Music Notes

Sarah Vaughan
10:25 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Happy Birthday, Sassy!

Tune in to KUVO this Thursday as we mark the birth date of Miss Sarah Vaughan, “one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century.” Who would have guessed, on that night in 1942 when Sarah won the Apollo Theater Amateur Night contest with her rendition of Body and Soul, that she would become an NEA Jazz Master, a Grammy Award winner and the possessor of a voice described thusly, "Her voice had wings: luscious and tensile, disciplined and nuanced, it was as thick as cognac, yet soared off the beaten path like an instrumental solo...that her voice was a four-octave muscle of infini

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René Marie
10:27 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Coming to Denver - René Marie

  One of Denver's most well-loved vocalists returns to town in April. René Marie performs four sets at Dazzle on Saturday and Sunday, April 5 and 6. Her most recent release is titled I Wanna Be Evil: A Tribute to Eartha Kitt.

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Women's History Month
9:47 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Marian McPartland

  As part of KUVO's observance of Women's History Month, we're presenting biographical sketches of notable women in the music industry. We also encourage you to explore Women and Girls Lead, a major public media initiative focused on women and girls' issues, connecting citizens in Colorado, across the country and around the world.

The following content is from the New York Times

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ANdrew Litton
4:37 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Performance Interview with Andrew Litton

Andrew Litton's CD is to be released on March 25.

Tune in to KUVO Monday afternoon, 3/24 at 4pm when Colorado Symphony Orchestra conductor Andrew Litton joins Erik Troe in the KUVO studio. Litton, an accomplished pianist, is releasing a new CD, "Tribute to Oscar Peterson" and will talk about the record and play some selections live on the air.

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CD of the Month
11:42 am
Fri March 21, 2014

March CD of the Month

Our March selection is one of great pride for us, Javon Jackson was raised in Denver and maintains strong family connections to the Front Range. For over 20 years he’s been a globetrotting musician, both as an esteemed sideman and as a band leader.  Furthermore, Mr. Jackson is a respected educator currently holding the chair at the prestigious Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz at The University of Hartford's Hartt School.

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