live music

Girshevich Trio feat. Eddie Gomez | Mar 29 & 30

3 hours ago

Algorithmic Society is an amalgam of improvised trio music from veteran pianist / composer Vlad Girshevich, his 12 year old drummer prodigy son Aleks Girshevich and legendary bassist Eddie Gomez. The musicians in this group span three generations! All of the compositions are originals written by the father and son team with Aleks creating the grooves and Vlad penning the melodies. The tunes incorporate influences of some of the finest composers in history while also integrating modern age ideas.

Paul Musso Trio plays the King Cole Trio

Mar 27, 2017

Paul Musso is an Associate Professor and Area Head of Music Performance in the Music and Entertainment Industry Studies Department at the University of Colorado Denver. Paul has been with CU Denver for twenty-six years. His most recent publication, Introduction to Music: an Interactive Approach, was released in early 2012. He is the author of several Mel Bay publications for jazz guitar: Graded Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar Solos, Improvising With Mini-Arpeggios and Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar Chord Soloing.

47th Annual UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival | Apr 20, 21, 22

Mar 26, 2017

In its 47th year, the largest event of its kind in the nation, the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival brings together internationally recognized artists, jazz lovers, award-winning clinicians, and over 250 college, high school, and middle school big bands, combos, and jazz vocal groups from across the country. Each year, over 8,000 participants enjoy the main stage concerts, after-hours sessions, daytime performances, and the many educational workshop sessions.

Joey DeFrancesco + The People | Mar 22

Mar 22, 2017

Joey DeFrancesco's emergence in the 1980s marked the onset of a musical renaissance. Organ jazz had all but gone into hibernation from the mid-'70s to the mid-'80s until DeFrancesco reignited the flame with his vintage Hammond organ and Leslie speaker cabinet. The son of "Papa" John DeFrancesco, an organist himself, the younger DeFrancesco remembers playing as early as four-years-old.

With influences of Caribbean rhythms and jazz, Chuchito Valdés creates an exciting and energetic blend of spicy music that drives audiences wild. This piano master captivates with his sensitivity and drives excitement with his dynamic band.

Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, pianist, composer and arranger Jesus “Chuchito” Valdés, is the third-generation manifestation of a Cuban jazz piano dynasty that includes his father, Chucho Valdés and grandfather, Bebo Valdés.