*** New single "Adelaide" is available NOW on all streaming services ***
*** New single "Adelaide" is available NOW on all streaming services ***
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...of Laurie Michelle's Jasper Silver Band, where skillful & creative interpretations of Jazz, Blues, and Soul weave an entrancing musical mosaic that will resonate long after the final chord.
Based out of Colorado, our ensemble is committed to delivering captivating performances at jazz clubs, upscale dining venues & lounges, weddings, corporate events, & private parties.
Jasper Silver Band invites you to immerse yourself in a musical sojourn that fuses nostalgia with the excitement of carving new pathways!
Laurie Michelle is a multi-faceted artist who will break your heart with her powerfully agile & emotive voice, before healing it again with a sweetly entrancing, buttery smooth croon.
She began her musical exploration at age 6 with piano lessons & a love for singing along to her parents' favorites like The Beatles & The Beach Boys. At 11, Laurie began studying classical violin as well as composing her own original music & poetry. By 16, she expanded her skills to include classical viola & acoustic guitar.
After high school, she studied classical strings & opera at The D.I.T. Academy of Music in Dublin, Ireland - later returning to BYU in Provo (UT) to sing in the Women's Chorus. Her academic development continued at The University of Utah, exploring several music majors such as classical composition & jazz studies, all while playing with the Utah Philharmonia Orchestra.
Laurie Michelle's path took a life changing turn when she immersed herself in Salt Lake City's vibrant Jazz & Blues scene. She performed with various bands in SLC as a vocalist and violinist for several years before evolving into her solo acoustic show.
After moving to Colorado in Spring 2022, Laurie Michelle made her presence known in the live music scene immediately - not just as an active solo performer but also as an engaged community builder. She currently organizes her own event "The Monthly Songwriter Showcase" featuring local Colorado songwriters & artist vendors (now in its third 6mo residency at The Dairy Arts Center in Boulder), as well as organizing & hosting "The Third Friday Open Mic at Sunroom Brewing" in Englewood. She also has a private teaching studio where she offers lessons on violin, viola, piano, acoustic guitar, ukulele, piano, singing & songwriting.
Laurie released a 4-song acoustic indie EP "For The Heartbroken" in 2022 and a blues-rock single "Adelaide" in 2023.
Meet Daniel Moran, a seasoned pianist and multi-instrumentalist whose musical journey has resonated through the Denver music scene since 2006. Daniel honed his craft at the renowned Lamont School of Music in Denver and furthered his studies at The New School in Manhattan.
While he specializes in jazz & improvisation, Daniel's musical expertise extends across a broad spectrum of genres, including pop/rock, blues, folk, and beyond. His dynamic skills and nuanced musical palette unfold a unique narrative with every performance, his diverse influences converging to create an immersive & memorable experience for audiences, making him a sought-after performer in the vibrant Denver music scene.
Daniel's presence in the Denver music scene is underscored by his performances in the city's most popular jazz venues, such as Dazzle, Orchid, and Nocturne, where his talent has left an enduring mark on the local jazz landscape. In addition to these notable venues, Daniel performs regularly with many local musical groups, showcasing his versatility and collaborative spirit.
Beyond the stage, Daniel is also a studio musician for local recording artists, contributing his skillful touch to the creation of new musical works. His proficiency extends not only to live performances but also to the meticulous craft of studio recording, adding depth and richness to the local music scene.
In 2022, Daniel showcased his creativity with the release of "Nomad," a captivating five-song album featuring his original jazz compositions. This musical endeavor reflects his passion for pushing artistic boundaries and exploring new sonic landscapes.
Beyond the world of music, Daniel finds solace in the great outdoors, indulging in peaceful activities such as bird watching. A self-professed coffee enthusiast, he enjoys the simple pleasures that life has to offer when he's not captivating audiences with his musical talents.
Introducing Danny Kaminski, an exceptional bassist hailing from the vibrant city of Colorado Springs, CO. With an undeniable passion for music worn proudly on his sleeve, Danny draws inspiration from an eclectic array of artists, ranging from the funkadelic grooves of Sly and the Family Stone to the avant-garde brilliance of Ornette Coleman. His bass lines skillfully traverse the rich traditions of Soul, Funk, RnB, and Jazz.
What sets Danny apart is not just his diverse musical influences but also his unwavering respect for the art form. Every note he plays reflects a careful sense of timing and meticulous attention to detail, a testament to his dedication to the craft. Through his instrument, Danny weaves a melodic tapestry that pays homage to the roots of the genres he loves, injecting his unique voice into the musical narrative.
During his high school years, Danny set and met ambitious goals for himself, showcasing his commitment to excellence. He not only qualified but excelled in all three state groups — Jazz, Orchestra, and Band — a remarkable achievement that underscored his exceptional musical talent.
Currently on a full ride scholarship for the Jazz program at CU Boulder as a "Sher Distinguished Scholar," Danny is immersing himself in the world of Jazz, pursuing his studies with zeal and dedication. Beyond the academic realm, his infectious swing captivates listeners, and his charismatic character shines both on and off the stage.
Danny Kaminski is already making waves in the local music scene, having played with several established Colorado bands spanning multiple genres. This early collaboration showcases not only his versatility but also his ability to seamlessly integrate into various musical landscapes.
As a rising talent with skill and intuition beyond his years, Danny promises a future where his name resonates in the rhythm of the Colorado music scene and beyond.
Dylan Johnson is multi-instrumentalist based in the Denver (CO) area. Music is his life's passion. He has been playing & studying music in one form or another since he was a toddler; His parents started him on piano, but he was always fascinated with the drums and switched as soon as he could, at the age of 10.
In high school, all his extracurricular activities were in music. He performed in the jazz ensemble, percussion ensemble, drumline & the concert band. He also wrote and recorded his own instrumental album, playing all of the parts including drums, bass, guitar & piano.
His passion followed him to college where he earned a degree in Jazz Studies with emphasis in Audio Production from the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music (grad. 2009). While in attendance, he won a Downbeat Award for recording and mixing the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble.
Dylan has been performing professionally as a drummer since 2007 and has had the pleasure of playing most of the venues in Colorado including: Red Rocks, The Pepsi Center, The Filmore, Meow Wolf, The Bluebird Theater, the Oriental Theater and the Gothic Theater.
He has a wide variety of musical tastes, preferring not to be tied down to one genre. Over the years he's had the privilege to work with the following groups: Hypersona, Kudzu Jazz, Animato, The Tickle Mafia, Petals of Spain, The Other Black, Retrofette and The Whimsy of Things.
With his group Dandu he has toured all over the United States and had the honor of opening for jazz legends such as: Victor Wooten, Thundercat, Louis Cole, Mark Guiliana, Nate Smith, Cory Henry, Jacob Collier, The Bad Plus, Skeric, Hudson, and The BTTRFLY Quintet
He's currently performing regularly with Laurie Michelle's Jasper Silver Band, Bad Britton and Dandu.
Dylan also loves to write music and is currently writing with his band Dandu and for his solo project.
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