Roberta Gambarini – August 18-20

Roberta Gambarini – August 18-20

“Gambarini is a true successor to Ella Fitzgerald,Sarah Vaughan and Carmen McRae” (Boston Globe) Born and raised in Turin, Italy, to music-loving parents (who had actually first met at a jazz concert), Roberta Gambarini grew up listening to her father’s record collection constantly. Her first vocal inspiration was Louis Armstrong, but she soon discovered Ella … Read More

Cyrus Chestnut Trio – May 17 & 18

Cyrus Chestnut Trio – May 17 & 18

Cyrus – piano TBA – bass TBA – drums “The pianist Cyrus Chestnut is one of jazz’s most convincing anachronisms. His brand of crisp articulation and blues-inflected harmony evokes another era, sometime before the ascent of Bill Evans and McCoy Tyner, to say nothing of Herbie Hancock and Keith Jarrett. But unlike the typical nostalgist, … Read More

Melissa Aldana – “Downbeat Rising Star” – Mar 17 & 18

Melissa Aldana – “Downbeat Rising Star” – Mar 17 & 18

Rising tenor saxophone star releases her second trio album (and fourth as a leader), unveiling powerful music by herself and her illustrious bandmates. Acclaimed tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana follows up her 2014 Concord release Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio with the explorative and deeply swinging Back Home, this time released on the Wommusic label. Pablo … Read More

Joe Anderies / David Roitstein Generations Project – July 30

Joe Anderies / David Roitstein Generations Project – July 30

 Joe Anderies – saxophone, alto flute Dave Roitstein – piano Trevor Anderies – drum set, tablas Gonzalo Teppa – bass Alex Heffron – guitar Special Appearance: Alina Roitstein – vocal “Dear Dazzle supporters, Of all the projects that I have put together over the past several years, this is one that I have been dying … Read More

Chuck Lamb CD Release – June 14

Chuck Lamb CD Release – June 14

Chuck – piano Joe Anderies – woodwinds Paul Romaine – drums Bijoux Barbosa – bass “Chuck Lamb is an extremely creative, harmonically interesting, rhythmically exciting pianist and one of the best improvisers I’ve heard in recent times!” – Dave Brubeck, 2011 “In early 2014, I had the great pleasure of meeting, and working in Denver with … Read More

Brad Goode Quartet featuring Sheila Jordan – May 5

Brad Goode Quartet featuring Sheila Jordan – May 5

Raised in poverty in Pennsylvania’s coal-mining country, Jordan began singing as a child and by the time she was in her early teens was working semi-professionally in Detroit clubs. Her first great influence was Charlie Parker and, indeed, most of her influences have been instrumentalists rather than singers. Working chiefly with black musicians, she met … Read More

Dazzle Jazz Celebrates the Art of the Piano Trio

Dazzle Jazz Celebrates the Art of the Piano Trio

Dazzle Jazz Celebrates the Art of the Piano Trio with Gift Certificate Giveaways For the next six weeks, Dazzle Jazz will be celebrating the art of the piano trio with four of today’s most revered piano trios. You can join in the celebration too. Any patron that attends a show by all four artists will … Read More

The Timeless Music of Dale Bruning – May 15

The Timeless Music of Dale Bruning – May 15

Jude – narrator Dale – guitar Mark Simon – bass Paul Romaine – drums “When Dale Bruning and I, Jude Hibler, formed our Jazz Link Enterprises’ partnership in 1995, we wanted to present something that would find us working together – imagine – a musician and a media person working together in harmony! We came … Read More

René Marie – Experiment in Truth – Apr 2 & 3

René Marie – Experiment in Truth – Apr 2 & 3

René Marie – singer, actress, writer. Eartha Kitt – singer, actress, writer. Never before has there been a vocal recording tipping the hat to the divine Ms. Kitt and her fiery, sensual and clever interpretations of songs. With her incredible range of vocal ability, her powerful emotional resonance and strong independent streak, René is the … Read More