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Live Music in May

May 7, 2014

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. 

Thank you to our studio sponsors: Black & Read, Denver Piano Tuning, Drum City Guitarland, Flesher Hinton Music Co., & Onofrio Piano Co.

Longmont High Rhythmaires

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.


Brad Leali
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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

Dexter Payne Quintet
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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

Bill Hill
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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

Erik Deutsch

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