In the Studio

In the Studio
10:40 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Venus Cruz: KUVO's Goddess of Song

Greg T. Harris and Venus Cruz with John Grigsby and Daniel Hogans, live on KUVO June 26th at 10:00 PM

As a radio programmer on the Wednesday night Jazz Odyssey, Venus Cruz has a penchant for spinning the unexpected deep album cut or casting her light upon the just plain obscure, underexposed and pleasantly jarring sounds of our contemporary musical landscape.  Her style as a vocalist is remarkably similar, combining stream-of-consciousness lyrics with lush electro-jazzy support from her best musical buddy, vibist, keyboardist, and percussionist Greg Tanner Harris.  Tune in for Venus singing her heart for you on the Thursday edition of Jazz Odyssey with Brett Starr June 26th at 10:0

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In the Studio
10:26 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Hometown Heroine Tia Fuller Stops By KUVO

Tia Fuller, featured on Jazz Caravan June 19th at 4:30

Saxophonist, educator, bandleader, and Mack Avenue recording artist Tia Fuller returns to her home state this week, performing a Friday evening concert at the King Center on the Auraria Campus with Peter John Stoltzman, Ken Walker and Todd Reid.  She'll swing by KUVO on Thursday, June 19th with Peter to chat up Erik Troe on Jazz Caravan around 4:30 PM.

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In the Studio
9:41 am
Tue June 17, 2014

The Quartex Gets Brainy, Spirited, Live on KUVO

The Quartex, live on KUVO June 18th @ 1:00 PM
Credit Marc Sabatella, Susan Gatschet Reese, Travis Wenzel

The Quartex: Live from KUVO Wednesday, June 18th at 1:00 PM...  Essentially a project that gives pianist / educator Tenia Nelson the opportunity to jam with her favorite Colorado Jazz musician friends, the Quartex storms into the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio for a full hour of creative and original music.  Members of the studio club: reserve your seats with Arvida at 303-446-7631 or arvida@kuvo.org.

Tenia Nelson - piano

Gabriel Mervine - trumpet

Dave Solzberg - bass

Manuel Lopez - drums

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In the Studio
7:16 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Robin Nolan in Town for DjangoFest Colorado

Robin Nolan, on "Jazz Caravan" Friday, June 13th at 4:30 PM.

Amsterdam-based guitarist, composer and bandleader Robin Nolan has traveled the world over since childhood and the next item on his itinerary bring his trio to Denver for DjangoFest Colorado.  Robin will stop by the Jazz Caravan with Erik Troe with DjangoFest coordinator Aaron Walker this Friday the 13th  at 4:30.       

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In the Studio
2:46 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

All Time Denver Sax Great Freddy Rodriquez & the Jazz Connection Live on KUVO!

The Freddy Rodriguez Quintet, live on KUVO June 17th at 2:00 PM

The Denver Jazz scene we know today would be a very different landscape without tenor saxophonist  Freddy Rodriguez Sr.  His decades leading the "Jazz Connection" and hosting visiting luminaries at El Chapultepec has brought the sounds and passion of live Jazz to untold legions of Coloradoans.  A well-deserved tribute to Freddy Sr. will be held Sunday, June 22nd at City Park Jazz, followed by a performance of  the Freddy Rodriguez Quintet, featuring son Freddy Jr. on the piano.

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