The Dazzle Debut is and shall forever be a way to connect to the jazz community – starting here in Denver, Colorado and looking outward nationally, and beyond!
Rocky Mountain Music Relief for Hurricanes
Rocky Mountain Music Relief for Houston and Dazzle are hosting a fundraiser to help musicians who have lost their livelihood due to Hurricane Harvey on Sept 17.
Vail Jazz Party – Special Discount!
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GAMEjazz Brings Listeners Together
GAMEjazz: Bringing Listeners Together What do you know about the great American composers? Some salient names may stick out enough to catch your attention such as Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin, but what really was their sound and how can you hear it today? The short answer to all of [...]
Donny Betts Interviews Mario Godoy of Dazzle
Donny Betts interviews Dazzle owner/chef Mario Godoy Listen to the interview! http://dzlfix.artistswebinsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Metro-with-Donnie-Betts-and-Chef-Mario-comp.mp3
Culture is a Beautiful Thing
Back Home (De vuelta a casa): Compositor Sócrates García fusiona Jazz y música Dominicana
La fusión ha sido una componente integral en el jazz desde su concepción. Después de todo, el jazz en sí es una mezcla de tradiciones Europeas y Africanas. La tradición musical Europea le dió al jazz muchos instrumentos ahora considerados estandar (trompeta, trombón, saxofón, clarinete, tuba, batería) y sus conceptos [...]
Back Home: Composer Socrates Garcia Fuses Jazz and Dominican Music
Fusion has been an integral component of jazz music from its conception. After all, jazz itself is a fusion of African and European musical traditions. The European musical tradition gave jazz many now-standard jazz instruments (trumpet, trombone, saxophone, clarinet, tuba, drums) and their conception of harmony. The percussive approach in [...]
“Community” on the Bandstand: An Interview with Guitarist Khabu Doug Young
What does “community” mean in the context of musical performance? If one were to open a dictionary (or unlock a smart phone), they would discover one possible definition of “community” to be “a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.” Artistically, the [...]
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 [...]