KUVO continues to present our community's finest musical talent throughout the summer, and here's what to expect through the month of June! Tune to jazz89 via your preferred listening method and listen for these live broadcasts. Better yet, become a member of the KUVO Studio Club and receive invitation to come down and enjoy in person!
This swingin' Colorado Gypsy Jazz group is a favorite for both dancers and Jazz cognoscenti, specializing in Paris-style swing. Aaron Walker - guitar, Laura Gerhard - vocals, Anthony Salvo - violin, Jeremy Wendelin - reeds, Brian Dean - piano, Jason Malmberg - bass.
The Denver Jazz Club Youth All Stars: Tuesday, June 10th @ 7:00 PM
Ed Cannava directs the Youth All Stars from the Denver Jazz Club on this month's edition of KUVO's High School Collegiate Series. The group's repertoire features traditional standards and spirituals, instrumentals and vocals. Catch the stars of tomorrow today!
The Freddy Rodriguez Quintet:Tuesday, June 17th @ 1:00 PM
An honest-to-goodness Denver Jazz legend, saxophonist Freddy Rodriguez Sr. has lead bands at the storied El Chapultepec club for over thirty years. He will be honored with a tribute at City Park Jazz later this month. Freddy Sr. - tenor sax, Andre - trumpet, Freddy Jr. - piano & vocals, Andrew Hudson - bass, Tony Black - drums.
The Tenia Nelson Quartet: Wednesday, June 18th @ 1:00 PM
Among the better-kept secrets on the Colorado scene, composer and DPS schoolteacher Tenia Nelson has a piano voice that is unique and soulful. Her band features some some of the standouts from her generation of young music professionals: Gabriel Mervine - trumpet, Tenia Nelson - piano, Dave Solzberg - bass, Manuel Lopez - drums.
Venus Cruz with Greg Tanner Harris: Thursday, June 26th at 10:30 PM
In addition to being a fine improvisational singer Venus Cruz also hosts KUVO’s Jazz Odyssey Wednesdays from 10 PM until midnight. Her friendship with Greg Harris goes back years, and musical chemistry between the two is readiuly apparent. Venus Cruz - vocals, Greg T. Harris - piano, keys, vibes, Jonathan Lee Stewart - tenor sax, John Grigsby - bass, Daniel Hogans - drums
Our thanks to the following sponsors for making these live music events possible:
The Onofrio Piano Company
Denver Piano Tuning
Drum City Guitar Land
Balck & Read Books and Music