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Celebrating 40 years of rock, jazz and swing with Chris Daniels and The Kings

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Chris Daniels on the stage before a show at Telluride in 2019.

Few Colorado musicians have had a more impressive and varied career than Chris Daniels. The singer-songwriter has led Chris Daniels and The Kings for 40 years. The rock, jazz and swing band tours relentlessly, averaging 100 shows a year in the U.S. and Europe.

This week, Chris Daniels & The Kings will celebrate their 40th Anniversary with a show at The Boulder Theater on April 4. It's a full circle moment for a group who hosted their very first rehearsals at the venue -- which was abandoned at the time -- back in March 1984.

Let's listen back to our 2014 interview with Daniels, who had just recently been inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame. He spoke with Ryan Warner.