In the Studio

Live at KUVO! Gumbo Le Funque

Jan 27, 2016

LIVE IN THE PHYLLIS A GREER PERFORMANCE STUDIO

Join us Tuesday, February 9 – 1pm to 2pm – on Take Note with host Susan Gatschet

Gumbo Le Funque will be in our performance studio to celebrate Fat Tuesday! Their muscular groove pays homage to the melting pot sounds of the Big Easy, fusing American musical roots with the energy of the 21st century. Colorado band influenced by the entire tradition of the second line and traditional jazz, Maceo Parker, Galactic, Dr. John, Professor Longhair, The Funky Meters, as well as by the power funk that oozes forth from New Orleans.

LIVE IN THE PHYLLIS A GREER PERFORMANCE STUDIO

Saturday, February 6, 2pm, join host Ed Danielson

The professional musicians in the Falconaires Jazz Ensemble follow in a long blue line of talented Air Force Academy bandsmen who are dedicated to serving our great nation and representing the young men and women at the academy training to be officers of character that will lead our Air Force. USAF Academy Band plays a major role in cultivating our national heritage through America's only indigenous musical genre, jazz!

courtesy of the artist

Jazz drummer Dru Heller will perform with his quintet live in the Phyllis A Greer Performance Studio January 15 from 5 to 5:30 PM. 

The quintet will perform music by the late, great trumpeter Kenny Wheeler as well as original music by Heller.

Marcia Ward with The Image Maker

Pictured:  Front Row (from left to right): Jack Nelson, Mallory Angstadt, Gardenia Martinez-Marquez, Josh Lew, David Spritzer. Second Row (from left to right): Tom Mudge, Isaiah Nellum, Andy Wallace. Third Row (from left to right): Keith Oxman, Zander Velleca, Will Flanagan, Mitch Joram, Eddy Rogers.

KUVO will welcome the East High School Jazz Combo (6th Hour) for a live performance in the Phyllis A Greer Performance Studio on January 12 from 7 to 8 PM MT as part of the station's High School/Collegiate Series. 

jazz.org; info and text from ellismarsalis.com

NEA Jazz Master and patriarch, pianist, and educator Ellis "Papa" Marsalis performed a special live performance in KUVO's Phyllis A Greer Studio December 9. Watch video from the performance below. 

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