100 Years – A Bountiful Harvest

Apr 9, 2017

Jazz Appreciation Month is a great time to remind the country of the contributions made by jazz artists.  The Smithsonian says April was selected in part because there are so many luminaries born this month.

Stories of Standards | Manhã de Carnaval

Mar 21, 2017

Tune in to First Take with Lando and Chavis - weekdays from 6-9 am MT - for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of this song all week long!

Venus Cruz

Mar 15, 2017
David Rossa

Improvisation, a soulful delivery and an ability to transcend genres are always part of Cruz' musical approach.

Venus' voice is recognized as the host of Jazz Odyssey Wednesday nights at 10pm on KUVO 89.3/kuvo.org.

La Raza Rocks: Pocho Joe | Sundays 1pm

Mar 12, 2017
MaryLynn Gillaspie Photography

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!

DakhaBrakha Ukrainian Folk Quartet | March 9

Mar 6, 2017

DakhaBrakha means “give-take” in old Slavonic.  This breathtaking and mesmerizing band from Ukraine draws on folk melodies and rhythms, and combines voice, cello, accordion, and drums in a refreshingly novel vision of Eastern European roots music.  They craft stunningly beautiful and exciting sonic worlds for traditional songs, reinventing their heritage with a keen ear for contemporary, international tastes.  They have become a cult phenomenon around the world.