Music Notes

New Music Monday
8:22 pm
Sun April 27, 2014

New Music Monday

New music from Ray Vega--

Tune in to KUVO on Monday at 12 noon when Arturo Gómez hosts New Music Monday.

We close out New Music Monday for Jazz Appreciation Month-2014 with the debut of the veteran trumpeter and educator’s newest, Ray Vega Quartet’s “Chapter Two”, an exciting  mainstream bop jazz recording.  Ray is a veteran of the Mongo Santamaria and Tito Puente groups and is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Vermont.

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Jazz Appreciation Month
12:01 am
Sun April 27, 2014

Sunday's Trivia

Sunday's Jazz Appreciation Month trivia question:
This pianist spent 30 years as a groundskeeper at Comiskey Park in Chicago. Who was he?

All correct answers will be eligible to win a CD from KUVO. Please post your response in the comments box below or our Facebook page before 11:59am, 4/27/14. Thanks for your support!

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Jazz Appreciation Month
10:13 am
Sat April 26, 2014

Jazz Trivia for Saturday

Jazz Appreciation Month Trivia for Saturday, April 26. Here's the question:

One of the most famous big bands of the Swing Era featured a song in which the bandleader was teased for being a teetotaler.

All correct answers will be eligible to win a CD from KUVO. Respond in the Comments box below or on our Facebook page before 11:59am, 4/26/14. Thanks for your support!

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Convergence
2:35 am
Sat April 26, 2014

Convergence at Dazzle

Convergence makes their monthly appearance at Dazzle on Friday, May 2 at 7 and 9pm. Convergence is dedicated to the idea of sharing the intimacy and the spark of improvised music with their audience. They have been creating music together for the last 20 plus years and are excited to be sharing the whole journey with you now. Convergence is Greg Gisbert - trumpet, John Gunther - sax, Eric Gunnison - piano, Mark Patterson - trombone,Paul Romaine - drums, and Mark Simon - bass.

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Jazz Appreciation Month
2:17 am
Sat April 26, 2014

Two live performances on International Jazz Day

Big Panic Big Band

Wednesday, April 30 is International Jazz Day. At KUVO, we'll be airing 2 live performances from the Phyllis A Greer Performance Studio.

At 5pm, the Rich Chiaraluce Quintet  Rich Chiaraluce - alto sax; Al Hood - trumpet; Dave Hanson - piano; Ken Walker - bass; Todd Reid - drums   Rich is a highly respected sideman and educator in town.  Most of his band comes from the Jazz faculty at DU's Lamont School of Music (except for Todd, who teaches at CU-Denver).

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