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Dorothy Donegan

Throughout the month of March, KUVO celebrates Women’s History Month by recognizing the contributions of notable women from the past who have impacted music. We will also be spotlighting women of the present who are actively creating memorable music today.

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A brilliant virtuoso, Dorothy Donegan constantly switched between boogie-woogie, bop, stride, Art Tatum-style swing, and classical music, sometimes in the same...

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Linda Briceño & Myles Sloniker - El Sistema Colorado Fundraiser

Latin Grammy-nominee for 2014’s Best New Artist and Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, Linda Briceño will headline a benefit performance for El Sistema Colorado at Denver’s top jazz club, Dazzle Jazz.

El Sistema Colorado’s mission is to empower children by providing an intensive music program that teaches the importance of teamwork, promotes self-confidence and instills the value of social responsibility. It currently serves nearly 600 low-income students – kindergarten through...

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Anita O'Day

Mar 17, 2017

Throughout the month of March, KUVO celebrates Women’s History Month by recognizing the contributions of notable women from the past who have impacted music. We will also be spotlighting women of the present who are actively creating memorable music today.

Renee Rosnes

Mar 16, 2017

Throughout the month of March, KUVO celebrates Women’s History Month by recognizing the contributions of notable women from the past who have impacted music. We will also be spotlighting women of the present who are actively creating memorable music today. 

Bringing Music to Life is a Colorado charity that provides instruments to Title-One Colorado schools that have underfunded music education programs.

The 2017 instrument drive is set for March 13-25.

Here are some of Bringing Music to Life's Frequently Asked Questions: 

How do I donate my instrument? 
You can drop it off at one of the 15 state-wide locations. 

Insight with John Ferrugia: Colorado Refugees

Mar 15, 2017

Refugees and who should be allowed into the U.S. are hot topics in the news both around the nation and here in Colorado.  We talk to refugees who call our state home about their hopes and fears. Who are the refugees, and how will fluctuating U.S. policy affect their dreams and the new lives they yearn to begin?

Insight with John Ferrugia on RMPBS
"Colorado Refugees"
March 23 at 7pm

 

 

Vail Jazz Winter Series: Chuchito Valdes Quartet | Apr 13

Mar 15, 2017
vailjazz.org

Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, pianist and composer Jesus “Chuchito” Valdés is the third-generation manifestation of a Cuban jazz piano dynasty that includes his father, Chucho Valdés, and grandfather, Bebo Valdés. Playing professionally since the age of 16, by the late ’90s he took his father’s spot in the world-renowned Irakere band. As a solo artist he displays fiery intensity and daredevil technique, with original compositions and arrangements drawing on a variety of style including Afro-Cuban, latin jazz, Bebop, classical, and many more.

Ellyn Rucker Pianist

Mar 15, 2017

Throughout the month of March, KUVO celebrates Women’s History Month by recognizing the contributions of notable women from the past who have impacted music. We will also be spotlighting women of the present who are actively creating memorable music today.

Stories of Standards: "God Bless the Child"

Mar 14, 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!

Stories of Standards is sponsored by ListenUp - If you love music, you’ll love ListenUp.

Regina Carter

Mar 14, 2017
NPR

Violinist Regina Carter is a highly original soloist whose sophisticated technique and rich, lush tone took the jazz world by pleasant surprise when she arrived in New York from her native Detroit. And jazz fans weren't the only people who heard that mercurial quality in her playing: artists as diverse as Faith Evans, Elliot Sharp, and Mary J. Blige have employed her talents on their recordings, as has filmmaker Ken Burns on his soundtrack for The Civil War. More info courtesy of All Music.

Vinyl Vault | Rainer Bruninghaus: “Freigeweht”

Mar 13, 2017

This week’s Vinyl Vault will feature a 1981 album by keyboard player Rainer Bruninghaus, “Freigeweht” (meaning free-blown). This ECM release marked Bruninghaus’ debut as a leader after working with Eberhard Weber for a number of years. Bruninghaus is joined by Kenny Wheeler on flugelhorn, Jon Christensen on drums and Brynjar Hoff on oboe and English horn.

Tune into the Vinyl Vault with Geoff Anderson, Tuesday evening at 8:30 on KUVO 89.3/kuvo.org.

 

Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations | Arvada Center

Mar 13, 2017

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel has been soloist with the world's great orchestras. Abroad, these have included the Berlin Philharmonic, London Symphony, Philharmonic and Philharmonia, Moscow State Symphony, Munich's Bayerischer Rundfunk, the Amsterdam, Oslo and Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestras, Orchestra of La Scala and NHK Symphony of Japan. In the United States, engagements have included the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra and Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

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