Music Notes

Metro State Jazz Ensemble
2:17 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Metro State Jazz Ensemble tonight at 7

Tonight at 7pm, it's the High School / Collegiate Series. At 7pm, host Geoff Anderson welcomes the Metro State University of Denver Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Ron Miles. to KUVO's Phyllis A Greer Performance Studio.

Tune in or come in for a chance to hear some of Colorado's most promising young improvisers. The concert will feature classic compositions and contemporary works.

Studio Club Members - Please e-mail Arvida or call 303.446.7631 to reserve your seat(s).

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Janine Santana
2:36 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Janine Santana

Soft as Granite, Janine's first release as a leader. Her second is in the works.

Janine Santana, a Latin Jazz percussionist, has been performing and broadcasting music on the Colorado Front Range for twenty years, after having been raised in the locales Brooklyn, New York, and Trenton, New Jersey. In the East she developed skills as a theater actor, but in the Denver area she has been concentrating on music recording and broadcasting. Janine describes her ambitious current project as “featuring a plethora of musicians . . .

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Larry Coryell
10:47 am
Mon April 14, 2014

This week - Larry Coryell

Credit John Bruch Photography Bissen Luxembourg

  This week, on Thursday and Friday, jazz-rock guitarist Larry Coryell visits Dazzle. As one of the pioneers of jazz-rock -- perhaps the pioneer in the ears of some --Larry Coryell deserves a special place in the history books.

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New Music Monday
10:19 am
Mon April 14, 2014

New Music Monday

Tune in today at noon for New Music Monday:

Spring is heating up and so are the latest arriving CDs--

The gifted saxophonist Eric Alexander pays tribute to his home town on “Chicago Fire” with veteran pianist Harold Mabern

Colorado’s own Capri Records issues a sizzling Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra recording, “The L.A. Treasures Project” featuring vocalists Barbara Morrison and Ernie Andrews-Live at the Alvas Showoom

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Jazz Appreciation Month
5:00 am
Sun April 13, 2014

Jazz Appreciation Month trivia for Saturday

The Question: Bruce Springsteen was on the cover of both Time and Newsweek during one fateful week back in the 70's. It hasn't been that easy for jazz artists with the mainstream press, through. Only four jazzers have ever graced the cover of Time magazine. Who were they?

The answer: As is clear from the image above, your Trivia Master was wrong! There were five. We received four correct answers on our Facebook page.

Enter your response in the comments box below. All correct answers are eligible to win a CD from the KUVO archives. You may enter until 11:59 on 4/12.

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