Written by English singer-songwriter Nick Drake around 1969, the song "Riverman" has since been covered by a dozen or so jazz artists - including Andy Bey, Claire Martin, Brad Mehldau and Lee Ritenour, and Kurt Elling, among others - despite Drake never being classified as a jazz artist, though he certainly drew heavily from the jazz influences of his time.
THANK YOU for your support! The Fall Pledge Drive was a huge success because of all our great listeners. Come down and celebrate with us at Tony P's, 777 East 17th Ave at Clarkson St. on Denver's "Restaurant Row", this Saturday, 10/18 starting at 8pm.. There will be live jazz and funk performed by Buckner Funkenjazz. We will broadcast the music live from 10pm until Midnight, don't forget your dancing shoes!
Tune in at 3 pm on Monday for a taste of "Best Jazz 50." Hear a wide range of styles; jazz vocals, Latin jazz tracks, as well as jazz ballads. From artists like Chet Baker, Jo Stafford, Clifford Brown, and Miles Davis. Join us while we listen to some of the best jazz songs around. If you like what you hear, don't forget to support us by pledging to KUVO here. Support KUVO with $10 per month and select Best Jazz 50 as our thank you.
The Colorado Symphony announced a new series that includes the Preservation Hall Jazz Band at Boettcher Concert Hall on November 12th. The Preservation Hall jazz Band has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate the art form of New Orleans Jazz. Don't miss this group as the celebrate over 50 years of music that embodies a joyful, timeless spirit.