KUVO programming highlights!

At age 91, with new releases, top honors and widespread acclaim, it seems like Tony Bennett has “the world on a string.”  But it hasn’t always been easy for the kid from Astoria, Queens, New York.

Early successes were dragged down by the rush to pop and rock music in the 60s and 70s, before Bennett found himself again.  The great songs of the 20s, 30s and 40s, that’s Bennett’s songbook, and it seems like the rest of us have come around to Bennett’s way of thinking.

On Stage: Airmen of Note with Cyrus Chestnut

Aug 24, 2017

This Sunday, September 3rd  at 4 p.m., KUVO’s performance broadcast “On Stage” features highlights from the U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note in concert with legendary pianist Cyrus Chestnut.

The concert, recorded late last year in Alexandria, Va. is part of The Airmen of Note's Jazz Heritage Series, which shows off the U.S Air Force's high level of professionalism through concerts featuring masters of the only American-born art form--jazz.

Tune to KUVO in Sunday night August 27 at 8pm to midnight as Andy delves into the new album by Drummer Matt Wilson. "Honey and Salt" which received 5 stars from Downbeat. It's Poetry inspired Jazz at its finest with a stellar line up of musicians.

All the words on the album, be they song lyrics or spoken words were written by the Pulitzer prize-winning former Poet Laureate of the United States Carl Sandburg; and features recitations by Jazz Musicians; Christian McBride, John Scofield, Bill Frisell, Carla Bley, Joe Lovano and Rufus Reid and actor comedian Jack Black.

On Stage: ¡Cubanismo!

Aug 22, 2017

KUVO's "On Stage" highlights "¡Cubanismo!," A a musical journey set to the irresistible dancing heartbeat of Cuban music. This sizzling 11-piece band, featuring two vocalists, takes listeners through the classic repertoire of the great Cuban rhythms. Tune in on Sunday, August 27 at 4pm to catch some of the magic from one of Colorado's great summertime Jazz venues, Vail Square.


KUVO Hosts on Shuffle

Aug 21, 2017

KUVO is moving around its weekday host lineup beginning this Monday, August 28. Victor Cooper will begin his three-hour stint bright and early at 6am. Susan Gatschet moves to mid-morning, beginning at 9am.

At Noon, Music Director Arturo Gómez spins an hour’s worth of new and old selections from the KUVO library. He’s followed by Erik Troe at 1pm. Rodney Franks begins at 4pm and will be on the air until 8pm.