Jazz Jams Near Denver Colorado

This is a list of straight-up jazz jams in and around Denver, Colorado.  If anything is out of date, or if you know of a jam not listed here, please let me know: corey {at} coreysnipes.com

Monday

Vic’s Espresso – 4-5pm
2680 Broadway St, Boulder, Colorado 80304 – (303) 440-8209
Host: Rico Jones Quartet
Guidelines: No books/music (memorized tunes only)

Meadowlark – 10:30pm
 2701 Larimer St (downstairs), Denver, CO 80205 – (303) 293-0251
Host: Mikey Smith

Treppeda’s Ristorante – Discontinued as of 6/19/2017
Niwot, CO
Host: Brad Goode
Guidelines: No books/music (memorized tunes only)

Tuesday

Dazzle – 9pm-midnight
1512 Curtis St., Denver CO, 80202 –  (303) 839-5102
Host: Todd Reid

Englewood Grand – 9pm-midnight 
3435 S Broadway, Englewood, CO 80113 – (303) 568-9948
Host: Steven Brooks Trio

Herb’s Bar – 9:30pm – 1:30am
2057 Larimer St., Denver CO 80205 – (303) 299-9555
Host: B3 Project

Wednesday

Syntax Physic Opera – 10pm
554 S Broadway, Denver, Colorado, CO 80209 – (720) 456-7041
Host: Mikey Smith Trio

El Chapultapec – 9pm-1am
1962 Market St, Denver, Colorado 80202 – (303) 295-9126
Host: Freddy Rodriguez and the Jazz Connection
Guidelines: NOTE this is not an open jam per se, but people are welcome to sit in.

Thursday

The Crimson Room – 9pm
1403 Larimer St, Denver, Colorado 80202 – (720) 639-6987
Host: ??

El Chapultapec – 9pm-1am
1962 Market St, Denver, Colorado 80202 – (303) 295-9126
Host: Freddy Rodriguez and the Jazz Connection
Guidelines: NOTE this is not an open jam per se, but people are welcome to sit in.

Motif Jazz Cafe – 7pm (SECOND Thursday only)
182 E. Cheyenne Mtn Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado, CO 80906 – (719) 645-8000
Host: Joe Gasioch Trio

Friday

Dazzle – 11am
1512 Curtis St., Denver CO, 80202 –  (303) 839-5102
Host: ??
Guidelines: Friday lunch jam

Saturday

(none)

Sunday

Vic’s Espresso – 12-2pm
2680 Broadway St, Boulder, Colorado 80304 –  (303) 440-8209
Host: Scott Martin

El Chapultapec – 9pm-1am
1962 Market St, Denver, Colorado 80202 – (303) 295-9126
Host: Tony Black Summit feat. Jessica Jones
Guidelines: NOTE this is not an open jam per se, but people do come and sit in.

Avalon Ballroom – 1pm -4pm (FIRST Sunday only)
6185 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, CO  80303 – 303-440-8303
Host: Boulder Friends of Jazz, Derek Lucas, Sherrie Nunn
Guidelines: Dixieland jazz only

Swallow Hill Music – 12-2pm (SECOND Sunday only)
71 E. Yale Ave, Denver CO 80210 – (303) 777-1003
Host: Josh Maxey
Guidelines: Books/music OK

 

### last updated: 7/5/2017 ###