Take Note

Weekdays, 1-4 PM

Hosted by Susan Gatschet Reese, Take Note offers classic jazz, blues, Brazilian and Latin jazz including the newest releases from your favorite, and soon to be favorite, artists!

Frequently featuring insightful interviews with both national and local musicians, Take Note offers a richly diverse listening experience thanks to Susan's passion and deep knowledge of music.

Tune in weekdays from 1-4 pm MST for a program truly all about the music.


Learn more about Take Note's guests and features here


Credit MaryLynn Gillaspie

A jazz fan since the age of 14, Susan Gatschet Reese started volunteering at KUVO in 1996 and quickly gained a spot on the airwaves. Besides hosting Take Note, Susan is a voice over artist, promoter, producer and camera operator.

An avid photographer, Susan has shot thousands of live performances nationwide. View her photo gallery at allaboutjazz.com. Learn moreabout Susan here

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In the Studio
2:13 pm
Mon March 23, 2015

Live at KUVO: Justin Kauflin | March 26

Biography information from justinkauflin.com
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Award-winning jazz pianist Justin Kauflin will perform live during an interview on Take Note March 26 from 2:30 to 3:00 pm MT.

Justin and his constant canine companion, Candy, will be promoting Justin's CD release party on March 26 at Baur's Listening Lounge.

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In the Studio
3:38 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

Live at KUVO: Gumbo le Funque | Feb. 17

Gumbo le Funque - a feature on KUVO's 30th Anniversary CD: Live at the Oasis Vol. 11. - will perform live in the KUVO studio February 17 from 2-3 pm MST!

The Denver-based group is known for its melange of good time New Orleanian music, including compositions from Dr. John and the Meters. On February 17, the group will cover Mardi Gras standards as well as debut new material.  

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1:26 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Celebrate Great Women of Jazz | Jan. 30

Join renowned musicians Lynne Arriale,

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In the Studio
11:33 am
Thu December 25, 2014

Christmas cheer and classic jazz on Take Note today.

Season's Greetings to all our listeners. Friends like you, and support from the community keeps the music playing on KUVO/KVJZ. Thank you!
Credit Susan Gatschet Reese

Please join me today from 1:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m. . I'll share a little history about the origins of  "gift giving" during this time of year. You'll also hear some classic holiday tunes performed by some of your favorite musicians. It's all about the music, when you tune in to Take Note with Susan Gatschet Reese. Whatever your reason to celebrate the season, I wish you peace and happiness, good health and many bright notes! 

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In the Studio
12:45 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Dianne Reeves and Bennie L. Williams join Susan today on Take Note @ 2:30.

Dianne Reeves
Credit Susan Gatschet Reese

Vocalist Dianne Reeves and Bennie L. Williams of Spiritual Voices,  will be visiting the KUVO studio today @ 2:30, to talk to Susan Gatschet Reese about a special tribute to Dr. Vincent Harding. Harding was a civil rights leader, a longtime Denver college professor at the Iliff School of Theology and a friend of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  "My Soul is a River" will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Harding.

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