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Spring Membership Drive 2015
3:46 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

Get Your KUVO 30th Anniversary Art Blakey Shirt or Hoodie!

Credit Information and text from artblakey.com

KUVO is proud to have Art Blakey as the station's featured artist of the year! 

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3-Hour Thursday
8:38 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Brazilian Trio at Baur's Listening Lounge | May 3

Jovino Santos Neto
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Satiate your hunger for Brazilian Jazz with three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto, vocalist Maucha Adnet and guitarist Romero Lubambo at Baur’s Listening Lounge May 3 at 7 pm.

A powerhouse of South American flavors, this trio soulfully combines classical Brazilian jazz piano, flute and the sultry bossa-nova vocals that listeners have adored for the last century. The group will be sharing the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim at their 7 pm show.

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Pledge
8:22 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Erik Deutsch and the Jazz Outlaws at Dazzle Jazz | May 2

Erik Deutsch; post information and text from hammerandstring.com
Credit Dazzle Jazz

Erick Deutsch and the Jazz Outlaws will perform at Dazzle Jazz May 2 at 9 pm.

Make a pledge today and you can choose to receive two tickets to this performance in return!

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In the Studio
4:02 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

Live at KUVO: Big Swing Trio, May 5

Credit Big Swing Trio

Tune in on May 5 from 2 to 3 pm MT for a live in-studio performance by the Big Swing Trio!

In order for three friends to play together for more than 30 years, there has to be something magical about their musical union. Such is the case with the Big Swing Trio.

Playing spirited arrangements of swing, Latin, hard-bop, Blues and jazz standard, The Big Swing Trio knows how to please a crowd. The group features Mark Diamond on bass, Paul Romaine on drums, and Andy Weyl on piano.

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Stories of Standards
9:12 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Strayhorn's "Raincheck" | Stories of Standards

Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn
Credit deeprootsmag.org; Information and text from Wikipedia.

"Raincheck" was composed by Billy Strayhorn and arranged by Les Hooper. Recorded in the wake of Strayhorn's death by his long-time music partner, Duke Ellington, the song debuted in Ellington's 1967 album ...And His Mother Called Him Bill.

A tribute to Strayhorn, all album songs were either written or co-written by the great jazz composer, pianist, lyricist and arranger.

Strayhorn's and Ellington's collaboration spanned nearly three decades.

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