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Muse Performance Space

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200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
https://www.museperformancespace.com/

Expeditions Plus One featuring Terri Jo Jenkins

May 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Expeditions plays fresh arrangements of familiar songs, everything from traditional jazz to folk to Motown, along with some tasty originals. Expeditions has performed at the best venues in Denver, and drawn large and enthusiastic audiences. Co-leaders Pete Lewis and Clare Church are consummate professionals, having shared the stage with Joe Henderson, Dizzy Gillespie, Nancy Wilson, Natalie Cole, and many more. Pianist Jeff Jenkins, saxophonist Pete Lewis, bassist Jason Malmberg, & percussionist Clare Church

Tribute to Musical Mothers of Brazil: Dexter Payne Quintet featuring Elena Camerin Young

May 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Brazilian musical gems from: Elis Regina, Gal Costa, Joyce and more. Plus Jobim, Moacir Santos, Hermeto, Pixinguinha, Jacob, K-Ximbinho, Arismar and other monsters. (Forro alert - dancing, too!) All interpreted by Dexter Payne Quintet, proponents of Brazilian instrumental music in Colorado for over 10 years, joining forces with Elena Camerin Young. Experience joy direct from the Musical Mothers of Brazil.

Expeditions Plus One featuring Greg Gisbert

June 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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You don’t want to miss this! The Expeditions Plus One series continues with Greg Gisbert as special guest! Originally from Denver, Greg Gisbert, has established himself as one of the most sought-after and well-respected artists in jazz today. He has recorded and performed with jazz greats including Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Clark Terry, Horace Silver, Maynard Ferguson, Bobby Shew, John Fedchock, Harry Connick Jr., Jim McNeely, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Nancy Wilson. He is one of the founding members of the group…

Both Sides Now: The Music of Joni Mitchell

June 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Back by popular demand! Join Janine Gastineau (vocals) and Terri Jo Jenkins (vocals, flute & guitar) for the return of their acclaimed tribute show "Both Sides Now": The Music of Joni Mitchell. Celebrate Joni Mitchell’s journey through life, music and art via intimate stories and songs from her early folk career to her peerless explorations in jazz and rock. Featuring music from SONGS TO A SEAGULL, CLOUDS, LADIES OF THE CANYON, BLUE, COURT & SPARK, TURBULENT INDIGO, HISSING OF SUMMER…

Expeditions Plus One featuring Elena Camerin Young

July 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Expeditions continues their "Plus One" series with guest vocalist Elena Camerin Young. They will be performing a wide array of jazz arrangements and originals!

The Democracy Jazz Quintet

July 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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This energetic modern jazz quintet features all original music by its members, who have collaborated with many great artists in Colorado and beyond. The Democracy was awarded a Pathways to Jazz grant to record their self-titled debut album and has been entertaining audiences in venues and festivals statewide since its formation in 2016, constantly evolving with forward looking compositions and exciting interaction among its members. Sam Williams - tenor, soprano saxes, Adam Bartczak - trombone, Peter Stoltzman - piano, Gonzalo…

Matt Fuller solo

July 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Local guitarist Matt Fuller will be presenting an evening of solo guitar performances of his original compositions, jazz pieces, and select popular songs. The concert will bring the listener through a broad musical landscape as the guitarist weaves together the music in this open and explorative format. Matt runs and teaches at the Lafayette Park Guitar Studio, his private teaching studio in Lafayette, CO. Matt is a long time student of celebrated veteran jazz guitarist Dale Bruning.

The Spencer Zweifel Trio

July 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Come and enjoy an exhilarating night of jazz with the Spencer Zweifel Trio. Made up of three talented and creative young northern Colorado jazz musicians, you’re in for a night of fun music featuring exciting new compositions as well as updated arrangements of classic jazz standards. Music is composed and arranged by pianist Spencer Zweifel, who’s joined on stage by drummer Ryan Leppich and bassist Connor Koch. Don’t miss this fresh take on classic jazz celebrating the release of their…

Expeditions Plus One featuring Gabe Mervine

August 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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We continue our Expeditions Plus One with trumpet player extraordinaire, Gabe Mervine! Gabe Mervine, known widely from his time playing with The Motet, is deeply rooted in the traditions of Jazz and Classical but is also a very active contributor to the modern music scene nationally. Born in Bridgewater, New Jersey, Gabriel began his professional playing career at the age of thirteen. By the time he graduated high school he was already looking at making a career out of playing…

Joycelyn Medina

August 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Currently based in Brooklyn, Jocelyn plays regularly throughout the New York City area showcasing her compositions, and curates and hosts a weekly vocal jazz concert series and jam session. In addition to her original repertoire, she sings, plays percussion and arranges for her Brazilian Jazz project, sings and drums and with the NJ-based Rhythm Monsters West African ensemble, and is a member of the classical Brooklyn Conservatory Chorale. On her latest Colorado tour, Jocelyn makes her debut in Lafayette at…

Nice Work with Heidi Schmidt – CD Release Party

August 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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This Nice Work CD release show at the Muse celebrates the release of our new album the "Pathways Sessions." We'll be playing a first set of material from the CD, and for a second set, we'll mix it up with our musical friends and see where that takes us. Featuring Heidi Schmidt (vox), Pete Lewis(sax), Brian Kauffman (drums), Jerry Weiss (piano), and Jason Malmberg (bass).

Expeditions Plus One with Wendy Fopeano

September 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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We continue our Expeditions Plus One series with vocalist wendy Fopeano! Expeditions Plays tunes everybody knows and loves, arranged in fresh new ways, plus some tasty originals. The Expeditions Plus One series has featured Alicia Baker, Robert Johnson, Tom Weiser, Greg Gisbert, Gabe Mervine, Terri Jo Jenkins, Janine Gastineau, and Katie Glassman, and Elena Camerin-Young. Wendy Fopeano is a jazz vocalist based in Denver, Colorado. Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, Wendy started out as an instrumentalist, playing electric and acoustic…

Gonzalo Teppa Quintet

September 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Venezuelan Bassist and composer Gonzalo Teppa presents his new project “Gonzalo Teppa Quintet”, performing his most recent original music that draws from the musical wells of contemporary jazz, Latin American music (Venezuelan, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban), ballads, swing, blues, free jazz and more. Each composition written by Gonzalo is inspired in his family and his native country-Venezuela-. After winning the Pathways to Jazz Grant in 2018, Gonzalo was able to record his new album titled “Away From Home” this past June,…

Expeditions Plus One with Marylynn Gillaspie

October 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Muse continues their Expeditions Plus One series by featuring vocalist MaryLynn Gillaspie! Expeditions plays tunes everybody knows and loves arranged in fresh new ways, plus some tasty originals. Past featured artists have included Greg Gisbert, Gabe Mervine, Robert Johnson, katie Glassman, and more. MaryLynn was a founding member of the Grammy nominated vocal group, Rare Silk. Their very first album, New Weave flew to the top of the Billboard Jazz charts and received 2 Grammy Nominations. Their touring took them…

SongBird Vocal Jazz Fest

November 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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The second annual SongBird Vocal Jazz Fest registration is now open! We are looking forward to seeing all our friends from last year's festival and meeting many more this year on Saturday, Nov. 2nd! This year's featured clinician is celebrated jazz vocalist, Rachel Caswell from Indiana. The SongBird Vocal Jazz Fest has partnered with famed Denver jazz club, Dazzle, to present Rachel Caswell in concert at 6:30pm on Friday, November 1, the night before our day long festival at The…

Stafford Hunter

November 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Multi-Grammy nominated trombonist & sea shells player (and sometimes vocalist) is a Philadelphia native (but born in Atlantic City, NJ). Graduate of the New School (NYC). Since then, has performed and/or record with Clark Terry, McCoy Tyner, Roy Hargrove, Frank Foster, Lester Bowie, Amy Winehouse, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Dionne Warwick, Donald Byrd Dance Troupe, Valery Ponomarev, Lenny Kravitz, Oliver Lake, Orrin Evans' Captain Black big band, Steve Turre & Sanctified Shells, and a 21 years member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra,…

The Foundry Quartet

December 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Foundry Quartet are the ultimate originals. A democratic unit with a clear vision and a refusal to conform to convention. Foundry was formed last year after all of the members found themselves together in an incarnation of ESQJ (Equity And Social Justice Quartet) for a one-off gig and recording session. The chemistry was undeniable and the group decided to get together for a session to explore a broader improvised palette. Foundry's take on free improvisation turned out to be refreshingly…

Amelie Quartet

December 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Amelie Quartet plays Parisian World Music ranging from French Salon Music, Gypsy Nouveau, Argentine Tango & Torch Ballads. The quartet is comprised of Maggie Sallee (violin), Florin Alexandrescu (accordion), Ron Bland (bass) and Kevin Garry (guitar), joined by chanteuse Roberta Daria.

Brad Goode and Friends

December 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Dubbed a "lyric genius of the trumpet" by the Chicago Tribune, Brad Goode is one of the masters. After coming up in the post-bop world of Chicago Jazz, he went on to embrace electronic jazz, polytonalism, free jazz, and more. Now a professor of jazz at CU Boulder, he has become a valued and beloved member of the Denver music scene. He will be joined by Ken Walker on bass, Paul Romaine on drums, and special guests. One set only,…

Noah Becker’s Other Trio

December 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Noah Becker is a saxophonist, clarinetist and composer living and working in New York. His music incorporates elements of jazz, folk, and classical traditions, and it is marked by stark melodies and harmonies, strong rhythmic independence of voices, sinewy orchestrations, and a discerning awareness of music's ability to shape and alter our experience of the passage of time. The traditional, but false, division between composition and improvisation is quick to vanish inside his sound-world. He is attuned to the interplay…

Weld County Ramblers

January 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Weld County Ramblers music is an eclectic collection of classic and contemporary bluegrass, and grassified rock tunes Three and four part harmonies, combined with our classic acoustic sound (and off-beat humor) create a complete entertainment/ music package!

Friday Night Trio at Muse

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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The Muse will have a live show—the Friday Night Trio! Featuring: Clare Church: drums, Dave Hanson: piano and Gonzalo Teppa: bass Only 20 people in audience. Make Reservations Here

Carmen Sandim Quartet

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Carmen Sandim presents a set of all new compositions inspired by these weird times. Carmen Sandim- piano, Tim Wendel- guitar, Bill McCrossen- bass, Dru Heller- drums Limited live audience allowed by reservation only, masks strictly required. This concert will be streamed from the Muse. It will be available on Facebook and Youtube. Donations: Venmo @museperformancespace or Muse website donation 70% goes to the musicians and 30% helps Muse pay the rent

Marguerite Juenemann and Bill McCrossen

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Swingin It Simple with bass and face. Jazz standards with a twist. Marguerite Juenemann is much more than a Jazz singer. A dynamic performer, she can captivate an audience with her expressive solos. Over the past thirty years, Bill McCrossen has been in demand in the New York tristate area, recording and performing in orchestras, Broadway musicals, commercials and television productions. This concert will be streamed from the Muse. It will be available to view on Facebook and Youtube Limited…

Schulz-Lande-Wendel Trio

July 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Grammy-nominated Art Lande is considered one of the premiere improvisational jazz pianists today. Originally from Philadelphia, Carl Schultz has been a member of heavyweight groups in modern jazz, and performed with jazz legends as well as popular music groups. Tim Wendel is a versatile guitarist, composer, and educator who cut his teeth in the Philadelphia jazz scene, where he was an accomplished leader and sideman for 10 years. Limited live audience by reservation only, masks strictly required. Donations: Venmo @museperformancespace…

Pete Olstad Quintet

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Peter Olstad has toured and performed with the bands of Maynard Ferguson, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Blood Sweat and Tears, Mel Torme, Brian Setzer, Tom Jones and Luis Miguel. In 1999, Pete was hired by Tom Jones and played lead trumpet for nine years, touring 35 weeks a year for that period of time. From Carnegie Hall to Royal Albert Hall; the Hollywood Bowl to Wembley Stadium, Pete has played them all. Pete Olstad-trumpet and fluegelhorn,Jeff Nathanson-sax, Dave Hanson-piano-Gonzalo Teppa,…

Gott/Clay Quintet

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Muse Performance Space 200 E. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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The Gott/Clay Quintet is a modern jazz group steeped in the rich legacies of Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Joe Henderson and Lennie Tristano. Co-led by musical companions Daryl Gott and Taylor Clay, the group specializes in original material and fresh takes on jazz classics. Featuring Alejandro Castaño on drums, Alex Heffron on guitar and Gabe Rupe on bass. Limited live audience allowed by reservation only, masks strictly required. This concert will be streamed from the Muse. It will be available…

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