Lamont Jazz News

January 11, 2019

Lamont jazz guitar Masters student Ben Parrish recently released his sophomore album "Quiet Stream" featuring all original compositions. This quintet features some of Denver's best young musicians, including Daryl Gott, Taylor Clay, and Lamont alumni Hunter Roberts and...

October 12, 2018

Our yearly video recordings featuring The Lamont Jazz Orchestra and Small Group 1 are now live and streaming on our YouTube Channel and accessible right here at With both award-winning ensembles, there is a nice mix of student compositions and arrange...

September 6, 2018

CLICK THIS LINK to see a complete list of all of the exciting jazz events happening this quarter at Lamont!

September 6, 2018

Grammy Award-winning conductor and composer Ryan Truesdell will be appearing with The Lamont Jazz Orchestra on November 5, 2018 to conduct the ENTIRE Miles Ahead album. Ryan is a major advocate for the music of legendary composer-arranger Gil Evans and has released two...

September 6, 2018

As part of the honor of placing in a FIRST PLACE tie at the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival in March, the Lamont Jazz Orchestra has been invited to perform two sets at the main event: The Monterey Jazz Festival! CLICK HERE for al of the details and a schedule of...

March 13, 2018

The LJO on stage at the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival Awards Ceremony

The Lamont Jazz Orchestra tied with The University of Central Oklahoma on Sunday, March 11 to win FIRST PLACE at the prestigious Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival. Also honored were Matt...

February 15, 2018

Downbeat Award-winning student Elliot Clement has been chosen as one of only seven finalists in the nation for the prestigious American Jazz Pianist Competition held annually in Melbourne FLorida. Under the Direction of Per Daniellson of the University of Central Flori...

February 15, 2018

The Lamont Jazz Orchestra has been chosen to participate in the prestigious Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival. As one of only SIX university groups chosen in the nation to perform at the festival, this is quite an honor for our premier large jazz ensemble. The LJO...

December 7, 2017

This past November (2017) Lamont had the pleasure of hosting a wonderful concert by composer/arranger and woodwind artist Wil Swindler and his Elevenet. Based in Colorado, the Elevenet performs Wil’s original works and unique arrangements of music that defies expectati...

October 13, 2017

Friends of Lamont Jazz! We are now up-and-running on Facebook. Stop by, say hello and click "LIKE" ...spread the word to one-and-all! (CLICK HERE)

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