Stan Astrovsky has been a valuable member of the KUVO on-air staff for many years. In 2001 he got involved with JazzTales and started volunteering in on-air programming. He was a substitute host for Jazz on the Edge, starting in 2002 and took over as host of the show in 2005. He has hosted Jazz Odyssey, and is now a substitute host for that program. Stan loves avant-garde and Nu-Jazz, and outside of KUVO he is a poet, collage artist and works in the hospitality field. Stan is one of the MC's of the longest running poetry open mic in Denver, Friday Night Open Mic at The Mercury Cafe.