Daily Archives: October 11, 2017

9 eclectic suggestions for getting your jazz on in Denver this October

Grab it at http://bit.ly/2yqOk2W. 19. This is arresting music that takes plenty of chances yet feels entirely accessible, particularly for fans of jazz-rock fusion seeking something extraordinary. Mahanthappa utilizes various electronic effects to pump up the sound of his already formidable trio with guitarist Rez Abbasi and tabla master Dan Weiss. ***
Another world-renowned artist who grew up in the Denver area, guitarist Bill Frisell, has just released an album-length download featuring an all-star jazz lineup, with all proceeds going to Hurricane Harvey relief. 16. Tickets range from $15-30. 10. Guitar duo Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge play the Lone Tree Arts Center Oct. At its best, the trio sounds like they’re swinging in a late 1960s jazz club. 17 as a digital download and vinyl at rudreshm.com). 20-21 at Dazzle. Tickets for both nights are $25-$50; get them through dazzledenver.com. Drummer Jimmy Cobb is the sole surviving member of the Miles Davis “Kind Of Blue” sessions, where he played alongside saxophonist Coltrane, and bassist Eddie Gomez, known for his collaborations with Bill Evans and Chick Corea, also worked as a Coltrane sideman. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album. The quartet brings an incredible amount of jazz history to the bandstand, and these unique performances promise to be talked about long after the music stops. 18. It’s Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers at the Soiled Dove Underground on Oct. The Coexistence Trio appears at Nocturne Oct. ***
For something more straight-ahead, it will be hard to top the John Coltrane Tribute scheduled for Oct. (Ethan Levitas, Provided by BK Music)
Here are a couple of eclectic suggestions for live music in October, courtesy of Dazzle Jazz:
The members of the San Francisco String Trio know how to make the kind of propulsive acoustic music where you won’t miss the drummer. Also, Mahanthappa is only charging two dollars for a download of “Agrima.” Be sure to sample the work of this fine American artist whose family roots are in Colorado. 12 for two sets, at 6 and 8:30 p.m. They’ll bring their personable sound to Dazzle (1512 Curtis St.) on Oct. “May I Introduce To You” (Ridgeway Records) takes the songs from that half-century old Beatles album and doubles the its length with plenty of melodic excursions. ***
Alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa, who grew up in Boulder, continues his long-running winning streak of recordings with the brash new “Agrima” (available Oct. Saxophonist Javon Jackson (who was raised as part of the Denver jazz scene) and pianist George Cables are alumni of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. The charismatic Trombone Shorty opens for the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Pepsi Center on Oct. ***
Pianist George Winston plays solo at Swallow Hill on Oct. Rudresh Mahanthappa. 8. Under the banner the Indo-Pak Coalition, the group intensely communicates joy and multi-textured sophistication.  Violinist Mads Tolling, guitarist Mimi Fox and bassist Jeff Denson have joined forces for a new, mostly instrumental interpretation of the Beatles’ “Sgt.

Red Rocks snowed out: Venue changing for The xx and Perfume Genius show

All tickets purchased for the Red Rocks show will be accepted at the Broomfield arena. fall tour, Colorado date

Reserved-seat tickets will “be honored in ample first come, first served seating in the bowl at 1st Bank Center.”
General admission ticket holders will have access to the floor and will receive wristbands when they enter the floor. (John Leyba, The Denver Post)
The xx and Perfume Genius show scheduled for Monday night at Red Rocks has moved to the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield because of the bad weather. Related Articles

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Bob Dylan announces U.S. ICYMI @The_xx @perfumegenius #RedRocksCO concertgoers: pic.twitter.com/QjLGmu9Amt
— Red Rocks CO (@RedRocksCO) October 9, 2017 AEG Presents Rocky Mountains announced the move on Facebook on Saturday night, citing the threat of freezing temperatures and 3 to 6 inches of snow forecast for the outdoor amphitheater. Snow blankets the trees in Littleton after an overnight snowfall. The heavy wet snow played havoc on the trees bending the branches from the weight on October 9, 2017. Doors will open at 7 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m.

St. Vincent’s Fear the Future tour is coming to Denver

Vincent’s new album has a song about New York and Los Angeles but no song about Denver. fall tour, Colorado date

Sam Smith announces new album, Denver concert

Annie Clark’s alt-rock project comes to the Fillmore Auditorium on Jan. What’s the big idea? Tickets are $33.50-$36 via ticketmaster.com and go on sale Oct. Clark’s North American tour kicks off Nov. 7, 2017. 15. Check out “New York,” the lead single off of “Masseduction,” below. This is a 16-and-up show. (Maria Jose Govea, Red Bull Content Pool via The Associated Press)
St. Check out the full list of tour dates here. MST. Related Articles

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Bob Dylan announces U.S. Given Tuesday’s news of a North American fall tour for the album, titled “Masseduction,” coming to the Mile High City next year, we’ll let that slide. Vincent performs at Red Bull Music Academy Festival in Los Angeles on Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. St. 14 in Detroit.

CPR President Max Wycisk to retire in June after 40 years at the radio station

Wycisk started at CPR as an on-air announcer, shifting to program director and then becoming president in 1978. CPR retained Blinkhorn LLC to conduct a nationwide search for Wycisk’s successor. He oversaw the shift from a single-signal radio station to one with 34 signals statewide and online. “It’s been an honor to lead the development of a vital community resource that’s uniquely positioned to have an even greater future ahead.”

When he started, CPR was a dual news and classical music station. (Andy Cross, The Denver Post)
Colorado Public Radio president Max Wycisk will be leaving the helm on June 30 after working with the radio station for 40 years. As he’s leaving now, CPR has separate full-time news and full-time classical stations as well as an additional third station called CPR OpenAir that plays new and independent music. He is credited with growing the organization’s broadcast and digital audiences at 600,000 and 200,000 listeners, respectively. He led CPR’s separation from the University of Denver, making it a fully independent nonprofit in 1984. “The organization is stronger than it’s ever been, a testament to our dedicated staff, the donors who support us and the hundreds of thousands of people who rely on us each and every day,” Wycisk said in a statement. Kling Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Public Radio International. Colorado Public Radio studios and offices March 17, 2017 in Centennial, Colorado. In 1996, Wycisk received the William H. Wycisk increased CPR’s annual operating budget to $17 million and grew the staff to 122 employees, more than 30 of whom were hired in the past five years.