Coltrane Birthday Show | Sep 23

Coltrane Birthday show feat. John Gunther, Heath Walton, Brad Shepik, John Hadfield and Tom Amend on Saturday, September 23 - 7pm at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club .

John Gunther is a composer and multi-instrumentalist playing Saxophones, Clarinet, and Flute. With a restless musical spirit, he explores all forms of jazz from traditional to avant-garde as well as classical music, world music and experimental electronic music.

Heath Walton 's passion for...

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Gypsy Swing Revue w/Miguel Espinoza Flamenco Jazz | Sep 22

Gypsy Swing Revue is a group that performs music in the "Hot Club" style popularized by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in Paris during the 30's and 40's. The band has paired up with the vocal talents of Kristi Stice to create an album titled, “I Love Paris” showcasing songs such as "La Vie En Rose" by Edith Piaff, “Happy Feet" and "C'est Si Bon" among others. The album was released on January 5th, 2017. The focus is on tight arrangements with plenty of room for jazz improvisation....

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Every Monday at Noon the New Music Monday edition of Jazz with Arturo Gómez debuts the latest and hottest arrivals to KUVO Jazz. This Monday, September 11th will feature vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater paying homage to her hometown of Memphis with a fine selections of songs associated her birthplace. The new recording, Memphis...Yes, I'm Ready features two tributes to kings, B.B and Elvis as well as to the legendary Stax sound, Also on the menu will be the newest by Denver's own, Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles, Gin and Moonlight, their best outing to date!

This week’s Vinyl Vault will feature a 1983 album from vocalist Mark Murphy, “Brazil Song.” Released on the Muse label, the album features the San Francisco based band Viva Brasil. The album includes tunes composed by Brazil’s best: Antonio Carlos Jobim, Milton Nascimento and Ivan Lins. Check out the Vinyl Vault, with Geoff Anderson on the Night Beat on Tuesday at 8:30 on KUVO.

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During the late 1990s, Jazz Aspen Snowmass partnered with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz to create a Jazz Colony that blended great players with a select group of student artists in residence. And every time I look at the list of student artists that stayed at the Jazz Colony, I continue to be amazed.

KUVO Studio Club: Kenneth Brown Quartet| Friday 9/15

Sep 7, 2017

KUVO Studio Club welcomes former Colorado resident and drummer, Kenneth Brown and his Quartet to the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio on Friday, September 15 - 5 to 6pm. Band Members: Kenneth Brown – Drums, Will Boyd – Saxophone, Daryl Gott – Alto Saxophone, David Becher – Bass, and Tenia Nelson – Piano

Studio Club Members: Please contact Arvida arvida@kuvo.org to reserve seats for you and a guest. Not a member? Learn more here. 

Stories of Standards: "Fly Me to the Moon"

Sep 6, 2017

Tune in to Jazz with Victor Cooper - weekdays from 6-9 a.m. 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.

10th Annual Dearfield Day | Sept 17

Sep 5, 2017
Courtesy of the City of Greeley Museums

Come with friends and family to spend an afternoon at the historic Dearfield Townsite, an African American farming community on the Great Plains. Participants should bring everything they need to enjoy the day – a picnic lunch, lawn chairs, games, water and shade.

Plan on history tours and watching cyclists on the Highway 34 route, as well as a leisurely gathering.   Join other fans of history for an informal fun day gathering at one of Colorado’s historical gems.

Funky Milkshake | Sep 15

Sep 4, 2017

The Funky Milkshake Band performs at Herb's Bar on Friday, September 15 at 9:30pm. Dance to hits from the 60's to today. They guarantee a non-stop dance party all night long!

The band: Darryl-vocals, Scottie-vocals, Brittany- vocals, Marc-drums, Don-guitar, Blake-bass, Aaron- Trumpet, Chelsea - Keys/Vocals, and Dylan- Sax
 

Highlands Music Festival | Sept 16

Sep 4, 2017
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The Highlands Music Festival is a music celebration of community diversity of Denver's Potter Highlands historic neighborhood also known to many as Denver's Northside. The event follows a half century old North Denver tradition of grass roots community gatherings in an open outdoor "on the grass" setting with an emphasis of bringing people together in an effort to celebrate the area's diversity and nurture good spirit.

Book Review: The Soul of Wilson Pickett

Sep 4, 2017

Observing Wilson Pickett pinch a mini-skirted stranger leaning across a desk, a woman in the room uttered “you’re so wicked”; “the Wicked” Pickett would become a long-standing name as well as album title. No doubt the rhyming label aided longevity; learn of this and other useful trivia regarding the great soulful screamer in the newly released biography, In the Midnight Hour: The Life and Soul of Wilson Picket, written by Tony Fletcher.

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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