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Music
5:15 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Pianist-Composer-Bandleader Horace Silver Has Passed at Age 85

Credit Photo Mosaic Records

NPR has reported and family sources confirm the death of modern Jazz pianist and composer Horace Silver.  He was 85.  Following considerable sideman experiences in his home state of Connecticut and New York City with Stan Getz, Milt Jackson and Miles Davis, Silver became a co-leader, along with drummer Art Blakey, of the Jazz Messengers.

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Music
3:22 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

June CD of the Month: Theo Croker Afro Physicist"

At the age of only 29, Theo Croker not only has the chops to be an outstanding trumpeter, he also has imaginative music concepts, the love of many different styles of music, compositional skills and the music education that has given him a solid foundation to build on, oh yeah-one more thing-he has the genes as he is the grandson of the hall of fame trumpeter & vocalist, Grammy® winner,  Adolphus “Doc” Cheatham.  Theo is from Leesburg, Florida, when he was 11 years old he spent a summer with his granddad

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Music
12:25 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

KUVO Hittin' 55 Festivals this Summer

We love being out in the local jazz communities across Colorado. All summer long, we're settin' up the KUVO booth at more than 55 festivals and events. Our mission as an independent, public radio station is to provide distinctive music, news, and informational programming that reflects the values and cultural diversity of its listener community. What better way to do that than be out in the community celebrating with our listeners from Colorado border to border!

Come on by and let's talk jazz. Check out our complete schedule and get on out there and jazz up your summer! Be sure to connect with us on facebook and twitter and share with us your cool jazz and hot summer pics!

The KUVO Summer Booth is sponsored by Denver Water with a reminder to become an advocate for wise water use and to Only Use What You Need.

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News
2:01 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

RIP Maya Angelou @86. 1928-2014

Read about Maya's extraordinary accomplishments and amazingly multifaceted life here:   maya-angelou-poet-activist-and-singular-storyteller-dies-at-86

Arts and Culture
8:36 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Brazil with Michael Palin

Brazil

Join Michael Palin in Brazil, where he travels from the lost world of Amazonia to the buzzing metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, meeting the people and visiting the places that shape this South American nation.

On Rocky Mountain PBS Monday, June 9th and Tuesday, June 10th from 8pm to 10pm.

Tune in for Brazilian Fantasy every Sunday on KUVO as on-air host Cenir takes you to the authentic side of Brazil from Bossa Nova to current popular music.

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