Artists

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A Chat with The Nadas

A Chat with The Nadas

On a wonderful warm summer evening at Little Bear, in Evergreen, CO, we had a great time chatting with Jason Walsmith and Mike Butterworth of  The Nadas – an awesome rock / country rock / all around great musical experience band out of Iowa.  Even better, we got our second opportunity to hear this fabulous [...]

New Talent Showcase

New Talent Showcase

ACME New Talent Music and Art Showcase Featuring Post Paradise at 7:30 pm If you’re in the northern Colorado area, here’s a great chance to catch the new and upcoming band, Post Paradise – tonight! Hosted by Scene Magazine Sunday, July 26, 2009 at 3:30pm – 11:30pm Venue: Hamilton’s at 214 Linden St, Fort Collins, [...]

Miracles …and other works of heart

Our good friends, acclaimed jazz pianist Mark Sloniker and talented singer Colleen Crosson, have teamed together to create a new musical work called Miracles .. and other works of heart.” Mark and Colleen will be debuting this album at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center where they will be opening for “An Evening with Deepak Chopra” [...]

Downloads from Post Paradise

Downloads from Post Paradise

Thanks to Post Paradise for donating their time and music to our local school fundraiser! Sorry, but the free download period has expired. But don’t despair! You can still download Post Paradise latest songs and album,  From Here to Anywhere on iTunes:   Or you can purchase From Here to Anywhere at Amazon: Either way, less than [...]

Post Paradise – Awesome new music in northern Colorado

Post Paradise - Awesome new music in northern Colorado

A few weeks ago, Bob and I saw an new band called Post Paradise open at Hodi’s Half Note in Fort Collins, Colorado (from which we hail).  At this, only their 3rd live show, the group (formed less than six months ago) performed a set of 10 original songs which showing great promise for this fledgling band. As [...]

SXSW 09 – Quincy Jones & Incredible Protégé Alfredo Rodriguez

SXSW 09 - Quincy Jones & Incredible Protégé Alfredo Rodriguez

We spent ALL DAY last Thursday with the amazing Quincy Jones. He probably doesn’t know it, because there were always 200-2000 other people there as well , but WE knew it and it was AWESOME. It was like spending the day in the presence of giants and their ghosts and their shadows as Mr. Jones [...]

Day one done at SXSW ’09

Day one done at SXSW '09

It’s always the bands you find by accident that turn out to be the best, as you’ll find by reading further about new music recommendations from NPR vs what we found by stumbling down 6th Street… CFO Bob Carnahan and I arrived here in Austin last Friday to catch SXSW interactive, so even though yesterday [...]

Hadley Caliman Quintet Dazzles Denver

Hadley Caliman Quintet Dazzles Denver

Trumpeter Thomas Marriott put together a fantastic jazz quintet featuring the pure, clear and rich tenor sax tones of the amazing Hadley Caliman.  Marriott‘s deep melodious flugelhorn and rich trumpet tones were perfectly entwined with Caliman‘s when they played together, and yet they played nicely contrasting improvisational solos individually. A little tired of standing venues with [...]