In 1964, near the end of his career, Billy Strayhorn accompanied himself on a live recording of one of his best-known songs. It starts:I used to visit all the very gay placesThose come-what-may placesWhere one relaxes on the axis of the wheel of lifeTo get the feel of lifeFrom jazz and cocktails ...When Strayhorn wrote "Lush Life" in 1936, he could only dream of the Paris nightlife described in the lyrics. He was a 20-year-old living in the poorest neighborhood of Pittsburgh. He had already...
Join others across the state in giving on Colorado Gives Day (December 8) - a 24-hour period dedicated to supporting nonprofits statewide - and support young musicians with a gift to KUVO. You don't have to wait until December 8, schedule your tax-deductible Colorado Gives Day gift now and don't forget to select KUVO from the drop-down menu (see screenshot below). Your support ensures that KUVO can continue our High School/Collegiate Series in-studio performances and work to connect young...
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