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Jazz News — George Morrison Sr.; Junior Wells; Roy Hargrove

The name George Morrison, Sr. will become more familiar once the Colorado Music Hall of Fame inducts him on Tuesday, October 17 at 5 p.m. at his namesake park on…

Jazz News — Denin Slage-Koch wins composing honor, Downbeat’s College Guide and more!

The Jazz Education Network (JEN) announced the winners of their Young Composer Showcase. Congratulations to guitarist, composer and educator Dr. Denin Slage-Koch, who graduated from the University of Northern Colorado,…

Jazz News: George Morrison Sr., Trevor Anderies, Rico Jones

The Colorado Music Hall of Fame has announced the induction of George Morrison Sr., nicknamed Denver’s ‘Godfather of Jazz.’  Hall of Fame board member and KUVO host Carlos Lando will…

Jazz News: Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock in Colo., Jazz venues closing and opening

You might say Colorado is at the center of the jazz universe this Tuesday when the two surviving members of Miles Davis’ Second Great Quintet are both in Colorado. Ron…

Jazz News: Mile High Murals; Lakecia Benjamin named Jazz Scholar; videos from Wayne Shorter concert

Let’s start with art. Public art. The $100-million dollar improvements unveiled last week at Empower Field at Mile High include what is now the fifth largest scoreboard in the NFL.…

Jazz News: Jazz at Sloans Lake, Ramsey Lewis, Thundercat, & Clarence Avant!

Paul Romaine of the Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts recently told KUVO’s Carlos Lando how important it was for musicians to get through the last couple of years by…

Jazzy Streetscape in Five Points; Eddie Palmieri retires; In Memoriam

Jazzy Streetscape in Five Points; Eddie Palmieri retires; In memoriam This is Jazz News, a look at what’s new in jazz, music and the arts. There are allies in the…

Jazz News! Charles Burrell documentary at Amazon; George Duke Commission resumes

Blending Classical with Jazz... Centegenarian bassist, the so-called “Jackie Robinson of Classical Music,” Charles Burrell is not just celebrating life.  He’s celebrating the completion of the documentary about his remarkable…

Jazz News—Denver 8th Best City for Music Lovers, WOMAD Festival

The global ticket site SeatPick.com published a ranking of “Best Cities for Music Lovers” in which Denver ranked eighth best, tied with Boston! Ahead of Atlanta, ahead of Detroit!  Let’s…

Jazz News: Vail Jazz season; Edward Simon celebrates Latinas, wins fellowship; Madlib’s 20th anniversary re-issue

Before the Vail Jazz Party launches for Labor Day weekend, the Vail Jazz Foundation offers live shows through the summer: free on Sunday afternoons at Solaris Plaza. Last night it…

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