First Take

KUVO's weekday morning program, First Take with Lando and Chavis, brings you community-focused news and features. 

From breaking news to arts and culture, you can count on hosts Carlos Lando and Steve Chavis to keep you informed. 

For instant news and community updates, follow Chavis on Twitter.

Book Review: We'll Always Have Casablanca

Apr 11, 2017

The movie "Casablanca" along with "Citizen Kane" are considered by many critics to be two of the greatest movies of all time.  Certainly "Casablanca" is one of the most written-about movies of all time.  In his new book "We'll Always Have Casablanca - The Life, Legend and Afterlife of Hollywood's Most Beloved Movie,"  Noah Isenberg has written a hugely entertaining and readable book that outlines how "Casablanca" came to be made and how, over time, it has become ingrained in the American psyche.

National 8-Track Tape Day

Apr 11, 2017
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This is  a day to listen to the great music of the 60s, 70s and part of the 80s, writes Apple Today.  But you'll have to find some modern media to hear that music.  "Because 8-track players are almost non-existent," chimed in "First Take with Lando and Chavis" host Carlos Lando. Frank Sinatra's 8-track tape with Antonio Carlos Jobim is a collectors item.  With en estimated three to five copies in existence, it's worth around $5,000.00.

Stories of Standards | Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me

Apr 7, 2017

Tune in to First Take with Lando and Chavis - weekdays from 6-9 am MT - for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of this song all week long!

NEA JAZZ MASTERS CEREMONY Re-cap | Apr 4 - 6am

Apr 3, 2017

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced the recipients of the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship. Tune in to First Take with Lando & Chavis for a re-cap of ceremony on Tuesday, April 4 - 6 to 9am.

The 2017 honorees include organist Dr. Lonnie Smith, bassist Dave Holland, vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater, pianist Dick Hyman and jazz critic and historian Ira Gitler.

Stories of Standards | Sometime's I'm Happy

Apr 1, 2017

Tune in to First Take with Lando and Chavis - weekdays from 6-9 am MT - for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of this song all week long!

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