Don't Miss "The Great Ladies of Jazz"

This Saturday, the CJRO will perform two Ellington works from the LP (remember those?) “Ella at Duke’s Place. Heidi Schmidt is singing Passion Flower and Something to Live For. The lyrics to these Billy Strayhorn tunes are from a poetic and passionate era in song writing, and last night the band played, and Heidi Schmidt sang, with the feeling and respect Stayhorn’s writing deserves. Beautiful stuff, indeed.

Read more about the event here.

CJRO Receives Pathways to Jazz Award

On Monday Sept. 26, CJRO Director Art Bouton and Executive Assistant Mike Weadley attended the Pathways to Jazz awards ceremony where Art was presented with a check for $2,000 toward the costs of CJRO's first CD recording project! Rough mixes of the first six tracks can be found on the view! page.

Our deep and sincere thanks to Alan Cogen who is the benefactor behind Pathways to Jazz. There were about eight recipients total this year representing the best in Colorado jazz.