Throughout May we have more great performances coming up in the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio. If you’re not a member of the Studio Club, consider becoming one – you could be sitting in our intimate studio, listening to world class music. If you are a Studio Club member, contact Arvida via e-mail or by phone at 303-446-7631 to reserve your seats for any of these performances.

Tuesday, May 13th at 7:00 PM: High School / Collegiate Series with Longmont High School “Rhythmaires”

Darryl Abrahamson directs the future stars of the Northern Colorado Jazz scene.


Friday, May 16th at 2:30 PM: The Brad Leali Big Band with Carla Helmbrecht

Denver-raised alto saxophonist and educator Brad Leali returns home to headline the 2014 Five Points Jazz Festival!  We’ll get a little sneak preview of Brad’s show stopping group the day prior to the big show.

Pete Olstad & Gabriel Mervine - trumpets

Wade Sanders & Tom Ball – trombones

Brad Leali, Rich Chiaraluce & Pete Lewis – saxophones

Claus Raible - piano

Mark Simon – bass

Darryl Green – drums

Carla Helmbrecht - vocals

Monday, May 19th at 3:00 PM: The Dexter Payne Quintet

Dexter’s new group is featured on his latest album, Pra Voce.  Brazilian deliciousness from Boulder, CO!  

Dexter Payne – clarinet and saxophone

Victor Mestas Perez – piano

Bill Kopper – guitar

Dave Willey – accordion

Raoul Rossiter – drums & percussion

Tuesday, May 20th at 7:00 PM: Bill Hill and Friends

Bill Hill has been the principal percussionist of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra since the early ’80s. His Jazz group features a diverse lineup of improvisers capable of a great many feelings!


Bill Hill – drums & percussion

Rich Chiaraluce – saxophones

Neil Haverstick – guitar

Dave Hanson – piano

Ron Bland – bass

Nadya Hill – violin & vocal

Thursday, May 22nd @ 3:00 PM: Erik Deutsch & the Jazz Outlaws

Colorado educated, NYC-based keyboard wizard Erik Deutsch returns to town this month, performing two nights at Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge.  His latest project, Jazz Outlaws, features a motley crew of New York and Denver’s top Jazz Funk players.

Erik Deutsch – piano

Steve Metzger – guitar

Benjamin Rubin – bass

Tony Mason – drums

Jon Gray – trumpet

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