Live Performances

Take 6 with Nnenna Freelon | Nov 24

Nov 12, 2017

Take 6 is returning to the PACE Center! Their unique flavor of gospel is equal parts powerful and smooth. Take 6 share their crystal clear harmonies, innovative arrangements and incredible grooves, demonstrating why this sextet is recognized as the pre-eminent A cappella group in the world. Joining them is Nnenna Freelon, a world-renowned jazz vocalist who dominates the stage.

Dianne Reeves, Christmas Is Here | Dec 16

Nov 10, 2017

Usher in the holidays with the world's greatest living jazz and R&B vocalist, who dazzles audiences worldwide with her breathtaking virtuosity and remarkable improvisation. Grammy-winning singer, Dianne Reeves  celebrates the joy and warmth of the season with a concert of holiday favorites on Saturday, December 16 - 7:30pm at Macky Auditorium, Boulder.

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Jeff Jenkins, Mike Abbott and Paul Romaine are thrilled to be paying tribute to the great jazz guitarist and composer John Abercrombie. Stemming from personal and professional relationships with John, this trio brings the intimate sound of John's compositions to light. This organ trio will serve as a platform for his voice to continue to be heard, and to continue to breathe into the future.

Matt Smiley Quartet: Homage to Mr. Mingus | Fridays

Nov 9, 2017
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Combining the sounds of blues, gospel, modern classical and traditional jazz, the deeply talented Charles Mingus was an innovative composer, bassist, bandleader and recording artist who defined the hard bop era perhaps more than any other artist. From Ah Um and beyond: The Matt Smiley Quartet will be paying homage to the eternal coolness, creativity, and unrelenting moxy of Mr. Mingus on Friday nights through the end of November!

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Known as one of the finest pianists of the past 60 years, 10-time Grammy® winner Eddie Palmieri is a bandleader, arranger and composer of salsa and Latin jazz. His percussive playing skillfully fuses the rhythm of his Puerto Rican heritage with the complexity of his Cuban music and jazz influences: Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock, Peruchín, Lily Martínez, McCoy Tyner as well as his older brother, Charlie Palmieri.

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