Music Notes

Jazz Appreciation Month
5:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Jazz trivia - tougher today!

KUVO's Jazz Appreciation Month celebration continues. Day 4 Trivia question:

The up-and-coming bebop trumpeter Howard McGhee recorded his feature “McGhee Special” in 1942 with who?

If you must Google, make sure to read further and learn something new. Post below with your response, or on our Facebook page. All correct respondents will be eligible to win a CD from the KUVO vault.

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Provizer's Jazz Notes
10:43 am
Thu April 3, 2014

"Jazz showers all over the place"

Kneebody, at Dazzle on Monday, April 7

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has designated April as Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM). And in Colorado, the month begins with jazz showers all over the place. Beginning on Thursday and running through Saturday, there’s the 11th annual Weekend of Jazz hosted by guitarist Earl Klugh at the Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave., in Colorado Springs. Klugh’s weekend draws a huge crowd to the Broadmoor that, itself, is about as top-shelf a venue imaginable. 

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Performance Review
3:17 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

St. Vincent, March 29, 2014, Ogden Theatre, Denver

Some key facts about St. Vincent:

1. St. Vincent is female.

2. Her real name is Annie Clark.

3. She’s a pretty flipped out chick.

4. But in a good way.

In her concert appearance Saturday night, she displayed a wide array of rock styles, focusing mostly on the “Art Rock” or “Progressive Rock” genres. She follows in the path of prior purveyors of this sort of music/performance, Laurie Anderson, Tori Amos, Kate Bush, Peter Gabriel and others. Yet she borrowed from other styles as well.

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Jazz Appreciation Month
10:09 am
Wed April 2, 2014

More live music!

The Orchid Room

We've added several performances to the April Music schedule. Jazz Appreciation Month finds us smack dab in the middle of Denver's finest musicians. Talk about reason to celebrate!

Studio Club Members, contact Arvida via e-mail or phone at 303-446-7631 to reserve your seats. Not a Studio Cub Member? Consider becoming one - because you could be sitting in the front row for each of these special performances!

Here's the current line-up:

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Jazz Appreciation Month
5:00 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Jazz Appreciation Month Trivia: Day 2

JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH TRIVIA DAY 2: 

What famous jazz pianist had his singing career squashed because he sounded too much like Nat King Cole?

Every day during April, we're going to challenging your knowledge of the music, the players, the history. We'll draw one name from each day's correct answers and award that person a CD from the KUVO Vault.

  Please, no Google, or else it's no fun. All correct answers are eligible to win a CD from the KUVO Vault. Entry into this question is open until 11:59pm, 4/2/14.

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