On Sunday, September 17th be sure to attend the Denver Jazz Club Session at the Westminster Elks Lodge from 1:30 until 5:00pm. The UCD Claim Jumpers will open the session, followed by the exciting sounds of Chaz Bowles and the Summit Hot Seven. Band members include: Chaz Bowles (trumpet/leader), Bill Pontarelli (clarinet), Marti Henry (trombone), Scott Grove (piano), Rory Thomas (banjo), Roger Johns (bass), and Don Grove (drums). See you on September 17th!!
The September/October 2017 Denver Jazz Club Newsletter is now available for download.
There is info on the September 17th performance of the Summit Hot Seven, and the October 15th Guest Artist performance of cornet player Bob Schulz with the Queen City Jazz Band, Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars and the UC Denver Claim Jumpers.
You will find columns by Walt Hewitt, Peter Robinson, Casey Hayes and John Sobott. There is also info on the recently completed European Concert Tour by the DJC Youth All-Stars, and their exciting upcoming all-expense paid invitational jazz concert tour to Seton Hall University in New Jersey. An article on the life legacy of educator and professional trombonist Jon Wiegardt is also included.
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On Sunday, August 20th, from 1:30 to 5pm, it’s the annual Denver Jazz Club Potluck Picnic, at the home of Decker and Ann Westerberg (310 Shadycroft Dr) in Littleton. The Denver Jazz Club furnishes brats, burgers, hot dogs and drinks. Admission is $10.
Please bring a dish to share – salad, appetizer, dessert or snack, and enjoy an afternoon of great music and socializing!
At the picnic it’s the terrific sounds of Your Father’s Mustache Band! Current band members include: Joe Petrucelli, banjo; Charlie Smith, trumpet; Andrew Vogt, clarinet and baritone sax; Jason Petrucelli, trombone; Ray Leake, Piano; Roger Johns, bass; Jim Moore, drums; and Mike Johnson, washboard.
The Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars will perform from 1:30-2pm, and in between the 3 sets of Your Father’s Mustache Band.