THE GIFT of JAZZ is a Colorado 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization formed in 1995 to to enrich the community through the creation, promotion, and preservation of the art of jazz in the Rocky Mountain Region.

About Us

We’re all about the music!

Jazz News

Check regularly for an updated schedule of our educational programs and concerts. 

Donate Your Vehicle

Wondering what to do with your used car or truck? Donate your old vehicle to Gift of Jazz!

Multi Media Bar

Jazz Composition/Arranging, Piano and Appreciation Classes

Expand your jazz knowledge with these eight-week Saturday courses! The semester begin January 27th at Denver School of the Arts.

A Blind Tiger Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald!

At our final Centennial Series event of 2017 will honor the First Lady of Song in a Blind Tiger salute featuring vocalist Tina Phillips and pianist Art Lande on Sunday, December 17th, 3:00-6:00pm at the Denver Woman’s Press Club.

An Evening of New Jazz Compositions

… from the pens of the Gift of Jazz Composers/Arrangers, featuring the Dave Hanson Collective. Sunday, November 19th, 7:00pm @ La Cour!

A Tribute to Buddy Rich!

Our Centennial Concert series shines the spotlight on jazz drum legend Buddy Rich, in a November 18th performance, featuring Todd Reid, Bill Larson and the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra at Historic Grant Avenue…