KUVO programming highlights!

Local Musican Spotlight: Gabriel Mervine

Mar 23, 2018
Ronald Day

Born in Bridgewater, NJ, Gabriel Mervine began to play professionally at age 13.  Though he was interested in the drums, the band needed trumpets, and thus was this trumpeter created!  He attended the University of Colorado at Boulder for jazz studies but numerous offers for playing gigs drew him into performance, and he followed that path instead.  Mervine plans to one day return to the scholastic side of the music business so he can teach and guide others.  He has studied with professional musicians such as Bobby Shew, Roger Ingram, and Greg Gisbert.   He even spent 5 days visiting the ho

MaryLynn Gillaspie Photography

On the final Sunday of March, KUVO’s archive spotlight program “On Stage” shines on a few female vocalists that have graced the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio.

Celebrating Marian McPartland

Mar 16, 2018
Travis Broxton Photography

KUVO will spotlight McPartland’s music all day on her centennial, March 20, 2018! She would have turned 100 years of age on March 20, 2018. There’s a wonderful local connection with Marian McPartland. She headlined KUVO’s 20th anniversary concert in 2006 at Teikyo Loretto Heights Theater in Denver.

KUVO Live from Dazzle: The Bad Plus

Mar 15, 2018

One of the hottest new modern jazz / fusion / jam bands on the scene today. The Bad Plus returns to Denver for 2 nights of performances at Dazzle this Tuesday and Wednesday. And KUVO is privileged to broadcast the first set on Tuesday, March 20 at 6pm! Only on KUVO Jazz.

Rodney Franks and Venus Cruz will host this exclusive broadcast engagement with The Bad Plus – (Reid Anderson on bass, Dave King on drums and the newest member of the band Orrin Evans on piano.) Tune in or join us at Dazzle!

In just a few months, your weekly “deep dive” into KUVO’s archives have turned into a show not to be missed.  Throughout March, “On Stage” is celebrating women artists who performed live on KUVO from the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio.

A quick look at recent sessions over the past couple of years include Hazel Miller; Tenia Nelson’s tribute band to Thelonious Monk, Spherio; Carmen Sandim; Roxanne Brown; The Colleen Clark Collective; Expeditions (with drummer Clare Church); and more!