Live Performances

Trinidaddio Blues Fest | Aug 25

Jun 10, 2018

Trinidaddio Blues Fest- a one-day event featuring world-class performers held on August 25 - noon to 9pm at the Central Park Trinidad, Colorado. As Mexican Jerry of "ABC" says: “Ain’t nothin but the Blues!”

Every year on the Friday night before the Fest, Friday, August 24, a PreFest Party is held in downtown Trinidad to show appreciation to our sponsors and volunteers and showcase some of the talent appearing the next day at the Fest.

City Park Jazz: Paa Kow | June 24

Jun 9, 2018
cityparkjazz.org

Having toured internationally, sharing stages with both African and American luminaries including Kojo Antwi, Hugh Masekela and Victor Wooten, Ghana born drummer and composer, Paa Kow, (pronounced Pah-Ko), has recently produced his third studio album entitled Cookpot. The album takes listeners on a journey that boldly explores the music of the African Diaspora by fusing Ghanaian highlife with elements of jazz, funk, and African pop to create his unique Afro-Fusion sound set apart by its “flexibility and finesse” (Modern Ghana).

KUVO is delighted to host The Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars in the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio on Tuesday, June 12 at 7 pm with host Geoff Anderson. The Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars, composed of Denver metro musicians from ten various middle and high schools, has been in existence since October 2009. The main sponsor of the All-Stars is the Denver Jazz Club.

Invisible Bird | June 14

Jun 8, 2018
dazzlejazz.com

The superb Bay Area drummer Scott Amendola has a long history of working with guitarists such as Charlie Hunter and Nels Cline and he's performed in Denver many times with both guitarists. Thursday, June 14th, Amendola performs with with Invisible Bird, which also features Kneebody trumpeter Shane Endsley, who recently moved back to Denver after a long stint in New York, and Denver-based guitarist Dave Devine. The group will perform compositions from each member.

KUVO host, Venus Cruz will interview Shane Endsley on Wednesday, June 13 during Jazz Odyssey.

Almost every day, Bill Frisell gets up in the morning, has some coffee, and writes music. At this point, there are piles and piles and piles of single pages of staff paper filled with his graceful script. “I don’t know where the melodies come from,” says Frisell. “I try not to judge anything and just let them be.”

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