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The Duke, the Count, and Stevie Too! | May 11

May 5, 2018
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The CJRO was born at the Lone Tree Arts Center back in 2012, and now returns with this exciting concert. Catch the CJRO performing songs from Duke Ellington and Count Basie, along with brand new selections from our Stevie Wonder project! , Songs such as; "It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got that Swing." and "Prelude to a Kiss," along with Stevie Wonder's "Living for the City" and "My Cheri Amour!"

16th Annual FIVE POINTS JAZZ FESTIVAL

Saturday, May 19th - Performance Schedule:

Parade: starts at 11 a.m. sharp! Beginning at 26th and Welton featuring the Dinosaurchestra Marching Band and Grand Marshals Wende Harston & Dr. Daddio parading up to the Main Stage.

The annual Lifetime Achievements Awards recipients are:

Norman Harris III, Jeff Fard & Lu Vason (posthumous)

Stories of Standards: "One O'Clock Jump"

Oct 6, 2017

Tune in to Jazz with Victor Cooper - weekdays from 6-9 a.m. MT - for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of this song all week long!

Stories of Standards is sponsored by ListenUp - If you love music, you’ll love ListenUp.

Jazziz

Tuesday August 29th marks the 32nd anniversary of KUVO Jazz.  Beginning at 6am, we will be giving away a Count Basie CD during each shift, Victor Cooper, 6-9a, Susan Gatschet, 9a-12p, Arturo Gómez, Noon-1pm, Erik Troe, 1-4pm and Rodney Franks, 4-8p. Count Basie's band was nicknamed 16 men swingin'.  Count Basie's Band Finest Hour CD has 16  swingin' songs spanning 1937 thru 1969 including the ensemble's theme song: One O'Clock Jump which debuted in 1937, 80 years ago! The collection also features perhaps Basie's best known recording: April in Paris.

Turn Up the Basie!

Jan 10, 2017

How do you choose just two hours of music from the Count Basie library? One O’Clock Jump, Moten Swing, I Can’t Stop Loving You, and Lil’ Darlin’ are just some of the featured numbers. Also, songs recorded by Billie Holiday, Joe Williams, and Frank Sinatra. The CJRO will be swingin’ hard and will take no prisoners!

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