Music Notes

All of KUVO's musical genres come together here. Everything from new releases, performance reviews, upcoming events, artist profiles. Jazz, Blues, Latin, Brazilian, R & B: it's all right here.

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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 arvida@kuvo.org or call 303.446.7631 to reserve your seat(s).

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KUVO hosts
2:45 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

The Working Musician as on-Air Host

KUVO/KVJZ is fortunate to have several volunteer on-air hosts who make their living as professional musicians.   These performers worked years developing a music product suitable to the tastes of demanding listeners. The performer’s peers are demanding of even higher standards, a level of respect to be met if the musician is to work in collaboration with these peers. The performing artist must learn to recognize quality in their own work; and,staying abreast of the innovative work of others enables the musician to identify the changes occurring in the larger art collective.

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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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