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Blues & Jazz Film Series

Denver Arts & Venues, and Blue Roots Denver present BLUES & JAZZ FILM SERIES at McNichols Civic Center Building located at 144 W Colfax Street in Denver. This film series…

20 years of Vail Jazz - a year round effort

interview with Robin Litt Fifty world class jazz artists and 12 of the best high school players in the nation make up the Vail Jazz Party, in its 20th year…

Vail Jazz Workshop - 12 of the best HS players in U.S.

interview with John Clayton Only 12 slots exist at the annual Vail Jazz Workshop.  For this year's class, a committee had to pare down a record number of applicants -…

Lester Young: 'The Prez'

NPR's Tom Vitaleon TIn the 1930s, Lester Young — known as the "President of Jazz" or simply "The Prez" — led a revolution on the tenor saxophone that influenced generations…

Eats & Beats: Welton St. Cafe - soul food!

interview with Fathima Dickerson Five stars on Google!  Four out of five stars on Yelp.com.  Five stars out of five on UrbanSpoon.com.  The Dickerson family has run the Welton Street…

Vinyl Vault: "On the Live Side" Ben Sidran, 1986

This week’s Vinyl Vault features Ben Sidran, “On the Live Side” which includes the hilarious “Good Travel Agent,” an extended riff on the three key things it takes to play…

High Honors Bestowed on Jazz Radio KUVO

High Honors Bestowed on Jazz Radio Triumvirate (Denver – Aug. 12) -- KUVO radio is pleased to announce that KUVO personalities Arturo Gomez, Carlos Lando and Steve Chavis are the…

Marsalis followed his father into the world of Jazz

Three time Grammy winner saxophonist, composer, and band leader Branford Marsalis followed his father pianist Ellis Marsalis into the world of jazz, as did three of his younger brothers. Born in…

Roots and Beginnings with Wayne Shorter

Wayne Shorter was born in  Newark, New Jersey on August 25, 1933.  Shorter tells his jazz story: “I remember seeing Lester Young when I was 15 years old. It was a…

Final New Music Monday of August Goes Organic !

Our final New Music Monday edition of August goes organic as the 2 leading debut CDs feature the B3 organ! We'll premiere the latest by Akiko (Tsuruga) who once again…

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