Dazzle @ Baur's

Ches Smith Trio | Oct 4

Sep 30, 2018

Ches Smith is an American musician whose primary instruments are drums, percussion, and vibraphone. He writes and performs music in a wide variety of contexts, including solo percussion, experimental rock bands, and small and large jazz groups. In addition to his own ensembles, Smith performs with John Zorn, Tim Berne, Marc Ribot, Darius Jones, Mr. Bungle, Secret Chiefs 3, Xiu Xiu, Vijay Iyer, Dave Holland, Ben Goldberg, Tim Berne, Mary Halvorson, Dave Douglas, and many others.

The Ches Smith Trio: Ches Smith– Drums/Vibraphone, Craig Taiborn-Piano, and Mat Maneri– Violin

Denver’s own Robert Johnson accompanied by the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra will celebrate the life and music of the legendary Joe Williams on the occasion of the centennial of his birth with two shows at Denver’s premier jazz club, Dazzle at Baur’s.

Jonathan Kreisberg Quartet | Sept 29

Sep 24, 2018

Guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg has been steadily building his name as one of the most compelling composer/performers in Jazz. Combining timeless melodicism with forward thinking lines and textures, His style and approach has created a strong following of fans around the world. He frequently tours worldwide and records with his own groups as well artists such as Dr. Lonnie Smith, who says of Kreisberg “He is a passionate musician with great vision, and he is constantly in fiery pursuit of innovation.”

Ken Walker Sextet | Sept 28

Sep 22, 2018

The Ken Walker Sextet is a little like the full moon, except the KWS is more dependable and swings harder. The full moon arcs gracefully across the sky. It's nice, but does it make you snap your fingers? Walker and his band evoke (but don't demand) that response.

Featuring: Ken Walker-bass, Dave Corbus-guitar, Al Hood-trumpet, Paul Romaine-drums, Jeff Jenkins-piano, and Peter Sommer-sax

Kneebody at Dazzle

Sep 21, 2018

Kneebody’s sound is… explosive rock energy paralleled with high-level nuanced chamber ensemble playing, with highly wrought compositions that are balanced with adventurous no-holds-barred improvising. All “sounds-like” references can be set aside; this band has created a genre and style all its own.