Are you ALL IN for KUVO? Maintain the future of Jazz! We've Raised $78,830!

Tell us you're ALL IN for KUVO and help us end the drive early! Thank you for your pledge of support. Our goal is $125,000, and we have $46,170 left to raise. Your gift matters now more than ever. Take advantage of becoming a new member of the KUVO family. Renew today! Come back to the family, rejoin! Consider adding to your current membership with an additional gift. Choose monthly ongoing gifts of $5, $10, $20 or more, we would like to sign you up as a Jazz Messenger : a sustaining member!...

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Live at KUVO: The Democracy | Feb 23

A KUVO welcome to The Democracy will perform in the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio on Thursday, February 23 at 7pm. Studio Club Members: Please contact Arvida to reserve seats for you and a guest.

The Democracy is an energetic modern jazz quintet featuring all original music by its members, who have collaborated with many great artists in Colorado and beyond. Featuring: Sam Williams - tenor, soprano saxes, Adam Bartczak - trombone, Peter Stoltzman - piano,...

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Rene Marie: Experiment in Truth | Feb 22

In a span of two decades, 11 recordings and countless stage performances, vocalist René Marie has cemented her reputation as not only a singer but also a composer, arranger, theatrical performer and teacher. Guided and tempered by powerful life lessons and rooted in jazz traditions laid down by Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington and other leading ladies of past generations, she borrows various elements of folk, R&B and even classical and country to create a captivating hybrid style. Her...

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Stories of Standards: "Confirmation"

11 hours ago

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!

Peggy Lee’s iconic, sultry singing voice carried impeccable rhythmic subtlety and smoldering sexuality—in an era of jazz ruled by masterful vocalists, she was among the finest. In this special show, hard-swinging bassist and gifted vocalist Nicki Parrott will pay tribute to Miss Lee. Originally from Australia, Parrott possesses a “bright, vibrant voice graced with clarity,” and her arrangements are breezy and alive (NPR).

Blind Tiger Event: Tribute to Thelonius Monk

Feb 21, 2017

The Gift of Jazz presents A Blind Tiger Event: A Tribute to Thelonius Monk featuring Spherio. An afternoon of delicious fare, libations & music! At the Gift of Jazz’s next Blind Tiger event, the first in our Centennial Concert Series, we’ll celebrate the life and music of the jazz pianist/composer Thelonious Monk. Count on an afternoon of swingin’ jazz accompanied by delicious food and libations. The music and overview of Monk’s contribution to jazz will be presented by Spherio, with Tenia Nelson (p), Andreas Schmid (d), Bob Songster (b) and Eric Jordan (ts).

Tune in tonight to the Night Beat with Geoff Anderson for the Winter Fund Drive edition of the Vinyl Vault will feature “Straight Ahead,” the 1974 album from Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express. It was a follow-up to the highly successful “Closer To It!” from the year before. “Straight Ahead” features the great keyboard playing of Auger on both Hammond B-3 and electric piano. A highlight of the album is an extended version of Wes Montgomery’s “Bumpin’ on Sunset.” Check out the Vinyl Vault, Tuesday 2/21 at 8:30 on KUVO/

Local Musician Spotlight: Peter Sommers

Feb 21, 2017

Tenor sax player Peter Sommer holds as his heroes Duke Ellington, Thelonius Monk and John Coltrane.  With the depth of his playing, he could have easily been a hero of any of these three!

Concert of the Century – A Tribute to Charlie Parker CD. Receive this CD for your gift of $120! Become a Jazz Messenger; make your gift ongoing by making your gift a monthly contribution - Donate today!

Jessica Martinez Maxey | Ancient Memory CD

Feb 19, 2017

Ancient Memory CD. Receive this CD for your gift of $89! Become a Jazz Messenger; make your gift ongoing by making your gift a monthly contribution - Donate today!

Tom Gerwshin Sextet | Feb 25

Feb 19, 2017

The Tom Gershwin Sextet will be performing original works and adaptations of choice classics. Inspired by Afro-Latin music and hard bop artists like Horace Silver and Cannonball Adderley, this dynamic group of multi-instrumentalists will feature lyrical melodies, rich harmonies, and infectious grooves.

The Big Swing Trio - The World Rearranged | Feb 23

Feb 18, 2017

Friends and bandmates for over 30 years, Mark Diamond, Paul Romaine, and Andy Weyl consistently inspire audiences with their spirited arrangements of Swing, Latin, Hard-bop, Blues, and standard repertoire. For this Artist in Residency it's all about the arrangements, as they put their unique musical signature on a myriad of tunes, both on and off the beaten path.

Arvada Center: "Bus Stop"

Feb 17, 2017

“It takes strong men and women to love… people strong enough inside themselves to love…without humiliation.”



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