Music Notes

Benny Golson
7:46 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Benny Golson - this week

On Thursday, April 24 when NEA Jazz Master, saxophonist, and composer Benny Golson appears at the Mount Vernon Country Club. The 85 years young musician has made major contributions to jazz over the years including the compositions, Killer Joe, I Remember Clifford, Along Came Betty, Stablemates, Whisper Not and Blues March.

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R&B Jukebox Gospel Show
7:45 am
Fri April 18, 2014

R&B Jukebox Gospel Show - Saturday night!

You'll hear some Solomon Burke this week on the R&B Jukebox Gospel Show.

It’s Springtime and that special time of year again --- Join Rolando Garcia this Saturday night from 6 to 8pm for the annual R&B Jukebox Gospel Show.  

It’s time for the annual R&B Jukebox Gospel Show!

R&B is deeply rooted in music from the gospel and spiritual traditions.  And every year we celebrate that sound on the R&B Jukebox Gospel show.

It’s familiar R&B artists like BB King, Sam Cooke, and Solomon Burke, with some of gospel music’s greatest artists.  And it all sounds like Rhythm and Blues!

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Jazz Appreciation Month
7:09 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Rowles/Mraz trivia

Here's the Friday 18 trivia question for Jazz Appreciation Month: April Jimmy Rowles had a nickname for George Mraz. What was the nickname and what was the meaning behind it?

Enter your response in the comments box below or on KUVO's Facebook page by 11:59pm today, 4/18. All correct answers are eligible to win a CD from KUVO!

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Jazz Appreciation Month
7:29 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Erik Troe is a happy fellow

Aleks, leader of the Alex Girshevich Trio

I'm a most lucky fella! We've got live music featured both Thursday and Friday on the JAZZ CARAVAN this week. Yay!

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Clare Church
2:44 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Clare Church Fundraiser

Denver saxophonist Clare Church has been playing professionally for 30 years. Her first gig was with Tony Bennett, and since that memorable night, she has worked with the bands of Joe Henderson, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Carter, Nancy Wilson, Mel Torme, and George Shearing, among others, as well as being a regular with the Colorado Symphony and the Boulder Philharmonic. She is also a member of Art Lande’s inimitable Boy/Girl Band, the Lewis/Church Quintet, the Colorado Sax Quartet, the Baker/Mulligan Tribute Band, and is co-leader of the modern jazz group, Polarity.

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