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A Clark Terry Blind Tiger!

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Blind Tiger, Concert | 0 comments

A Clark Terry Blind Tiger!

…featuring Bob Montgomery with Al Hermann, Pete Lewis, Dave Hanson, Todd Reid and Ken Walker Sunday June 7th, 3:00-6:00pm at Nocturne     This year the jazz world lost a true treasure – Clark Terry, one of the most popular and influential jazz trumpeters of his generation and an enthusiastic advocate of jazz education, with a career that spanned seven decades. For this Blind Tiger performance Bob Montgomery and his sextet will be playing original compositions of Clark Terry and Bob will relate stories of Clark from almost 50 years of friendship, playing and teaching...

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Live In-Studio Recording Session

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Concert, Program | 0 comments

Live In-Studio Recording Session

Be a part of a live studio audience at this jazz recording session…   Sunday, April 26th, 2015 :: 4:00-6:00pm Doors open at 3:30   Tom Gershwin Join us for an afternoon of original compositions presented at Denver’s premier jazz recording studio… Mighty Fine Productions 2949 Larimer Street Denver, CO 80205 with… Samuel Williams Kevin Matthews Jean-Luc Davis Annie Booth Original music featuring group compositions, rhythmic exploration, and improvisation. The music performed will be released as the next CD for this talented group! Doors open at 3:30. The...

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December’s Blind Tiger

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Blind Tiger, Concert | 0 comments

December’s Blind Tiger

  A Holiday Blind Tiger  An afternoon of holiday revelry, fare, libations & jazz.     Join us for a jazz-inspired celebration of the season!    With Kristi Stice, Annie Booth & Friends Sunday, December 14, 3:00-6:00pm  The Denver Women’s Press Club 1325 Logan St., Denver   Kristi Stice is a professional vocalist, composer and guitarist with influences as divergent as Billie Holiday and Joni Mitchell. Her passion is gypsy jazz. An award-winning song writer a with a degree in vocal jazz, she has performed with the Jacksonville Symphony and with the...

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Spring 2014 Saturday Classes :: The New Standard

Posted by on Apr 12, 2014 in Education | 0 comments

Spring 2014 Saturday Classes :: The New Standard

Announcing Spring 2014 Classes Saturdays 10:00am-3:00pm, May 3-June 21, 2014 The New Standard From Old to New Jazz Composition, Improvisation and Ensemble: From Standards to Contemporary Composition :: Saturdays 10:00-11:15am Can the soul and spontaneity of improvisation live within the framework of composition? Also, how can notation enliven the presence of the soloist? The key is in finding ways to make the blend seamless, so that the two impulses are made stronger by their union, not weaker. Learn about Jazz standards, contemporary styles, re-harmonization, modern fusion, composed...

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Teaching Improvisation With Jazz Trumpeter/Educator Bob Montgomery

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Teaching Improvisation With Jazz Trumpeter/Educator Bob Montgomery

The Gift of Jazz presents two summer seminars for Colorado music educators, with curricula designed to specifically address the new CDE P-12 Academic Standards.   July 24-26, 2014 Teaching Improvisation With Jazz Trumpeter/ Educator Bob Montgomery An overview of the material and skills needed to present the topic of improvisation to your students including: Beginning Improvisation, Call and Response, The Blues, Improvising to Simple Chord Progressions, Basic Jazz Theory, Scales and Form in Improvisation, and more… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When ::...

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