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JoFoKe & Same Cloth feat. Maritri

March 30 @ 9:00 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

JoFoKe & Same Cloth are honoring Women’s History Month with a special guest, Maritri, for the March installation of their Last Saturday residency at Dazzle. Maritri is a Geri Allen protégé, a multi-genre vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and, like JoFoKe, an alumna of the world-renowned Fisk University Jubilee Singers (more at Maritri.com). JoFoKe & Same Cloth are honored to welcome Maritri to Denver for two Dazzle shows on Saturday, March 30, at 6 PM and 9 PM. JoFoKe & Same Cloth is…

​ El Chapultepec Piano Lounge Alex Trujillo Bossa Duo

March 30 @ 10:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Alex Trujillo is one of the most esteemed guitarists in the music scene of Denver, Colorado today. Utilizing over a decade of touring and performing experience, Trujillo has developed a laid back and  moody guitar style. An aesthetic that blends the latin, country, and jazz styles Trujillo has absorbed and  perfected over two decades. Lyrical and delicate guitar lines effortlessly sway over the hypnotic pulse of  congas and clave in his Bossa Jazz quartet. He has performed and recorded with Grammy…

The Julie Monley Quartet – “Songs I Should Have Written”

March 31 @ 10:30 am
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Celebrate Easter with Brunch at Dazzle and the Julie Monley Quartet! A song list pulled from many different moments and places. France, Brazil and straight-ahead jazz. 10:30 a.m. TICKETS 1 p.m. TICKETS

The Julie Monley Quartet – “Songs I Should Have Written”

March 31 @ 1:00 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Celebrate Easter with Brunch at Dazzle and the Julie Monley Quartet! A song list pulled from many different moments and places. France, Brazil and straight-ahead jazz. 10:30 a.m. TICKETS 1 p.m. TICKETS

Denver Jazz Orchestra

March 31 @ 6:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

The Denver Jazz Orchestra is Denver’s premier big band featuring 18 of Denver’s top musicians. For more than 15 years, the DJO has excited jazz fans throughout Colorado with its original sound and team of committed jazz musicians. For this performance, the band will be performing a variety of songs pulled from the big band repertoire including swing, ballads, Latin and funk. Tim Hurley – Guitar Scott Handler – Trumpet Joseph Tabris – Trumpet Larry Pennel – Trumpet Kevin Bollinger…

Shane Endsley Quintet

April 1 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

DownBeat magazine named him as one of the “Top 25″ trumpeters of his generation and he was cited as a Rising Star in the 2013 Critics Poll. A truly modern and dynamic musician, he was recently touring internationally with Mumford & Sons and can be found on recordings with innovative jazz instrumentalists like Steve Coleman, Mark Guiliana, Donny McCaslin, and Ben Allison as well as appearances with folk, rock, and pop icons like Ani DiFranco, Pearl Jam, and Shakira and…

Deborah Stafford & The Night Stalkers

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

Deborah Stafford & The Night Stalkers bring the power and excitement of an 8-piece Horn-driven Funky Blues & Soul Band back to Dazzle. 2x winners Colorado Blues Society Blues Challenge, they made it to the semi-finals at the 2021 International Blues Challenge in Memphis and were a featured band at Blue on the Mesa. Their award-winning horn section featuring Doug Rasmussen, Tommy Van den Berg & Adisa Nickerson, soulful keyboards by Tone Show, hot guitar licks by Jeff Bowen (formerly…

John Scofield Trio with Vicente Archer & Bill Stewart

April 4 @ 6:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

LOW TICKET ALERT for the 6:30 p.m. shows! There has been a John Scofield Trio at play since the late 70’s and it undisputedly remains his favorite format. The newest incarnation – Scofield on guitar, bassist Vicente Archer and drummer Bill Stewart are having fun. They sail through tightly knit sets that typify the musical diversity that has colored Scofield’s long career: time-honored jazz standards, rock and blues classics, savvy original Scofield compositions and whatever assorted off-the-cuff improvisations that turn…

John Scofield Trio with Vicente Archer & Bill Stewart

April 4 @ 9:00 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

LOW TICKET ALERT for the 6:30 p.m. shows! There has been a John Scofield Trio at play since the late 70’s and it undisputedly remains his favorite format. The newest incarnation – Scofield on guitar, bassist Vicente Archer and drummer Bill Stewart are having fun. They sail through tightly knit sets that typify the musical diversity that has colored Scofield’s long career: time-honored jazz standards, rock and blues classics, savvy original Scofield compositions and whatever assorted off-the-cuff improvisations that turn…

John Scofield Trio with Vicente Archer & Bill Stewart

April 5 @ 6:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

LOW TICKET ALERT for the 6:30 p.m. shows! There has been a John Scofield Trio at play since the late 70’s and it undisputedly remains his favorite format. The newest incarnation – Scofield on guitar, bassist Vicente Archer and drummer Bill Stewart are having fun. They sail through tightly knit sets that typify the musical diversity that has colored Scofield’s long career: time-honored jazz standards, rock and blues classics, savvy original Scofield compositions and whatever assorted off-the-cuff improvisations that turn…

John Scofield Trio with Vicente Archer & Bill Stewart

April 5 @ 9:00 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

LOW TICKET ALERT for the 6:30 p.m. shows! There has been a John Scofield Trio at play since the late 70’s and it undisputedly remains his favorite format. The newest incarnation – Scofield on guitar, bassist Vicente Archer and drummer Bill Stewart are having fun. They sail through tightly knit sets that typify the musical diversity that has colored Scofield’s long career: time-honored jazz standards, rock and blues classics, savvy original Scofield compositions and whatever assorted off-the-cuff improvisations that turn…

Freddy Rodriguez Jr. & The Jazz Connection

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

Freddy carries on the great music from Denver’s legendary jazz club “El Chapultepec!“ Jazz standards, pop, to Latin classics! Freddy also sings and plays songs from his legendary father’s songbook Freddy Rodriguez Sr.!  The show will get you up dancing and singing along! Freddy Rodriguez Jr.-piano,vocals, keyboards Andrew Hudson-acoustic/electric bass Chad Schneider-Trombone (Freddy Sr.’s last protege) TBD-Drums TBD-Sax TICKETS

John Gunther & The Bad Hombres feat. Chantil Dukart

April 6 @ 9:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Experience the dynamic fusion of contemporary jazz and progressive funk with John Gunther & the "Bad Hombres." This innovative quartet draws inspiration from iconic acts like Weather Report, Hiatus Kaiyote and Medeski Martin & Wood. Adding to the groove, they are joined by special guest pianist and vocalist Chantil Dukart, fresh off the release of her acclaimed album "Lady and the Champ." Together, they deliver an unforgettable musical experience that pushes boundaries and delights the senses. “Bad has never sounded…

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

April 7 @ 10:30 am
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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…

Zach Rich Chamber Ensemble: “Solidarity” Album Release

April 8 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Join us for the release of "Solidarity" featuring modern jazz performed by world-class musicians! Trombonist, composer & arranger Zach Rich's Solidarity is an expansive, vivid program of original music, orchestrated for his Denver-based jazz quintet and chamber orchestra. Rich channels mentors, stage-mates and influences—from Billy Childs to John Clayton and Rufus Reid—infusing the music with an emergence of modern jazz dynamism and contemporary classical counterpoint, while his playing resonates with warm, soulful lyricism and crisp rhythmic pop. TICKETS

Mile High Bones

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

"It's T-bone time! Calling all lovers of the trombone (or Jazz in general!), please join us for a special evening with the Mile High Bones, Denver's premier jazz trombone quintet! They will be making their debut with the help of a supremely talented rhythm section performing familiar standards and creative originals and arrangements contributed by members of the group. This has been a project quite literally several years in the making and we couldn't be more excited that it's finally…

Donny McCaslin with Jason Lindner, Jonathan Maron and Nate Wood

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

Donny McCaslin is best known as the saxophonist on David Bowie’s last album, Blackstar. The noted composer and bandleader has released a dozen albums over his genre-defying, Grammy-nominated career. McCaslin began playing at age 12, and as a teenager, performed in his vibraphonist father’s band in Santa Cruz. By high school, he had appeared multiple times at the Monterey Jazz Festival. After attending Berklee College of Music on a full scholarship, McCaslin became a sought-after player in New York City.…

Donny McCaslin with Jason Lindner, Jonathan Maron and Nate Wood

April 11 @ 9:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Donny McCaslin is best known as the saxophonist on David Bowie’s last album, Blackstar. The noted composer and bandleader has released a dozen albums over his genre-defying, Grammy-nominated career. McCaslin began playing at age 12, and as a teenager, performed in his vibraphonist father’s band in Santa Cruz. By high school, he had appeared multiple times at the Monterey Jazz Festival. After attending Berklee College of Music on a full scholarship, McCaslin became a sought-after player in New York City.…

Friday Lunch Bunch: Purnell Steen and the Five Points Ambassadors

April 12 @ 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

Just Another Frank Zappa Tribute Band From Denver

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

Pianist Adam Bodine, guitarist Dave Corbus, bassist Seth Lewis, and drummer Dru Heller explore a heroic dose of Frank Zappa material. Adam Bodine - piano, keyboard, vocals Dave Corbus - guitar Seth Lewis - bass Dru Heller - drums, vocals TICKETS

Tony Exum Jr’s Birthday Concert

April 13 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Tony Exum Jr. is a talented Contemporary Jazz, R&B, and Funk Saxophonist, Songwriter, and Performer with a smooth and soulful sound. He gained international recognition in 2019 with the release of his single "My Name's Tony," which charted on the Smooth Jazz Network top 100 chart for 12 weeks. Tony has performed at various festivals and venues across the U.S., including the San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival, Winter Park Jazz Festival, Boscov's Berks Jazz Festival, Stockton Jazz Festival and more.…

Beyond

April 13 @ 9:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

What does it mean to go deeper? What does it mean to play from the soul? What does it mean to go Beyond? Going Beyond means creating a soundscape that pulls the listener into a world they’ve never experienced before. Going Beyond means pushing the limits of what is possible sonically and technically. But most importantly, going Beyond means going back. Back to the treasures of our ancestors. Join us on a journey filled with music inspired by the Traditions…

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

April 14 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 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…

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

April 14 @ 12:30 pm
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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…

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

April 14 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 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…

My Blue Sky Allman Brothers Tribute – Acoustic

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

The Allman Brothers Band is known for their epic southern rock/jam band music. But they also had a very accessible “acoustic” side of them too. Gregg Allman, Dickie Betts, and Warren Haynes all brought that element to their albums and shows. Award-winning My Blue Sky will explore the acoustic side of their catalog which includes songs you know and love including Melissa, Jessica, Midnight Rider, In Memory of Elizabeth Reed, Blue Sky, and more. TICKETS

Quinn Dymalski Nonet

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

Enjoy a full set of original contemporary large ensemble jazz arranged for nonet (6 horns, 3 rhythm section) composed by Quinn Dymalski. On the forefront of contemporary jazz composition, Quinn Dymalski (also known as The Quinny D.) is a saxophonist, composer, and artist based in Los Angeles, CA. -- Inspired by progressive rock, experimental pop, and modern classical works, Quinn’s even-eighth compositions pose a rhythmic and harmonic complexity that is unique to himself. Though in the realm of fusion, the…

Lakewood School of Music Fundraising Concert feat. the Keith Oxman Quartet

April 16 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Lakewood School of Music Fundraising Concert feat. the Keith Oxman Quartet. Keith Oxman - sax Dave Hanson - piano Ken Walker - bass Todd Reid - drums TICKETS

Expanding Hope with Missions Ministries

April 17 @ 9:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

THIS SPECIAL EVENING WILL FEATURE: Live music by local folk-rock band, Urban Commune Fun silent auction and paddle raise Delicious buffet dinner and drinks Exciting ministry updates from our team Time to connect with fellow Missions Ministries supporters! TICKETS  

Kenny Garrett and Sounds from the Ancestors

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

Kenny Garrett’s latest release, Sounds from the Ancestors, is a multi-faceted album. The music, however, doesn’t lodge inside the tight confines of the jazz idiom, which is not surprising considering the alto saxophonist and composer acknowledges the likes of Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye as significant touchstones. Similar to how Miles Davis’ seminal LP, On the Corner, subverted its main guiding lights – James Brown, Jimi Hendrix and Sly Stone – then crafted its own unique, polyrhythmic, groove-laden, improv-heavy universe,…

Kenny Garrett and Sounds from the Ancestors

April 18 @ 9:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Kenny Garrett’s latest release, Sounds from the Ancestors, is a multi-faceted album. The music, however, doesn’t lodge inside the tight confines of the jazz idiom, which is not surprising considering the alto saxophonist and composer acknowledges the likes of Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye as significant touchstones. Similar to how Miles Davis’ seminal LP, On the Corner, subverted its main guiding lights – James Brown, Jimi Hendrix and Sly Stone – then crafted its own unique, polyrhythmic, groove-laden, improv-heavy universe,…

Jack Hadley

April 18 @ 11:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Jack Hadley was born in the Philippines into a military family. When they returned to America, they were stationed in San Francisco where he spent his childhood in the Haight-Ashbury district. Jack’s mother bought him an acoustic guitar at an early age to keep him busy. The family eventually moved to Denver, Colorado, where he learned to play music by ear, playing everything from Hendrix to Dylan, unaware that he was learning the foundation of American music – the Blues. Some…

Sister City Music Session: Denver to Kunming

April 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Presenting the third in a series titled, Sister City Music Session. Exploring Denver Sister Cities through music. Join us for a beverage tasting reception, boxed lunch, musical performance and cultural presentation on Kunming, China. Jun Yao “Melody” Marlier stands as a widely respected figure in the realm of music, celebrated internationally for her talent as a gospel, R&B, jazz, and soul pianist. As a young musician hailing from Asia, Melody's journey in music began as a child, enchanted by the…

Kenny Garrett and Sounds from the Ancestors

April 19 @ 7:00 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Kenny Garrett’s latest release, Sounds from the Ancestors, is a multi-faceted album. The music, however, doesn’t lodge inside the tight confines of the jazz idiom, which is not surprising considering the alto saxophonist and composer acknowledges the likes of Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye as significant touchstones. Similar to how Miles Davis’ seminal LP, On the Corner, subverted its main guiding lights – James Brown, Jimi Hendrix and Sly Stone – then crafted its own unique, polyrhythmic, groove-laden, improv-heavy universe,…

Kenny Garrett and Sounds from the Ancestors

April 19 @ 9:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Kenny Garrett’s latest release, Sounds from the Ancestors, is a multi-faceted album. The music, however, doesn’t lodge inside the tight confines of the jazz idiom, which is not surprising considering the alto saxophonist and composer acknowledges the likes of Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye as significant touchstones. Similar to how Miles Davis’ seminal LP, On the Corner, subverted its main guiding lights – James Brown, Jimi Hendrix and Sly Stone – then crafted its own unique, polyrhythmic, groove-laden, improv-heavy universe,…

Tenia Nelson

April 19 @ 11:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

As a 2023 Jazz Journalist Jazz Association Jazz Hero,  LifeForce Jazz Records artist, pianist, percussionist, composer and arranger, and educator, Tenia Nelson has over 20 years teaching experience in ALL levels of education (Early Childhood through University). Tenia performs regularly at jazz venues in the Denver metro area, including Dazzle at Baur’s and Nocturne. Tenia is a freelance music artist and plays all types of music! Tenia co-leads a well-known Denver-based jazz group, Spherio, which focuses on arranging and playing…

Live at Jack’s Dotsero

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

Colorado's Own Dotsero Band. Always a great live music experience. Maintaining the integrity and standard people have come to expect from their shows. Steve Watts founding member and front man opened up the genre full throttle adding the excitement of vocals, dual keyboards to the already funky sounds on the bass, drums and of course sax & ewi. You can expect to hear original music from their 16 CD releases as well as some covers of their favorite artists. Dotsero…

Gabriel Santiago Project feat. Janek Gwizdala

April 20 @ 9:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Born in Brazil (1980), in 2010 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award Winner Gabriel Santiago is a Composer/Arranger/ Acoustic and Electric Guitar Player with 14 albums (including CDs and DVDs) released. Called by JazzTimes Magazine “a young master at both the acoustic and electric guitars” and his compositions defined as “stunners”, Santiago holds a Doctoral Degree in Music Composition from the University of Texas at Austin, where he won the 2013 Outstanding Dissertation Award and the 2010 Eleanor A. Stribling Award…

Delta Sonics Duo

April 20 @ 11:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

The Delta Sonics music takes a Chicago Blues base and seasons it with Swing, Delta, NOLA R&B and some early Rock n' Roll. They were Westword's best blues band in Denver the last six of nine years. The band made the semi-finals in the Memphis (International Blues Challenge) in 2012. They have been featured at many of the major festivals in Colorado and Wyoming. The Delta Sonics have played the Taste of Colorado, Pearl St. Blues & Brews, the Five Points…

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

April 21 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 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…

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

April 21 @ 12:30 pm
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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…

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

April 21 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 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…

Bobby Bennett – Bennett Sings Bacharach

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

Bennett Sings Bacharach: A Tribute to the music of Burt Bacharach. A year after the legendary composer’s passing, who better to celebrate his music than Denver native and nationally known talent, Bobby Bennett? An American Idol finalist, True West Award, OSCA (OnStage Colorado Awards for Theatrical Excellence) winning, and Henry Award nominated Actor, Bennett will pay tribute to Burt Bacharach classics such as “Say A little Prayer For You” and “Walk On By” with his rich voice and signature showmanship.…

MJO: Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

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

"The Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra is an 18-piece "big band" featuring contemporary big-band jazz played by some of Denver’s finest jazz musicians. Their selections are never predictable, always hold your interest, and blow you away with intensity and excitement. The MJO considers the audience as an integral part of the show so expect some humor, scary-good charts, and a very enjoyable evening!" TICKETS

Denver South High School Jazz Combo

April 23 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

The Denver South High School Jazz Combo performs a wide variety of jazz standards and charts from all eras and backgrounds of jazz. The combo is one of the most active performing ensembles at South High School and has performed throughout Denver and the surrounding area. In addition to their regular performances, they have participated in Jazz Festivals in Greeley, Denver, and Chicago, where they regularly earn top scores. Earlier this year, members of the jazz combo traveled to New…

East High Instrumental Ensembles

April 24 @ 6:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

This performance will feature the 3rd hour jazz ensemble, 4th hour jazz ensemble and 6th hour string orchestra. Photo © John Shackford 4/24 TICKETS 4/25 TICKETS

East High Instrumental Ensembles

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

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Freddy Rodriguez Jr.

April 25 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Freddy Rodriguez, Jr. carries on the great music tradition from Denver’s legendary jazz club “El Chapultepec“. Featuring jazz standards, pop, to Latin classics! Freddy also sings and plays songs from his legendary father’s songbook Freddy Rodriguez, Sr. FREE

Ken Walker Sextet

April 26 @ 6:30 pm
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Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202
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The Ken Walker Sextet is an iconic and beloved jazz group that has played together for more than two decades. The music is always swinging, often funky, and sometimes even profound. The repertoire ranges from jazz standards, to post-bop tunes, original compositions, and always, always inspired by Eddie Harris! Hearing the band is always an experience to remember! Ken Walker – Bass Paul Romaine – Drums Dave Corbs – Guitar Jeff Jenkins – Piano Brad Goode – Trumpet Peter Sommer…

Jeanette/Streight

April 26 @ 9:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Immerse yourself in the soulful sounds of Jeanette//Streight, a dynamic band led by the captivating duo of vocalist Elyse Midgyett and instrumentalist Dylan Streight. Rooted in Denver's vibrant music scene, the band seamlessly blends Jazz and R&B influences with a genuine passion for their craft. Elyse, a Denver native, has been a prominent figure since 2017, showcasing her vocal versatility nationally and collaborating with various artists. Dylan, a guitarist turned pianist, brings his instrumental finesse to the mix, shaped by…

Matt Skellenger

April 26 @ 11:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Matt Skellenger has been composing, performing, recording, and teaching in Colorado for 30 years. Matt earned a B.A. in Music from Metro State University in 2002 where he studied with the great Ron Miles. Ron was an original member of the Skellenger group from 2006-2014, and he is featured on the group's first 3 albums. Matt has also studied with world renowned bassist and educator Victor Wooten. In addition to leading his own sextet, Skellenger performs…

Special Blend: An Intergenerational Musical Showcase

April 27 @ 12:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Special Blend is a collaboration between the White Rabbit Rock and Blues Band and the North High School Jazz Ensemble. The partnership was formed in November 2022 and rehearsals have been steady since. The Summer of 2023 was filled with city wide concerts in the park along with the Denver Municipal Band. Special Blend is booked for more gigs this summer and special events. Join us at this unique Matinee for an afternoon of great tunes and breaking down generational…

JoFoKe & Same Cloth

April 27 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on April 27, 2024 at 9:00 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. With JoFoKe's captivating charisma and distinctive vocal stylings at the forefront, the band's lineup includes Solomon Chapman on keyboards, Will Gaines on bass, Callum Bair & James Tré…

JoFoKe & Same Cloth

April 27 @ 9:00 pm
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One event on April 27, 2024 at 9:00 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. With JoFoKe's captivating charisma and distinctive vocal stylings at the forefront, the band's lineup includes Solomon Chapman on keyboards, Will Gaines on bass, Callum Bair & James Tré…

Joe Anderies & Alec Streete

April 27 @ 10:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Flutist, saxophonist, and composer Joe Anderies has been active in the Denver jazz scene for the past 35 years. Parallel to his performance career is his involvement in the music education community and specifically the jazz education scene. He has pioneered an extensive jazz mentoring network to foster young musicians in elementary and middle schools. Currently retired from full time teaching he is now concentrating on private teaching, mentoring with the CCJA program, music publishing, and jazz clinician activities in both public…

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

April 28 @ 10:30 am
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One event on April 14, 2024 at 1:00 pm

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 2024

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 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…

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

April 28 @ 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…

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

April 28 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on April 14, 2024 at 1:00 pm

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 2024

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 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…

Norma Tell & Sazón Six

April 28 @ 6:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Our music presentations are of JAZZ with an International touch, and songs from the Great American Songbook are always a hit. SaZón Six performs a tasteful repertoire of Jazz, Latin Beats, and American Standards. Norma Tell sings in English, Spanish and Portuguese, thus highlighting the International flavor of SaZón. Norma Tell - Vocals Ed Stephen - Guitar Ron Jolly - Piano Andrew Hudson -Bass Chuck Schneider- Woodwinds Bobby Trujillo -Drums TICKETS

Lamont Jazz Orchestra

April 29 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

The Lamont Jazz Orchestra (LJO) is the University of Denver's premier large jazz ensemble. Made up of five saxes, four trombones, four trumpets, piano, bass, guitar and drums, the LJO performs the standard canon of jazz literature as well as original music by students and faculty. ​The LJO performs on and off campus throughout the year, often with special guest artists. Guest performers have included Frank David Greene, Wayne Bergeron, Denis DiBlasio, Brad Leali, Ryan Truesdell and Bob Mintzer. Recently,…

International Jazz Day with Nelson Rangell

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

Celebrate worldwide International Jazz Day! 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 "undoubted virtuosity" and "extraordinary facility on a range of instruments.” Saxophone Journal writes “He commands the alto saxophone with such authority there can be no denying that Nelson Rangell is a true artist.” Flute Talk Magazine states “Nelson Rangell creates the impression that anything is possible when he improvises.”…

Flex Trio: The Compositions of Chick Corea & Oscar Peterson

May 1 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea and Art Lande were the first American pianists to record for ECM records in the early 1970s. Art and Chick connected periodically over the years, always amicably and with mutual respect. To choose a set of Corea pieces was not easy, but as always, Flex brings a fresh slant to all of this music. When Art was a young boy in New York City, he got to hear the great Oscar Peterson Trio up close at…

Marty Isenberg’s Wes Anderson Playlist

May 2 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Marty Isenberg / The Way I Feel Inside Opening scene: A young Marty Isenberg takes his dad’s bass off the wall, sits down on a faded green sofa and begins to play. It’s been two years since his father died and waves of grief wash over him. One year later: Cut to a two-car garage turned into a rehearsal space. There’s wood paneling everywhere, a drum set, two guitar amps and a Rage Against the Machine poster on the wall.…

Tom Amend

May 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Tom Amend is an organist, pianist, composer, and arranger from Denver, Colorado. Tom performs throughout the Rocky Mountain Region in various settings as both a leader and a sideman. He has performed and or recorded with Colorado based artists: Gabriel Mervine, Taylor Scott, The Burroughs, Paul Romaine, Greg Gisbert, Steve Kovalcheck, among many others. Amend has also shared the stage with, Jeff Hamilton, Chris Potter, Christian McBride, Julia Dollison, Joey DeFrancesco, Groove For Thought, Deborah Brown, John Fedchock, Louis Hayes, Dave…

Friday Lunch Bunch: Purnell Steen and the Five Points Ambassadors

May 3 @ 11:00 am
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One event on April 12, 2024 at 11:00 am

One event on July 5, 2024 at 11:00 am

One event on August 2, 2024 at 11:00 am

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

Kent Burnside Blues Band

May 3 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on May 3, 2024 at 9:00 pm

Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Kent Burnside was born in 1971 in Memphis Tennessee, and spent his early years in Holly Springs, Mississippi. He is the oldest Grandson and one of the closest pupils of the legendary R.L. Burnside Kent first heard the blues while watching his grandfather R.L. perform on the family farm to the locals. Kent used to sell sandwiches to audience members for a dollar a piece during these performances. The first lesson RL taught Kent was that to be a bluesman…

Kent Burnside Blues Band

May 3 @ 9:00 pm
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One event on May 3, 2024 at 9:00 pm

Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Kent Burnside was born in 1971 in Memphis Tennessee, and spent his early years in Holly Springs, Mississippi. He is the oldest Grandson and one of the closest pupils of the legendary R.L. Burnside Kent first heard the blues while watching his grandfather R.L. perform on the family farm to the locals. Kent used to sell sandwiches to audience members for a dollar a piece during these performances. The first lesson RL taught Kent was that to be a bluesman…

Clint Dadian

May 3 @ 10:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Clint Dadian is a professional guitarist who specializes in jazz and is  fluent in a variety of styles. He holds a BA in jazz performance from  Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY. He has studied guitar with  Rodney Jones, Peter Bernstein, Randy Johnston, Mark Elf and Chris  Rosenberg as well as piano with Bruce Barth and David Berkman. He  has served on faculty at Long Island University, Greenwich House  Music School and the Village Community School in New York City.…

Monique Brooks Roberts

May 4 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on May 4, 2024 at 9:00 pm

Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Monique has enjoyed a dynamic and rewarding career, showcasing her musical talents through performances and recordings for renowned artists such as Alicia Keys, Common, Aretha Franklin, and Jill Scott, among others. Her venues include prestigious locations like Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the John F. Kennedy Center, The Kimmel Center, Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, and the iconic Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow. Her presence extends to television appearances on shows like the MTV Music Awards, NPR’s Tiny Desk, The David…

Monique Brooks Roberts

May 4 @ 9:00 pm
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One event on May 4, 2024 at 9:00 pm

Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Monique has enjoyed a dynamic and rewarding career, showcasing her musical talents through performances and recordings for renowned artists such as Alicia Keys, Common, Aretha Franklin, and Jill Scott, among others. Her venues include prestigious locations like Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the John F. Kennedy Center, The Kimmel Center, Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, and the iconic Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow. Her presence extends to television appearances on shows like the MTV Music Awards, NPR’s Tiny Desk, The David…

Gabriel Santiago & Peter Stoltzman

May 4 @ 10:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

In the decade-long collaboration between Brazilian guitarist Gabriel Santiago and jazz pianist Peter John Stoltzman, the two have recorded and performed together in a trio, quartet, quintet, and big band, in the U.S. and in Brazil. And recently released their first duo CD, Joy in Friends. Santiago and Stoltzman’s music conveys a range of deep emotions, and a stylistic crossover from Brazilian to Jazz, merging the timbres of acoustic guitar and piano in an inspired and joyful reflection of their friendship. FREE

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

May 5 @ 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…

Cinco de Mayo with Mistura Fina

May 5 @ 6:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Mistura Fina is a Latin jazz band formed in Denver in 2000. The band features a rousing mixture of African and Latin rhythms combined with a jazz delivery that compels listeners to get up and move. Founding member Frank Ayala has been a fixture in the city’s music scene and has entertained audiences for over 40 years. He frequently features exotic instruments like the Berimbau, Cuica, and Talking Drum much to the delight of his audiences. Mistura Fina delivers due…

Hunter Gammel Junior Recital

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

Hunter Gammel's musical journey has been marked not only by his extraordinary talent but also by his remarkable resilience. Born with cerebral palsy, a condition that affects movement and muscle coordination, Hunter has faced challenges that might have deterred others from pursuing an instrument like the piano. Yet, fueled by his passion for music, he has defied expectations and surpassed limitations, using the piano as a vehicle for self-expression and empowerment. As an active member of the Denver music scene,…

Bill Kopper Quintet

May 8 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Bill Kopper is a Boulder, Colorado based guitarist known for his fluency in American Jazz and Blues, and Brazilian Samba and Bossa Nova.. He is featured on a diverse selection of recordings, from his own CDs, Samba de Chueca, El Oeste, Muzungu, and Ancient Rhythms, to Jazz vocalist and 2017 Grammy nominee Rene Marie’s CD “Black Lace Freudian Slip” and the soundtrack to her one-woman show “Slut Energy Theory,” Brazilian pianist/composer Carmen Sandim’s 2019 Rope-a-Dope Records release, “Play Doh”, Choro…

Ron Jolly

May 8 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Ron Jolly (piano and keyboards) is a Denver native who received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the University of Denver where he studied with Gene Rush and Steven Lee. Ron taught in the Jazz Department at DU's Lamont School of Music from 1979-1987. Ron was a Denver Public Schools teacher from 1987 to 2018, teaching Music, Digital Film and Audio Engineering at the Career Education Center. He led the Denver Citywide High School Jazz Combo for 31 years. He has…

The Sax Syndicate plays Birth of The Cool & West Coast Jazz ft. Derek Banach

May 9 @ 7:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Lose yourself in the intricate harmonies and masterful interplay of West Coast Cool Jazz. The Sax Syndicate meticulously recreates the sounds that defined a generation. Experience the genius of Miles Davis's "Birth of the Cool," the lush arrangements of Gerry Mulligan, and Dave Pell. This octet, featuring trumpet virtuoso Derek Banach, delivers a nuanced performance that showcases the light tone, relaxed feel, subtle complexities and sophisticated beauty of the Cool Jazz style. Trumpet: Derek Banach Alto Sax: Carlos Chavez Tenor…

Daniel Moran

May 9 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Daniel Moran is a pianist/multi-instrumentalist born and raised in Denver and a graduate of East High School. He has been gigging professionally since 2006 and studied jazz at Lamont School of music in Denver, the New School in Manhattan, and University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. He has played with notable Denver jazzers such as Hugh Ragin, Vince Wiggins, Keith Oxman, Todd Reid, Ken Walker, Darryl Gott, Greg Gisbert, Gabe Mervine and others. When not playing music he enjoys being outdoors,…

Javon Jackson

May 10 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on May 10, 2024 at 9:00 pm

Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Dazzle presents acclaimed tenor saxophonist Javon Jackson and his quartet. Jackson is joined by pianist Jeremy Manasia, bassist David Williams, and drummer Billy Drummond. Performance features music from Jackson’s acclaimed original film score With Peter Bradley for the art-world documentary on the iconoclastic abstract artist. Missouri-born tenor saxophonist Javon Jackson left his studies at Berklee College of Music in 1986 to join Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, where he later played alongside pianist Benny Green, trumpeter Philip Harper, trombonist Robin Eubanks,…

Javon Jackson

May 10 @ 9:00 pm
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One event on May 10, 2024 at 9:00 pm

Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Dazzle presents acclaimed tenor saxophonist Javon Jackson and his quartet. Jackson is joined by pianist Jeremy Manasia, bassist David Williams, and drummer Billy Drummond. Performance features music from Jackson’s acclaimed original film score With Peter Bradley for the art-world documentary on the iconoclastic abstract artist. Missouri-born tenor saxophonist Javon Jackson left his studies at Berklee College of Music in 1986 to join Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, where he later played alongside pianist Benny Green, trumpeter Philip Harper, trombonist Robin Eubanks,…

Freddy Rodriguez Jr.

May 10 @ 10:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Freddy Rodriguez, Jr. carries on the great music tradition from Denver’s legendary jazz club “El Chapultepec“. Featuring jazz standards, pop, to Latin classics! Freddy also sings and plays songs from his legendary father’s songbook Freddy Rodriguez, Sr. FREE

Dawn Clement Trio

May 11 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

The Dawn Clement Trio, hailing from the vibrant jazz scene at MSU Denver, embodies the essence of contemporary jazz. Composed of the virtuosic Dawn Clement on piano and vocals, Patrick McDevitt's dynamic bass rhythms, and the spirited percussive stylings of Dru Heller, they bring storytelling to life through their music. Inspired by the like of ECM Records' finest and pianists like Jaki Byard and Blossom Dearie, their performances are intimate dialogues in melody and rhythm. They offer audiences more than…

Moonglade: Unplugged

May 11 @ 9:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Moonglade is a Denver-based band that blends pop, soul, funk, rock, and jazz styles to create an entirely new sound. The versatility of the group is a direct product of the diverse skill-sets and experiences brought to the table by its members. The five young musicians have all studied jazz at both collegiate and professional levels. For them, creating music is the most divine form of expression, allowing greater human connections to be made without words, and healing all who…

Gio Barabadze & Kevin Mooney

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

Kevin is an accomplished saxophonist who has played music in 25 countries around the world. Gio is a first-generation immigrant exploring diverse styles of music as a pianist and guitarist. Together, they deliver a repertoire of standards, fusion, and original experiments. FREE

Mother’s Day Brunch w/ Freddy Rodriguez Jr.

May 12 @ 10:30 am
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One event on May 12, 2024 at 12:30 pm

Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Treat Mom and the whole family to a special daytime performance with Freddy Rodriguez & The Jazz Connection's Jazz, funk and Latin musical blends. Freddy carries on the great music from Denver’s legendary jazz club “El Chapultepec!“ Jazz standards, pop, to Latin classics! Freddy also sings and plays songs from his legendary father’s songbook Freddy Rodriguez Sr.!! To tantalize your taste buds, Dazzle features a special Mother’s Day Brunch Veggie Quiche with spring vegetables baked into a warm quiche and…

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

May 12 @ 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…

Mother’s Day Brunch w/ Freddy Rodriguez Jr.

May 12 @ 12:30 pm
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One event on May 12, 2024 at 12:30 pm

Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Treat Mom and the whole family to a special daytime performance with Freddy Rodriguez & The Jazz Connection's Jazz, funk and Latin musical blends. Freddy carries on the great music from Denver’s legendary jazz club “El Chapultepec!“ Jazz standards, pop, to Latin classics! Freddy also sings and plays songs from his legendary father’s songbook Freddy Rodriguez Sr.!! To tantalize your taste buds, Dazzle features a special Mother’s Day Brunch Veggie Quiche with spring vegetables baked into a warm quiche and…

Briana Harris Plays the Modern Songbook

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

Join saxophonist and vocalist Briana Harris on a exploration of some of the greatest songs of the past 50 years. Just like jazz musicians covered popular music in the Great American Songbook throughout the 20th century, Bri's band takes the same lens to interpret the music of celebrated songwriters from the 1970s through today. The adventurous set will include well known hits and deeper cuts from artists like Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, Elliott Smith, Fiona Apple, and many…

Adam Bartczak The Republic

May 13 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

This 19-piece big band featuring some of Colorado's finest players has been performing regularly since its formation in 2012, with gigs at Colorado venues such as Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge, The King Center, and the Five Points Jazz Festival. The group plays all original compositions and arrangements in a broad diversity of styles, including swing, Afro-Cuban, and funk. Each performance features new original material written for the band's talented personnel. The Republic's first studio release Grass Is Greener is available…

Lamont Jazz Collective

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

The Lamont Jazz collective is a quartet comprised of students from Denver University's Lamont school of music under the direction of Gabriel Mervine. The group embraces the straight ahead tradition as well as incorporating and composing groove oriented music in post bop styles such as ECM. Adam Gang-Tenor Saxophone Joseph Hodges- Piano Jason Crowe- Bass David Auerbach TICKETS

ReSound

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

Through solo voice and string quartet, Denver based group ReSound presents profound chamber music from a variety of genres written by composers mostly born in the 20th century to the present day. Weaving together the earthy vibrations of the human voice with wooden bowed instruments, ReSound aims to connect, breathe and move with the audience. The ensemble shifts easily from classical to jazz to arrangements of popular songs, musically expressing the vast terrain of human emotion - from tears to laughter, and…

Otis Taylor

May 16 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on May 16, 2024 at 9:00 pm

Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Otis Taylor grew up in Denver, but like the old blues song said, he was born in Chicago in 1948. According to Taylor his parents were both jazz fans. My dad worked for the railroad and knew a lot of jazz people. He was a socialist and real bebopper. His mother loved everything from Etta James to Pat Boone. The first instrument Taylor learned to play was the banjo, but he soon rejected the banjo for its association with the…

Otis Taylor

May 16 @ 9:00 pm
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One event on May 16, 2024 at 9:00 pm

Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Otis Taylor grew up in Denver, but like the old blues song said, he was born in Chicago in 1948. According to Taylor his parents were both jazz fans. My dad worked for the railroad and knew a lot of jazz people. He was a socialist and real bebopper. His mother loved everything from Etta James to Pat Boone. The first instrument Taylor learned to play was the banjo, but he soon rejected the banjo for its association with the…

Jack Hadley

May 16 @ 10:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Jack Hadley was born in the Philippines into a military family. When they returned to America, they were stationed in San Francisco where he spent his childhood in the Haight-Ashbury district. Jack’s mother bought him an acoustic guitar at an early age to keep him busy. The family eventually moved to Denver, Colorado, where he learned to play music by ear, playing everything from Hendrix to Dylan, unaware that he was learning the foundation of American music – the Blues. Some…

Sister City Music Session: El Javi

May 17 @ 12:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Presenting the forth in a series titled, Sister City Music Session. Exploring Denver Sister Cities through music. Join us for a beverage tasting reception, boxed lunch, musical performance and cultural presentation on Cuernavaca, Mexico. El Javi he Denver based composer, producer and performer incorporates elements of flamenco, progressive rock, classical, folk and world music to shape his compositions. Highlights of his career include; supporting act for Ziggy Marley and today’s biggest voice of flamenco Diego El Cigala. He was a…

Kortet

May 17 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Kortet is Denver's newest world music fusion project featuring diverse instrumentation, virtuosic musicianship, and soulful originals. After the group's debut at Dazzle last August, an audience member raved, "one of the rare near-perfect performances in my long history of seeing live performances. Mind-melting musicianship!" Known as one of Denver's premier percussionists specializing in the Indian tabla and Flamenco cajon, Andy Skellenger leads this group into new territory with his original compositions written on the West African Kora. The masterful playing…

Jade Oracle

May 17 @ 9:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Jade Oracle is a bewitching potion of neo-soul, jazz, and siren songs to appease the Void. Led by the creative nexus of high priestess Coy Lim (Vox and Keys), synth sage Jake Alvarez (Guitar, MIDI Guitar), and dimension dealer Calvin Davis (Drums) their music has enthralled audiences across the US. Otherworldly grooves, ethereal eastern-inspired melodies, and silken sonic soundscapes define Jade Oracle; and beguile the listener to transcend this mortal plane to explore the realms of spirit and shadow. Coy…

Ted Piltzecker Quartet

May 18 @ 6:30 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Vibraphonist and composer Ted Piltzecker returns to Colorado with an All-Star group. He has toured and recorded with the George Shearing Quintet, performed with his ensembles all over the world, directed the jazz program at the Aspen Music Festival for many years, released six albums as a leader, and is an award-winning composer. After his last packed event at Dazzle, he recorded “Vibes On A Breath” - a septet album with four horns playing his distinctive arrangements of standards and…

Dazzle Brunch with Adam Bodine

May 19 @ 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…

Sam Mayfield

May 19 @ 5:00 pm
Dazzle 1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

Denver-born Blues veteran Sammy Mayfield started playing the blues early in the 1960s. Known for his gravelly voice, this multi-talented guitarist/ singer/ songwriter has performed with great blues luminaries such as Big Joe Turner and Big Mama Thorton. Mayfield hosts his Saturday afternoon KUVO Jazz show, "All Blues With Sammy Mayfield." He has gigged all over the world and made a name for himself during a three-decade stint as the musical director for the legendary soul and gospel shouter Solomon Burke.…

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