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9:44 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Artist Jesse DuBois: man at work

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Born and raised in Denver, Jesse DuBois has met most of jazz music's greatest names.  His father ran Colorado's Jim Crow-era resort for African Americans, Lincoln Hills - where the stars played.  Only later did DuBois pick up the brush.

A graduate of the Art Institute of Denver's first class in 1957, DuBois paints to this day.

This past winter's thaw broke a pipe in his Welton Street studio's basement.   Several works were damaged, some beyond repair.  (See the 9News story here.) 

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NPR Music
4:00 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Saturday's NPR Music Programming

Billy Childs, with his quartet on JazzSet

On Saturdays KUVO features several music programs from NPR. Tune in and listen over the airwaves, or you have a second opportunity to hear each of these, by listening on-line.

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News
12:33 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Doors Open Denver: 10th year to take a close look

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Doors Open Denver, in its 10th year, is billed as the annual celebration of Denver's built environment and design.  This year's event chairman Brit Probst visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" with the details and some highlights.

"We've got a lot going on in Denver, with renovations and brand new buildings," said Probst, a Denver architect.  "We have great buildings in 12 different neighborhoods this year."  The event features walking tours and some expert guided tours, some of which require tickets.

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Interview
10:10 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Danny Meyer joins Erik Troe

Today at 5:30pm on KUVO - Erik Troe interviews Danny Meyer. Boulder's son, tenor saxophonist Danny Meyer is now based in NYC. He’s back home this week to perform at Dazzle this Sunday evening with Art Lande, Jean-Lou Trebaux and Jean Luc Davis. Tune in at 5:30 when Erik Troe catches up with his pal.

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Jazz Appreciation Month
8:34 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Friday's Trivia for JAM

For Friday's JAM Trivia - if you don't know this one, guess! There's lot's of room for creativity here:

What was it about Dannie Richmond that initially turned off Charles Mingus?

Register your answer below. All correct entries are eligible to win a fabulous CD. Entries open until 11:59pm, 4/11/13.

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