live music

SongBird Vocal Jazz Fest | Nov 3

2 hours ago

The SongBird Vocal Jazz Fest is an all-day event at The Muse in Lafayette, Colorado, focusing on vocal jazz performance and jazz singing education. This event includes a panel discussion, workshops, a showcase for participants, and a concert presented by our featured clinician, noted jazz vocalist Jackie Allen. The SongBird Vocal Jazz Fest workshops are designed for experienced singers age 16 & over who wish to further their knowledge in vocal jazz performance technique and communication of this art form.

Tigran Hamasyan | Oct 16 & 17

3 hours ago

Dazzle presents two nights of solo performance with Armenian pianist Tigran Hamasyan. Fresh off his 2018 EP For Gyumri, a companion to last year’s An Ancient Observer, Hamasyan will take to Dazzle’s stage for the first time utilizing piano, voice, and electronics to create a strikingly original sound that is guaranteed to be a rare treat for Colorado listeners.

Pathways To Jazz is an organization dedicated to assisting talented musicians of all ages in the creation and production of new jazz recordings. To date, Pathways To Jazz has funded 36 musicians over the past four years plus an additional ten will be funded in this fifth year. Awards go to developing musicians at the start of their careers, seasoned professionals with successful recordings under their belts, and everyone in between. All Colorado jazz musicians are welcome to apply for funding.

Mayhem Trio: Marlier - Gunnison - Barbosa | Wednesdays

23 hours ago

Built upon the trust, camaraderie, and love that can form between longtime bandmates, this trio produces a sound that is edgy, intriguing, rhythmically complex and always compelling. Over the course of nearly two decades, these three Denver jazz icons have played countless shows together in a myriad of different scenarios. Through these experiences, they have developed a deep connection and birthed a unique musical language between them that they are excited to share with the Nocturne audience over the course of two months.

Paa Kow at Dazzle

Oct 10, 2018

Having toured internationally, sharing stages with both African and American luminaries including Kojo Antwi, Amakye Dede, and Victor Wooten, Ghana-born drummer and composer, Paa Kow, (pronounced Pah-Ko), has recently produced his third studio album entitled Cookpot. The album takes listeners on a journey that boldly explores the music of the African Diaspora by fusing Ghanaian highlife with elements of jazz, funk, and African pop to create his unique Afro-Fusion sound set apart by its “flexibility and finesse” (Modern Ghana).