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Anthony Braxton on The Nightside

Anthony Braxton is an American experimental composer, improviser, educator, and multi-instrumentalist. An NEA Jazz Master and MacArthur Fellow and member of the AACM. His body of work is prodigious, compositions,…

The Night Beat — The Music of Carla Bley

The pianist, composer, and bandleader Carla Bley turns 84 (or 86 depending on the source) on May 11. She’s been active on the jazz scene since the time she arrived…

An Evening with Dianne Reeves & Colorado Symphony

Jazz Legend Dianne Reeves Comes to Denver. Denver's own five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning vocalist Dianne Reeves returns to Boettcher Concert Hall for an intimate evening with your Colorado Symphony! Her lush…

Born on this day...Trumpeter Clark Terry

Born on this day... Clark Terry’s career in jazz spanned more than seventy years. He was a world-class trumpeter, flugelhornist, educator, composer, writer, trumpet/flugelhorn designer, teacher, and NEA Jazz Master.…

Vinyl Vault—Keyed In

A woman-led piano trio is on tap for the next Vinyl Vault when we listen to Joanne Brackeen’s album “Keyed In.” Released in 1979 on the Tappan Zee label, the…

The Jazz River—Free Jazz—Most Disliked, Least Understood

Turn that crap off! It’s just a bunch of noise. Where’s the rhythm? These cats can’t swing and they sound like they just picked up their instruments. This isn’t music.…

The Jazz River—The Magic & Artistry of Maria Schneider

Composer, conductor, band leader, 12-time Grammy nominated, 5-time winner in Jazz, Classical, and Pop categories. Maria Schneider is a 2019 recipient of NEA Jazz Master status. She has held her…

Saturday Salon with Ramsey Lewis

GRAMMY® Award-winning Pianist and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis returns to the “Stage” with the monthly online performance series, “Saturday Salon” and will take place on the last Saturday of…

Saturday Salon with Ramsey Lewis

GRAMMY® Award-winning Pianist and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis returns to the “Stage” with the monthly online performance series, “Saturday Salon” and will take place on the last Saturday of…

Saturday Salon with Ramsey Lewis

GRAMMY® Award-winning Pianist and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis returns to the “Stage” with the monthly online performance series, “Saturday Salon” and will take place on the last Saturday of…

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