Jazz Appreciation Month at KUVO

April's a big month for jazz - it's our annual month long celebration of the music we love most - Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM)! And, it ends with a bang - on the 30th, with International Jazz Day!

During April on KUVO - special programming, trivia, education, "feelings of jazz" from so many important members of the jazz community, live performances and more!

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Jazz Appreciation Month
5:00 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Jazz Appreciation Month Trivia: Day 2

JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH TRIVIA DAY 2: 

What famous jazz pianist had his singing career squashed because he sounded too much like Nat King Cole?

Every day during April, we're going to challenging your knowledge of the music, the players, the history. We'll draw one name from each day's correct answers and award that person a CD from the KUVO Vault.

  Please, no Google, or else it's no fun. All correct answers are eligible to win a CD from the KUVO Vault. Entry into this question is open until 11:59pm, 4/2/14.

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Jazz Appreciation Month
10:08 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Today's Jazz Trivia

Every day during April, we're going to challenge your knowledge of the music, the players, the history. We'll draw one name from each day's correct answers and award that person a CD from the KUVO Vault.

Today's Trivia Question: Name the musician who recorded on landmark albums by both Sun Ra and Duke Ellington, as a regular member of the band in both cases. Please, no Google, or else it's no fun. Post your response below. All correct answers are eligible to win a CD from the KUVO Vault. Entry into this question is open until 11:59pm, 4/1/14.

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Jazz Appreciation Month
7:16 am
Tue April 1, 2014

We like our music live!

Perry Smith and Tom Gershwin

During April the Phyllis A Greer Performance Studio is going to be a busy place. We've scheduled several live performances and more will be announced as we confirm them. Tune in! Or, consider becoming a member of KUVO's Studio Club - because you could be sitting in the front row for each of these special performances!

Here's the current line-up:

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Jazz Appreciation Month
6:04 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Live it, learn it, love it, support it: JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH

April is Jazz Appreciation Month! Throughout the month of April, KUVO/KVJZ will be exploring the Feeling of Jazz. We have special programming planned, lots of live music to be broadcast from the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio, some trivia and other social media fun , and more.

About the Jazz Appreciation Month Poster:

In 2014, the National Museum of American History will celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) with the theme Jazz Alchemy: A Love Supreme, to pay tribute to John Coltrane and the 50th anniversary of his composition "A Love Supreme."

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April 2013 CD of the Month
12:15 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

April 2013 CD of the Month

Duke Ellington Orchestra  The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse  Fantasy RecordsApril is an important month for public radio music stations and jazz as it is "Public Radio Music Month" and "Jazz Appreciation Month". In commemoration of these dual events, jazz89KUVO launched its own creation, "Around The World In April" taking listeners to different destinations on the globe every day to spotlight the artists and music recorded at each daily location. Moreover, we included fun facts of the region covering history, culture, festivals and cuisine.

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