The H2 Big Band: Merciless Music & Amazing Arrangements

As a musician, my favorite form of jazz has always been big band. Being in the rhythm section as a motor to such a behemoth group of musicians makes one feel like the king of the world. The sheer power on all sides of the band makes any musician on the stand feel like...

Marguerite Juenemann: An Enlightening Local Gem

Marguerite Juenemann is much more than a Jazz singer. A dynamic performer, she can captivate an audience with her expressive solos. An experienced musician, she knows when and how to use her voice as an instrument within a group. Vocalist, lyricist and arranger, she...

Rudy Royston Returns to Denver

Rudy Royston has been an inspiration to me since my first year at Lamont School of Music. His musicianship and human tone created in us students, a drive to become something greater than the musical prodigies we had all set out to be. He made you think about yourself...

Christmas in the Jazz Age

There is something about jazz that just makes Christmas perfect. The gentle saxophone tones and the stirring snare drum is practically the most recognized sound of the season (next to sleigh bells and holiday ads touting the latest department store sales). I thought...