Music Notes

Jazz Appreciation Month
5:00 am
Sun April 13, 2014

Jazz Appreciation Month trivia for Saturday

The Question: Bruce Springsteen was on the cover of both Time and Newsweek during one fateful week back in the 70's. It hasn't been that easy for jazz artists with the mainstream press, through. Only four jazzers have ever graced the cover of Time magazine. Who were they?

The answer: As is clear from the image above, your Trivia Master was wrong! There were five. We received four correct answers on our Facebook page.

Enter your response in the comments box below. All correct answers are eligible to win a CD from the KUVO archives. You may enter until 11:59 on 4/12.

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Jazz Appreciation Month
9:40 am
Sat April 12, 2014

Björn Thoroddsen at KUVO

On Friday, April 18 at 4pm, Icelandic guitarist Björn Thoroddsen performs live on KUVO. Thoroddsen is one of Iceland's leading jazz guitarists and has released a number of critically acclaimed albums. He has won several Icelandic music awards, including "Jazz Performer of the Year" in 2003. 
Bjorn's interest in guitars and music developed from an early age. On completing his training in Iceland he continued his studies in Los Angeles where he graduated from the Guitar Institute of Technology.

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NPR Music
4:00 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Saturday's NPR Music Programming

Billy Childs, with his quartet on JazzSet

On Saturdays KUVO features several music programs from NPR. Tune in and listen over the airwaves, or you have a second opportunity to hear each of these, by listening on-line.

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10:10 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Danny Meyer joins Erik Troe

Today at 5:30pm on KUVO - Erik Troe interviews Danny Meyer. Boulder's son, tenor saxophonist Danny Meyer is now based in NYC. He’s back home this week to perform at Dazzle this Sunday evening with Art Lande, Jean-Lou Trebaux and Jean Luc Davis. Tune in at 5:30 when Erik Troe catches up with his pal.

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Jazz Appreciation Month
8:34 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Friday's Trivia for JAM

For Friday's JAM Trivia - if you don't know this one, guess! There's lot's of room for creativity here:

What was it about Dannie Richmond that initially turned off Charles Mingus?

Register your answer below. All correct entries are eligible to win a fabulous CD. Entries open until 11:59pm, 4/11/13.