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Diva Jazz Orchestra: "25th Anniversary Project" | March CD of the Month

Although not well known to the casual jazz fan, females have been an important part of jazz history going all the way back to the 19-teens. During the “Jazz Age”…

Local Musican Spotlight: Gabriel Mervine

Candace LeGault

Born in Bridgewater, NJ, Gabriel Mervine began to play professionally at age 13.  Though he was interested in the drums, the band needed trumpets, and thus was this trumpeter created! …

Book Review: And Yet by Christopher Hitchens

Dr. Robert Greer MD

Dr. Greer reviews "And Yet" The late Christopher Hitchens, considered one of the premiere essayists of our time, hit literary high notes in his best- selling books, Why Orwell Matters,…

Wes Montgomery: Live in Paris-1965 | February CD of the Month

Perfect for February Black History month is:  Wes Montgomery - In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording on the Resonance Records label which captures jazz guitar legend Wes Montgomery on his only…

Van Morrison: "Versatile" | January CD of the Month

It’s nearly impossible to mention the name Van Morrison without the song "Moon Dance" popping up in the conversation shortly thereafter. Rightfully so, because that song placed the Irish, blue-eyed…

Houston Person: "Rain or Shine" | December CD of the Month

Houston Person is in his mid-80s, despite recording nearly 80 albums as a leader, he is still playing at a mercurial level of excellence. He is one of the last…

Book Review: American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

Dr. Robert Greer MD

Dr. Greer's review of American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House Given the recent wrangling and consternation over the 2016 Presidential Election, I decided to go back and review…

Local Musician Spotlight: Janine Gastineau

Candace LeGault

Janine Gastineau is a multi-genre singer who is totally enjoyable in whatever genre she’s singing at the moment.  She sings jazz; Brazilian MPB (Música Popular Brasileira); French chanson (any lyric-driven French song,…

Local Musician Spotlight: Adam Bartczak

Candace LeGault

Though rooted in jazz, Denver-based trombonist, composer, arranger, and educator Adam Bartczak reaches into many walks of music.  He has played and recorded with musicians from Robin Eubanks, Bryan Lynch,…

Local Musician Spotlight: Patrick McDevitt

Candace LeGault

Young Patrick McDevitt is a true product of the Colorado jazz scene.  He was first introduced to music by his musician parents.  His Denver influences include Ken Walker, Paul Romaine,…

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