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Playing the Bass all over the Place, Happy Birthday to Mark Diamond!

Mark's hard-grooving acoustic bass sound was birthed in the New York area, where he learned to play many musical styles. In 1980 he moved to Colorado with the band Arabesque…

Happy Birthday to guitar legend Russell Malone!

Happy Birthday, Russell Malone! An adept jazz guitarist with a clean attack and fluid, lyrical style, Russell Malone often plays in a swinging, straight-ahead style, weaving in elements of blues,…

Happy Birthday, Dianne Reeves

Happy Birthday, Dianne Reeves! Born in Detroit and raised in Denver, Colorado, Reeves became interested in music as a result of her family’s rich musical atmosphere and growing up in…

Dazzle Celebrates Charles Burrell's 102nd Birthday

On Friday, September 30, at 11 am join the Friday Lunch Bunch: Purnell Steen & the Five Points Ambassadors at Dazzle to celebrate the 102nd birthday of bassist Charles Burrell.…

Trumpeter Buddy Bolden

Charles “Buddy” Bolden is said to be the first musician to play jazz music. While this is debatable, it is clear that Bolden’s music helped form the jazz movement. Bolden…

Three Pianists

Three pianists born on August 16, Bill Evans, 1929, Mal Waldron, 1925 , and Carl Perkins, 1928. Bill Evans was born in Plainfield, NJ, on Aug. 16, 1929, to a…

Happy Birthday to Carlos Santana

Happy birthday to guitarist Carlos Santana, born on July 20, 1947 in Aultán de Naverre, Mexico Delivered with a level of passion and soul equal to the legendary sonic charge…

Ella Fitzgerald Birthday!

Ella Jane Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer, sometimes referred to as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella". She was noted for her purity of…

Happy Birthday Tito!

Tito Puente donned the "King of Latin Jazz," and was a pioneering force in Latin music, known for fusing styles and putting a big-band spin on traditional Latin music. In…

Happy Birthday to Herbie Hancock!

Herbie Hancock is a true icon of modern music. Throughout his explorations, he has transcended limitations and genres while maintaining his unmistakable voice. With an illustrious career spanning five decades…

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