Music Notes

All of KUVO's musical genres come together here. Everything from new releases, performance reviews, upcoming events, artist profiles. Jazz, Blues, Latin, Brazilian, R & B: it's all right here.

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Music
12:42 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters at Red Rocks, Denver July 10, 2013

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters at Red Rocks, Denver July 10, 2013

         

Sometimes a man has to get back to his roots. After several years, a couple albums and a couple tours exploring American folk, roots and country music, Robert Plant has returned to the music that first grabbed him as a teenager in the early ‘60s. The blues provided the underpinnings of Led Zeppelin’s early heavy metal sound and Plant has been revisiting his home base on his current tour by revivifying many of Zeppelin’s original mainstays.

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Music
10:46 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers with Edie Brickell at Denver Botanic Gardens, Chatfield

All my life I’ve wanted to play a concert in Littleton, Colorado. Tonight, I feel like I’m one step closer to my goal.

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Dianne Reeves and the Colorado Symphony
11:38 am
Sat February 1, 2014

Performance Review: Dianne Reeves and the Colorado Symphony

January 25, 2014 Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver

 Let’s get right to the most important fact: Dianne Reeves is the greatest living jazz singer. And she gives the dead ones a run for their money too. Pick any aspect: phrasing, intonation, soul, emotion, interpretation, range, control, improvisation. She has it all. And she knows how to use it. Those last three on the list, in particular, conspire to create remarkable and breathtaking jumps of an octave or more during her improvisational scat solos. That’s just one example of why Reeves is such a pleasure to hear.

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Music
12:32 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Fat City Mardi Gras Band Coming to KUVO

Saturday, February 1 at 3pm is the time to tune into KUVO to hear the joyous sounds of the Fat City Mardi Gras Band. Think of Mardi Gras on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, and you’re almost there! Fat City Mardi Gras Band blends the best of the Fat Tuesday celebration’s music with Blues, Zydeco, Dixieland, and New Orleans funk!

Studio Club members, contact Arvida by phone (303-446-7631) or via e-mail to reserve your seat. Not a Studio Club Member? PLEDGE NOW.

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January 2014 CD of the Month
1:58 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!

January 2014's CD of the Month

The most recent release by Bobby Watson is an inspired tribute to the theme that inspired it. Bobby Watson and the "I Have a Dream Project", Check Cashing Day,  honors the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Junior’s I Have a Dream speech.

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