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Max Bessesen

June 14 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Max Bessesen is a multi-woodwind instrumentalist and composer living in Brooklyn. His “saxophone virtuosity” (Downbeat) has helped him perform in bands led by Darcy James Argue, Mimi Jones, and Tyler Mitchell. He has played on four continents, and in New York venues like Dizzy’s Club, The Jazz Gallery, and Birdland. His 2020 album Trouble (Ropeadope) features Ron Miles and the single “Bakkam” won an ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award. Support for this and other projects came from Luminarts, Pathways to…

David Mesquitic Trio

June 14 @ 9:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Dr. David Mesquitic is a pianist, composer, and educator committed to the intergenerational transfer of the knowledge, history, and traditions of jazz. Mesquitic currently teaches at the University of Wyoming as Lecturer in Jazz Piano where he also maintains a schedule performing with his trio, adjudicating, and commissioning music throughout the globe. Mesquitic holds a doctorate degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Texas at Austin where he was awarded the 2022 Eleanor Alexander Stripling Award for Excellence in…

Nelson Rangell

June 15 @ 6:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

"Nelson Rangell is an artist of depth, a master of song, and an improviser non pareil" - Jazziz Magazine "He plays the alto saxophone with such authority there is no doubt Nelson Rangell is a true artist" Saxophone Journal "Rangell gives the impression anything is possible when he improvises" - Flute Talk Magazine TICKETS

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

June 16 @ 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2024

Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Dazzle's brunch has a new look! Chef Mario designs unique a-la-carte brunch delicacies including a Continental Breakfast Board and a fresh Pineapple Boat full of fruit & cottage cheese. Local Pianist extraordinaire Adam Bodine, "Your Brunch Guru" creates a comedic musical experience every Sunday with parodies, improvisation, and audience participation. Dazzle's staff provides friendly, table-side service throughout brunch in our El Chapultepec Piano Lounge. One Google reviewer described the performance as, "wacky and weird and seeking audience participation. Adam's style…

Purnell Steen and the Five Points Ambassadors: Celebrating Father’s Day and Juneteenth

June 16 @ 6:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

For over 30 years, Purnell Steen and the Five Points Ambassadors has been dedicated to preserving and playing the Jazz and Blues music of Denver's legendary Five Points neighborhood and is a regular at Dazzle. Purnell Steen - Piano Myra Warren - Vocals Ed Stephen - Acoustic Guitar Vohn Regensburger - Brazilian Guitar Greg Gisbert - Trumpet Max Wagner - Saxophone Ron Bland - Bass Bill Larson - Drums TICKETS

Flatirons Jazz Orchestra — Big Band Hits You Never Hear

June 17 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Everyone plays “In the Mood” and “Take the A Train” and “Sing Sing Sing.”  But there’s a LOT of great music that was at the top of the Hit Parade back in the day, that you don’t hear today. Featuring Post WWII music from the great big bands: Basie, Kenton, Ellington, Herman, Goodman, Dorsey, Buddy Rich, and more. Deborah Stafford - Vocals Doug Rasmussen - Tenor 1 Patty Shaw - Alto 1 John Kotches - Tenor 2 Tyler Henderson -…

Stephane Wrembel

June 18 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Stephane Wrembel is quite simply one of the finest guitar players in the world. The breadth and range of his playing and compositions are unmatched. This prolific musician, composer, educator, and musical director has released a steady stream of music since 2002 truly making his mark as one of the most original guitar voices in contemporary music. His live performance is unparallel. He has headlined Jazz at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, The Town Hall in NYC and The Lyon Opera…

Adam Bodine Quintet

June 20 @ 7:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Pianist and composer Adam Bodine leads a top-notch ensemble through a dynamic array of his original compositions. Playfully intermingling a hybrid of genres and eclectic synergy of styles, Adam's music weaves eccentric musical narratives that can warm the heart and tickle the imagination. Undeniable is Bodine's natural musicality and his joy of playing, which paired with his quirky sense of humor, always shines on stage and treats audiences to unique and memorable experiences. Adam Bodine - piano Greg Gisbert -…

Band 2: feat Rolling Stones members Bernard Fowler and Saxophonist Tim Ries

June 21 @ 7:00 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Join Band 2 featuring Rolling Stones Vocalist Bernard Folwer and Saxophonist Tim Ries. Band 2 will be playing their unique takes on the music of The Rolling Stones as well as Jazz Standards. Rounding out the rhythm section will be Jeff Jenkins (piano), Seth Lewis (bass) and Jim White (drums). Bernard Fowler, vocals Tim Ries, sax Jeff Jenkins, piano Seth Lewis, bass Jim White, drums TICKETS

Tenia Nelson Trio (TNT!) Plays Car Wash

June 22 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

The Tenia Nelson Trio (affectionately known as TNT ) has been bringing a breath of jazz to a wide breadth of genres at dazzle for a number of years including some particular highlights as RnB with Swing and Jazz on the Western Range. Well this marks the Trios first journey to the Silver Screen. In this audio-visual spectacular, TNT will be interpreting the soundtrack to the 1976 feature film Car Wash. Composed by Norman Whitfield shortly after leaving Motown, the still-legendary…

Los Mocochetes

June 22 @ 9:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Los Mocochetes is a Xicano/Funk band from the ancestral, occupied and unceded lands of the Tsis tsis'tas¹, Hinono'eiteen², Ka'igwu³, Weenuchiu⁴, Anasazi⁵, Newe⁶, Diné⁷, Ndee⁸, Inday⁸, and Dine'é⁸ (commonly referred to as Cheyenne¹, Arapahoe², Kiowa³, Ute⁴, Pueblo⁵, Shoshone⁶, Navajo⁷, Apache⁸) and other peoples now known as Denver, CO. With deep roots from the Mora Valley in northern Nuevo Mexico and to the south from Juarez, MX. By combining elements of cumbia, reggae, hip-hop, rock, funk, and more, Los Mocochetes composes music…

Stephen Brooks Quintet

June 26 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Stephen Brooks founded his trio/quartet in 2014 after years as band leader of Minor Note Orchestra, Denver’s well-known backing group of many Colorado-based burlesque and striptease productions. The quintet is proud to take the stage at Dazzle this summer with a more punk/ska-inspired lineup than what is seen in typical jazz combos, featuring Stephen on drums, Chris Kroger on piano, Wilson Luallen of Brown Palace fame and the other half of the Alex Trujillo Duo (bass), Nocturne regular Jeremy Wendelin…

Forever Man Unplugged

June 27 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Forever Man Unplugged – A Soulful Journey Through Clapton's Acoustic Legacy! Immerse yourself in the intimate world of Eric Clapton's acoustic masterpieces with Forever Man Unplugged, a captivating tribute that echoes the soulful melodies and heartfelt lyrics that define his acoustic repertoire. Transporting you back to the iconic 1992 MTV Unplugged concert and beyond, Forever Man Unplugged recreates the nuance and passion that make each song a timeless masterpiece. From the soul-stirring "Tears in Heaven" to the timeless "Layla," experience…

JoFoKe & Same Cloth

June 29 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

JoFoKe & Same Cloth is a dynamic, genre-bending ensemble based in Denver, led by the creative force of JoFoKe, a talented Black woman vocalist and songwriter. Known for their innovative approach to music-making, JoFoKe & Same Cloth fuse various genres and musical traditions to craft deeply meaningful art that resonates with audiences. JoFoKe - Vocals Solomon Chapman - Keyboards Will Gaines - Bass Callum Bair - Guitar/Bass James Tré - Guitar Matt Campbell - Drums Photo by Glenn Ross TICKETS

Another Hero: The Music of Tina Turner

July 3 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Performing the music of Tina Turner, Another Hero delivers a high-energy event inspired by The Queen of Rock n Roll's live performances. Morgan Lowe - lead vocals Jordan Lowe - backing vocals Bella Fabiani - backing vocals Dave Oliveri - guitar Steve Cram - bass, backing vocals Joy Rollins - keyboard Ian Rollins - drums Billy Gaechter - sax TICKETS

Friday Lunch Bunch: Purnell Steen and the Five Points Ambassadors

July 5 @ 11:00 am
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

For over 30 years, Purnell Steen and the Five Points Ambassadors has been dedicated to preserving and playing the Jazz and Blues music of Denver's legendary Five Points neighborhood and is a regular at Dazzle. TICKETS

Nostal-Jazz

July 5 @ 8:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Nostal-jazz (nuh-STAHL-jazz) is a unique Denver-based cover band performing the soundtracks of retro video games, TV theme songs, and blockbuster films of the past few decades. The band debuted in July 2022 and is comprised of local Jazz professionals who are well versed in not only Jazz but Rock, Funk, and Electronic styles. Come get nostalgic with us! Lauryn Romaine Zimny - Vocals Seth Merlin - Trumpet David Bernot - Sax, Flute Ike Spivak - Sax, Ewi Jonathan Zimny -…

Atomica

July 6 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Atomica brings to the stage an amalgamation of timeless influences with a modern twist, ranging from the sounds of cinematic classical jazz music all the way to Radiohead-inspired alternative rock, and everything in between. You will hear the original music of Eli Baumgarten, Rowan Woodbury, and Eddie Ness, each bringing forth distinct personal style and improvisational flare. Through their time together hanging out and playing over the years, these three versatile musicians and composers present a compelling live dynamic unlike…

KUVO’s Super Sonido presents: Tonina

July 10 @ 7:00 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Tonina, an accomplished vocalist, bassist, and songwriter based in Los Angeles, hails from St. Louis, Missouri, where her musical journey began. Raised in a family of diverse musicians, Tonina's musical roots traverse Funk, Soul, Jazz, Classical, Folk, and Rock genres. Her upbringing, blending Black and Sicilian heritage, fostered a deep connection to music from an early age, with her initiation into Upright bass at just 8 years old. Since her graduation from Berklee College of Music, Tonina has shared the…

Jarrod Lawson

July 11 @ 7:00 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Formerly held close as one of the Northwest’s best-kept musical secrets, Jarrod Lawson has exploded as an international sensation topping charts, garnering awards, performing at prestigious venues and spawning fresh notability for Portland's burgeoning soul music scene. Ever since Lawson released his eponymous debut album in 2014, the smokey voiced singer-songwriter and virtuosic pianist has been sending positive ripples around the globe with his powerful message music. He has completed seven successful international tours with prestigious highlights extending from Rotterdam's…

BigPocket feat CHASE: SOUL VIBES

July 12 @ 6:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

BigPocket Band has sold out shows throughout the state of Colorado tributing the icons of soul music since 2022 and are moving into the national scene. They are a collaboration of uniquely talented musicians and performers who have been on the scene for decades and take great pride in their craft. Their goal is to bring smiles to your faces as you reminisce to your favorite songs. Tonight's event offers two shows to choose from and features the amazing and…

Tivoli Club Brass Band

July 15 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Denver’s most beloved brass band brings the tradition of the New Orleans Second Line to the Mile High. A Centennial State jambalaya of classic and contemporary hits, micro-brewed with the flavors that make Colorado the greatest state in the union. Featuring a veritable superband of who’s-who in Denver local music; musicians who’ve been playing this scene since before it existed, with bands like Furious George and the Monster Groove, Judge Roughneck, Sammy Mayfield Blues Revue, Money Plays 8, the Flobots,…

Rocco Lc Williams Quintet feat. Altin Sincalar

July 18 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Hailed by Stereophile Magazine for “sound like 21st-century grandchildren of JJ Johnson and Kai Winding” (with his co-bandleader Chris Glassman) and praised by the International Trombone Associations Journal for his “virtuosity melodic and harmonic mastery,” Altin Sencalar is in high demand across the country as a performer, educator, and composer. This concert will feature Altin backed by local vibraphonist, Rocco Lc Williams and his spectacular new quintet. Rocco Lc Williams has been recognized as one of the most coherent players…

Communitas

July 18 @ 10:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Communitas (noun) is the sense of sharing and intimacy that develops among persons who experience liminality as a group. A group of CCJA alumni and Denver musicians--Chris and Jack Kuelling, Sebastian (Seb) Andrews, and Reece Cogswell--combine to realize Communitas. Their debut release, self-titled Communitas, is an all-original journey in liminality: in creating within and without genre, time, and space thresholds. Their set will span the album (almost) in its entirety with some arrangement twists and mash-ups between tunes. Predictably, Communitas…

Gary Meyers Dirty Flamenco

July 19 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Flamenco guitarist, composer, and performer Gary Meyers intuitively taps into the Spanish spirit to perform this storied traditional music with reverence and dazzling virtuosity. Gary’s sultry musicality has garnered favorable comparisons to contemporary artists such as Jesse Cook, Johannes Linstead, Pavlo, Gipsy Kings and Ottmar Liebert Gary Meyers - Guitar Andreana Cortes - Guitar, palmas, Cante Alex Spaulding - Bass Dillon Bess - Percussion TICKETS

Ron Ivory and Suite Ti

July 20 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Suite ti is a 6-to-8-piece musical ensemble created and formed by Ron Ivory, lead vocalist, and keyboardist as a springboard of The MilesApart Band R&B group in the fall of 2007. Suite ti is a suite of Contemporary and Smooth Jazz, R&B, Standards, Blues, and more with their own original compositions in a dynamic fashion at every performance. “How Sweet it Is!” Ron Ivory-Vocals, Keyboards Robin Garcia-Keyboards, Sax, Flute Henry Hudson III-Sax, Vocals Skip (Skippy D) Lynch-Drums Thomas McCrary-Bass Ben…

El Chapultepec — Ode to the Early Days

July 21 @ 6:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Dazzle presents El Chapultepec — Ode to the Early Days! Featuring: Tony Black on drums, John Grigsby on bass, Geoff Cleveland on keys, Hugh Ragin on trumpet, and Vince Wiggins on flute The kick-off event will take place at Dazzle a steady partner in preserving El Chapultepec’s Legacy, including naming its piano lounge in its honor. El Chapultepec Piano Lounge at Dazzle hosts happy hours and late-night shows. TICKETS El Chapultepec Legacy Project announces its partnership with Colorado Music Hall…

Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra: A Night In Brazil

July 22 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

What an exciting event! The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra big band is set to deliver an electrifying evening of Brazilian jazz, showcasing some of the finest jazz artists in the region. Led by CJRO artistic director Drew Zaremba, this performance promises to be a fusion of Latin rhythms and captivating melodies that will transport audiences to the vibrant streets of Brazil. Featuring a lineup of Dazzle favorites, including Victor Mestas, Gabriel Santiago, Bijoux Barbosa, Mike Marlier, Shane Endsley, Adam Bartczak,…

Matt Smiley: A Love Supreme

July 25 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Bassist, composer, and educator Matt Smiley navigates his broad sonic world with imagination, openness, and artistic vision. Matt merges his deep roots in the jazz bass tradition with modern explorations of sound, texture, and improvisation from the world of contemporary composition, making him a favorite and frequent collaborator of creative musicians across a variety of musical genres. As a performer, Matt has toured nationally and internationally, appearing on stages, festival performances, and university residencies in the United States, Costa Rica,…

Allison Young Quartet

July 29 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Allison Young is a dynamic saxophonist currently based in Denver, CO. She regularly performs with groups such as the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra, the Annie Booth Big Band, and the Zaremba Jazz Fellowship Orchestra, and has also toured internationally with the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Allison has performed alongside musicians such as Dick Oatts, Jeff Hamilton, Wayne Bergeron, Greg Gisbert, Randy Brecker, Tia Fuller, Father John Misty, and Ms. Lauryn Hill. Allison has recorded with the Zaremba Fellowship Orchestra,…

Splifftet

August 3 @ 9:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Making their mark in the world of improvised music, Splifftet is defining their sound through innovations in original composition and the exploration of modern improvisatory language. The Denver-based collective, which has been together for over four years, features drummer Maliq Wynn, saxophonist Chris Ferrari, vibraphonist Alec Streete, pianist Max Moore, and bassist Tony Golden. Maliq Wynn - Drums Alec Streete - Vibraphone Max Moore - Piano Tony Golden - Bass Chris Ferrari - Saxophone TICKETS

Bill Charlap Trio w/ Peter Washington and Kenny Washington

August 13 @ 7:00 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

The Bill Charlap Trio, with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington, marks its 23rd year together this season, and is recognized as one of the leading ensembles in jazz. The Trio earned Grammy nominations for 2017’s Uptown Downtown (Impulse!/Verve) and Somewhere: The Songs of Leonard Bernstein and The Bill Charlap Trio: Live at the Village Vanguard (both on the Blue Note label). Their 2016 album Notes from New York (Impulse!/Verve) earned a five-star review in Downbeat, which hailed it…

Säje

August 15 @ 6:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

The GRAMMY® nominated vocal supergroup, säje (rhymes with “beige”), is the brainchild of vocalist/composers Sara Gazarek, Amanda Taylor, Johnaye Kendrick, and Erin Bentlage. Born out of close friendship and deep admiration, these world-renowned artists, composers, and arrangers have come together to explore, create, and celebrate the music that moves them. As individuals, each artist has crafted their own notable solo career, and now are delighted to bring their collective voices to this union, traversing a vast array of compelling original…

Fred Wesley & The New JB’s

August 28 @ 6:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Legendary bandleader, trombonist and author Fred Wesley is one of the forefathers of funk, still setting the standard with his jazz-funk band The New JBs. Together at its core for more than 30 years, the band is a living celebration of roots funk and more, performing such hits as “Pass the Peas” made with James Brown and the JBs including Maceo Parker, as well as selections from the P-Funk years and Fred’s own and others’ soulful jazz, funk and blues…

Garaj Mahal

September 6 @ 6:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

When you hear your first Garaj Mahal note, leading into an innovative fusion of funky jazz with a tasty world music flare, all other thoughts leave your mind as the music takes you on an unforgettable voyage. Fans return to experience the band again and again because they know they will always hear something new and progressive from four first-class musicians. Featuring guitar and sitar virtuoso Fareed Haque, world-renowned bass master and educator Kai Eckhardt, Garaj Mahal combines a century of…

Johnny Rawls

September 15 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Johnny Rawls is a soul blues legend. In fact, the term “soul blues” was invented to describe his music. With a career spanning more than 50 years, he’s done it all. He’s an internationally recognized recording artist, music producer, and songwriter who tours extensively throughout North America and overseas. The Blues Music Awards, Blues Blast Awards, Living Blues Awards, and the W. C. Handy Awards have all acknowledged Johnny with multiple awards and nominations, including Soul Blues Album of the…

Dmitri Matheny Group: Matheny Plays Mancini

September 17 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

The Dmitri Matheny Group honors Henry Mancini’s 100th birthday with new arrangements of his classic hits Charade, Days of Wine and Roses, Dreamsville, Moon River, Mr. Lucky, Peter Gunn, Pink Panther, Romeo and Juliet, Royal Blue, Slow Hot Wind, Two For The Road, and more! Keith Oxman saxophones Jeff Jenkins piano Ken Walker bass Todd Reid drums Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn TICKETS 

Jazzmeia Horn

September 19 @ 6:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Named by her jazz loving grandmother, Jazzmeia Horn was born in Dallas, Texas, in 1991. She grew up in a close church-going family singing gospel music. Ms. Horn graduated from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, which was attended by other great artists such as Roy Hargrove, Norah Jones, and Erykah Badu. In 2009, she enrolled at The School of Jazz at The New School in New York City. Ms. Horn won the 2013 Sarah…

Russell Malone Quartet

September 22 @ 4:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Russell Malone is one of the signature guitar players of his generation. The leader of ten albums since 1992, Malone is as well-known on the international circuit for helming a world-class quartet and trio as he is for his long-standing participation in Ron Carter's Golden Striker Trio, and his recent consequential contribution to the musical production of the likes of Sonny Rollins and Dianne Reeves, who recruited Malone for his singular tone, refined listening skills, limitless chops, and efflorescent imagination.…

Brandee Younger

September 26 @ 7:00 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

The sonically innovative harpist, Brandee Younger, is revolutionizing harp for the digital era. Over the past fifteen years, she has worked relentlessly to stretch boundaries and limitations for harpists. In 2022, she made history by becoming the first black woman to be nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition. That same year, she was also nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Ever-expanding as an artist, she has worked with cultural icons including Common, Lauryn Hill, John Legend, and…

Kris Davis Trio

October 8 @ 6:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

"Run the Gauntlet” emerges as the latest album from Kris Davis, accompanied by the extraordinary talents of bassist Robert Hurst and drummer Johnathan Blake. Seamlessly melding composition with improvisation, this album stands as a testament to Davis’ singular voice within the jazz landscape. The title, ‘Run the Gauntlet,’ serves as a metaphor for overcoming challenges to achieve one's goals. In this project, Davis pays homage to six trailblazing women pianists who have left an indelible mark on her journey as…

iies

October 25 @ 9:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Musical Style: Jazz, Rap, Experimental “iies.” ( pronounced "eyes") is an emerging visionary musician/band currently residing within Denver, CO. Known for past debut hip-hop albums: "Poetry in the Field" and "Rebirth", iies. now tours Denver with “The iies. Collective”- a band dedicated to pushing the musical envelope by bending genres and pushing lyrical feats with a style they call “experimental jazz rap”. Craig Northup II- Lead Vocal Jacob Montano - Bass guitar - Upright Killian Bertsch - Piano Bazil Gillen…

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