This Saturday the official yet unofficial start to the outdoor music season here in the Denver metro area kicks off (my opinion) with the 12th annual Five Points Jazz Festival in Denver's historic Five Points neighborhood. This is by far my favorite event, one I definitely look forward to each year! This event continues to... Continue Reading →
We all know this has been talked about for years and with little to no progress having been made previously. But you can't talk about jazz in Denver without mentioning the Five Points area and the Rossonian Hotel. Here's a well written article in the Denver Westword on the hotel's famous history, the present and... Continue Reading →
I'm sad to hear of the passing of Denver resident jazz pianist Joe Bonner. Bonner was born in North Carolina in 1948 and moved to Denver in the 1980s. Bonner died this past Friday, November 21st. This picture is one I took at this years Five Points Jazz Festival here in Denver. Bonner's most recent... Continue Reading →
The 11th annual Five Points Jazz Festival has come and gone on Saturday and it was a great day of incredible jazz music. Here are a few of my photos from a great day of music. I will add more photos later in the week. Comments are welcome. Enjoy!
The 11th annual Five Points Jazz Festival takes place this Saturday beginning at 11am. Each year this event continues to get bigger and better. Click here for complete schedule and lineup. The Estes Park Jazz Fest & Art Walk also takes place on Saturday and as well as on Sunday. Start times for both days... Continue Reading →
Five Points Jazz festival is 3 days away and to kick off the festival the Five Points Jazz Festival will continue their Jazz on Film series with the screening of Clint Eastwood's 1988 biopic, "Bird" at the McNichols Building Thursday evening at 5:30pm. Tickets are $20 and entertainment will be the Tom Tilton Jazz... Continue Reading →
I apologize for the lack of posts here as of late. I've taken some time away from "all things jazz" so to speak and placed some focus on some other things. But things here should be now returning back to normal. So let me update you a few things up and coming. Of course last... Continue Reading →
Great article over at the NPR Jazz blog, A Blog Supreme on talented Denver musicians Rudy and Shamie Royston, click here. Rudy recently released his debut album titled 303 on Feb 4th. Shamie's debut album Portraits was released in July 2012.
I just got home from the 9 o'clock show, the 2nd of two shows tonight of the Jazz WORMS reunion 25 years since the last time they played together. And let me just say that it is easily understandable to see why when they were together back in the 80's that they would be called... Continue Reading →