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 from Bob’s website.
Bob Montgomery is an internationally recognized performing artist who has appeared throughout Europe, Australia, Canada, China, Mexico, Japan, Great Britain and the United States. He has performed in back-up orchestras for such artists as Sammy Davis Jr., Diana Ross, Tony Bennett, Quincy Jones, Nancy Wilson, and many more. Bob toured Europe with Clark Terry’s “Big Bad Band”, served as artist-in-residence in Adelaide, South Australia, appeared as featured soloist with the Albuquerque Jazz Orchestra for the International Trumpet Guild, and appeared at Town Hall in New York City with Clark Terry for the New York JVC Jazz Festival’s tribute to Clark Terry.
Bob’s reputation as an educator has earned him many awards, including “Teacher of the Year”, “Jazz Educator and Performer of the Year”, and “Colorado Jazz Educator Of The Year”.
But, you already knew that, didn’t you?
Happy Birthday, Bob. And, many, many more years of your beautiful sounds!