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Book Review
3:53 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

Book Review: Herbie Hancock - In the Moment

In this book, Possibilities, by Herbie Hancock, the words seem to flow as the author’s music career has evolved—smoothly and naturally. Herbie’s musical talent was apparent at age eleven, when he won a contest right to perform with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. An early aptitude for understanding technical material and analysis, plus joy in taking things apart, foretold a career in engineering. His practical parents used an uncle’s South Chicago address in the Hyde Park High School district to qualify him a place at a desired school. His classes were easy.

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Live Music
10:09 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Free Billie Holiday Centennial Celebration | April 11

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Denver Union Station is hosting a free celebration in honor of Billie Holiday's 100th birthday on April 11 from 4 to 6 pm MT.

Local jazz vocalist and KUVO host Venus Cruz will perform a centennial tribute alongside some of Denver's greatest jazz artists to commemorate Holiday's impact on the local jazz scene and American jazz culture at large.

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In the Studio
9:42 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Live at KUVO: The Soul Rebels | April 10

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The Soul Rebels - masterful blenders of New Orleans brass band tradition, soul and jazz - will perform live at KUVO  Friday, April 10 from 5 to 6 pm MT.

All Studio Club Members are invited to this performance! Reserve a seat for you and your guest by contacting Arvida at Arvida@KUVO.org or 303-446-7631.

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Music
9:27 pm
Sun April 5, 2015

New Music Monday: The Sounds of Spring for April 6th

The many splendid varieties of Spring continue to arrive to The Oasis, this week  we're pleased to debut the new one by the swingin'-soulful veteran pianist from Memphis, Harold Mabern. For his latest release out on the Smoke Sessions Records label, Mr. Mabern features a stellar line up of accompanists along with an all-star line up of guest vocalists. On Afro Blue Harold features Gregory Porter, Kurt Elling, Norah Jones, among others.

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Music
3:25 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes for April, 2nd

Jazz Notes 4-2-2015  By Norman Provizer

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