2010s

Rudresh Mahanthappa: Samdhi

Who: Rudresh Mahanthappa, saxophone and composition; Damion Reid, drums; David Gilmore, guitar; Rich Brown, bass When: Friday, September 30, 2011 Where: Quixote’s, 2151 Lawrence St, Denver, CO 80205 Articles: Bret Saunders, “Rudresh Mahanthappa releases genre-bending ‘Samdhi’,” Denver Post, 16 September, 2011. Rob Johnson, “Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Samdhi to play at Quixote’s on Friday, 9/30: an interview,” Examiner, 29 September 2011. Release: […]

Matthew Ship Trio

Who: Matthew Shipp, piano; Whit Dickey, drums; Michael Bisio, bass When: Friday, July 15, 2011 Where: Dazzle Jazz, 930 Lincoln St, Denver, CO 80203 Articles: Bret Saunders, “Prolific jazz pianist Matthew Shipp shifts toward more live performances,” Denver Post, 10 July 2013.  Jon Solomon, “Pianist Matthew Shipp says he’s getting back to basics,” Westword, 12 July 2013. Michelle Humphrey, “Jazz musician […]

Marc Ribot Trio

Who: Marc Ribot, guitar; Henry Grimes, bass; Chad Taylor, drums When: Saturday, May 19, 2013 Where: Oriental Theater, 4335 West 44th Ave, Denver, CO 80212 Articles: Sam DeLeo, “Live review: Marc Ribot Trio @ the Oriental Theater,” Reverb, 20 May 2011. [includes photos] Jon Solomon, “The Marc Ribot Trio draws on the past in its present-day improvisations,” Westword, 17 […]

Turning Live Music On Its Ear 2011

Who: Matt Skellenger Group featuring Ron Miles When: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 Where: Dazzle Jazz, 930 Lincoln St, Denver, CO 80203 Articles: Bret Saunders, “‘Creative spirit’ brings in top jazz talent,” Denver Post, 20 March 2011. Release: Release – 2011 benefit concert – 22 March 11 Poster: