Donny McCaslin – September 20-21

Donny McCaslin – September 20-21

Donny McCaslin – sax Jason Lindner – keys Tim Lefebvre – bass Mark Guiliana – drums Donny McCaslin waited until his sixth album to use the title In Pursuit (released June 5 on Sunnyside). But the concept of “pursuit” – single-minded devotion to a distant goal, marked by inventive exploration – has characterized his music … 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

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

Jim Stranahan’s Little Big Band – May 20

Jim Stranahan’s Little Big Band – May 20

Justin Adams – piano Ron Bland – bass Mike Marlier – drums Greg Gisbert – trumpet Jim Stranahan – saxophone & director of the Douglas County High School Jazz Ensemble JIM STRANAHAN is a recording artist with Capri/Tapestry records. His May 2010 internationally released album, Free For All, features his original compositions including a group … Read More

Hal Galper Trio – Feb 20 & 21

Hal Galper Trio – Feb 20 & 21

Galper’s 21st century series of trio albums for Origin Records incorporates his development of “Rubato” playing as a means of melding In his fifth decade as a major jazz artist, Hal Galper continues the innovation that has made him one of today‘s most surprising and satisfying pianists. Galper’s 21st century series of trio albums for … Read More

Convergence – 10/7

Convergence – 10/7

Convergence is dedicated to the idea of sharing the intimacy and the spark of improvised music with their audience. They have been creating music together for the last 20 plus years and are excited to be sharing the whole journey with you now. Whether you’re a student, professional, or jazz fan, there will be something … Read More

Anisha Rush CD Release Party – 10/4

Anisha Rush CD Release Party – 10/4

Join the Anisha Rush Quartet in Dazzle’s Listening room for the release of their debut album entitled “PURSUIT.” We will play music from the record as well as some new music. And maybe invite some special guests. Colorado-based saxophonist and composer Anisha Rush began playing the saxophone at the age of 10 and immediately fell … Read More

“CP3O” feat. Kevin Matthews, Tom Gershwin & Greg Harris – 10/2

“CP3O” feat. Kevin Matthews, Tom Gershwin & Greg Harris – 10/2

CP3O is a quartet of eclectic musicians whose influences range from the Beach Boys to Sonny Rollins to J.S. Bach. The band plays original compositions, unique arrangements of pop and jazz standards, and the occasional 80’s power ballad. Greg: Vibraphonist Greg Harris is a member of Future Jazz Project, Bluegrass legend Pete Wernick’s Flexigrass, 9th … Read More

Ken Walker Sextet – 9/30

Ken Walker Sextet – 9/30

The Ken Walker Sextet is a little like the full moon, except the KWS is more dependable and swings harder. The full moon arcs gracefully across the sky. It’s nice, but does it make you snap your fingers? Walker and his band evoke (but don’t demand) that response. Ken Walker started playing upright bass when … Read More

Adam Bodine Quartet – 9/29

Adam Bodine Quartet – 9/29

A favorite here at Dazzle Jazz, genre-bending pianist Adam Bodine debuts a fresh batch of original material in a quartet format. The creative composer is joined by the fantastic forces of Andrew Vogt on woodwinds, Jean-Luc Davis on bass and Kevin Matthews on drums. Years in the making, the dynamic collection of compositions being presented … Read More