Support Young Musicians on Colorado Gives Day!

What a difference 24-hours of giving can do for our state! Click here to give to KUVO. Help KUVO support young musicians, young listeners, and the future of this public radio station. Last year, well over 28 million dollars was raised for non-profits all over our state…including KUVO…all fueled by the people of Colorado. Community First Foundation and FirstBank once again are partnering to make TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6TH the largest fundraising day in our state. Join us in our mission to support...
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Celebrating Young Musicians: Mariachi Los Correcaminos de MSU Denver

How many universities can say that they have their very own mariachi band? Yours can!
Founded in 2013, Mariachi Los Correcaminos – or “the Roadrunners” – was created by a small group of Adams City High School alumni who united as students at MSU Denver over their love of mariachi.

“We had been involved with mariachi in high school and decided to do it when we got to MSU Denver so we formed a club,” said Isahar Mendez, a music education major who serves as president of Mariachi...
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Stories on Stage: Making Merry

Our annual potpourri of Holiday cheer! GerRee Hinshaw, Josh Robinson and Erin Rollman perform the following stories:
"The Demon Foiled" by Anne Roiphe
"The Christmas Bogey" by Pat Frank
"One Christmas" by Truman Capote
Plus, music by Gary Grundei

Saturday, December 10th at 2:00pm at Chautauqua Community House located at 301 Morning Glory Dr, Boulder.

Sunday, December 11th at 1:30 & 6:30pm at King Center, Auraria Campus located at 855 Lawrence Way,...
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Mandy Harvey Holiday Show | Dec 10

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As a Denver resident Mandy has enjoyed being connected with the Jazz scene around her home in addition to traveling around the US…her sole mission is to bring Smiles to those around her and to inspire them to follow their dreams. While in Denver she has become a regular performer at Dazzle Jazz Lounge. Her concerts always bring fun twists on Jazz favorites as well as original work.

A Blind Tiger Tribute to Chet Baker | Dec 11

Dec 4, 2016

At the Gift of Jazz’s next Blind Tiger event, on Sunday, December 11 - 3 to 6pm, the life and music of the jazz legend trumpeter/vocalist Chet Baker will be celebrated. You can count on an afternoon of swingin’ jazz accompanied by delicious food and libations at the historic Denver Woman’s Press Club located at 1325 Logan St, Denver.

This tribute to Chet Baker will feature Terri Jo Jenkins (vocals) and David Froman (trumpet) will be accompanied by an outstanding rhythm section comprised of: Jeff Jenkins on piano, Ken Walker on bass and Mike Marlier on drums.

Joaquin's Christmas at Su Teatro | Dec 1 - 18

Dec 3, 2016
suteatro.org

It’s Pueblo, 1955. All that 7-year-old Joaquin wants for Christmas is a new bike, but times are tough. With Papa out on strike against evil Mr. Van Rich-n-Wealthy, can a cigar-smoking, talking dog named Angel and a magical Abuela make this a very Merry Christmas?

Written and directed by Anthony J. Garcia.

This holiday stage production is December 1-18 on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday  matinees at 2pm.

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14th Annual Luminarias | Dec 10

Dec 1, 2016
rmpadenver.com

The 14th Annual Luminarias is a holiday dance celebration! A time to gather and celebrate family! Featuring: The Latin Sol Band, T.A.N. Band, MC Mario Romero, DJ Johnny "Old School" Avila

Doors open at 7pm; music starts at 8pm on Sunday, December 10 at the Highlands Event Center located at 3550 Federal Boulevard in Denver.

Enjoy...Mexican Food (Green Chile Plate . Posole . Biscochitos) while as it lasts!

Enjoy...Raffles. Big Screen TV Plus Many More Raffle Items . CD Giveaways. And more!

Greg Osby: P. Mauriat

Drummer Louis Hayes and saxophonist Greg Osby are members of two different jazz generations. And this week, you can compare those generations when both players hit the area, working with a number of strong, area-based musicians. The Detroit-born drummer, who turned 79 this year, landed in New York as a teenager and quickly became a member of one of pianist Horace Silver’s classic quintets (with a frontline of trumpeter Blue Mitchell and saxophonist Junior Cook).

Colorado Experience: Centennial Farms

Nov 30, 2016

With a rich history of homesteading, farming and ranching, Colorado boasts nearly 500 Centennial farms that remain in operation and are run by descendants of the original families. This is no small feat considering the numerous challenges to farming over the past century including the Dust Bowl, increased mechanization of farm and ranching equipment, and the economic hardships faced by each generation. Explore the beauty of Colorado's rich agricultural history.

"Footprints" | Stories of Standards

Nov 30, 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!

 

Christian McBride & Edgar Meyer | Save the Date!

Nov 25, 2016

2016 Grammy Award winner, and newly named Artistic Director of the Newport Jazz Festival, jazz bassist Christian McBride has been likened to a force of nature on stage. Genre-defying bassist Edgar Meyer has been called “the most remarkable virtuoso in the relatively unchronicled history of his instrument” (The New Yorker). These two masters have nine GRAMMY® Awards between them and are renowned and respected by artists and critics across the musical spectrum.

 

Cécile McLorin Salvant: ABC Jazz

If you are trying to recover from Thanksgiving, there are two, big league vocal events to help you along. The first of those events takes place on Saturday and Sunday when singer Petra Haden hits Dazzle with a program called “Sings Jesse Harris.” Petra, one of bassist Charlie Haden’s triplet daughters, has covered a number of musical bases with her voice and violin since the release of her initial solo album twenty-years ago.

The Democracy

Nov 23, 2016

Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club features Democracy on Tuesdays; now and through December 27 - 7 to 10:30pm. The band is: Don Byron-woodwinds, Sam Williams-saxophone, Adam Bartczak-trombone, Peter Stoltzman-piano, John Grigsby-bass and Dru Heller-drums.

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