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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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Jane Monheit | Mar 9, 10, & 11

Mar 9, 2017
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Blessed with “a voice of phenomenal beauty” (Stephen Holden, New York Times), Jane Monheit has had plenty of milestone moments in establishing herself as one of today’s best and most important vocalist-musicians.

Maria Schneider

Mar 9, 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.

Wil Swindler & The Elevenet

Mar 8, 2017

Secured for Wednesday-night run in March, the Elevenet functions as the large-ensemble compositional vehicle for acclaimed composer/arranger/saxophonist, Wil Swindler. In addition to creating works celebrating the mastery of Gil Evans and crossover into numerous genres, Swindler has crafted numerous original works gleaned from the influence of the greats. The Elevent has been performing together regularly since 2007, developing top-shelf ensemble playing, writing, and adventurous improvisation.

Scott Henderson is a guitar player's guitar player and is equally adept playing blues as jazz. He has recorded and toured with Jean-Luc Ponty, Chick Corea's Electric Band and the Zawinul Syndicate. In 1985, together with bassist Garry Willis, formed the band Tribal Tech. Tune in to the Vinyl Vault tonight at 8:30pm we will share side B from their 1986 debut album 1986 Spears, back when fusion still had some interesting musical things to say. Matthew Goldwasser sits in for Geoff Anderson.

Bassist - Singer Esperanza Spalding

Mar 7, 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.

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Dazzle Jazz: Etienne Charles Creole Soul | Mar 16

Mar 7, 2017
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One of the most compelling and exciting young jazz artists ushering the genre into groundbreaking new territory is trumpeter/bandleader Etienne Charles, who, still in his 20s, has already recorded three impressive and well-received albums for his own Culture Shock Music imprint. His new album, Creole Soul, is a captivating journey of new jazz expression. It buoyantly taps into a myriad of styles rooted in his Afro-Caribbean background and plumbs the musical depths of the islands, from calypso to Haitian voodoo music.

This month the High School / Collegiate Series features two bands in the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio on March 14. The Herb's Hipsters will perform from 7 to 7:25pm and The Baur's Listening Lounge Boppers will perform from 7:30 to 8pm.

Studio Club Members: Please contact Arvida arvida@kuvo.org to reserve seats for you and a guest.

 

Ellyn Rucker

Mar 7, 2017

Every Wednesday in March at La Cour Bistro & Jazz Bar! Three hours of memorable rare performances by Denver’s Crème de la Crème.  Jazzing songs of the greatest 20th century composers!

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!

The Anisha Rush Quartet

Mar 7, 2017

Anisha Rush is an active Denver-based saxophonist, composer, bandleader and side-woman. She has been a member of The Ron Miles Group, The Boy/Girl Band lead by Art Lande. Anisha has shared the stage with world-class artists such as Tia Fuller, Art Lande, Brad Goode, Ken Walker, Ron Miles, Bill Frisell and Brian Blade.

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