The Katie Thiroux Trio | Sept 25

A triple threat talent, Katie Thiroux has garnered considerable attention for her bravura bass playing, singing and compelling compositions.

With the release of her debut album, “Introducing Katie Thiroux,” her substantial gifts as a bandleader and recording artist earned her "Debut Record of the Year" from the Huffington Post, All About Jazz, Jazz Journalists Association and "Top 5 Debut Records of the Year" from NPR Jazz Critics Poll. Katie just released her newest recording ...

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David Amram & Friends

MAS Eclectic is pleased to present Mr. David Amram opening the MAS Eclectic 2018/19 series on Dazzle's "Chandelier Stage" at the historic Baur's Building, downtown Denver.

We invite all music lovers to attend with friends and family for this important occasion in Celebration of Music and of the amazing life achievement of the work of David Amram. David will appear live in concert on the Steinway piano and other instruments, accompanied by Hugh Ragen on trumpet and Tony Black on...

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In 2011, saxophonist Dave Liebman, who is in town as a featured guest with saxophonist Keith Oxman’s group at Dazzle on Friday, joined the ranks of the National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Masters. Born in Brooklyn, Liebman founded a co-operative of young players that became part of the New York loft scene. And before long the saxophonist found himself part of drummer Elvin Jones’ Jazz Machine.

Who she is…CEO of the Girl Scouts of America, Rocket scientist with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Commissioner on the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, Trailblazer, and...Powerhouse!

Popular music is all about what’s new. Quality is measured by age. The newest of the new is best and the quality decays quickly. It has a half-life shorter than a modern attention span. (Is there a relationship here?) It may be that music doesn’t go from good to bad as it ages, it just becomes irrelevant. No self-respecting, trendy cool kid would ever be caught listening to anything out of date. There are always exceptions, of course; the occasional iconoclast that makes an affectation out of listening to Billie Holliday or the Monkees or even REM.

Jason Klobnak 3B Quartet

Sep 6, 2018

Jason Klobnak is a talented and versatile trumpet player that is a musician, author, clinician, composer, and educator. Jason just recorded his second full-length album in 2015 called New Chapter and his first recording Mountain, Move, made #4 on the iTunes Jazz Charts list in its first week of release and earned its way onto the Best Recordings of 2013 list from AllAboutJazz.com by C. Michael Bailey.

The Quartet: Jason Klobnak-trumpet, Eric Erhardt-tenor, Jeff Jenkins-organ, and Kevin Matthews-drums

MaryLynn Gillaspie & Her Stinking Hot Band | Sep 12

Sep 5, 2018

MaryLynn Gillaspie & Her Stinking Hot Band will perform at Dazzle on Wednesday, September 12 at 6:30 pm. MaryLynn was a founding member of the Grammy-nominated vocal jazz group, Rare Silk. The group got their start in Boulder, CO. Their very first album, New Weave flew to the top of the Billboard Jazz charts and received 2 Grammy nominations. MaryLynn and the group toured the world singing in the US, Europe, and Japan. Rare Silk received acclaim working alongside artists such as Miles Davis, Branford Marsalis, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, and opening acts for Spyro Gyra and BB King.

The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra performs new music from their CD recording project of Stevie Wonder favorites, “Overjoyed.” The CJRO is Colorado’s premier professional jazz ensemble. Colorado’s best musicians performing classic big band and modern large ensemble jazz, that’s the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra.

Gerald Wilson Centennial Birthday

Sep 4, 2018
https://www.jazziz.com/13-centenaries-of-jazz-artists-to-celebrate-in-2018/

Trumpeter, bandleader, composer, arranger, and educator Gerald Wilson was a jazz treasure for more than six decades. Named an NEA Jazz Master in 1990. Wilson's multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century. Born in Shelby, Mississippi on September 4, 1918. Died on September 8, 2014, in Los Angeles, California.

"Oklahoma!"

Sep 3, 2018

With a spring in their step and a song in their hearts, cowboys and farmers alike have chased their destinies to a land that promises love, opportunity, and a brighter future. This joyful production is set in an all-African-American town in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory.

The first collaboration by the legendary team of Rodgers and Hammerstein became a landmark musical for its rollicking music and stunning dance numbers, and this joyful presentation will solidify why it has stood the test of time.

"Mamma Mia"

Sep 3, 2018
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A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!

Mamma Mia! is the ultimate feel-good experience that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the excitement! This smash-hit musical combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen” and “Take A Chance on Me,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship. The magic of ABBA’s timeless songs and a delightful story of romance propel this charming musical to a paradise adventure you won’t want to miss.

Denver Food & Wine Festival: Grand Tasting | Sep 8

Sep 2, 2018

The Denver Food & Wine Festival Grand Tasting tents showcase the region’s culinary leaders – award winning chefs, mixologists and wine professionals for exploring and celebrating Colorado’s food and beverage emerging trends.

Eat, drink, and explore the creations from more than 40 top restaurants and the Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits wine and spirit professionals pouring over 700 wines, and spirits. You can also enjoy Stella Artois in the new Café Artois.

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