit that provides mentorships & educational outreach to local schools through the Colorado Jazz Group Lions & Big Band.

This years line up includes:

Liquid Soul, featuring Jeff Coffin

Conjunto Colores Salsa Band

Don Grusin Quartet, featuring Nelson Rangell

'Live' from the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio at 8pm on Wednesday, October 8th is Brad Goode & the Mi Vida Stage Jammers! Studio Club members please RSVP to Arvida Rascon, arvida@kuvo.org, or by phone to 303-446-7631. To become a Studio Club Member click here. Thank you for supporting jazz in our community!

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