Stories of Standards
11:36 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Ellington and Strayhorn's "Satin Doll" | Stories of Standards

Written by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, "Satin Doll" became a fast hit when it debuted in 1953. Johnny Mercer later added the lyrics to the hit instrumental version of this song.

At most of his performances, Ellington played "Satin Doll" as his closing number.

The chord progression of "Satin Doll" is well-known for its uniqueness as is its opening with a ii-V-I turnaround.

"Satin Doll" has been covered by a numerous artists and groups including Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, The Gaylords and more!

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In the Studio
9:53 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Live at KUVO: Paquito D’Rivera | Feb. 26

Fifteen time Grammy-award winner Paquito D’Rivera will perform live at KUVO's Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio Thursday, February 26 at Noon!

All Studio Club Members are invited to attend this performance! To reserve a seat for you and your guest, contact Arvida at or 303-446-7631.

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Eats & Beats
10:52 am
Fri February 20, 2015

Eats & Beats: Bonanno's "Chef Driven" on Rocky Mountain PBS

In light of his new television series, "Chef Driven," chef  and restaurant owner Frank Bonanno visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to talk about public TV and food artistry.

"I really wanted to showcase what Denver has to offer,” said Bonanno. “...We are as good a beer town and wine town as any city the country.” This Saturday at 1:30 p.m. on Rocky Mountain PBS, the next episode of "Chef Driven" covers  soul food in Denver (Feb. 21). Previous episodes have focused on beer, burgers, and bread. 

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Wine & Food Pairing
4:38 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Wine & Food Pairing

Tony from Tony P's Pizzeria and Carolyn from Joy Wine & Spirits joined host Rodney Franks to share a delectable pairing of baked ziti and a Luccarelli Negroamaro from Puglia.

The perfect Italian comfort food, Tony's recipe for baked ziti with fresh sausage is sure to warm you up on a wintery evening.

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11:23 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes--February 12th

In recent years, Ron Miles has released two CDs with his all-star trio on Enja/Yellowbird. First, there was Quiver, followed in 2014 by Circuit Rider and both discs, featuring the sublime interplay among Miles on cornet, Bill Frisell on guitar and Brian Blade on drums, are truly something to behold. On Saturday and Sunday, this incredible trio returns to Dazzle, 930 Lincoln, with sounds you don’t want to miss.

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