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Lakewood Cultural Center

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470 S. Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226 United States
303-987-7845 https://www.lakewood.org/Community-Resources/Arts-and-Culture/Lakewood-Cultural-Center

Nobuntu

November 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - November 10, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
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Lakewood Cultural Center 470 S. Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226 United States
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Back by popular demand, the female a cappella quintet Nobuntu returns to the Lakewood Cultural Center stage for two performances of mbube music featuring songs from the latest album “Obabes beMbube” (Women of Mbube). From Zimbabwe, the group has drawn international acclaim for its inventive performances that range from a fusion of traditional African songs, Afro jazz and gospel. The ensemble’s concerts are performed with pure voices, minimalistic percussion, traditional instruments such as the Mbira (thumb piano) and authentic dance…

Salvic Soul Party!

November 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Lakewood Cultural Center 470 S. Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226 United States
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Fiery Balkan brass, irresistible beats, Roma accordion wizardry and great jazz chops make Slavic Soul Party! America’s No. 1 brass band for Balkan-soul-gypsy-funk. This dynamic nine-piece brass/percussion ensemble is recognized for virtuosity blended with spontaneous fun. At the Lakewood Cultural Center, Slavic Soul Party! reimagines Duke Ellington’s iconic “Far East Suite” by combining Eastern European brass with the uniquely American sound of jazz in what TimeOut NY calls “a pretty heavenly match.” Ellington’s suite, created with Billy Strayhorn, was intended…

Christmas With the CJRO

December 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lakewood Cultural Center 470 S. Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226 United States
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Whether you have been naughty or nice, CJRO wants to celebrate Christmas with you at the Lakewood Cultural Center. So, grab your family, ugly Christmas sweaters, candy canes, and Santa hats and join us for this annual celebration you won’t forget.

Reverso

February 29, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lakewood Cultural Center 470 S. Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226 United States
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Jazz and chamber music are gracefully intertwined by Reverso, a collaboration between American trombonist Ryan Keberle and Paris-based pianist Frank Woeste, that traces its overlapping musical inspiration to early 20th century French composers Maurice Ravel and those collectively known as Les Six. Keberle and Woeste, both talented composers, conceived Reverso through support from a French-American Jazz Exchange grant. They are joined by the talents of Erik Friedlander on cello and Jimmy MacBride on drums.

CJRO presents Basie, Blues and More!

June 6, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lakewood Cultural Center 470 S. Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226 United States
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The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra (CJRO) performs the best of Basie and other time-honored blues artists in this entertaining evening of live music. Featuring many of the best jazz musicians in the area, the CJRO will perform a variety of blues tunes including Count Basie’s “Blues in Hoss Flat,” along with Stan Kenton’s “A Little Minor Blues.” Critically acclaimed vocalist, Heidi Schmidt will sing “Avalon” and many other favorites in a concert that will delight every blues and jazz lover.…

CJRO — Jazzin’ Up the Holidays!

December 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lakewood Cultural Center 470 S. Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226 United States
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Celebrate the season with the CJRO, Colorado’s finest professional jazz orchestra. The evening will include many of your favorite holiday songs and will feature CJRO vocalist Heidi Schmidt.

Lao Tizer Quartet featuring Nelson Rangell

March 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lakewood Cultural Center 470 S. Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226 United States
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This Jazz Group of the Year nominee delivers an explosive mix of jazz, rock, classical, funk, and world rhythms. Led by Boulder native and keyboardist and composer Lao Tizer, the band features local favorite and saxophonist and flutist extraordinaire Nelson Rangell, drum phenom Gene Coye and bass legend Ric Fierabracci.

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