Highlights

KUVO programming highlights!

R&B Jukebox Special: Atlantic Records Story | Nov 25

Nov 21, 2017

This week’s R&B Jukebox show will feature music from the iconic record label, Atlantic Records! Founded in 1947 by Ahmet Ertegun, Atlantic Records quickly became one of America’s top R&B labels, and produced some of the great music from the Golden Age of Rhythm & Blues. The Atlantic Records show will feature music from the label’s first 20 years, and include artists such as: Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Ruth Brown, Otis Redding, The Coasters, Wilson Pickett, and a host of others!

This Sunday, November 26, at 4 p.m., KUVO’s performance series “On Stage” features a variety of sessions with vocalists Roberta Gambarini, Allan Harris and Joni Janak.

Roberta Gambarini’s session was originally broadcast live in 2014, backed by Eric Gunnison, Mark Simon and Paul Romaine.  The Allan Harris date goes back to 2005, and he does a little guitar work himself, accompanied by Jeff Jenkins and Mark Simon.  Joni Janak performed several times at KUVO.  We’ll present music from her performances in 2004 and 2006, in both quartet and quintet arrangements.

This Sunday, November 19, at 4 p.m., KUVO’s performance series “On Stage” features the saxophone of Rich Chiaraluce.  From the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, to the Woody Herman All-Stars, to dates with Mel Torme, Tony Bennett, Nancy Wilson and more, to his work with symphonies and touring Broadway shows, Rich brings his hot alto chops to every session.

On Stage: The Saxophone of Rich Chiaraluce

Nov 11, 2017

This Sunday, November 19th, at 4 p.m., KUVO’s performance series “On Stage” features the saxophone of Rich Chiaraluce. From the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, to the Woody Herman All-Stars, to dates with Mel Torme, Tony Bennett, Nancy Wilson and more, to his work with symphonies and touring Broadway shows, Rich brings his hot alto chops to every session.

"Funky Boombox" | Friday Nights

Nov 9, 2017

Tune in Friday nights at 10pm, for the “Funky Boombox,” hosted by Rob Seligmann. The features a blend of classic mostly 70’s soul and the best of the new wave of R & B artists on the scene today. Think Donny Hathaway meets Charles Bradley, Aretha Franklin meets Sharon Jones. It’s a showcase for Al Green and Ann Peebles, as well as new soul from Aloe Blacc and Andra Day.

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