Cyrille Aimee – June 4 & 5

Cyrille Aimee – June 4 & 5

Vocalist Cyrille Aimée was primarily raised in France by a French father and Dominican mother. As a curious child in Samois-sur-Seine, she would sneak out of her bedroom window to wander into the nearby gypsy encampments filled with those attending the annual Django Reinhardt Festival. She quickly fell in love with gypsy music and way … 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

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

Kenny Werner & Joyce Moreno CD Release – April 15

Kenny Werner & Joyce Moreno CD Release – April 15

Joyce Moreno – vocals Kenny Werner – piano An artist the great Antonio Carlos Jobim called “one of the best singers of all time,” Brazilian vocalist Joyce has been an international sensation since the early 1970s. The fearlessly creative American pianist Kenny Werner joins her for these duet performances that will showcase the blend of … Read More

Kurt Elling Quintet – Feb 25 & 26

Kurt Elling Quintet – Feb 25 & 26

Featuring: Kurt – vocals Gary Versace – piano Clark Sommers – bass John McLean – guitar Kendrick Scott – drums GRAMMY winner Kurt Elling is among the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. He won the DownBeat Critics Poll for fourteen consecutive years and was named “Male Singer of the Year” by the Jazz Journalists Association eight … 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

Ken Walker – June 24

Ken Walker – June 24

Ken Walker – bass Jeff Jenkins – piano Paul Romaine – drums Peter Sommer – saxophone Al Hood – trumpet Dave Corbus – guitar 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 … Read More

Peter Sommer Septet – June 17

Peter Sommer Septet – June 17

Peter Sommer – tenor saxophone Wil Swindler – alto and baritone saxophones Al Hood – trumpet Paul McKee – trombone Ben Markley – piano Bijoux Barbossa – bass Paul Romaine – drums Since establishing himself among the Denver area’s elite jazz musicians, Peter Sommer has contributed his energetic tenor playing and creative spirit to a … 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

Max Wagner – June 9

Max Wagner – June 9

Max Wagner – alto sax, vocals Jeff Jenkins – piano Ken Walker – bass Todd Reid – drums Saxophonist / Vocalist / Composer / Lyricist …that cat can scat! Saxophonist and vocalist Max Wagner has long been delighting Jazz audiences with his exceptional artistry. He is well known for his vibrantly lyrical saxophone playing, signature … Read More