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Lannie Counts, who starred in Muscle Shoals: I’ll Take You There, returns with his stellar vocals in a performance packed full of the very best of Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, John Legend, Gene Chandler, the Cadillacs, James Brown, Brook Benton, Jerry Butler, Marvin Gaye, Al Green, The Delfonics, and the Righteous Brothers. Counts has called the stages of Las Vegas his home for over 20 years, appearing as a featured performer with Las Vegas Tenors, the Lon Bronson All-Star Band, and Santa Fe and The Fat City Horns.

Mwenso & the Shakes | Sep 16

Sep 8, 2018
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Mwenso and the Shakes are a unique troupe of global artists who present music that merges the highest form of entertainment and artistry while commanding a formidable timeline of jazz and blues expression through African and Afro American music. Immigrating from Sierra Leone, London, South Africa, Greenwich Village, Madagascar, France, Jamaica, and Hawaii the Shakes all now call Harlem their home.

Matt Skellenger Group | Sep 14

Sep 7, 2018

The Denver Jazz Festival and Dazzle @ Baur's prensent the Matt Skellenger Group! Electric bassist, Matt Skellenger, has always been an exception to the rules. By combining forward-thinking creativity, progressive techniques, and natural musicality, Skellenger displays a uniquely identifiable sound. Born and raised in Denver, CO., Matt has been composing, performing, and recording in the Front Range for 23 years.

 

Jason Klobnak 3B Quartet

Sep 6, 2018

Jason Klobnak is a talented and versatile trumpet player that is a musician, author, clinician, composer, and educator. Jason just recorded his second full-length album in 2015 called New Chapter and his first recording Mountain, Move, made #4 on the iTunes Jazz Charts list in its first week of release and earned its way onto the Best Recordings of 2013 list from AllAboutJazz.com by C. Michael Bailey.

The Quartet: Jason Klobnak-trumpet, Eric Erhardt-tenor, Jeff Jenkins-organ, and Kevin Matthews-drums

MaryLynn Gillaspie & Her Stinking Hot Band | Sep 12

Sep 5, 2018

MaryLynn Gillaspie & Her Stinking Hot Band will perform at Dazzle on Wednesday, September 12 at 6:30 pm. MaryLynn was a founding member of the Grammy-nominated vocal jazz group, Rare Silk. The group got their start in Boulder, CO. Their very first album, New Weave flew to the top of the Billboard Jazz charts and received 2 Grammy nominations. MaryLynn and the group toured the world singing in the US, Europe, and Japan. Rare Silk received acclaim working alongside artists such as Miles Davis, Branford Marsalis, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, and opening acts for Spyro Gyra and BB King.

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