Norman Provizer

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The week in live music begins with a bang when Panamanian-born pianist Danilo Pérez wraps up his two-night stay at Dazzle, 1512 Curtis, on Thursday at 6 and 8:30 p.m. (303-839-5100). The pianist is probably best known for being part of Wayne Shorter’s magical rhythm section, but he is a player to behold in any context. This year marks the centennial of Thelonious Monk’s birth and Pérez got a head start on that celebration in 1996 when he released his album PanaMonk.

RMPBS "Hamilton's America" After-Party w/ Norman Provizer, Ed Battle, Joseph Lamar, & Mikey Smith - Wednesday, October 5 at 7pm.

This event is open to the public - no charge!

You won't want to miss the after-party at Dazzle Jazz! Appetizers, conversation, and entertainment will be provided. Beer, wine, and cocktails will be available from Dazzle's cash bar. Denver's own Ed Battle, Joseph Lamar, and Mikey Smith will perform after political science professor and *Downbeat Magazine* contributor Norman Provizer provides ​​commentary on *Hamilton*.
 

If you are looking for free events where you can hang out and catch some good sounds, then this is a very good week for you. Come Saturday and Sunday, there the annual Estes Park Jazz Festival and Art Walk with music from noon until 5 p.m. in Performance Park Amphitheater, 417 W. Elkhorn, on both days. On Saturday, the music starts with the Estes Park Big Band and continues with the U.S.

Annual "DownBeat Critics Poll": Provizer's Jazz Notes

Apr 24, 2014

  

Musical Highlights from Dr. Provizer

Apr 10, 2014

            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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