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Denver Brass Roaring Gala

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for an exclusive night of music celebrating 40 years of the Denver Brass. Word is, this fundraising evening is sure to be the bee’s knees! Don’t miss out on your chance to be our big cheese while enjoying some hotsy-totsy tunes and giggle water. Just remember - everything will be copacetic! As the Denver Brass celebrates 40 years of music, show your support by attending our First Annual Fall Gala, a roaring twenties speakeasy event at the Grant…

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

October 17 @ 6:00 pm
Dazzle at Baur’s 1512 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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Five-time Juno Award winner, Jane Bunnett has turned her bands and recordings into showcases for the finest musical talent from Canada, the US, and Cuba. With Maqueque, Bunnett has created something new and phenomenal in the world of jazz. What started out several years ago as a project to record and mentor young brilliant Cuban female musicians, has become one of the top groups on the North American jazz scene. In recent years they have played in major jazz festivals…

The Peter Sommer Septet

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club 1330 27th St
Denver, CO 80205 United States
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Nocturne is welcoming back to the Stage one of the most dynamic and exciting jazz ensembles in Colorado, the Peter Sommer Septet, featuring Peter Sommer - tenor, Gabriel Mervine - trumpet, Wil Swindler - alto/bari saxophone, Paul McKee - trombone, Ben Markley - piano, Seth Lewis - bass and Paul Romaine - drums. Peter Sommer has contributed his energetic tenor playing and creative spirit to a wide variety of musical projects ranging from mainstream bebop to avant garde and beyond…

MSU Jam Session Hosted by Dawn Clement and Shane Endsley

October 18 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle at Baur’s 1512 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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The MSU Jam Session is hosted by trumpeter, drummer, and composer Shane Endsley and Dawn Clement, pianist, vocalist and composer. Both are instructors at Metropolitan State University of Denver, as well as highly sought after musicians working in the jazz scene today. Support music students and their teacher mentors as MSU hosts their first jam session of the 2021- 2022 season. Get Tickets IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to the developing circumstances with the Delta variant of COVID, we are asking all…

The Bar at Plaza 38

October 19 @ 6:00 pm
The Bar at Plaza 38 3550 W 38th Ave
Denver, CO 80211 United States
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The Bar at Plaza 38 known locally as "Bar 38" is a unique neighborhood bar and is open safely for live music. Live music lineup: Times Vary Tuesday, October 19, at 7 pm:  Karaoke with DJ Monique Wednesday, October 20, at 7 pm:  Don L. and Friends Jam Night Thursday, October 21 at 7 pm:  Ladies Night with DJ Thomas Friday, October 22 at 8 pm:  Soul School, R&B and Funk Saturday, October 23 at 8 pm:  Dotsero, Jazz, Funk,…

Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts Fall Concert

October 19 @ 6:00 pm
Dazzle at Baur’s 1512 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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The Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts is a unique 501-(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth to creatively express themselves through the language of jazz. CCJA gives musicians of all ages life-changing musical experiences through mentorship by the region’s most sought-after professional jazz musicians. Our students experience personal and artistic growth through participation in small groups, big bands, vocal ensembles, jazz instruction camps, jam sessions, clinics, community performances, and much more. To learn more about our organization’s roots and…

Some Assembly Required

October 19 @ 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 28, 2021

Dazzle at Baur’s 1512 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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Dazzle presents "Some Assembly Required" every Tuesday, at 9:30 pm. Some Assembly Required is an immersive multi-genre live performance band and artist collective created by poet/author Dominique Christina and Hip Hop artist DNA Picasso. Live music is a language. Some Assembly Required demonstrates the links between contemporary music and the forms that birthed it. Which is just a dope way to say we do everything: poetry, jazz, hip hop, neo-soul, classic covers, original music, and collaborative pieces composed by musical…

Vlad Girshevich Trio

October 20 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:45 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 24, 2021

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 24, 2021

Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club 1330 27th St
Denver, CO 80205 United States
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Vlad Girshevich started his formal music training at The Uspenski School of Music in Uzbekistan and spent 11 blistering years studying classical music there. When he started experimenting with jazz in the 11th grade, his instructors gave him a hard time for being too creative with “free” interpretations. Vlad and his family eventually emigrated to the United States in the mid-90’s. His first gigs were in Boulder with the Nina Storey Band. Herbie Hancock heard Vlad playing at an event…

Jazz and Tacos: Marylynn Gillaspie

October 20 @ 7:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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MaryLynn was a founding member of the Grammy nominated vocal jazz group, Rare Silk. Their very first album, New Weave flew to the top of the Billboard Jazz charts and received 2 Grammy Nominations. MaryLynn and the group toured the world singing in the US, Europe and Japan. The group received acclaim working alongside artists such as Miles Davis, Branford Marsalis, Dizzy Gillespie and opening acts for Spyro Gyra and BB King. Their touring took them to some of the…

The Brilliant Compositions of Dizzy Gillespie Through the Decades

October 20 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle at Baur’s 1512 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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Each of these three nights features a different theme. ‘The brilliant Compositions of Dizzy Gillespie Through the Decades’ features Dizzy’s most popular hits as a composer and an arranger, including Salt Peanuts, Night in Tunisia, BeBop, Wood and You to name a few. From 1984 thru 1993, John Lee was Dizzy Gillespie’s bassist. Performing and recording in the trumpet master’s various bands including the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, And Dizzy’s Grammy Award winning United Nation Orchestra. After…

Indigenous Film: NZ Wars – Stories of Waitara

Film and live Zoom discussion/Q&A NZ Wars: Stories of Waitara, directors Mahanga Pihama and Cameron Bennett. Created and presented by award-winning journalist Mihingaarangi Forbes, the film documents the epic battle for control over the fertile lands of Taranaki, which started in Waitara and raged across the region for over two decades. Through oral histories, state-of-the-art animations and dramatic reenactments, this documentary brings to life the narratives of Te Ātiawa in their fight against the military might of the British Empire.…

The Gabriel Mervine Quintet

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 18, 2021

An event every week that begins at 8:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 18, 2021

Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club 1330 27th St
Denver, CO 80205 United States
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The Gabriel Mervine Quintet is celebrating their newest recording "Say Something" featuring original compositions as well as choice selections from the great American songbook.  This album will be Gabriel's first recording to be pressed to vinyl (available in November of 2021).  The group is also scheduled to be recording a new record this year and will be performing many of these new original works throughout their residency this October and November. Gabriel Mervine - Trumpet, Alex Heffron - Guitar, Tom…

Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience – Early Show

October 21 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle at Baur’s 1512 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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Each of these three nights features a different theme. Both of tonight’s early and late shows explore the many decades of ‘Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience.’ Dizzy Gillespie is considered by many to be the creator of World Music because wherever Dizzy went, he would incorporate some oft he rhythm or harmony from the region. Even though he had never heard the music before, he was such a great life-long learner of music that he was also able to teach it…

Peter Sommer Septet

October 21 @ 7:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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"The Peter Sommer Septet presents soulful songs and swinging sounds in preparation for their new recording! Come join some of the Front Range's finest as we lift the bandstand!" Peter Sommer-tenor saxophone, Al Hood-trumpet, Wil Swindler-alto saxophone, Paul McKee-trombone-Ben Markley, piano-Seth Lewis, bass-Paul Romaine, drums. Muse is now open at full capacity! Get tickets HERE. The performance will also be live streamed on Facebook Live and YouTube Live.

El Corrido del Barrio

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Su Teatro Cultural & Performing Arts Center 721 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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"A long time ago, in a faraway place called the Westside, there lived a brown-skinned race of people with coal black eyes. Their hearts were stolen in the name of progress. This is their story." Su Teatro's first show of the 2021/22 theatrical season, El Corrido del Barrio! Written and directed by Anthony J. Garcia. Take a trip back to the 1970s Auraria neighborhood. Experience what the community felt as it was being pushed out so that the Auraria Campus…

El Corrido del Barrio

October 21 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 24, 2021

One event on October 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Su Teatro Cultural & Performing Arts Center 721 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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"A long time ago, in a faraway place called the Westside, there lived a brown-skinned race of people with coal black eyes. Their hearts were stolen in the name of progress. This is their story." Su Teatro's first show of the 2021/22 theatrical season, El Corrido del Barrio! Written and directed by Anthony J. Garcia. Take a trip back to the 1970s Auraria neighborhood. Experience what the community felt as it was being pushed out so that the Auraria Campus…

Raices—Flamenco Denver

October 21 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Flamenco Denver is pleased to announce "Raices", a performance by the elite members of the Flamenco Denver Dance Company and renowed guest artists. Maria Vazquez will be joined on stage by dancer Antonio Granjero and Estefania Ramirez, singer Jose Cortes, guitarist Jose Manuel Alconchel, percussionist Diego Alvarez, and select members of the Flamenco Denver Dance Company. For those with an interest in Spanish and Hispanic culture and music, this performance will not disappoint. "Raices is a Spanish term meaning 'roots' or…

Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience – Late Show

October 21 @ 9:00 pm
Dazzle at Baur’s 1512 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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Each of the three nights features a different theme. Tonight’s theme displays the original music from Dizzy’s big band library through ‘Big Band Artistry of Dizzy Gillespie’ with six people on stage who either played with Dizzy himself or in the Dizzy Gillespie All-Stars Band. 18 musicians will be on stage to perform Dizzy’s Big Band Songs. The fabric of America is represented here: Black, white, Hispanic, young, old, and women. Students, staff, and alumni of the Colorado Conservatory for the…

Resilience in Times of Adversity

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Denver, Museum of Anthropolgy 2000 E. Asbury, Strum Hall, Room 102
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management and University of Denver Museum of Anthropology invite you to the 18th Indigenous Film & Arts Festival Art Exhibit Resilience in Times of Adversity Please join them for our Opening Night Reception and Artist Talk with Abigail Echo-Hawk. The exhibit will be open October 8-22. The gallery is typically open Monday-Friday, 10 am-5 pm, or by appointment. Due to COVID protocols, access to Sturm Hall is currently limited to DU staff, faculty, and students.…

The David Bernot Quintet honors Steve Grossman

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club 1330 27th St
Denver, CO 80205 United States
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Friday nights in October, David Bernot will be returning to Nocturne for a special series dedicated to honoring the legacy of the recently departed saxophonist, Steve Grossman. Grossman’s career started in the 1970’s in New York City, where he was a staple of the “loft scene” along with his young contemporaries at the time including tenor players, Dave Liebman, Michael Brecker, Bob Berg, and more. His work during this time with jazz giants such as Miles Davis, Elvin Jones and…

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