Jazz/Blues

Steal This Track: A. Tom Collins, Andy Thomas and Ryan Chrys

Steal This Track: A. Tom Collins, Andy Thomas and Ryan Chrys

This week, thieves, we’ve got free Colorado music for you to download from piano rocker A. Tom Collins, Tin Horn Prayer’s Andy Thomas, and outlaw alt-countryman Ryan Chrys.



Five musicians who controversially traveled to Cuba: Frank Sinatra, Alanis Morissette and more

Alanis Morissette @ Paramount Theater 10/10/12

The anger over Jay-Z and Beyonce’s wedding anniversary in Havana might have subsided, but the communist country has long appealed to recording artists.



Steal This Track: Jon Wirtz, Desirae Garcia, The Congress

Steal This Track: Jon Wirtz, Desirae Garcia, The Congress

Steal This Track has the snowed-in soundtrack this week with piano jazz from Jon Wirtz, the classic voice of Desirae Garcia, and a soul cover from The Congress.



Mad Men playlist: Beach Boys, Etta James, Bob Dylan and more

To give our thanks for many wonderful years of "Mad Men," Reverb is paying tribute with a Spotify playlist. The sixth season of "Mad Men" premieres Sunday on AMC.

Mix yourself a cocktail and take a listen to the many memorable songs of Mad Men before the Emmy Award-winning series begins its sixth season this weekend.



Lee Konitz at Dazzle, 03-24-12 (photos, review)

Lee Konitz Trio @ Dazzle

At 85 Lee Konitz is still cool, even if his playing exceeds the confines of that tag.

As a member of Miles Davis’ cool jazz sessions in the late ‘40s that would produce the legendary album “The Birth of the Cool” in 1950, Konitz has long been considered by many jazz fans to be synonymous with the style.



Chris Potter trio at Dazzle, 03/02/13 (review)

The Chris Potter trio played a 75-minute set at Dazzle on Saturday that covered millennia. Photo courtesy of the artist's website.

In a 75-minute set at Dazzle on Saturday night, the Chris Potter trio covered not just decades, but millennia.



Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe at the Boulder Theater, 02-22-13 (photos, review)

Karl Denson w/ Juno What @ Boulder Theater 2/22/2013

Friday at the Boulder Theater, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe threw one of the funkiest dance parties of the year thus far. Though a Further show in Broomfield and fresh snow in the mountains kept the show from selling out like the last time Karl was in town, the theater was nonetheless alive with energy from start to finish.



Muddy Waters guitarist Magic Slim dead at 75

Muddy Waters guitarist, Magic Slim has died at the age of 75. In this July 5, 2009 file photo, Bluesman Magic Slim performs with his band "The Teardrops" on the final day of the Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland, Ore. Slim, a contemporary of blues greats Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf who helped shape the sound of the Chicago blues, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. He was 75.(AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens, File)

Magic Slim, a contemporary of blues greats Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf who helped shape the sound of Chicago’s electric blues, has died at age 75.



Galactic at the Ogden Theatre, 02/16/13 (photos, review)

Galactic @ the Ogden Theatre 2/16/2013

New Orleans’ Galactic steamrolled the Ogden Theatre on Saturday, stomping through two-plus hours of swampy, fiery grooves. Galactic conjured a raging, steamy boogie, wrapping its soulful, brassy funk around Living Colour frontman Corey Glover’s pitch-perfect vocals.



2013 Grammys playlist: Listen to Frank Ocean, the Lumineers, M83 and more

The Black Keys @ 1st bank

Being less interested in what people are wearing, who shows up, speeches and drama, we decided to focus on the actual music at the Grammys (crazy right?). That’s why we took the liberty to create a playlist of our favorite tunes from the 2013 Grammys.