KUVO Studio Club: Franny & the Jets | Aug 16

“Franny & the Jets” will entertain you on Wednesday, August 16 - 6 to 7pm from the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio. The band is comprised of young jazz musicians, several of whom have been recognized by KUVO as among the best jazz musicians in Colorado under 30 years of age. The band has performed in a variety of venues, including summer festivals, clubs, retirement facilities, fundraisers and other private events. Of note is the band’s recording session of four original songs on The...

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Vail Jazz Party! | Labor Day Weekend

The grand finale of both the Vail Jazz Festival and the beautiful Colorado summer season, the Vail Jazz Party features a jam-packed lineup with over 35 headliners that join together to play in group performances, multi-artist jam sessions, and inspiring multimedia tributes to jazz legends. Vail Jazz Party features a House Band with John Clayton, Terell Stafford, Wycliffe Gordon, Bill Cunliffe, and Lewis Nash. With over 35 hours of jazz music, the Vail Jazz Party has cemented its reputation as...

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Conceived by drummer Brian Claxton and pianist Tom Amend this artist in residency series is inspired by the iconic mainstream jazz album Trio+1 recorded in 1964 by Oscar Peterson Trio and Clark Terry. The line-up throughout this eight-week series includes appearances by: Gabriel Mervine, Josh D. Reed,  Dan Miller, Greg Gisbert, Erik Applegate, Seth Lewis, Eric, Hitt and Paul Romaine.

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

 

 

Conversación Contacto: Penitentes | Aug 14

Aug 11, 2017

Dr. Antonio Esquibel, Rick Vigil, and Manuel Salazar tell the story of the Penitentes of Southern Colorado with their unique view from inside the brotherhood. “Spirituality and Its People””El Valle de San Luis", a video from the Encuentro of the Penitentes of San Antonio, Colorado will be screened, along with singing of an Alabado, followed by a brief Q&A. 

 

Broomfield Annual Jazz Series

Aug 11, 2017

Creative Broomfield the Annual Jazz Series presents their annual Jazz Series in partnership with the University of Colorado Thompson Jazz Studies Faculty - first Wednesdays in September, October, November and December.

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It sounds like the musical lineup for a major jazz festival: the Herbie Hancock group, Chick Corea’s Elektric Band, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Bobby Watson’s All-Star Quartet and Kansas City Jump Band and Eliane Elias. Well, there is no festival in Denver this week, but all of these players are on tap here over the coming seven days.            

On Stage: "Ella and Louis Together Again" | Aug 13

Aug 8, 2017

KUVO's "On Stage" highlights "Ella & Louis Together Again," an inspiring performance by Carmen Bradford & Byron Stripling. Tune in on Sunday, August 13 at 4pm to catch some of the magic from one of Colorado's great summertime Jazz venues, Vail Square.

Next up is René Marie + Experiment in Truth on August 20 and ¡Cubanismo! On August 27.

To find out more about attending any of these concerts, visit www.VailJazz.org.
 

 

Bobby Watson: "I Love Playing for Dancers"

Aug 8, 2017

You better bring your dancing shoes to Live at the Vineyards 2017. In an interview with Susan Gatschet at KUVO, Bobby Watson reminisces on his years playing at the Rainbow Room in front of a giant dance floor. Let's show Watson that Denver knows how to groove at the biggest party of the year!

Whoever thought science would be chic? Not sports or the latest movie or America's Got Talent or even politics, but science? And as much as in Siddhartha Mukherjee's Medical blockbuster books, The Emperor of All Maladies, and The Gene, Neil de Grasse Tyson has made not only science, but of all things Astrophysics chic and in vogue with his latest book, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.

Departure: A Modern Asian Dining Experience

Aug 7, 2017

Departure presents a modern Asian dining experience with their Thai Sausage Lettuce Cups with lemongrass, chili, and cilantro; you'll get a taste at Live at the Vineyards on Saturday, August 12! Experience modern Asian dining. See complete list of the Gourmet Feast Here.

 

Diego Figueiredo is a new star of the guitar world. He is only 35, and he has release 23 Cds, 3 DVDs, and he has playing in more than 60 contries around the world. He is winner of several important competitions like Montreux Jazz Competition, VISA Prize and some others. Diego is presenting now his new concert “ From the Classical to the Jazz”. It is a fusion between Jazz, Bossa nova and Classical music. Diego has an unique interpretation, with a lot of technique, much emotion, and his show has been a great sucsses about to the audience.

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