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

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

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

New West Guitar Group – May 26

New West Guitar Group – May 26

New West Guitar Group (NWGG) has developed a wide spread reputation as one of the premier guitar ensembles in the world. Featuring guitarists Perry Smith (NYC) John Storie (LA) and Will Brahm (LA), they perform classic pop covers, jazz standards and exciting originals. Their signature sound comes from an innovative style that highlights rhythm, beauty … Read More

Adam Bartczak Republic – May 24

Adam Bartczak Republic – May 24

This 19-piece big band featuring some of Colorado’s finest returns to Dazzle with songs from their recent release on Dazzle Recordings “Grass Is Greener,” as well as new material. Original compositions and arrangements cover a diversity of styles, including swing, Afro-Cuban, and hip hop. Website TICKETS $8-$12 Tuesday, May 24 @ 7 pm SHARE

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