Jazz Appreciation Month

Trivia - Art Blakey University

Apr 29, 2014

Tuesday's Jazz Trivia:
Art Blakey led the Jazz Messengers from 1953 until his death in 1990. Often referred to as "The University of Art Blakey", his ensemble regularly featured up and coming trumpet players who went on to greater fame and fortune. 

Monday Trivia

Apr 28, 2014

Trivia for Monday, April 28. This one is short and sweet.

Who said this of bebop, “It was like humming along with Mitch Miller. It was too simple.” 

Post your answer in the comments box below or on our Facebook page by 11:59pm on 4/28. All correct answers are eligible to win a CD from the KUVO vault.

New Music Monday

Apr 27, 2014

Tune in to KUVO on Monday at 12 noon when Arturo Gómez hosts New Music Monday.

We close out New Music Monday for Jazz Appreciation Month-2014 with the debut of the veteran trumpeter and educator’s newest, Ray Vega Quartet’s “Chapter Two”, an exciting  mainstream bop jazz recording.  Ray is a veteran of the Mongo Santamaria and Tito Puente groups and is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Vermont.

Sunday's Trivia

Apr 27, 2014

Sunday's Jazz Appreciation Month trivia question:
This pianist spent 30 years as a groundskeeper at Comiskey Park in Chicago. Who was he?

All correct answers will be eligible to win a CD from KUVO. Please post your response in the comments box below or our Facebook page before 11:59am, 4/27/14. Thanks for your support!

Jazz Trivia for Saturday

Apr 26, 2014

Jazz Appreciation Month Trivia for Saturday, April 26. Here's the question:

One of the most famous big bands of the Swing Era featured a song in which the bandleader was teased for being a teetotaler.

All correct answers will be eligible to win a CD from KUVO. Respond in the Comments box below or on our Facebook page before 11:59am, 4/26/14. Thanks for your support!

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