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Jazz News: Vail Jazz one more time! Neil Bridge services; Jazz is “in”

The Vail Jazz Festival done? Not so fast! The 2024 Vail Jazz Workshop and Labor Day Weekend Party are back on! Organizers gave the jazz community quite a start last…

Jazz News: Donald Rossa retires from Dazzle; Max Roach centennial; Charlie Parker’s plastic sax

A fond farewell to Donald Rossa, who owned and ran Dazzle through its three locations (now at the Denver Performing Arts Complex), and countless shows featuring local and national talent,…

Jazz News — Dazzle’s Donald Rossa; Suter DuBose finds new venue; Manhattan Transfer retires; Laufey

A couple of jazz venue owners are in the news this week… The Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, located at the intersection of arts, business, and community-building, is out…

Jazz News: Jaleel Shaw’s "Echoes” to Library of Congress pandemic collection

The Library of Congress is gathering various artistic responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, and saxophonist Jaleel Shaw’s 2021 solo saxophone album “Echoes” was added to the Performing Arts COVID-19 Response…

Jazz News: Five Points festival deadline; Downbeat Readers Poll, Artists vs. AI

This is Jazz News, a look at what’s news in jazz, music and the arts. A reminder that the deadline for applications to play at the 2024 Five Points Jazz…

Jazz News: Charlie Parker quilt at DAM; Jazz on TV’s Bosch: Legacy; hidden Grammy gems

This is Jazz News, a look at what’s news in jazz, music and the arts. We begin with an art museum tip from KUVO listener Mariann Storck. Strolling through the…

Jazz News: Dave Grusin; Record Store Day; Jazz Congress '24

The legendary Dave Grusin is enjoying his flowers in the form of a tribute concert at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The Littleton, Colorado native, CU-Boulder graduate and Academy…

Jazz News: Denver’s arts and culture recovery; Gift of Jazz “NextUp”; Hancock piano winner Jahari Stampley

Are we there yet? Has the Metro Denver arts community recovered from the pandemic? Maybe not yet, but we’re headed in the right direction, according to the Colorado Business Committee…

Jazz News: Dr. Eddie Henderson; Kissa; Sly Stone

Trained psychiatrist and octogenarian trumpet master Dr. Eddie Henderson will perform in concert at the culmination of the conference on “Theorizing African American Music,” on Wednesday, November 8 at the…

Jazz News: Five Points Jazz Fest applications open!

The 21st annual Five Points Jazz Festival is now accepting applications to perform at the 2024 event, which will be held on Saturday, June 8. Through the mid-20th century, Denver’s…

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