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The Good, the Bad, and the Divine | Jan 26 & 27

Join us for the 6th annual tribute to Ennio Morricone & Sergio Leone! In honor of the conclusion of the National Western Stock Show, “The Good, The Bad & The Devine” are once again presenting Ennio Morricone’s award winning music from the Sergio Leone films “A Fistful of Dollars”, “For a Few Dollars More”, “The Good, the Bad & the Ugly” and “Once Upon a Time in the West”.

Dave Devine – guitars, Tania Katz – vocals, whistling, accordion, Shane Endsley – trumpet,...

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Sammy Mayfield Blues Band | Jan 26

Sam Mayfield's long and rich musical history during which the multi-talented guitarist/ singer/ songwriter has performed with many great blues luminaries as Big Joe Turner, Big Mama Thornton. Blues Veteran Sam Mayfield started playing the blues early in the 1960s. The history of Sam Mayfield spans more than three decades as the Musical Director for the "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Soul Legend" Solomon Burke.

Soiled Dove Underground presents
Sammy Mayfield Blues Band

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Ben Parrish "Quiet Streams" | Jan 24

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Ben Parrish is a guitarist, composer, arranger and educator currently based in Denver, CO. A Seattle native, he moved to Greeley in 2012 where he attended the University of Northern Colorado. He graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in jazz guitar and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in jazz guitar at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music.

"Downtown Brunch" with the Adam Bodine Trio

Jan 17, 2019

The Dazzle "Downtown Brunch" - elevating your Sunday Funday brunch experience here in the Mile High City is the entertaining musical stylings of pianist Adam Bodine and his genre-bending band Sundays through October from 10 am to 2 pm. Not your ordinary jazz piano trio, this hip group of talented musicians puts their cool and creative spin on a wide range of fun cover songs including choice pop and rock hits that span the decades, as well as evocative theme songs and clever mash-ups.

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The Ron LeGault - Harry Drabkin Quintet (Derek Banach - trumpet, Ken Walker - bass, Andreus Schmid - drums) performs music of Charles Mingus and Charlie Mariano on Thursdays in January.  Mariano was an accomplished sax player (who led successful groups of his own) and collaborated with the legendary Mingus in the early 1960s and was the featured soloist on the classic “Black Saint and Sinner Lady” album. The unique and vibrant music of these two icons will be explored by this talented quintet throughout.

MoJoJazz | Jan 24

Jan 17, 2019
La Cour

MoJoJazz plays the cool jazz of the 1950s & ’60s. Music of Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Joe Henderson, Charles Mingus, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock & more.

Don West – piano, Dan Gomby – saxophone, Brian Smalley – bass,  Mike Garnier – drums

La Cour French Bistro & Jazz Club presents
MoJoJazz
Thursday, January 24 - 7:00 to 10:00 pm

 

Mindi McNeil

This month's wine and food pairing had a  few twists, first, Brandon of Joy Wine and Spirits filled in for Carolyn Joy this month and (secondly) he brought a beer from Ursula Brewery in Aurora and paired it with a Braised Beef Cheek Bolognese prepared by  Executive Chef Adam Vero of Hearth and Dram

Kathryn Radakovich Sings Nina Simone | Fridays

Jan 16, 2019

An incredible talent with a fiery spirit, a brilliant compositional mind, and a haunting voice, Nina Simone was an iconic American artist. With a career that spanned over three decades, Ms. Simone was not only a highly regarded jazz musician but also a civil rights activist and a voice for many who had none. She created songs that brought storms of both controversy and adoration, and she rearranged the works of others to fit her own musical ideas. By her own admission, she was no saint, but her work was always honest and brave.

Cheers to 2019 with Quemando Salsa | Jan 26

Jan 15, 2019

“Cheers to 2019” salsa style with Quemando on Saturday, January 26 at 10:30pm at La Rumba Salsa Club. Put on your dancing shoes and come out for a night of salsa dancing with free salsa dance lessons at 9:30 pm. Based out of Boulder, Colorado, the Quemando Salsa Band has been SALSIFYING the music scene for 10 years now. This high energy 10 piece band performs traditional and contemporary sounds of Latin Music, comprised of Cuban style drum kit, Timbales, Congas, bass, piano, 5 vocalists and a 3 piece horn section.

The Beatles v. The Stones a Musical Showdown

Jan 14, 2019

The Beatles v. The Stones a Musical Showdown played at the Oriental Theater on Sunday January 13th to a packed house. The show will  also be playing on January 15th at Lincoln Center in Ft. Collins and at the Boulder Theater on January 23rd. 

Flex! Art Lande, Dru Heller, Gonzalo Teppa | Jan 29

Jan 7, 2019

Featuring pianist Art Lande, bassist Gonzalo Teppa and drummer Dru Heller FLEX! embodies flexibility, flexion of muscle and mind, the reflex of heart and mood, and the inflection of a wide range of musical influences. The group embraces the myriad of possible textures and colors available to this time-honored instrumentation.

Bill Hill: Latin/Jazz Fusion | Jan 29

Jan 6, 2019

Bill Hill, set has been the Principal Timpanist with the Colorado Symphony for the past 38 years. The orchestra has performed his compositions more than 50 times and he is frequently a featured soloist. His award-winning compositions range from symphonies to jazz and chamber music. They have been regularly performed and recorded by numerous groups across this country and in Europe including the Moravian Philharmonic.

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