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What a difference 24-hours of giving did for our state! Click here to give to KUVO . you helped KUVO support young musicians, young listeners, and the future of this public radio station. Thank you, and all of the students who participated on Colorado Gives Day!
Kearney Middle School Students
Mariachi Los Correccaminos de MSU
Colorado conservatory of the Arts
MSU's Jazz Band

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"Joaquin's Christmas" Live Radio Drama | Dec 11

KUVO’s flagship Sunday program “ Canción Mexicana ” is pleased to present Su Teatro’s presentation of “Joaquin’s Christmas” as a LIVE radio drama from the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio. It will be a musical and theatrical glimpse into this family classic set in Pueblo, Colorado in 1955, featuring seven-year old Joaquin. Tune in for this Canción Mexicana Holiday Special , on Sunday, December 11, at 11am . Limited seating is...

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KUVO Broadcasts Live from Dazzle Jazz: Houston Person | Dec 16

Join hosts Rodney Franks of "Into the Evening" and Carlos Lando of First Take when KUVO broadcasts LIVE from Dazzle Jazz on Friday, December 16 - 7pm when Houston Person performs. Get Tickets! Houston Person is jazz' working class hero, a true man of the people. Person who was born in Newberry, South Carolina in 1934, first received moderate national attention with a series of soulful albums recorded for Prestige back in the '60s. In 1968 he began a sympathetic and...

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Rudy Royston---Twitter

You never know how things will work out for musicians. But just over 30 years ago, I heard a 15-year drummer who seemed destined to rise to the top of his craft. That was in Shreveport, Louisiana, where I was teaching at one of the universities, and the name of that young monster player was Brain Blade. I never quite had a similar feeling about a younger drummer until I heard Rudy Royston here in Denver. Royston honed his skills with a number of players on the scene here,...

Live at KUVO: Annie Booth Trio | Dec 20

Dec 6, 2016

The Annie Booth Trio, led by pianist-composer Annie Booth, embraces the jovial spirit of the holidays with their seasonal release entitled Festive! . The album reimagines nine Christmas favorites with an energetic, joyous twist. Listeners will enjoy the variety of familiar songs of the season - from the cheerful and swinging Santa Claus Is Coming To Town to the reflective beauty of Silent Night, to the infectious grooves of O Christmas Tree and the New Orleans-inspired party vibe of Auld Lang...

Festivo Alt. Latino | Dec 18

Dec 6, 2016

Tune in to Festivo Alt. Latino this Sunday, December 18 at 8am (1 hour special). NPR Music's Alt.Latino presents a 2014 encore performance featuring the 20-piece choral ensemble Coral Cantigas. This musical performance also includes stories about holiday traditions and cultures. Hear a traditional Peruvian Christmas Carol, folk music from Brazil, Spain, and Mexico plus Parrandas from Venezuela and Puerto Rico. The many rich styles of Latino choral music will unite listeners...

Mandy Harvey Holiday Show | Dec 10

Dec 5, 2016

As a Denver resident Mandy has enjoyed being connected with the Jazz scene around her home in addition to traveling around the US…her sole mission is to bring Smiles to those around her and to inspire them to follow their dreams. While in Denver she has become a regular performer at Dazzle Jazz Lounge. Her concerts always bring fun twists on Jazz favorites as well as original work.

See Mandy Harvey at Dazzle Jazz on Saturday, December 10 - 7 and 9pm ....

A Blind Tiger Tribute to Chet Baker | Dec 11

Dec 4, 2016

At the Gift of Jazz’s next Blind Tiger event, on Sunday, December 11 - 3 to 6pm , the life and music of the jazz legend trumpeter/vocalist Chet Baker will be celebrated. You can count on an afternoon of swingin’ jazz accompanied by delicious food and libations at the historic Denver Woman’s Press Club located at 1325 Logan St, Denver .

This tribute to Chet Baker will feature Terri Jo Jenkins (vocals) and David Froman (trumpet) will be accompanied by an outstanding rhythm section...

14th Annual Luminarias | Dec 10

Dec 4, 2016

The 14th Annual Luminarias is a holiday dance celebration! A time to gather and celebrate family! Featuring: The Latin Sol Band, T.A.N. Band, MC Mario Romero, DJ Johnny "Old School" Avila

Doors open at 7pm; music starts at 8pm on Sunday, December 10 at the Highlands Event Center located at 3550 Federal Boulevard in Denver.

Enjoy...Mexican Food (Green Chile Plate . Posole . Biscochitos) while as it lasts!

Enjoy...Raffles. Big Screen TV Plus Many More...

"It's You or No One" | Stories of Standards

Dec 3, 2016

Tune in to First Take with Lando and Chavis - weekdays from 6-9 am MT - for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of this song all week long! “It’s You or No One” (1948) Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn was written for the Warner Brothers movie “Romance on the High Seas”, where Doris Day sang the first release. A romantic comedy, the film revolved around mistaken identities. When about 5 years old Jule (pronounced Joo-lee) Styne (1905-1994) saw Harry Lauder in performance, whereupon he...

Greg Osby: P. Mauriat

Drummer Louis Hayes and saxophonist Greg Osby are members of two different jazz generations. And this week, you can compare those generations when both players hit the area, working with a number of strong, area-based musicians. The Detroit-born drummer, who turned 79 this year, landed in New York as a teenager and quickly became a member of one of pianist Horace Silver’s classic quintets (with a frontline of trumpeter Blue Mitchell and saxophonist Junior...

Kearney Middle School jazz band has performed at KUVO eight of the last nine years. Kearney Middle School students are given instruments to use free of charge. Band director Michael Snodgrass attended Kearney Middle School and Adams City High School. The Kearney Middle School Jazz Band will be joined by maestro Walter Barr on trumpet and saxophone and flute master Dave Thrush . Kearney Middle School is located in the garden district of Commerce City Colorado. Adams County School District 14...

How many universities can say that they have their very own mariachi band? Yours can!
Founded in 2013, Mariachi Los Correcaminos – or “the Roadrunners” – was created by a small group of Adams City High School alumni who united as students at MSU Denver over their love of mariachi.

“We had been involved with mariachi in high school and decided to do it when we got to MSU Denver so we formed a club,” said Isahar Mendez, a music education major who serves as president of...



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