Downbeat, September 2011
  Pandora's Box Review
  ***1/2 (Three and 1/2 stars)

'These nine musicians, offering all original tunes on their fifth album, might be graduates of Ken Kesey's Acid Tests of the mid-'60s who have been transported
across time to the present. 

Along the way, they picked up influences ranging from globalists Paul Horn and Oregon to adventurous rock bands It's A Beautiful Day and Joy of Cooking to Ken Nordine's Word-Jazz.
Keeping listeners off guard, the Denver-based Coyote Poets loosely fit the contemporary jam-band mold even as "Blood and Bones" and "Quittin' Time"
rumble with a blues heft unattainable to many conventional blues bands.'

Frank-John Hadley, Downbeat, September 2011


Nominated for the Zone Music Reporter's Best Chill/Groove Album of 2012 for their 5th release “Pandora's Box.” 



Please enjoy selected tracks from our first five CD projects.    


All of our CDs are available at CDBABY.

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Thank you for sharing your time to visit the web site for Coyote Poets of the Universe.  We are very happy to have you learn about us.

What's in a name?  Coyote Poets was organized early in the millennium by a group of poets and musicians who wanted to bring about a new combination of music with spoken word / song lyrics that were innovative and great to listen to, but with the slyness and humor of the 'trickster' - the Coyote.  

As of Winter 2017, we have spent two years working on our sixth project, a two CD album titled 'Strange Lullaby', and we are planning a Spring 2018 release.

Having a blast recording at Swamp Rocket Studio in Brighton, Colorado!

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