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

Trevor Anderies Quintet – September 4

Trevor Anderies Quintet – September 4

Trevor Anderies: Drum Set Alina Roitstein: Voice Gregory Uhlmann: Guitar Andrew Conrad: Woodwinds Emilio Terranova – Bass Joe Anderies – Woodwinds Trevor Anderies began his career as a bandleader in 2008 after achieving the honor of recording at Capitol Records for the annual CalArts Jazz CD. Soon after, the modern jazz collective, Slumgum, was formed. … Read More

Keith Oxman – September 2

Keith Oxman – September 2

Keith – sax Jeff Jenkins – keys Todd Reid – drums Keith Oxman has played with notable artists Sonny Stitt, Art Blakey, Buddy Rich, Jack McDuff, Red Holloway, Pete Christlieb, Joe Bonner, Billy Wallace, Tom Harrell, Phil Woods, Dave Brubeck, Gerry Bergonzi and many more. “In recent years, Keith Oxman has become one of my … Read More

Mandy Harvey – August 27

Mandy Harvey – August 27

Mandy – vocals Eric Gunnison – piano Erik Applegate – bass Andrew Vogt – horns Mark Raynes – drums As a Denver resident Mandy has enjoyed being connected with the Jazz scene around her home in addition to traveling around the US…her sole mission is to bring Smiles to those around her and to inspire … Read More

DazzleJazz Fall 2016 Lineup

DazzleJazz Fall 2016 Lineup Featuring: Russell Malone, Donny McCaslin, Monty Alexander, and Others Download Press Release Roberta Gambarini August 18-20 Grammy-Nominated Italian Jazz Vocalist Frequently performs alongside trumpeter Roy Hargrove “Gambarini is a true successor to Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, and Carmen McRae.” – The Boston Globe TICKETS Mandy Harvey August 27 Award-Winning Singer, Songwriter, … 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