Greg Gisbert – June 26 & 27

Greg Gisbert – June 26 & 27

Greg Gisbert – trumpet Annie Booth – piano Mike Boone – bass (Buddy Rich, John Swana) Tommie Campbell – drums (Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins) Gisbert played drums with his father as a child. He moved with his family to Denver in 1971. Whilst in the fourth grade at Walt Whitman Elementary, his drumming could be heard throughout the school … 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

Charles McPherson Quartet – Mar 26 & 27

Charles McPherson Quartet – Mar 26 & 27

Charles McPherson was born in Joplin, Missouri and moved to Detroit at age nine. After growing up in Detroit, he studied with the renowned pianist Barry Harris and started playing jazz professionally at age 19. He moved from Detroit to New York in 1959 and performed with Charles Mingus from 1960 to 1972. While performing … 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

Kenwood Dennard / Joe Anderies Project – Feb 6

Kenwood Dennard / Joe Anderies Project – Feb 6

Kenwood Dennard has enjoyed a multifaceted, star-studded career as a performer, recording artist, and educator; including his current professorship at the illustrious Berklee College of Music. His technical prowess and polyphonic/polyrhythmic genius is emulated the world over amongst the legendary drummers of our time. His students include Wil Calhoun (Living Color), Nikki Glaspie (Nth Power), … Read More

Cabaret a la Monde – July 12

Cabaret a la Monde – July 12

Patricia Baxter Wright, chanteuse Corinne Denny, chanteuse Adriana Teodoro-Dier, pianiste Join chanteuses Patricia Wright and Corinne Denny, and pianist Adriana Teodoro-Dier for a night of fun, eclectic, Cabaret and Cabaret-inspired music from around the world. With special guest Aaron Melon, trumpet. Patricia Baxter Wright (Doctorate, Musical Arts, University of Colorado – Boulder) has performed cabaret, … Read More

Stephen Thurston Trio – July 10

Stephen Thurston Trio – July 10

Stephen Thurston – piano Myles Sloniker – bass John Tetičkovič – drums Stephen Thurston is a pianist and keyboardist based in Denver, CO. Hailing from Boulder, CO, he began the piano at a young age and started playing jazz in high school. He went on to study music in college, earning a BM in jazz … Read More

Neil Bridge 7+ with Karen Lee feat. Gary Sosias – July 9

Neil Bridge 7+ with Karen Lee feat. Gary Sosias – July 9

Neil Bridge – piano, bandleader, arranger, composer Karen Lee – vocalist Gary Sosias – timbales, bongos Papiray Pacheco – congas Andrew Hudson – bass John Akal – drums Chuck Schneider – sax Dr. Walter Barr – trumpet Darren Kramer – Trombone Gary Sosias is a Denver native now living in the Washington DC area. Gary … Read More