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New song with an old sound

PostModern Jukebox in Parker, Colo. Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ) is a musical collective created by pianist Scott Bradlee that is known for taking modern hits and reimagining them with a vintage sound.  Once a week PMJ posts a new cover to their YouTube account featuring a

Tenia Nelson Trio soothes the soul

TNT Plays the Women in Jazz lunch at Dazzle Dazzle, Denver’s premier jazz club, will host a Friday lunch featuring Women in Jazz throughout the months of March and April. The lunches produced by Annie Booth celebrate the unique perspectives of female players and vocalists.

The Metro State of Jazz

Metro Jazz at King Center On Tuesday, Oct. 23, Metro State hosted its first round of student Jazz Combo performances at the Auraria Campus’ own King Center Concert Hall. Featuring two ensembles directed by Ron Miles and Shane Endsley, the event provided a memorable showcase

Denver Jazz Festival has all the right moves

Swinging Jazz at Ellie Caulkins Opera House Studio Loft While everyone else was at Grandoozy, the coolest cats around spent their weekend dancing the night away at the fifth annual Denver Vintage Jazz Festival and the 14th annual Lindy on the Rocks. The two festivals

Stevie Wonder wakes up the Dazzle crowd

Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra Plays Stevie The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra, also known as CJRO, performed new music from their CD recording project of Stevie Wonder favorites called “Overjoyed.” Consisting of Colorado’s premier professional jazz artists and musicians, the show at Dazzle on the night

The Legend of El Chapultepec

Local jazz bar boasts major clout The first notion that strikes the mind of a patron of the established El Chapultepec is how unassuming the place seems at first glance. Hardly a stone’s throw away from Coors Field, at the corner of 20th and Market

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Kamasi Washington | Heaven and Earth | Album Review

Young Turks Rating: 5 out of 5 Kamasi Washington’s new album Heaven and Earth is a tour-de-force of powerful fusion jazz. Washington’s two-part album harkens back to works like Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew with its wandering interludes that transform into impassioned solos and memorable motifs.