2022 Salida Jazz Fest Line-up
August 13, 2022 – 11 a.m. – Riverside Park
Gypsy Jazz Social Club
Gypsy Jazz Social Club is a consortium of versatile musicians scattered throughout western Colorado and commonly inspired by the style of acoustic string-band jazz known as “Le Jazz Hot”. GJSC showcases material dating from the early 1900s to present day, sourcing traditional and modern repertoire, all “gypsified” for your listening and dancing enjoyment.
Jazz Merchants Big Band
The Jazz Merchants Big Band (formerly the CMC Jazz Project) performs a variety of musical styles from swing to jazz-rock, including the music of Count Basie, Sammy Nestico, Steve Allen, Maynard Ferguson, Weather Report and others.
Zephyr Jazz Trio with Special Guests
“Rob Teegarden on guitar, Kent Davidson on bass and Michael Haynes on drums. Sauced with Latin and a little funk and finding inspiration in music from Pat Metheny to John Coltrane, this trio performs their unique versions of contemporary jazz, original scores and even an occasional jazz standard thrown into the mix. ”
Secret Six Jazz Band
The Secret Six are a New Orleans traditional jazz band evoking the rich style of collective improvisation and ensemble playing. Specializing in stomps, blueses, rags and no frills hot jazz.
Blue Recluse is a five piece power blues band. They play a wide range of blues, rhythm and blues, and country blues from the ‘40s to the present day. Powerful, sultry vocals in combination with a hard-groovin’ rhythm section and classic electric blues guitar and keys makes this band a blues lover’s dream.
Hazel Miller and the Collective
Hazel Miller is not just a great singer; “She is a force of nature!” quotes the Rocky Mountain News. Her voice has been called “stunning, moving, and powerful.” Hazel has been a sought after performer in Colorado for more than three decades. The Hazel Miller Band was formed more than 2 decades ago. Hazel Miller and the Collective renamed themselves in 2020. The band performs an eclectic blend of Jazz, R&B, Blues, and original music. The band’s music is designed to make the audience dance and sing along. They play the music that excites and involves the listener.