KUVO programming highlights!

KUVO is pleased to present a Fourth of July special, The U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note, in concert with special guest Steve Turre. The one-hour broadcast airs on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at noon.

The concert was recorded in 2016 in Alexandria, VA. for the Jazz Heritage Series, in its 27th year. Known as one of the world’s preeminent jazz innovators, trombonist and seashellist Steve Turre leads the band through a repertoire of jazz standards, the Great American Songbook, and pop songs and a Turre original, “Ray’s Collard Greens.”

Jazz on Film: John Coltrane doc - a force for good

Jun 22, 2017

John Coltrane is a name many people have heard. To jazz fans, Coltrane is a name they associate with one of the great icons in 20th century music. And simply ‘Trane’ is whom other musicians and deep fans evoke to speak, sometimes in hushed tones, of a singular artist who elevated the saxophone into the realm of the profound and the spiritual. John Scheinfeld’s documentary has something in it for each of those people. Although Trane only lived to age 40, he had a gigantic influence in the jazz world.

Local Musician Spotlight: Bob Montgomery

Jun 20, 2017

Bob Montgomery is yet another example of an international talent who has settled in Colorado by choice to enjoy the great local musicianship we all appreciate here in Denver.

Bob has appeared throughout Europe, Australia, Canada, China, Mexico, Japan, Great Britain, New Zealand and the United States.

100 (More) Great Performances

Jun 16, 2017

KUVO hosts presented their picks for “100 (More) Great Performances" on Thursday, June 15. Compiled by KUVO hosts, it’s a playlist of exceptional jazz – must hear songs. We’re digging deeper and filling in the blanks, to present the most unforgettable, “desert-island,” can’t-do-without, slam-dunk super songs in jazz!  Tune in all day –  for the best music on the planet, on KUVO!

Interview: Jean-Luc Ponty

Jun 9, 2017

Susan Gatschet of Take Note caught up with Jean-Luc Ponty to talk about his tour and music. Ponty will be at the Boulder Theater on Tuesday, June 13 at 8pm.