Welcome to Our Spring Pledge Drive! To Go: $72,669!

Welcome to KUVO’s Spring Pledge Drive! We hope that you've enjoyed and participated in Jazz Appreciation Month. Maybe you invited someone to appreciate jazz just as much as you do! Today it's time for us to invite YOU to join KUVO as a listener-member. We're committed to reaching an important financial goal of $80,000 as quickly as possible. Listeners say supporting the music is important, and shorter pledge drives are also important. But this pledge drive only works if everyone helps-- right...

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JAM: Happy Birthday Mario Bauzá!

On this Fantastic Friday, April 28 edition of Lunchtime at the Oasis with Arturo Gómez, the celebration of Mario Bauzá; "The Godfather of Afro-Cuban Jazz", now known as Latin jazz continues with a look at the swing jazz recordings featuring Mario with the Chick Webb, Don Redman and Cab Calloway orchestras in addition to recordings with Bauzá with the seminal Machito Afro-Cuban Jazz Band, and his own Mario Bauzá Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra. Tune in or stream on KUVO.ORG this Friday at Noon-MTN...

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Donna Scott Quartet | Apr 28

Warm, Deep, Rich, Earthy Contralto and GRAMMY recognized recording artist Donna Scott , has been compared to the sassiness of Sarah Vaughan, the elegance of Nancy Wilson, and the distinctiveness of Carmen McRae. Jazz critic Scott Yanow describes Donna’s voice as exquisite, inviting, superb and a vocal treat. Prepare to be mesmerized as Donna puts you under her spell while she sings standards from the Great American Songbook and more. Don’t miss it! The Donna Scott Quartet features: Donna on...

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Nude Music | Apr 27

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The boldest of artists sometimes express themselves by stripping away all but the essential.  Italy’s Musica Nuda is a brave project, independent and free, a modern version of voice with bass accompaniment in use since the Renaissance. Norwegian tenor saxophonist and operatic tenor Håkon Kornstad uses his imagination and a simple electronic device to unite the lyricism of jazz saxophone and operatic aria to realize in concert the symphonies that he hears in his dreams.

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Join Vail Jazz as they celebrate Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th birthday by re-creating one of the most iconic pairings in jazz history: Lady Ella and legendary trumpeter and vocalist, Louis Armstrong. With the passion and swagger of Satchmo himself, Byron Stripling’s phenomenal trumpet playing and vocals are complemented by Count Basie Big Band singer Carmen Bradford. more

Christian McBride | May 3 & 4

Apr 26, 2017

Four-time GRAMMY®-winning jazz bassist Christian McBride can be likened to a force of nature, fusing the fire and fury of a virtuoso with the depth and grounding of a seasoned journeyman. Powered by a relentless energy and a boundless love of swing, McBride’s path has described a continuous positive arc since his arrival on the scene. With a career now blazing into its third decade, the Philadelphia native has become one of the most requested, most recorded, and most respected figures in the music world today.

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The virtuoso violinist Regina Carter grew up in Detroit, her mom was an ardent Ella Fitzgerald fan and played her records throughout Regina’s childhood and teenage years. The influence of Ella on Ms. Carter is still with her, in fact, when learning a new standard or song, she always goes back to the Ella Fitzgerald version of the tune to perfect her playing of it.

Tuesdays with Gabriel Mervine

Apr 25, 2017

Have you been in yet to check out the live jazz at Spangalang Brewery on Tuesday nights? The fantastic and talented Gabriel Mervine and crew will bring the music, and as always, they got your beer needs taken care of. Music starts at 7pm, no cover charge.

Spangalang Brewery presents
Gabriel Mervine
Tuesdays at 7pm

 

 

Live at KUVO: Ellyn Rucker | May 3

Apr 25, 2017

Live in the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio - Ellyn Rucker! Tune in on Wedesday, May 3 at 2pm for a live performance with Mark Neihof on bass and Jill Frederickson on drums.

Wish of a Lifetime aims to change the way society views and values aging by fulfilling the longtime wishes of deserving seniors, and sharing their stories. Founded in 2008 by former NFL player and Olympic skier Jeremy Bloom, the organization has fulfilled over 1500 wishes for seniors across the country.

 

Live at KUVO: Jim Stranahan Little Big Band | May 2

Apr 24, 2017

KUVO's Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio welcomes The Jim Stranahan Little Big Band on Tuesday, May 2 - 7pm. Featuring: Jim Stranahan - alto tenor and soprano saxes, Caleb Starbuck - alto sax, Joe Anderies - Tenor sax and Alto flute, Chuck Schneider - Tenor Sax, Joel Harrison - Bari Sax, Brad Goode, Al Hood and Scott Handler - trumpet, Wade Sander - trombone, Mike Abbott - guitar, Ron Jolly - piano, Ron Bland - bass, and Todd Reid - drums.

Denver's Latin Jazz sensations, Freddy Rodriguez Sr. and Freddy Rodriguez Jr. will perform a special Cinco De Mayo concert at Dazzle Jazz on Friday, May 5 at 7pm and 9pm...two shows! Joining Freddy will be his long-time drummer, Tony Black and Bassist Andrew Hudson.
 

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Romeo & Juliet | Cleo Parker Robinson

Apr 23, 2017

The 46th Anniversary season of the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble will conclude with Romeo and Juliet on April 28-30 and May 5-7 at the historic Cleo Parker Robinson Theatre. Set to the timeless Prokofiev score, Cleo Parker Robinson’s lush and evocative production of “Romeo and Juliet” carries the audience into the vibrant world of New Orleans. as the young lovers struggle to overcome the conflicts of the Yoruba and Christian traditions of their two families.

The Ensemble will also perform an excerpt from George Gershwins “Porgy and Bess.”

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