The Jazz Soirée – October

The Jazz Soirée Presents: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Friday October 10, 8:00 PM to 10:15 PM at Soirée Events Center, 1003. S Tejon St. Colorado Springs.

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On Friday October 10 from 8:00 PM to 10:15 PM The Jazz Soirée presents: What’s Love Got To Do With at Soirée Events 1003 S. Tejon St. The program includes music from the great American songbook played in a variety of styles. The October event features a rhythm section of some of Denver’s finest jazz players: David Hanson on keyboard, Kim Stone on Bass and Kevin Smith on drums. Joseph Liberti rounds out the group playing some fine jazz flute that can be sweet, cool or sassy. Joseph Liberti offers jazz facts and guides discussion about the music. This month we will explore the question: What’s love got to do with it. Bring your smart phone for some extra fun.

Sit back, view the wonderful art exhibit, sip some of Soirée’s fine wine or craft beer and engage some great music.

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The Jazz Soirée Presents: Swingin’ In The Summertime

Great Small Jazz Band Swing Music

Saturday, July 12, 8:00 – 10:30 PM
The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
30 W. Dale Street

live jazz concert of small group swingWe are serving up some delicious helpings of summertime standards. No, not barbeque or corn on the cob or lemonade but some of the great swingin’ jazz standards played with passion and style.  You will hear songs from Tin Pan Alley, Broadway and Hollywood and The Real Book of standards played by some of Colorado’s finest.

The FluteDaddy quartet, with Joseph Liberti on flutes, will be doing the cooking. The rhythm section for this Jazz Soirée is made up of players that some cats might call “heavy,” and includes some of the very best players in Colorado – David Hanson on the grand piano, Marc Neihof on bass and Michael Marlier on drums. This group swings hard!

This interactive concert was specially programmed for participants in The Art Of Jazz Seminar series. Jazz Soirée members and the public are invited. We are in the newly “sound conditioned” music room at FAC for this event. The chairs are comfy and the bar will be open.  Join friends new and old for this fun, interactive music experience.

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The Jazz Soirée Presents: Sunshower

sunshower trioFriday June 6, 8:00 PM The Jazz Soirée Presents Sunshower, an intimate concert featuring FluteDaddy, Fugueboy and Bassnstein.

Soulful flutist Joseph Liberti joins with award-winning composer/guitarist Tom Taylor, and symphonic/jazz bassist Marc Neihof for musical adventure.Expect anything from baroque to bebop from Bach to Brubeck, delightful musical surprises, individual and collective improvisation and interesting conversation.

Joseph Liberti, leader of the contemporary jazz quintet FluteDaddy, plays jazz on both C and Alto flutes with a big sound that is sometimes sweet and sometimes sassy. A relative newcomer to the jazz scene, Joseph has worked with many of the finest jazz players in Colorado.

“Fugueboy” is Tom Taylor an internationally known guitarist, composer, and recording artist who plays a hybrid of jazz, classical, rock, and even a dash of blues and bluegrass. Tom is Tiger Jazz Ensemble Director, Jazz Lab Instructor, and Instructor in Jazz Guitar at Colorado College. His new CD, Home, features the world-renowned Turtle Island String Quartet.

“Bassnstein” is Marc Neihof is a virtuoso bassist with the rare ability to excel in two worlds: jazz and classical music. After joining the Colorado Springs Symphony in 1993, Marc became an active force on the Colorado jazz scene. He has played or recorded with Arturo Sandoval, Herb Ellis, Ron Miles, Gene Bertoncini, Dave Valentine and with Tom Taylor and the Needlewood Orchestra.

Venue: This Jazz Soirée is presented at Soirée Events Venue 1003 S. Tejon in Colorado Springs. This beautiful art gallery setting provides a perfect setting for an intimate music engagement. Fine wine, craft beers and fruit and cheese plates are offered.

Reservations for this special event are $15 general admission and $10 members. Reserve now:

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