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Movie Review, XicanIndie Film Fest XVII
11:40 am
Fri April 10, 2015

XicanIndie Film Fest XVII: Words of Revolution Review

XicanIndie XVII Film Fest Director Daniel Salazar (right) and Su Teatro Artistic Director Anthony J. Garcia (left) introduce Words of Revolution with the help of a friend of the director's (center).
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On the opening night of XicanIndie Film Fest XVII hosted by Su Teatro Performing and Cultural Arts Center, award-winning film Words of Revolution helped kick-off the festival showcasing the best in Chicano independent films and Latino World Cinema Ap

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Listener Picks
9:03 am
Fri April 10, 2015

“Stompin’ at the Savoy” | Listener Picks, April 10

Harlem's Savoy Ballroom
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Soon after joining Chick Webb and His Orchestra at 25 years old, Edgar Sampson composed one of his biggest hits, “Stompin’ at the Savoy.” 

Tune in today as we celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with some of this compositions most notable covers!

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Book Review
3:53 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

Book Review: Herbie Hancock - In the Moment

In this book, Possibilities, by Herbie Hancock, the words seem to flow as the author’s music career has evolved—smoothly and naturally. Herbie’s musical talent was apparent at age eleven, when he won a contest right to perform with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. An early aptitude for understanding technical material and analysis, plus joy in taking things apart, foretold a career in engineering. His practical parents used an uncle’s South Chicago address in the Hyde Park High School district to qualify him a place at a desired school. His classes were easy.

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Live Music
10:09 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Free Billie Holiday Centennial Celebration | April 11

Information and text from colomusicbuzz.com
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Denver Union Station is hosting a free celebration in honor of Billie Holiday's 100th birthday on April 11 from 4 to 6 pm MT.

Local jazz vocalist and KUVO host Venus Cruz will perform a centennial tribute alongside some of Denver's greatest jazz artists to commemorate Holiday's impact on the local jazz scene and American jazz culture at large.

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In the Studio
9:42 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Live at KUVO: The Soul Rebels | April 10

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The Soul Rebels - masterful blenders of New Orleans brass band tradition, soul and jazz - will perform live at KUVO  Friday, April 10 from 5 to 6 pm MT.

All Studio Club Members are invited to this performance! Reserve a seat for you and your guest by contacting Arvida at Arvida@KUVO.org or 303-446-7631.

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