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        Colorado Jazz Party

 
Dick and Maddie Gibson of Denver sponsored the first Colorado Jazz Party in 1963 at the Jerome Hotel in Aspen.
The Jazz Party became an annual event, moving to the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, then to Denver. Today different jazz parties in Colorado continue the tradition begun by the original Colorado Jazz Party.
 

Rounding out the number of invited musicians to forty are some of the younger talents playing in the progressive and modern veins. . . . most have international reputations.   -- John Falter


Broadmoor Jazz Party

Poster used at the Broadmoor Hotel

Donor: John P. Falter Collection
10645-4324





Falter collected the buttons
that served as tickets to the jazz parties he attended.

Donor: John P. Falter Collection
10645-521




Setting up at the Broadmoor Jazz Party

John Falter
pencil on paper, 1971

Donor: John P. Falter Collection
10645-3635




2nd Session at the Broadmoor '71

John Falter
pencil on paper, 1971

Donor: John P. Falter Collection
10,645-3636




Broadmoor 3rd Session

John Falter
pencil on paper, 1971

Donor: John P. Falter Collection
10,645-3578



  

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Introduction

Colorado Jazz Party

World's Greatest Jazz Band

   Lou Stein & Carl Fontana

   Vic Dickenson

   Ed Hubble

   Bobby Wilber & Bud Freeman

   Ralph Sutton

Jazz in Action

   Cliff Leeman

   Gus Johnson & Budd Johnson

   Willie "the Lion" Smith

   Benny Carter

   Teddy Wilson

   Dick Hyman

   John Mince

   Clark Terry & Zoot Simms

In the Studio

Pee Wee Erwin of Falls City

Odessa Jazz Party 1
   
Kai Winding, Milt Hinton, Bert Ellis, Ross Tompkins

   Bucky Pizzarelli

   Jack Lesberg

Odessa Jazz Party 2
   
Stan Wrightsman, Skeets Herfurt, "Wild Bill" Davison

  

 

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