Highlights

This Sunday, October 22 at 4 p.m., KUVO’s performance series “On Stage” features a very special recording of NEA Jazz Master Paquito D’Rivera, who performed at the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio at KUVO in 2015.

Hiroyuki Ito for The New York Times

This Sunday, October 8, at 4 p.m., KUVO’s performance series “On Stage” features NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith, with Colorado-raised saxophonist Javon Jackson, recorded live in KUVO’s Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio!

Guitarist Dave Corbus and the late, great drummer Nat Yarbrough rounded out the quartet for that swinging session in August 2003.

Dr. Lonnie Smith, beloved as “The Turbanator,” was awarded the nation’s highest honor in jazz earlier this year when he was named “Jazz Master” by the National Endowment for the Arts.

KUVO Studio Club: Music is Our Message

Oct 8, 2017

Music is "our" Message to you during the KUVO Fall Pledge Drive! The KUVO Studio Club celebrates with live music in the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio. Spherio performs a tribute to Thelonious Monk on Tuesday, October 10 - 10am; Money Jungle Double Drummer performs the music of Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach on Wednesday, October 11 - 4pm; Queen City Jazz Band with vocalist Bob Schultz on Saturday, October 14 at 10am.

Join me this Monday, for an extended “Wulfie’s Wax Museum” on The Night Beat, as we celebrate the birth and life of a phenomenal, but lesser known, guitarist, Howard Roberts.  He’s that guy who played the themes from the TV shows, “The Munsters,” “Beverly Hillbillies”, “Batman,” “Twilight Zone.”  Yeah, that guy!  We’ll take a listen to his 1957 debut release as a leader, “Mr.

BluJazz Productions

The veteran jazz men, bassist Ernest McCarty Jr and drummer Jimmie Smith both toured and recorded with the legendary pianist Erroll Garner throughout the 1970s. Therefore, it is no surprise they decided to reunite, form a quartet and pay tribute to one of jazz’s all time most exciting performers who wrote the all-time classic Misty.  To round out the quartet, Ernest and Jimmie chose the late pianist Geri Allen who grew up admiring and emulating the piano styling of Mr.

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