Previous events

Nov2

French Jazz, Chanson & Swing, plus Art Opening

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La Cour Art Bar, 1643 South Broadway, Denver CO

I'll be singing my favorite French tunes at this opening for vibrant visual artist Carrie Makenna. With Bill Kopper (g), Peter Huffaker (b) and several special musical guests at this gig --

Oct27

Alt-Country/Folk Night House Concert

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Boulder, CO

I'm dusting off my cowboy boots and returning to my roots, singing a great night of alt-country, folk, and C&W tunes by Patsy Cline, Neko Case, Jackie Greene, Kieran Kane, and Gillian Welch! With Bill Kopper (g), Mark Diamond (b) and a VERY special guest - my son Kieran Boes - who'll sing several duets with me! (Private home w/limited seating, RSVP here and I'll send you the address)

Sep16

Bacharach & David House Concert

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Aurora CO

Celebrating the fabulous songwriting team Burt Bacharach & Hal David. With Terri Jo Jenkins, Jeff Jenkins, Mark Simon & Jill Fredericksen. Seating limited! RSVP to host Frank Nichols, & address will be provided

Aug11

Sitting in with Terri Jo Jenkins!

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La Cour Art Bar, 1643 South Broadway, Denver CO

I'll be joining my dear friend, jazz vocalist Terri Jo Jenkins, for several duets and solos. Please join us, plus pianist Jeff Jenkins, at this lovely French Bistro! Special guest: Jane Uitti on jazz violin.

Dec23

Janine’s Holiday Show!

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Caffe Sole, 637R South Broadway, Boulder CO

Join Janine and friends for an intimate, meaningful evening of holiday classics and originals, all in a jazz vein! Sean McGowan, brilliant solo finger-style guitarist, accompanies Janine as they share tunes from their respective Christmas CDs, plus perform other songs of the season. Guest artists Jane Uitti (violin) and Dave Fulker (trumpet) join them for several tunes, and several other surprise musical guests will sing or play throughout the evening. Don’t miss this very special holiday concert!

Janine Gastineau e seu Ritmo - Music of Brazil!

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Frank Nichols' House Concerts, Aurora CO

SEATING LIMITED-RSVP REQUIRED Join Janine and 4 stellar musicians for an exciting and lively afternoon of samba, bossa nova & MPB! Songs by Tom Jobim & Vinicius de Moraes, Joao Gilberto, Elis Regina, Milton Nascimento, Chico Buarque, Toquinho and Djavan. With Bill Kopper, Bill McCrossen & Raoul Rossiter. To attend, email Janine at: https://janinegastineau.com/contact

WITCHES BREW! with Janine & Terri Jo

Dazzle @ Baur's, 1512 Curtis Street, Denver

They're BAAAAAACK! Join witch-y women Janine & Terri Jo for an eerie & enthralling Halloween-themed evening of hot live jazz! Backed by their all-women trio (Carmen Sandim/piano, Kim Bird/bass, Jill Fredericksen/drums) this dynamic duo will share spooky & scintillating jazz & blues just perfect for All Hallow's Eve. Costume contest! Prizes! Party favors! Collective howling at the moon!

Sep22

Janine e seu Ritmo - Music of Brazil!

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La Cour Art Bar, 1643 South Broadway, Denver CO

Janine's back, with Bill Kopper and Raoul Rossiter, for another lively evening of Música Popular Brasileira - three hours of thrilling, rhythmic music from the land of sun and sea and samba. Guaranteed to get you up & dancing! With special guest Jane Uitti on violin.

QUIRKTETT! with Janine Gastineau

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Dazzle @ Baur's, 1512 Curtis Street, Denver

Janine's vocal quartet QUIRKTETT makes their Dazzle debut with an evening of 4-part harmony jazz, blues and folk, in great new arrangements. Songs by Count Basie, Lambert Hendricks & Ross, Melody Gardot, Rene Marie, Freddie Hubbard, Chuck Loeb and more! Quirktett is Marylynn Gillaspie, Terri Jo Jenkins, John Bertram and Janine, backed by the hard-swinging trio of Jeff Jenkins, Peter Huffaker and Paul Romaine.

Janine & Terri Jo in RED HOT RHYTHM

Nissi's, 2675 Northpark Drive, Lafayette CO

Back by popular demand! Janine & vocalist Terri Jo Jenkins plus friends return to this terrific supper club for an evening of hot live jazz, swing and standards. Join these stellar singers for solos and duos featuring music from the Great American songbook and the golden age of Swing and Bebop. With Jeff Jenkins/piano, Ken Walker/bass, Jill Fredericksen/drums and Jane Uitti/violin.

Vai Vai Vai! Music of Brazil

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Caffe Sole, 637R South Broadway, Boulder CO

Janine returns to Sole with a high-energy evening of music from Brazil! Dance to the swinging samba rhythms of all your favorite tunes by Tom Jobim, Luis Bonfa, Chico Buarque, Beth Carvalho, Elis Regina, Baden Powell and more. It's going to be one hot and swinging night! With Bill Kopper, Peter Huffaker & Jill Fredericksen, plus special guests.

Vive la Musique! Vive le Jazz Hot!

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La Cour Art Bar, 1643 South Broadway, Denver CO

OOH LA LA! Janine returns to La Cour for another evening of French chanson, jazz and pop - tunes by Edith Piaf, Serge Gainsbourg, Jacques Prévert, Django Reinhardt, Charles Trenet, and more. Join us at Denver's premiere French bistro for a romantic & swinging musical evening! With Bill Kopper/guitar, Peter Huffaker/bass & Jane Uitti/violin.

Jul21

Anything Goes with Cole! Janine's Cole Porter House Concert

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Dan & Diane's House Concerts!, Martin Acres, Boulder

SEATING LIMITED! Janine shares the artistry of the witty, bawdy, heartfelt songwriter Cole Porter. Join her, plus pianist Jeff Jenkins and bassist Peter Huffaker, for a celebration of this beloved composer's musical oeuvre. Though composed decades ago, his sophisticated music and lyrics were racy, suggestive and ahead of his time. Think you know Cole? Really get to know him on our little musical journey tonight! Potluck house concert sponsored by Dan&Diane's House Concerts to attend, email Janine for directions & details: j9gast@yahoo.com

Jul20

Brazilian music with Daniel Ondaro!

La Cour Art Bar, 1643 South Broadway, Denver CO

Janine joins her good friend Daniel, visiting from Berlin, for an evening of intimate Brazilian music! A gifted singer/songwriter and guitarist steeped in the classics of Music Populeira Brazil, Daniel also crafts his own original sambas and pop songs in the Brazilian genre. He and Janine will share several duets and back each other in solo tunes, most sung in Portuguese. Join them for an evening of beautiful live bossa nova, samba & jazz!

Jun24

Janine Gastineau e seu Ritmo

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La Cour Art Bar, 1643 South Broadway, Denver CO

Janine returns to La Cour for a lively evening of bossa nova, samba, French chanson & jazz standards! Join her and hepcats Bill Kopper (g), Peter Huffaker (b) & Raoul Rossiter (d) for music by Tom Jobim, Elis Regina, Caetano Veloso, Adriana Calcanhotto, Edith Piaf, Joao Gilberto, Django Reinhardt & more --

Jun2

Janine Gastineau w/the Nice Work Jazz Combo!

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Caffe Sole, 637R South Broadway, Boulder CO

Sing and swing into the spring with Janine and & Nice Work cats! Three hours of jazz, standards and Latin music - featuring great new arrangements by saxman Pete Lewis and the rest of this heavy-duty combo: Jerry Weiss (piano), Jason Malmberg (bass) & Brian Kauffman (drums).

May20

The QUIRKTETT plays Five Points Jazz Festival!

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Blair-Campbell African American Research Library, 240 Welton Street, Denver

Janine makes her 5 Points Jazz Fest debut with the QUIRKTETT, the 4-pt harmony jazz vocal group! Specializing in the "voice-as-horns" approach, the Qs (including Terri Jo Jenkins, MaryLynn Gillaspie & John Bertram) cover tunes by Count Basie, Horace Silver, Lambert Hendricks & Ross, Rene Marie, Melody Gardot & Freddie Hubbard. Be sure to come support us @ 5 Points Jazz!

May17

Janine Gastineau with saxophonist Rich Chiaraluce

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La Cour Art Bar, 1643 South Broadway, Denver CO

Superb horn player Rich Chiaraluce joins Janine for an evening of swinging standards & beautiful bossa nova! Janine's soulful vocals and Rich's brilliant stylings on saxophone, flute and clarinet shine in songs by Duke Ellington, Tom Jobim, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk, the Gershwins, and more! Backed by pianist Eric Gunnison & bassist Peter Huffaker, this very special quartet delivers a memorable evening of music.

May11

Janine sings with The Spirituals Project Choir!

Gates Auditorium, The Newman Center, 2344 E. Iliff St., Denver

Back by popular demand, Denver's acclaimed Spirituals Project Choir returns for another thrilling concert! Janine joined the group this year, and is honored to sing this deeply moving, vital and inspiring vocal music. Directed by Dr Roger Holland, this chorus of 40 singers will move and entertain you with music by Horace C. Boyer, Thomas Dixon, Nathaniel Dett, William L. Dawson and other major composers & arrangers of the great American spiritual.

Apr22

Janine Gastineau sings jazz, standards & show tunes

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Caffe Sole, 637R South Broadway, Boulder CO

Janine serves up a very special evening of her favorite songs from the jazz world, plus a few favorite standards & show tunes! Pianist Jeff Jenkins & bassist Bill McCrossen join her in sharing songs by Rodgers & Hart, Kander & Ebb, Cole Porter, Tom Jobim, Luis Bonfa, Andrew Lloyd Weber, and Irving Berlin. It's 3 swinging hours of live music that will lift your heart and lighten your step! Check her out in one of her rare Boulder appearances --