Grammy-Nominated Cuban Pianist/Composer Alfredo Rodriguez – August 4

Grammy-Nominated Cuban Pianist/Composer Alfredo Rodriguez – August 4

EACH RECORDING BY GRAMMY-NOMINATED CUBAN PIANIST & COMPOSER ALFREDO RODRIGUEZ TELLS A STORY. His albums are not collections of musical pieces but tales told in a distinctive voice, with a distinct point of view and purpose. His 2011 debut, Sounds of Space, served as an introduction, as a way of saying “here are the people, … Read More

Matt Savage – July 24

Matt Savage – July 24

Matt Savage, age 24, has had a fifteen-year professional career as a jazz musician, bandleader and composer with ensembles of different size. He’s played with some of the biggest names in jazz, including Chick Corea, the Ellington All Stars, Chaka Khan, Wynton Marsalis, Bobby Watson, Clark Terry, Jimmy Heath, Jason Moran, Arturo O’Farrill, John Pizzarelli, … Read More

Bria Skonberg – July 28 & 29

Bria Skonberg – July 28 & 29

Trumpeter/Vocalist BRIA SKONBERG is “poised to be one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation.” – Wall Street Journal A specialist in classic American hot jazz, Skonberg expands the vocabulary and traditions of Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet with worldly rhythms and modern jazz variance. Her US debut album “So Is The … Read More

Art Lande Trio – May 29

Art Lande Trio – May 29

Grammy-nominated Art Lande is an internationally known pianist, composer, improviser, drummer and educator who has performed with a long list of the Who’s Who in jazz, including Joe Henderson, Woody Shaw, Bobby Hutcherson, Steve Swallow, Charlie Haden, Kenny Wheeler, Sheila Jordan, Mark Isham, Paul McCandless, Jan Garbarek and many others. His band, Rubisa Patrol, was … Read More

Jonathan Kreisberg – Apr 21 & 22

Jonathan Kreisberg – Apr 21 & 22

Jonathan Kreisberg – Guitar David Kikoski – Piano Colin Stranahan – drums Rick Rosato – bass Born in New York City, guitarist and composer Jonathan Kreisberg has fond memories of a childhood steeped in music. “I was lucky to grow up in a household that had a great and wide-ranging record collection,” he recalls, “including … Read More

Mike Abbott and Eric Gunnison – April 28

Mike Abbott and Eric Gunnison – April 28

Eric Gunnison and Mike Abbott are busy performing and recording artists in Denver and abroad, as well as faculty at the Lamont School of Music/Denver University. They are both members of Colorado’s superb CJRO big band, as well as Phröntrange, a quintet led by Denver composer/Trombonist Steve Wiest. Look for Phröntrange’s brand new CD and … Read More

Nicholas Payton Trio – Mar 5 & 6

Nicholas Payton Trio – Mar 5 & 6

  Nicholas Payton – trumpet Gerald Cannon – bass Joe Dyson – drums “Payton’s clarion trumpet, as well as his genre-defying solos, stood at the center of the music making… Payton bent notes beyond recognition… No descriptive label or category could be affixed to Payton’s solos, which were as brashly original as they were technically … Read More

The Dale Bruning Trio with Mark Simon & Todd Reid – Feb 27

The Dale Bruning Trio with Mark Simon & Todd Reid – Feb 27

The Dale Bruning Trio with Mark Simon and Todd Reid will feature jazz standards and music from the Great American songbook. Bruning has enjoyed playing with the likes of Jim Hall, Erroll Garner, Dizzy Gillespie, Gene Bertoncini, Bill Frisell, and Michael Moore. He and his partner, Jude Hibler – owner of Jazz Link Enterprises- have … Read More