Happy Thanksgiving!

Thank you for tuning in. Thank you for your support. Thank you for your many hours of volunteer work. We are thrilled to have you in the KUVO family. Many of you have supported KUVO from the beginning, and some of you may have just started your jazz journey with us. We are grateful. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at KUVO.

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Colorado Music Hall of Fame Induction Concert: "Jazz Masters & Beyond" | Nov 28

Colorado Hall of Fame induction concert honoring "Jazz Masters & Beyond" features performances from some members of the induction class —jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves, classical bassist Charles Burrell, guitarist Bill Frisell , trumpeter Ron Miles, Philip Bailey, Andrew Woolfolk and Larry Dunn of Earth, Wind and Fire.

East High School will receive a special non-performer award for their long history of musical graduates.

Colorado Hall of Fame presented by Comfort...

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Teresa Carroll & Stuart Macaskie | Dec 2

Nov 17, 2017
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First Saturdays with Denver's great jazz vocalist Teresa Carrol - this month features the fabulous jazz pianist Stuart Macaskie. Teresa and Stu will perform 'Songs Rarely Sung' from the great American Songbook featuring music by Johnny Mercer, Richard Rodgers, Cole Porter and other American composers.

La Cour French Bistro & Jazz Club presents
Teresa Carroll & Stuart Macaskie
Saturday, December 2 - 7 to 10pm
Reservations strongly suggested

 

Kurt Elling | Dec 5 & 6

Nov 17, 2017

GRAMMY winner Kurt Elling is among the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. He won the DownBeat Critics Poll for fourteen consecutive years and was named “Male Singer of the Year” by the Jazz Journalists Association on eight occasions. An inter-national jazz award winner, he has also been GRAMMY nominated a dozen times. Elling’s rich baritone spans four octaves and features both astonishing technical mastery and emotional depth.

Peter Sommer

Our November CD of the Month selection is by one of the Front Range’s most formidable aggregations led by educator and superb saxophonist Peter Sommer. For us in Colorado the title of the album, Happy-Go-Lucky-Locals rings true as the Peter Sommer Septet are a local ensemble featuring seven of our best players.

Dianne Reeves, Christmas Is Here | Dec 16

Nov 17, 2017

Usher in the holidays with the world's greatest living jazz and R&B vocalist, who dazzles audiences worldwide with her breathtaking virtuosity and remarkable improvisation. Grammy-winning singer, Dianne Reeves  celebrates the joy and warmth of the season with a concert of holiday favorites on Saturday, December 16 - 7:30pm at Macky Auditorium, Boulder.

Five Points Friday with Tracy Winchester

Nov 17, 2017

It’s Friday in Five Points and Tracy Winchester of the Five Points Business District has stopped by KUVO to let us know about some news from around the neighborhood. 

I Dig Jazz

The simplest way to describe pianist Eddie Palmieri is that he is a true Latin all-star with true jazz sensibilities. After Palmieri’s parents moved from Puerto Rico to the mainland, the pianist was born in Spanish Harlem on December 15, 1936. Growing up in the Bronx, Palmieri spent time with a variety of bands through the 1950s (led by Johnny Segui and Tito Rodriguez) and created his own group, La Perfecta, in 1961. That band recorded its first album in 1962 and some 50 more Palmieri discs have followed right up to Sabiduria (Knowledge) released in 2017.

New Mex Music Fest | Dec 2

Nov 16, 2017

New Mex Music Fest is a musical experience like no other celebrating the culture and traditions of New Mexico Music. The event is a unique experience bringing together nine powerhouse artists to one show. Never before, have these nine artists been featured at the same show.

Non-Stop music with minimal changeovers! Severo y Grupo Fuego, Carlos Medina, con Mariachi Calor, Cuarenta Y Cinco, Gonzalo, Al Hurricane Jr., and the Al Hurricane Band, Daniel Cordova, con Grupo Calor,  Darren Cordova y Calor, Darren Lee and Dynette Marie.

Granny Dances to a Holiday Drum | Dec 2 - 17

Nov 16, 2017

Granny Dances to a Holiday Drum returns to its original home in Denver’s Historic Five Points for the 47th Anniversary Season.

 

Hilary DePolo of the Denver Women’s Press Club stopped by the KUVO studios recently to discuss the 11th Annual Jewelry sale that they will be holding Saturday November 18th & Sunday November 19th, to benefit their scholarship recipients. 

photo courtesy of Mindi McNeil

For this month's Wine and food Paring Chase Devitt of  Denver Brider paired his (cucumber, mint, cilantro, harissa, tzatziki, lemon) along with Qu.ale, a red wine picked out by Carolyn Joy of Joy Wine & Spirits.

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