Jazz Appreciation Month

JAM: Erik Troe Features Five Artists

Apr 11, 2017

This week at 4:30pm and 5:30pm on 'Jazz Caravan' host Erik C. Troe will feature five different artists who burned briefly, but brightly in recording careers that spanned under five years.

Ways to Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month!

Apr 11, 2017

Jazz Appreciation Month (fondly known as "JAM") was created at The National Museum of American History in 2002 to herald and celebrate the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz for the entire month of April.

JAM is intended to stimulate and encourage people of all ages to participate in jazz - to study the music, attend concerts, listen to jazz on radio and recordings, read books about jazz, and more. More information can be found HERE.

Mongo Santamaria Centennial

Apr 7, 2017
Concord Music

We're celebrating Mongo Santamaria's Centennial  today, Sunday, April 9 from 4 to 6pm, join Janine Santana and her guest co-host Arturo Gómez as the centennial celebration of Mongo Santamaria continues with a look at the more dance oriented  and folkloric roots   recordings of Mongo Santamaria.

Celebrating Jazz Groups

Apr 27, 2016

Thank you for participating in our Jazz Appreciation Month Listener Poll...today we celebrate jazz groups. This marks the last entry in our Jazz Appreciation Month tributes and we have saved the best for last – Denver’s very own jazz group extraordinaire, Convergence!

Celebrating the Sax

Apr 27, 2016

Thank you for participating in our Jazz Appreciation Month Listener Poll...today we celebrate the saxophone. Be sure to tune in to hear all of your favorites, including Rickey Woodard.

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When it comes to jazz, saxophonist Rickey Woodard admits to being old-school. Although he loves and plays a variety of jazz genres and instruments, his personal jazz favorites hail from the 1940s and 50s.

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