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Jazz Fan 101

Posted by on Jun 19, 2014 in Education, Slider | 0 comments

Jazz Fan 101

Presented Monday evenings at KUVO’s Performance Studio (29th and Welton, Denver) :: July 21 through Aug 11  7:00-9:00pm This four-week class combines an overview of  jazz history with guided listening through the defining recordings of jazz.  It is designed for anyone who would like a broadened understanding of jazz to inform their listening experience.  The class additionally features a performance at DazzleJazz supper club specifically programmed for attendees of the class on August 18th. Jazz music has undergone several major stylistic shifts in its relatively brief history.  Jazz...

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The Heart of the Song- A Workshop for Jazz Vocalists with Roberta Gambarini

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Education, Slider | 0 comments

The Heart of the Song- A Workshop for Jazz Vocalists with Roberta Gambarini

“The best new jazz singer to come along in 50 years”  Hank Jones   Get individual coaching from this internationally acclaimed artist, and let her bring out something extraordinary in you! Monday, August 18 and Tuesday, August 19th from 6:00-10:00pm   Singers/Participants will each sing a song and be coached by Roberta, must be pro/semi-pro level and at least  18 years old. You will need to come both nights and bring charts for two songs, one ballad & one mid/up tempo. Charts must be in the singer’s key. (10 person minimum, 12 person maximum) Auditors can be...

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Jazz-Funk Night @ The Crossroads

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

Jazz-Funk Night @ The Crossroads

April 17th at 8:00pm. Three bands…only $7! Greg Harris Vibe Quintet, Soul Explosion & Electric Red Crossroads Theater in the historic jazz center of Denver.

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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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A Blind Tiger Tribute to Sonny Rollins

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Blind Tiger | 0 comments

A Blind Tiger Tribute to Sonny Rollins

Sunday, June 8, 2:00-5:00pm Featuring The Jeremy Wendelin Quartet featuring: Jeff Jenkins (p), Todd Reid (d) and Ron Bland (b) in an afternoon of delicious fare, libations & music! Little Ollie’s Restaurant 2364 E. 3rd Avenue (Cherry Creek),  Denver   Voted Denver’s Best Chinese Restaurant by 5280 Magazine! Sonny Rollins will go down in history as not only the single most enduring tenor saxophonist of the bebop and hard bop era, but also as one of the greatest contemporary jazz saxophonists of them all. One of jazz’s greatest improvisors, his fluid and harmonically...

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