The Flatirons Jazz Orchestra is a working, traditional 18-piece big band (5/4/4/4) that recreates the great Swing-Era dance music.

Rated “One of the 10 Best Jazz Bands in Denver.” by CBS Local and ReverbNation, we play in regular rotation at all of the major dance venues in the Front Range:
* Dickens Opera House
* Avalon Ballroom
* Buffalo Rose
* Mercury Cafe
* Denver Turnverein
* Caribou Room
* Curtis Ballroom
* plus weddings, festivals, fundraisers and corporate events.

This is the REAL DEAL: 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, piano, guitar, bass, drums, and one of the best jazz singers in the country. This is swinging dance music that will have everyone on their feet.

Screen name:
Flatirons Jazz Orchestra
Member since:
May 05 2021
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
67 years


Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Gene Krupa, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Diane Schuur, Buddy Rich, and more.

Members Of Band

Composed of working musicians and music educators, FJO attracts the best players in the area.


We have a dedicated sound engineer and PA. Individual players are responsible for their own backline.



Private garden dance party at an historic home in old Colorado Springs.

Past Events

Exotic Italian Car Show, Denver Kickers Sports Club, West 50th Ave, Golden

Got the shot? Come out and DANCE! Restrictions have been lifted.

The Buffalo Rose has teamed up with “Denver’s Best Big Band” to bring you an afternoon of excellent food and great music. This unique event happens on the second Sunday of every month (with a couple of exceptions) in 2021.

Sunday, July 11, the Buffalo Rose will feature another delicious Sunday Supper Club menu, only from executive chef, Jan Vonad, only The delicious 3-course meal is only $18 and can be ordered at the dance.

It’s served up against a background of American Swing Era music by the Flatirons Jazz Orchestra – featuring Deborah Stafford.

Doors open at at 4:00, with FREE Beginner Swing Dance Lessons, followed by two-and-a-half hours of live BIG BAND jazz from 5:00 to 7:30

You and your family don’t want to miss this! Tickets are $20 day-of or at the door; or only $15 for the dance; $33 includes dinner when you book online. Seating is limited.

Dance or just listen to the great Swing Era music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and more. Singles, Beginners and All ages welcome, 18+ with guardian.