Join our septet of top tier Denver musicians as we explore “The French Connection” in jazz. This eclectic program features the BetterFate Ensemble performing the music of French jazz composers, French popular songs, and French-themed jazz standards. Selections include arrangements of compositions by Django Reinhardt, Michel Legrand, and Michel Petrucciani, plus interpretations of famous French songs including “La Vie En Rose”, inspired by the Grammy winning Dee Dee Bridgewater album “J’ai Deux Amours”. We also offer American standards devoted to Paris, and French versions of American vocal hits. Check out our rendition of “Est-ce Par Hasard” that blends the music of Harold Arlen’s “Let’s Fall In Love” with both English and French lyrics. To all jazz fans and French enthusiasts, come aboard as our mix of cultures and musical styles transports you to the streets of Paris right here in Lafayette, Colorado. Featuring Amy Biondo, Eric Erhardt, Daryl Gott, Tim Wendel, Tom Amend, Mark Simon, and Ed Breazeale.
January 26, 2020
Los Bohemios Duo at Lola
3-5pm. Lola Costal Mexican, 1575 Boulder Street Denver, Colorado 80211
Please join us for happy hour drinks and tasty bites, and a duo version of your favorite Los Bohemios songs, including Afro-Cuban salsa, cha cha, and bolero, Mexican folklorica, Latin rock, Latin jazz, and Brazilian bossa nova. Featuring Amy Biondo (vocals, percussion) and Ricardo Peña (requinto, guitar, vocals).
February 08, 2020
Milestone at the Chocolate Lover's Fling: A Benefit for Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence
This is our 8th year playing at this beautiful event for an amazing Boulder area nonprofit. And, did someone say chocolate? Featuring Amy Biondo (vocals, hand percussion), Ed Edwards (vocals, guitar), Mark Diamond (bass), Dean Kielian (percussion) and Ricardo Pena (vocals, keys). Playing the best of Latin Rock, Classic Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Funk, Salsa, romantic Bolero, Pop, Jazz and Country, with driving dance beats and irresistible vocal harmonies.
7-10pm. Vine Street Pub and Brewery, 1700 Vine St. Denver, CO 80206 https://www.facebook.com/vinestreetpub/
Latin grooves, acoustic instrumentation, and three-part harmonies, in a cozy venue with great food and libations. Featuring Amy Biondo (vocals, percussion), Ricardo Peña (requinto, guitar, vocals), Ed Edwards (trés Cubano, guitar, vocals), Mark Diamond (bass), and Dean Kielian (percussion).