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City Park Jazz

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1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
303.744.1004 http://cityparkjazz.org

City Park Jazz—The Burroughs

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Park Jazz 1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
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City Park Jazz - A Celebration of Community Steeped in classic soul standards and outfitted with modern flair, The Burroughs are a nine-piece band with a powerhouse sound that has been electrifying audiences across Colorado and beyond. Since 2013, the band has lit up stages with their trademark brand of “Sweaty Soul Music,” quickly earning their rightful place as one of the best live bands in the region. The Burroughs’ newest release “Zero Sum Game” marries an uplifting message with…

City Park Jazz—Brass Band Extravaganza

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Park Jazz 1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
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City Park Jazz | A Celebration of Community The Otone Brass Band has been bringing the New Orleans brass band sound to the Rockies for almost 20 years. Their unique blend of original music, high energy, and second line grooves has left audiences so full they have to let out their belt. You may have seen them at the Vail Jazz Fest, Film on the Rocks, the 5 Points Jazz fest, the Estes Park Jazz Fest, the Peoples Fair, the…

City Park Jazz—Annie Booth Big Band

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Park Jazz 1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
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City Park Jazz | A Celebration of Community Annie Booth is a versatile and award-winning composer and jazz pianist based in Denver, CO. She has established herself as an active force on the local and national scene as a composer and leader-performer of her many projects (the Annie Booth Trio, Sextet, and Big Band) and as a busy side-musician. Booth holds a Bachelors of Music Performance (Summa Cum Laude, 2011) and a Masters of Music in Jazz Performance and Pedagogy…

City Park Jazz—Purnell Steen & the Five Points Ambassadors

July 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Park Jazz 1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
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City Park Jazz | A Celebration of Community Denver has always had a thriving jazz community, and between the 1920s and 1950s, the Five Points neighborhood was the heart of the scene. Known as the "Harlem of the West," at its peak Five Points had over fifty bars and clubs, and played host to all the greats: pianist and bandleader Duke Ellington, singers Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald, saxophonist Charlie Parker, and trumpeter Miles Davis, just to name a few.…

City Park Jazz—SUCH

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Park Jazz 1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
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City Park Jazz | A Celebration of Community Music is a universal language, and for SUCH (pronounced ‘such’), it is the language of her soul. Growing up the daughter of Haitian immigrants, her life was centered around faith and family. Singing in her father’s church planted the seeds for a music career that is on the rise and touching the world. Following an appearance on American Idol, which took her to Hollywood, Such wrote and recorded ‘Trial and Error’, spawning…

City Park Jazz—Chris Daniels & the Kings with Freddi Gowdy

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Park Jazz 1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
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City Park Jazz | A Celebration of Community Chris Daniels & the Kings (now with Freddi Gowdy) are celebrating their 36th year with live ‘fireside chats” from Chris on Facebook during “safe at home” and as things open up - out playing songs from BLUES WITH HORNS - our 15th Kings album and out second with Freddi Gowdy of the Freddi Henchi band. In December 2019 Freddi joined Chris and an inductee into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame!! Doing…

City Park Jazz—Celebrating Denver Jazz Heritage with the El Chapultepec All-Stars

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Park Jazz 1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
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City Park Jazz | A Celebration of Community SPECIAL EVENT: Celebrating Denver Jazz Heritage with the El Chapultepec All-Stars Featuring Tony Black In 2020, we said goodbye to two of the most venerable Jazz institutions in Denver history — Freddy Rodriguez Sr. and his longtime stage, El Chapultepec. In addition, one of Denver’s other longtime, great jazz venues was shuttered — Live at Jack’s. That’s a lot to lose in one year, but rather than dwell on what we lost,…

City Park Jazz—Nelson Rangell

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Park Jazz 1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
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City Park Jazz | A Celebration of Community Jazziz magazine writes that Nelson Rangell is “an artist of depth, a master of song, and an improviser non pareil.” The Times of London notes “his extraordinary facility on a range of instruments” and Rangell’s “considerable crowd pleasing power”. Saxophone Journal writes “He commands the alto saxophone with such authority there can be no denying that Rangell is a true artist,” and Flute Talk Magazine states “Nelson Rangell creates the impression that…

City Park Jazz—Cast Iron Queens

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Park Jazz 1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
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 City Park Jazz | A Celebration of Community The Cast Iron Queens is the realization of an idea that has always been close to Erica Brown’s heart. The Cast Iron Queens is a vibrant, joyful expression of American Music, that is a new and exciting melting pot of Jazz, Soul, Blues and Country that is sure to take you to Higher Ground! The Queens say “Our Mission is to showcase the richness and diversity of our tapestry of talents! If…

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