Women's History Month

Ahead of Her Time

Mar 24, 2016

March is National Women's History Month! We'll be sharing stories about some of the most accomplished women in jazz, both nationally and locally. We hope you enjoy this tribute to the women of jazz. 

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Imagine this unlikely scenario: an isolated log cabin deep in the Canadian woods, surrounded by snow, but inside sits a roaring fire and a jazz artist writing music for Cuba. The cold inspires the heat. The yin and the yang. Jazz musician Jane Bunnett can’t explain it, but it’s been the juxtaposition of her creative life.

Marching to Her Own Beat

Mar 14, 2016

She’s probably heard it 100 times before, but Terri Lyne Carrington is a renowned jazz drummer who truly marches to the beat of her own drum. She is also a composer, singer, record producer, entrepreneur and three-time Grammy winner. She made history in 2013 as the first woman to win a Grammy for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.

Eubie Blake Cultural Center

From the early contributions of Bessie Smith, Lil' Hardin-Armstrong through Mary Lou Williams, Melba Liston and to present day musicians such as Ingrid Jensen and Tia Fuller, women have left their mark on Jazz. In celebration of  Women's History Month, Matthew Goldwasser, sitting in for a vacationing Ed Danielson-Saturday Jazz (2-4pm) will devote the show to the women in jazz. Big Bands, small groups, great soloists and arrangers, old and new, and even a few of the proverbial "chick singers.' Tune in and enjoy what these great women have created.

Celebrating Women in Music: Sarah Vaughan

Mar 2, 2016

March is National Women’s History Month, followed in April by Jazz Appreciation Month. We’d thought we’d celebrate by sharing daily stories about some of the most accomplished women in jazz, both nationally and locally. We hope you enjoy this tribute to the women of jazz.
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Denver's daughter, saxophonist Tia Fuller concludes KUVO's Women's History Month feature. We also encourage you to explore Women and Girls Lead, a major public media initiative focused on women and girls' issues, connecting citizens in Colorado, across the country and around the world.

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