Programs A-Z

  • Afropop Worldwide is a Peabody award winning radio program and online magazine dedicated to music from Africa and the African Diaspora.

  • We've got Blues of every shade & hue: electric, acoustic, vocal, and instrumental styles by all of your favorite legends and new up-and-comers.

  • Bella's SoulFRESH is hip, fun, stylish and upbeat! DJ Bella Scratch engages the audience with playlists that transcend the typical soul genre, including remixes, mashups, breaking artists...

  • Tropical passion and romance await you every Sunday on KUVO. Brazilian Fantasy and hostess Cenir feature the best of Brazil's many musical styles: bossa nova, samba, Brazilian jazz and much more.

  • Saturday Morning Breakfast Jazz: Toast and Milt Jackson, grits and Ella Fitzgerald, juice and John Coltrane, Two eggs over easy and Cyrus Chestnut! That's Breakfast Jazz with JJ (James Joyce) - feed your soul a nourishing diet of succulent...

  • Cancion Mexicana offers three hours of the best music from New Mexico, Tejano and Colorado!

    Rooted in the songs of Mexico and interpreted by recording artists of the Southwest, you'll hear rancheras, cumbias, conjunto, a little bit of...

  • A weekly survey of the top jazz albums of the week.

  • Seligmann, a one-time record store owner, still has his “ear” for the “get down” tracks, old and new. Started in the summer of 2017, "Funky Boombox" combines vintage and modern soul and funk. Find it on Friday nights from 10 to Midnight. 

  • Program Mission: To entertain, educate, inform & engage positive perception of Native America today through presentation of Native American radio programming across digital platforms.

  • Jazz Night in America is a public radio program, a video concert documentary series, and a new online home for the music from NPR Music, WBGO, and Jazz at Lincoln Center.<...

  • A radio show bringing you the next directions in jazz... You decide if they will be THE next direction but jazz ever strives forward and mutates as it goes and the Oasis is aware of that and so has given ears to the distant thunder of new...

  • A radio show bringing you the next directions in jazz... You decide if they will be THE next direction but jazz ever strives forward and mutates as it goes and the Oasis is aware of that and so has given ears to the distant thunder of new...

  • Every Wednesday night on KUVO.org 89.3FM from 10p-12a, I give you jazz, soul, downtempo, electro and beatmaker specials from all over the world. Listen online by going to the KUVO site at 10p and click "listen now" to hear me live! love to you....

  • Enjoy afternoon jazz with poet, musician, and musicologist Andy O'.

    Andy O' has a long history at KUVO Jazz, beginning as a volunteer host in 1989.  He was music director at KUVO in the mid-1990s into the early-2000s.  O’Leary, a...

  • Always a finger-snapping and toe-tapping delights for your ears, KUVO's Music Director Arturo Gomez serves up an exciting lunchtime tribute to all things jazz! 

    Our lunch menu includes jazz classics,...

  • Dave has been a life-long follower and observer of Chicago broadcasting. Growing up in Northwest Indiana, he has worked in radio since the mid- 1970’s and came to Chicago in 1981. Dave worked for a division of WGN Radio known as Tribune Radio...

  • Dee Alexander is one of Chicago’s most gifted and respected vocalists/songwriters. Her musical interests span virtually every genre especially those related to the African diaspora including: Gospel, R&B, Blues, Neo-soul and other global...

  • Saturday at noon, Gabriel will delight you with her mix of classic jazz, her weekly spotlight on Sarah Vaughan, and world music. It’s only on KUVO Jazz.  

  • As a Jazz radio host, producer, Program or Music Director for commercial and public Jazz radio stations, Chicago native John Hill has gained over 35 years of Jazz radio experience. His broadcast career started in Nashville, Tennessee, at Fisk...

  • GRAMMY® Award-winning journalist Neil Tesser has reviewed, reported on, and broadcast jazz in Chicago for 40 years. He previously hosted nightly jazz programs at NPR station WBEZ-FM Chicago (1980-1996) and WNIB-FM (1974-1976). From 2001-2005 he...

  • Join host Rodney Franks for the best in modern and classic jazz, weekdays from 4 to 8pm!

    A strong believer in the Ellington dictum - “There are two kinds of music: good music, and the other kind." -...

  • Jazz with Susan Gatschet offers classic jazz, blues, Brazilian and Latin jazz including the newest releases from your favorite, and soon to be favorite, artists! Frequently featuring insightful interviews with both national and local musicians,...

  • Victor Cooper has now moved to the 6am to 9am weekday mornings. Be sure to tune in to Jazz with Victor Cooper!

    Victor treats you to straight-ahead jazz, vocals and instrumentals.

    Jazz with Victor Cooper is a great way to start...

  • A bilingual program of Latin American music and news, La Nueva Voz has been a staple of KUVO's Sunday mornings since 1985. Every week, host Jack Mudry takes listeners to a different Central or...

  • Tune in to La Raza Rocks to discover the buried treasures of Chicano and Latino rock-based music, from the pioneering sounds of the 1940s to today's newest hits!

  • This program embodies the great variety of Latin artists such as Tito Puente, Santana, El Chicano, Tierra, War, Malo, Selena, Los Lonely Boys and many others. If it's got a Latin groove, there's a good chance the Latin Soul Party will play it!...

  • NPR's Latino USA with Maria Hinojosa, produced by the Futuro Media Group, is the longest running Latino-focused program on U.S. public media.

  • Each week, NPR's award-winning program showcases both acclaimed artists and up-and-coming performers as they share music and memories. You can listen to full archived episodes

  • The KUVO archive program “On Stage” is a deep dive into 30 years of recordings, made from live radio broadcasts with local and national artists on stage around Colorado. 

    Susan Gatschet hosts “On Stage,” spotlighting musicians in the...

  • Every week we revisit the Golden Era of Rhythm & Blues, from the early 1940's through the late 1960's. Jump Blues, Vocal Groups, early Rock n' Roll, Doo Wop, New Orleans R&B, Soul, even some big band, swing, and gospel, it's all on...

  • Salsa Con Jazz has been part of KUVO for its entire history.

    Though the show has been renamed several times, it has always been hosted by Latin Jazz aficionados providing salsa, mambo, cha cha chá and more!

    Host

  • Djamila and Allen present a swinging Saturday afternoon mix, starting at 2 p.m. on KUVO Jazz.

  • Your Saturday morning mix is a fabulous variety of the genres that make jazz the Great American Art Form: traditional, swing and big band, all the phases of bop, soul jazz and modern.  Fans of Louis Armstrong and Louis Hayes will feel right at...

  • So What! the Radio Show with DJ K-Nee provides Denver with Acid Jazz, NuJazz, and Neo-Soul, blended with a taste of Hip Hop, Funk and other futuristic beats and sounds. 

  • Every Sunday morning, hostess Deborah Walker helps get you up and on your way with the best of traditional and contemporary spirituals. All aboard The Gospel Train!

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  • Thursday night is all about continuous great jazz music, whether it be the classics, new releases or something in-between!

    Dan enjoys sharing his love of  longer tracks and deeper cuts, featuring...

  • Many years ago Doug began referring to his program as "Jazz Beyond Category" which he feels gives him the freedom to program music that might fall a bit outside of a strict definition of jazz. While his show is firmly anchored in the grand...

  • Being a music junkie and working in radio during the '70s resulted in host Geoff Anderson amassing an extensive record collection that he has kept intact to this day. 

    During his weekly feature - "The...

  • Monday evenings are laid-back as host Michael Wulfsohn shares bluesy jazz that leans toward the attitude of the 70's, when you could find almost any artist stretching their boundaries.

  • Four hours of the radio theater of the mind...Poetry and All That Jazz from Armstrong to Zorn, to Angelou to Zapruder.

    A mix of spoken word, brilliant lyrics and great music from every decade of the music we love....with surprises and...