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The Ben Markley Trio | Tuesdays at Nocturne

Nocturne is proud to present a special residency series based upon the dynamic, original works of Dr. Ben Markley, an accomplished pianist, bandleader and composer/arranger. Ben is active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, and John Fedchock and many others. Markley's latest big band recording project Clockwise - The Music of Cedar Walton (OA2 records) earned a coveted four-star review by...

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Django Festival All-Stars | July 16 & 17

The Django Festival Allstars bring the music of the legendary Gypsy Jazz Guitarist Django Reinhardt fully into the 21st century. Their unique, high energy performances pay tribute to Reinhardt, who is considered one of the greatest guitar players of all time. Reinhardt's driving, swinging style became known as "hot jazz" and it continues to grow in popularity throughout the world… in great part to the success of The Django Festival Allstars, who honor the traditions of this "gypsy jazz"...

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This Sunday, July 15, at 4pm, KUVO’s performance series “On Stage” kicks off its summer series of broadcasts recorded at Vail Square. First up, it’s The Hot Sardines!

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The raw soul and sonic power of the traditional organ trio has captivated Ryan since his first encounters with jazz as a young musician in the late 90's. To this day he is still drawn back to that sound and continues to pursue his niche artistically within the rich and historical genre. With this project, Ryan will be joined by Tom Amend (Organ), and Ed Breazeale (drums) as they look to uncover music from some of the more unheralded organists in jazz, playing music from the likes of John Patton, Shirley Scott, Melvin Rhyne, Baby Face Willette and more.

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Desperado Orchestra Outer Space Tour | July 24

Jul 5, 2018
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Desperado Orchestra evokes American roots music in a modern world. Check out the new single -- Outer Space! Based out of Hawai’i, they are dedicated to sharing a multi-cultural approach through their music education youth programs. They also compose music that celebrates the African influence of roots music in the Americas.

Miguel Espinoza: Jazz/Flamenco Fusion | July 12

Jul 5, 2018
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Flamenco World Fusion, including Indian Tablas, Cello, Jazz Sax, and Fretless Jazz Bass, is a unique musical blend that will leave listeners spellbound and entranced. Flamenco guitarist Miguel Espinoza is bringing together virtuoso musicians of disparate backgrounds for a fun evening of passion, intensity, and heart. His music weaves together a variety of influences, his own as well as his colleagues, from Gitano to Indian to Classical to Jazz, and beyond.

The Ben Markley Trio | Tuesdays at Nocturne

Jul 4, 2018
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Nocturne is proud to present a special residency series based upon the dynamic, original works of Dr. Ben Markley, an accomplished pianist, bandleader and composer/arranger. Ben is active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, and John Fedchock and many others.

KUVO Studio Club: Ben Markley Trio | July 10

Jul 4, 2018

The Ben Markley Trio will play for the Studio Club on Tuesday, July 10 from 4 to 5pm in the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio. The trio will be playing a mixture of original material from Markley's recent recording with Greg Osby (which Dru plays on) as well as standards. Markley will also be premiering some new material written specifically for their residency at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club on Tuesdays throughout July.

Vinyl Vault: Frederic Hand's Jazzantiqua

Jul 4, 2018

This week’s Vinyl Vault will feature Frederic Hand’s Jazzantiqua. Mixing Baroque and Renaissance music with jazz yielded a unique sound on this 1986 recording, although Claude Bolling and Paul Winter come to mind. Hand plays guitar, but also lute and vihuela. Jane Ira Bloom is featured on soprano sax. As with the music itself, the other instrumentation mixes the modern with the ancient. You’ll hear piano, flute, recorder, krummhorn, double bass, and percussion. Join Geoff Anderson on the Vinyl Vault, Tuesday, July 10 at 8:30 on KUVO Jazz.

Sizzlin' Summer Jams Playlist

Jul 4, 2018

We're embracing the summer heat with some sizzlin' jams, perfect for barbecuing, fishing, or listening to indoors with the AC on. A few years ago, KUVO listeners and hosts chose their favorite jazzy summer tunes, and we've compiled them here for all your summer needs. Be sure to follow us on Spotify to be the first to hear our new playlists. 

Stories of Standards: Every Day I Have the Blues

Jul 3, 2018

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 starting Monday, July 9!

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

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