Tag Archive for 'Jazz'

Have a Great Tour to Australia, Bob! We’ll Miss You!

He’s at it again! After weeks of great Wednesday night jazz at the Wazee Supper Club, Bob Montgomery is off again to Australia…to play more jazz. He’s no stranger to world tours. Either he’ll come to where we are, or we’ll just have to come back to hear his fine trumpet. Travel safely, Bob.   […]

“He Was Very Special to All of Us…and A Very Unique Individual.”

So sayeth noted jazz trumpeter and Downtown resident Bob Montgomery about the late Jerry Krantz, owner of El Chapultepec. “Jerry loved jazz. I played there a lot between 1982 and 1995. Every great jazz act that came through Denver played at the “Pec”. And, on many nights, after closing, Jerry would lock the doors and all […]

Five Points Jazz Fest to Honor Bob Montgomery, Downtown’s Own!

One of the great annual urban jazz festivals, the Five Points Jazz Festival, has chosen a great trumpeter this year! Bob Montgomery will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the May 19 event. Montgomery, a longtime Dowtown Denver resident, has played with jazz greats and legends galore worldwide. He is a well-known educator […]

Talking Points: Meet Bob Montgomery. Still Hitting the High Notes!

Frequently, we’ll introduce you to someone you may, or may not know who lives in Downtown Denver. And, we’ll ask that person five questions…always the same. But, we’re sure to get a lot of different answers!  Let us know what you think. All of our “Talking Points” profiles are archived for easy reference at the […]

Tired of the Rain? Soak Up Some Great Jazz on Saturday!

The 8th Annual! Saturday, starting at 1:00, an afternoon of great music, all FREE, at the Five Points Jazz Festival! Wander over to Welton Street between 26th and 29th for good food and good vibes non-stop from five different music venues.  As a special treat, you can also partake in a lecture/conversation with Jake Adam York…professor, […]

Mid-Week Notes, High and Low

Now that we all feel safer…after all, the election is mostly over…a little catching up to do. The Lower Downtown Neighborhood Association (LoDoNA) has, indeed, reached an agreement with the Rio Grande about that patio expansion you read about here. “We think it will work out,” said Jim McCotter of the Good Neighbor Committee. And, […]

75 Years Young! The Man Deserves a Fanfare!

Bob Montgomery is a LoDo resident, neighbor, gentleman and friend. He is also a world-renowned jazz trumpeter. So, what better way to celebrate his 75th Birthday on April 21 than with a jam session of 25 jazz musicians at Dazzle? Call them (303-839-5100) to see if you can still get in. 7-10 p.m. Then, read this excerpt […]