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by Florence Wetzel
If you say Colorado," the first things that come to mind are probably mountains, cowboys, and the Balloon Boy. But don't forget jazz: Denver's central location has always made Colorado an ideal stop for touring bands, and back in the day the Five Points section in Denver was host to greats such as Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, and Charlie Parker. And of course, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and local legend Neal Cassady all lived here and dug the music, and ...read more