Highlights

KUVO programming highlights!

Night Beat | Jazz Goes to the Oscars

Feb 21, 2017

“Join Night Beat host Doug Crane this Wednesday February 22 from 8 to 10pm for a special pledge drive edition of Jazz Goes to the Oscars.  He’ll be featuring jazz renditions of songs that appeared in movies such as Cabin in the Sky, American Hustle, Walk on the Wild Side, Lady Be Good, Shaft, Singin’ in the Rain and many more as performed by Jimmy Smith, Tony Bennett, Dr. John, Joshua Redman, Eliane Elias plus countless others.”
 

 

Foundation: the base upon which something is built. From houses to skyscrapers, foundations are essential. They must be solid, strong and most of all, immovable. A funk foundation? That, too, must be solid and strong. But immovable? No, quite the opposite. A funk foundation supplies the movement, the locomotion, in a word: the groove.

The Vinyl Vault | Herb Geller: Rhyme and Reason

Jan 30, 2017

This week’s Vinyl Vault will feature flute and sax man Herb Geller’s 1975 album Rhyme and Reason. The album features vocals by Mark Murphy and Earl Jordan. It was recorded in Germany with a European band that includes Philip Catherine on guitar. They lay down some juicy soul-jazz grooves with Geller’s multi-tracked woodwinds over the top.

Check out the Vinyl Vault with host Geoff Anderson on Tuesday, January 31 at 8:30 on KUVO (kuvo.org)

NBA's Bill Walton: "Back from the Dead" | Book Review

Oct 31, 2016

For teenager Bill Walton, the music (The Grateful Dead, Dylan, Neil Young, etc.) he was hearing and basketball he was playing became one. He explains, “. . .  guys start playing and figuring things out . . . It all rolls into one.  A wonderful thing about basketball is that on every one of your trips up or down the floor you have an opportunity to make a positive contribution to the outcome of the game. It’s the same with music.

Bill Murray Accepts Mark Twain Prize

Oct 31, 2016

Bill Murray, Emmy Award-winning actor, comedian and writer received the 2016 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday evening at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. He was gently roasted by friends and fellow comics, and he was droll and deadpan and heartfelt.

Catch this on RMPBS Channel 6 on Thursday, November 3 at 8pm. Check your local listings.
 

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