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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Jazz Appreciation Month
11:52 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Tom Gershwin Duo, featuring Perry Smith

  At KUVO, we are celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month with live music!

Tune in on Wednesday, April 23 at 5pm for trumpeter Tom Gershwin, as he explores the broad range of classic jazz in his duo project. Featuring guitarist Perry Smith, the duo performs intimate ballads, jovial swing tunes, and bebop.

David Amram
11:13 am
Mon April 21, 2014

David Amram's New York

New Series at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, Celebrates Composer and Musician's Archives

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Jazz Appreciation Month
7:22 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Spring Trivia!

The weekend weather in Denver inspired today's Jazz Appreciation Month trivia question.

Name a jazz song about "spring". It could be in the title, tune could be about a spring month, could have a composer with a spring-ish name. Be creative! Convince us! I wonder how many we can think of?

Monday special - ALL entries are eligible to win a CD from KUVO. Post your response below or on our Facebook page before 11:59pm on 4/21/14.

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New Music Monday
7:12 am
Mon April 21, 2014

New Music Monday

New from Bobby Sanabria

We’re very happy to kick off this New Music Monday edition with two long awaited arrivals:

Denver’s own, vocalist Teresa Carroll releases her first CD in several years, ”Live At Dazzle” with the Doug Roche Quartet. The magnificent music night of July 18th, 2013 captured forever!

Award winning percussionist, vibraphonist, band leader and educator Bobby Sanabria leads his Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra on “¡Que Viva Harlem!”

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7:32 am
Sun April 20, 2014

Happy Birthday, Tito!

Lead in text: 
Celebrating the late Tito Puente's birthday gives us a chance to revel in his mid-1950s RCA years. Backed by major label money, the King of Latin Music was able to realize the sounds he heard in his head on bandstands and in recording studios.
  • Source: Npr
  • | Via: NPR
Celebrating the late Tito Puente's birthday gives us a chance to revel in his mid-1950s RCA years. Backed by major label money, the King of Latin Music was able to realize the sounds he heard in his head on bandstands and in recording studios.

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