In the Studio

In the Studio
9:43 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Bill Hill and Friends Live on KUVO!

Percussionist Bill Hill

Percussionist William Hill has been the principal tub thumper for the Colorado Symphony Orchestra since the early '80s.  The senses of color, dynamics, and taste that made Hill's name with the CSO are very much in effect with his improvisational group "Bill Hill & Friends", performing live from the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio on Tuesday, May 20th at 7:00 PM.

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In the Studio
9:26 am
Mon May 19, 2014

The Dexter Payne Quintet live on KUVO!

The Dexter Payne Quintet
Credit Gretchen Troop

Boulder-based clarinetist and saxophonist Dexter Payne has a new group and new album, Pra Voce, that has received a great many accolades and spins from KUVO/KVJZ.  Tune in Monday, May 19th at 3:00 PM for a live broadcast from the creme de la creme of Colorado's Brazilian Jazz players!  Studio Club members: reserve your seats with Arvida at 303-446-7631 or

Dexter Payne - clarinet

Victor Mestas Perez - piano

Bill Kopper - guitar

Dave Willey - accordion

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In the Studio
12:41 am
Wed May 14, 2014

The 24th Annual Estes Park Jazz Festival has SAX APPEAL

Max Wagner

Saxophonist Max Wagner joins Susan Gatschet Reese today at 3:30 p.m., to talk about the 24th annual Estes Park Jazz Festival. The Jazz Fest and Art Walk, takes place on Saturday, May 17th, and Sunday, May 18th. The headlining act Sax Appeal  features Javon Jackson, Jimmy Heath, Gary Bartz and Donald Harrison Jr., backed by the Ken Walker Trio. 

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In the Studio
7:34 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

The Brad Leali Orchestra Live on KUVO!

Brad Leali, live on KUVO May 16th @ 2:30

Denver-raised, Texas-based, and world-renowned alto saxophonist and educator Brad Leali returns home to headline this years Five Points Jazz Festival on Saturday, May 17th.  Wanna hear them ahead of time?  KUVO's got your hookup: Tune in this Friday at 2:30 for a live broadcast of Brad Leali, his little big band and vocalist Carla Helmbrecht live from Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio.  Members of the KUVO Studio Club can reserve their seats with Arvida at 303-446-7631 or  Get your sneak-peek on the Oasis in the City and see you Saturday for the 11th annual Five Points Jazz Festival!

Brad Leali, Rich Chiaraluce & Pete Lewis - saxophones

Pete Olstad & Gabriel Mervine - trumpets

Wade Sanders & Tom Ball - trombones

Claus Raible - piano

Mark Simon - bass

Darrell Green – drums

3:27 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Early “Bird” Gets the Jazz

Don’t wait until this Saturday to get your weekend into full swing. Five Points Jazz will host the 2nd Annual Jazz on Film as part of this year’s amazing line up for the festival.  A special screening of "Bird" produced and directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Forrest Whitacker, will be shown at the McNichols Building on Thursday, May 15 at 5:30pm. Join KUVO for the film screening, live music from the Tom Tilton Jazz Ensemble, light hors d'oeuvres, and beverages. Tickets are $20.

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