For the past 20 years, Dazzle has melded community and culture with intimate music and arts experiences, and a chef-driven menu. We celebrate and commemorate everyday life in an inclusive space where Denver audiences are able to hear some of the best jazz and improvised music from around the world.
Dazzle was first founded in January of 1997. It was the brainchild of Karen Storck and Miles Snyder. After four years of business Donald Rossa, the current owner, was brought in as a partner in 2001. This was the beginning of a new era for Dazzle. Between Donald’s business savvy and Karen and Miles’ love for jazz, a complete vision was able to become a reality and thus a true Jazz Supper Club was born in 2002. Donald went on to buy the restaurant in 2003. Dazzle soon entered a golden era of recognition and quality of standard, winning #1 jazz club in Denver every single year between 2003 – 2018 by Westword Magazine. Dazzle was also distinguished as being a part of the “Top 100 Jazz Clubs in the World” by Downbeat Magazine numerous times. In June of 2017, Dazzle left its tenured home on 9th and Lincoln and moved to its new home, downtown between the Denver Performing Arts Center and the 16th Street Mall, the historic Baur’s Building. Here we are today, pushing the standards of service and live music further and further.