Michele Castro & Quartet | Jan 21

Singer, composer and instrumentalist, Michele Castro & Quartet is performing at Baur’s Listening Lounge . She has been studying music since she was 12 years old, starting on flute at the Escola de Música in Rocinha. She began to compose at 16 years old, soon after learning how to play the guitar. Joining her is Victor Mestas on piano, Raoul Rossiter on percussion, and Ian Brighton on woodwinds.

Saturday, January 21 - 8pm
Michele Castro & Quartet – Brazilian Singer...

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"Airegin" | Stories of Standards

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!

“Airegin” (1954), by Sonny Rollins, was part of a singular achievement. Hired as a sideman by Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins brought three compositions (“Oleo”, “Doxy” and “Airegin”), all three of which immediately became jazz standards. Rollins said he had been impressed by a photograph of Nigerian dancers, “So the next song that...

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KC Confidential

The 59th edition of the Grammy Awards® is just a few weeks away. In the jazz category, the nominees for the vocal album of the year this time around are: Kurt Elling’s disc with Branford Marsalis; Gregory Porter’s Take Me to the Alley; Catherine Russell’s Harlem on My Mind; Tierney Sutton’s The Sting Variations; and René Marie’s Sound of Red. And if you were to look at last year’s list of nominees in the jazz vocal category, you would find Karrin Allyson’s Motema CD, Many a New Day.

Overnight Jazz

Jan 17, 2017

Late Night Jazz Fans! We’ve got two new hosts joining the overnight mix of jazz programming on KUVO on "Overnight Jazz," Neil Tesser and Dave Schwan. They are both based in Chicago.

 

They will be hosting various hour-long sets mixed in with sets produced by Greg Bridges and Lee Thomas, both based in the Bay Area.

Christian Howes On-Air from Studio Flo | Jan 20

Jan 17, 2017

Tune in to Take Note with Susan Gatschet on Friday January 20 at 1:30pm when Christian Howes joins her Studio Flo. Christian will perform a few tunes and chat with Susan about his various projects.

DU Lamont Winter Season Spotlights Faculty Artists

Jan 16, 2017

The Lamont School of Music has announced performances for the 2017 Winter Season featuring distinguished members of the faculty and the inaugural Lamont concert by Denver’s award-winning Spirituals Project Choir. Performances are in the Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Denver campus. See schedule below.

"Days of Wine & Roses" | Stories of Standards

Jan 13, 2017

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!

Frank Ayala

After its annual sabbatical New Music Monday returns to Lunchtime at the Oasis this Monday, January 16th at Noon hosted by KUVO's Music Director, Arturo Gómez.

Alarm Magazine

My top pick for this past week was an appearance by the famed clarinetist Don Byron (who also plays tenor and baritone saxophonist). This week, the letter B is still in the top spot when the Bad Plus returns to Dazzle, 930 Lincoln, on Tuesday and Wednesday. The B Plus trio caught the public ear with its first disc in 2001 simply titled The Bad Plus.

El Tornaviaje/The Return Route | Museo de las Americas

Jan 10, 2017
Museo de las Americas

Museo's exciting first exhibit of 2017! This exhibit explores the exchange of cultural influence between Asia and the Americas via Mexico beginning in the 16th century. The opening reception is open to the public and free of admission. An evening of music, food, and drink as we travel back in time to the days of Spanish Galeons, pirates, and la China Poblana.

The Happiest Song Plays Last

Jan 10, 2017

“Each song is a revolutionary song”
In a cozy North Philadelphia kitchen, Yaz takes a stand in her new role: the heart and voice of her crumbling community. Halfway around the world in Jordan, her cousin Elliot finds that his wartime nightmares have followed him into his new life as a film star. Punctuated by live music of Puerto Rico and the Middle East.

"Mood Indigo" | Stories of Standards

Jan 9, 2017

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!

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