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In the Studio
7:25 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Take Note! Welcomes Master Guitarist Calvin Keys

Calvin Keys, on KUVO July 18th at 2:30

Jazz and Blues guitarist Calvin Keys has amassed a tremendously heavy resume, playing with organ greats Charles Earland, Jimmy Smith, Dr. Lonnie Smith, and Brother Jack McDuff, to name but a few.  Longtime associations with Ray Charles and Ahmad Jamal bolster his impressive career, which includes over a dozen albums under his own leadership.  Born in Omaha and once based out of the Mile High City, Calvin has been a mainstay of the Bay Area scene for decades.

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In the Studio
7:10 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Canadian Songstress Maria Ho Joins Erik on Tuesday's Jazz Caravan

Vocalist Maria Ho, on KUVO July 15th at 4:30

Based in her hometown of Vancouver, B.C. vocalist and recording artist Maria Ho is a fine interpreter of the great composers of the standard Jazz songbook as proven on her latest album, Where or When.  Maria is here in Colorado this week, performing at Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge on Thursday, July 17th at 7:00 and 9:00 PM with Denver's Neil Bridge Trio.

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Music
5:04 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

New Music Monday: Hotter Than July

It's been hot lately, this week's edition of Lunchtime at the Oasis-New Music Monday will match the heat outside with some remarkable releases to debut. The veteran vocalist Barbara Morrison teams with Houston Person's quartet for a varied session highlighting the versatility of Ms. Morrison, I Love You, Yes I Do. Cyrus Chestnut is back with his trio, Midnight Melodies .

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In the Studio
11:45 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Guitarist Ottmar Liebert Serenades the Morning Beat

Ottmar Liebert, live on KUVO July 25th @ 11:30 AM
Credit Luis Alvarez

Ottmar Liebert, the world traveling, Platinum album-certified and Grammy-nominated guitarist is bringing his axe to KUVO's Phyllis A.

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Jazz on Film
1:45 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Jazz on Film: Bill Cosby, Jazz Fanatic

In the early 1960s, a young comic stepped up to the microphone in a Greenwich Village nightclub and instead of offering a predictable run of non-stop jokes a la Rodney Dangerfield he told stories and riffed on personal and social experiences. In another club across town jazz artists did away with traditional head-melody / chorus / head-style of playing and began improvising freely (think Coltrane's "My Favorite Things"). They also performed completely original and free-flowing compositions.

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