New Song Release! Part Time Lover

We recently released a new song from our upcoming album, Overjoyed: The Music of Stevie Wonder. This song features Heidi Schmidt on vocals and the soloists are Steve Wiest (trombone) and Will Swindler (baritone sax). Here it is, ‘Part Time Lover’. Let us know what you think!

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CJRO at the Rialto Theater

Join Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra at the Rialto Theater in Loveland, Colorado this Thursday for “The Best of Basie!” “The Basie band is and always has been, and always will be something very special. Something that reflects the warmth, charm, and simplicity of the man who founded it. This is the Basie spirit and the Basie story; this is Count Basie.” – Jazz wiriter and critic Leonard Feather on The Best of Basie record. Join the CJRO as they bring a cure to your Basie syndrome by playing tunes from the iconic album, “The Best of Basie”

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Guest Artist: Robert Johnson

Our guest artist for the August 29, 2019 concert at the Arvada Center is someone you know and love, Robert Johnson. Robert is an entertainer who is equally at home in every arena of performance. His voice can be heard on countless national commercials from United Artists Theaters, IBM and Toyota to Greyhound and Kentucky Fried Chicken.  He’s also been Mr. Squirrel on the PBS Saturday Morning Series “The Big Green Rabbit.” Since making his home in Denver, Colorado Robert has been named Best Male Vocalist in the Denver Posts Readers Poll, Best Jazz Vocalist by the Colorado Black Artists Association, was honored as Colorado’s Best Male Singer by the News and Radio Media and Best Male Vocalist by the Colorado Songwriters Association. Currently Robert can be heard on his CD releases through his label Jakarta Records Ltd. Those recordings are Richard The Third, Black Prince Road and Home For The Holiday’s. His latest release, All Blue, takes one back to the days of the cool with arrangement twists on classics from the Great American Songbook,  all done with that smooth baritone as only Robert can!

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