Eats and Beats: Joy Wine & Spirits - Chili Cook-off |Oct 23

Join us at Joy Wine & Spirits' back parking lot for the Joy Wine & Spirits Chili Cook-off 6th Annual Charity Event on Sunday, October 23 from Noon to 5pm. You'll sample delicious chili from over 20 of Denver’s best restaurants! There will also be games, local beer, and wine tasting! The best part? All proceeds go to our partnering charity, Project Worthmore. KUVO's Music Director, Arturo Gómez will provide chili eatin' tunes.
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Walter Gorra Quartet

The Walter Gorra Quartet , is completing their October residency at Nocturne Jazz and Supper Club in Denver, CO. Don't miss out! They will be playing the next two Friday nights from 7 – 11pm. The Quartet will be featuring all original compositions in the Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and modern jazz idioms.

The quartet: Greg Harris - Vibes, Gonzalo Teppa - Bass, Manuel Lopez - Drums, and Walter Gorra - Piano Friday Night Artist in Residence Series at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club *A...
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The engaging drummer and leader of Boom Tic Boom, Allison Miller is back in the Mile High to play this Saturday and Sunday evenings at Dazzle. Before hitting the stage she will stop by KUVO to chat with Djamila Ricciardi-host of Saturday Afternoon Jazz at 2:30p. Make sure you tune in or log on to

MAMA Records

October’s CD of the Month selection reflects the Autumn season as like the multi-colored leaves and unpredictable weather, Phil Norman Tentet’s Then & Now has many layers to its content. Saxophonist, clarinetist, band leader, producer Phil Norman moonlights as a financial advisor for several Los Angeles based radio stations.

Brown Palace

For a country of some 11.4 million people (just a tad smaller than Ohio), Cuba has produced an amazing number of superb jazz players, especially pianists. On Sunday, pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa, who was born in Havana in 1983, has a trio at Baur’s Listening Lounge, 1512 Curtis, at 7 p.m. (303-615-4000). Lopez-Nussa has covered all facets of music from jazz to classical and pop and spent several years with the Buena Vista Social Club vocalist Omara Portuondo. Harold visits KUVO on Sunday afternoon at, 4:30p to be interviewed by Salsa con Jazz host-Janine Santana

Jazz on Film: Terence Blanchard leads next gen composers

6 hours ago

At one time Hollywood and Television couldn’t get enough of jazz scores in its movies shows. An august generation of composers with serious jazz pedigrees are still around—Johnny Mandel (whom we profiled back in 2014), David Amram, Andre Previn, Lalo Schifrin and Quincy Jones to name a few. With all of these guys now in their 80s, some wonder where is the next generation of composers and arrangers will come from.

Arts District: Scary!

Oct 20, 2016

You know what October means... lots of scary things are going on around town.  You can wear your costumes to a couple of productions:

Latin jazz Network

This Sunday, October 23rd at appx 4:30pm, the electrifying Cuban pianist Harold López-Nussa stops by the on-air studio of The Oasis in the City to chat with Salsa con Jazz host, Janine Santana. Harold is part of a multi-generational music family of Cuba who is on tour throughout the US.

Clyfford Still: The Works on Paper

Oct 18, 2016
Clyfford Still 1959

Clyfford Still: The Works on Paper (Now–Jan 15, 2017) is the first exhibition ever devoted exclusively to Still’s graphic art. This exhibition of some 260 works and related programs reveal the centrality of drawing within Still’s life-long creative process and challenge prevailing assumptions about Still’s place in art history.

Harold López-Nussa Trio | Oct 23

Oct 18, 2016

Harold López-Nussa Trio comes to Baur’s Listening Lounge for a special night of fiery Cuban jazz on Sunday, October 23 at 7pm. Cuban pianist and composer Harold López-Nussa debut album seems to sway gently like a boat– as if readying for voyage or returning to port – with trumpets and voices whispering memories in your ears. This scene aptly describes López-Nussa’s experiences of traveling throughout the world, yet always finding his way back to his hometown of Havana, Cuba.

Denver Film Festival | November 2-13

Oct 18, 2016

39th Annual Denver Film Festival is November 2 through 13 and will take place a various venues. This the Denver's premier cultural event of the fall and the largest film celebration in the Rocky Mountain Region, selling more than 55,000 tickets to more than 250 films: Blockbusters, docs, shorts and indies.

Nica's Dream | Stories of Standards

Oct 16, 2016

Tune in to First Take with Lando and Chavis - weekdays from 6-9 am MT - for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of this song all week long!



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Congrats to our Bronco ticket winner Lyle from Evergreen, and the winner of the TV is Kelly from Broomfield. You can call Judi Williams for any additional information at 303-620-5794. Please know that...
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