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Jazz-Funk Night @ The Crossroads

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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

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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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Blind Tiger #31- Katie Glassman @ Charcoal

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Blind Tiger #31- Katie Glassman @ Charcoal

March 16th, 2014, 2:30-5:30 Charcoal Restaurant, Denver

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The Blind Tiger Roars Again!

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The Blind Tiger Roars Again!

Featuring Katie Glassman & Snapshot in an afternoon of delicious fare, libations & music! Sunday, March 16, 2:30-5:30pm Charcoal Restaurant 43 West Ninth Avenue (9th and Acoma),  Denver Voted Denver’s Best New Restaurant by 5280 Magazine! Katie Glassman and Snapshot marry the soul of Western music and the artistry of jazz violin with contemporary songwriting and musicianship. Nationally renowned, Katie studied classical and jazz violin at the University of Colorado in Boulder, graduating with a BA in music performance and a certificate in jazz studies. In 2007 she became only...

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Two Summer Seminars for Colorado Music Educators

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Two Summer Seminars for Colorado Music Educators

    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   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ June 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…...

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