Jazz on Film
9:52 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Jazz on Film: Charles Lloyd's Transcendent Moments

“The best music causes molecular changes in the atmosphere around the players and their audience. Once you hear the music you are never the same. We go out somewhere and we don’t come back the same.”  -- Charles Lloyd

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11:33 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes for April 16th

Jazz Notes 4-16-2015   By Norman Provizer

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9:25 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Tito Puente Tribute on KUVO | April 19, 4-6 PM MT

Born on April 20, 1923 in New York City, Tito Puente - also known as “El Rey” and "The King"-  was a pioneering force in music. Renown for fusing styles, Puente added an irresistible big-band spin to traditional Afro-Caribbean music.

In 1948, Puente formed the Tito Puente Orchestra. He is quoted in The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music saying, "We play jazz with the Latin touch, that's all, you know."

By the end of his lengthy career, Puente was considered a legend in both Latin music and jazz.

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Jazz Appreciation Month
8:43 am
Thu April 16, 2015

“Cantaloupe Island" | Listener Picks, April 16


Pianist Herbie Hancock recorded his composition “Cantaloupe Island” for his 1964 album, Empyrean Isles, with Freddie Hubbard on cornet, Ron Carter on bass and Tony Williams on drums.

Tune in today as we celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with some of this compositions most notable covers!

A member of the Miles Davis Quintet at the time, Hancock's composition incorporates elements of modal jazz, inspired by the music Davis's band was performing at the time.

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Arts and Culture
4:45 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Be There or Be Square | History Colorado 1968 Exhibit

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Presented by History Colorado Center, The 1968 Exhibit brings the pivotal year in American history to life through photographs, vintage pop culture items and interactive displays.

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