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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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Say No To The Devil | Book Review

Mar 6, 2017

The reader enters the early story lines of blindness and guitar greatness with questions.  In Say No to the Devil: The Life and Musical Genius of Rev. Gary Davis, author Ian Zack debunks the misleading claims that the blind musician had lye thrown in his eyes, or got in a fight, with this offering--blindness at birth is caused by gonorrhea in the pregnant mother. In the 1890s, quality pre-natal care provided a young black woman was a rarity.

Sean McGowan | Mar 7

Mar 6, 2017

Sean McGowan is a fingerstyle jazz guitarist who combines many diverse musical influences with unconventional techniques to create a broad palette of textures within his compositions and arrangements for solo guitar. His first recording River Coffee won the Best Independent Release of the Year Award from Acoustic Guitar magazine and music from the recording has been published in Japan’s Acoustic Guitar magazine and Mel Bay’s Master Anthology of Fingerstyle Guitar, Vol. 3.

DakhaBrakha Ukrainian Folk Quartet | March 9

Mar 6, 2017

DakhaBrakha means “give-take” in old Slavonic.  This breathtaking and mesmerizing band from Ukraine draws on folk melodies and rhythms, and combines voice, cello, accordion, and drums in a refreshingly novel vision of Eastern European roots music.  They craft stunningly beautiful and exciting sonic worlds for traditional songs, reinventing their heritage with a keen ear for contemporary, international tastes.  They have become a cult phenomenon around the world.

Wende Harston - Complete Entertainer

Mar 6, 2017
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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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Patti LaBelle | Mar 19

Mar 6, 2017

"When I sing I sing with soul, When I dress I dress with soul, When I cook I cook with soul. I can never really tell you the way I do it every time, because I never do it the same way every time." - Patti LaBelle

Dorothy Fields: American Icon

Mar 5, 2017

"She was THE woman songwriter. The marvelous thing about the way Dorothy wrote is that her lyrics were inventive without being tricky. She could do it--but she never compromised her direct, fresh manner of expressing a thought." - Betty Comden, foreword "On the Sunny Side of the Street: The Life and Lyrics of Dorothy Fields"
 

In the course of a remarkably long career, with successes from the 1920s all the way into the 1970s, Dorothy Fields wrote some of the most enduring lyrics of the golden age of the American popular song.

 

Join Latin nnual Gala. Guests enjoy dinner, dancing and live entertainment.  The joy of the evening is highlighted with stories from LAEF scholars and alumni.  Get into the spirit of the evening by participating in the live and silent auctions. Sponsorships and tickets are available. 

Museo de las Americas

Museo's exciting first exhibit of 2017! This exhibit explores the exchange of cultural influence between Asia and the Americas via Mexico beginning in the 16th century. The opening reception is open to the public and free of admission. An evening of music, food, and drink as we travel back in time to the days of Spanish Galeons, pirates, and la China Poblana.

Celia Cruz - Queen of Salsa

Mar 5, 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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Piano Jazz host Marian McPartland

Mar 3, 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.

See video by clicking on title and scrolling down…you'll love it!

 

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