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5:48 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

September CD of the Month: Mark Elf "Returns 2014"

Mark Elf is a gifted guitarist who early in his career played in the band led by “The Mighty Burner”-Charles Earland as well as other leading organ players; Jimmy McGriff and Richard “Groove” Holmes.

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Music
11:59 am
Sun September 21, 2014

New Music Monday's First Autumn 2014 Edition

We begin the Autumn editions of New Music Monday with a multi-colored palette of various styles of jazz. The highly esteemed pianist-composer and bandleader, Eric Reed releases Groovewise for the Smoke Sessions label, Eric is accompanied by Ben Williams-bass, Gregory Hutchinson-drums and Seamus Blake plays saxophone. Eight of the CD's ten tracks are originals by Mr. Reed.

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News
1:00 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Stay-at-Home Dads convene in Denver

The National At-Home Dad Network holds its 19th annual convention in Denver this weekend (Sept. 19-21, 2014).  Stay at home dad Richard Blake (Lafayette, Colo.) found a sitter so he could visit "First Take with Lando and Chavis" and attend the convention.

While the phenomenon is still somewhat rare (there are 1.4 million such dads in the U.S. today), these dads are growing their ranks.  "Being a stay-at-home dad is becoming more accepted," says Blake.  

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In the Studio
9:59 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Musicians Pack the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio in September!

Latitude, live on KUVO Sept. 22nd @ 8:00 PM

From Django to Grover to Funk with a lot of young energy, the live music just keeps coming into autumn on jazz89 KUVO/KVJZ.  Members of our Studio Club and a guest are invited to every one of these up-close-and-personal sessions! 

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Music
6:03 pm
Sat September 13, 2014

New Music Monday: Closing out Summer, Brasiliero Style

Our final New Music Monday edition for the Summer of 2014 features 3 recordings of Brazilian jazz, curiously it's the end of Winter in Brazil. We begin with a recording we had a sneak preview of a month ago when percussionist Sammy Figueroa was returning from Brazil after recording this CD and stopped by KUVO  Talisman feature Sammy and vocalist Glaucia Nasser and an all star cast of Brazilian musicians.

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