In the Studio

Special live performances from musicians:local, national and international; youth bands; the High School/Collegiate Series; interviews; special guests - all this and more happens in the KUVO studios. Keep in touch so you'll know what's coming up.

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Jazz Appreciation Month
7:16 am
Tue April 1, 2014

We like our music live!

Perry Smith and Tom Gershwin

During April the Phyllis A Greer Performance Studio is going to be a busy place. We've scheduled several live performances and more will be announced as we confirm them. Tune in! Or, consider becoming a member of KUVO's Studio Club - because you could be sitting in the front row for each of these special performances!

Here's the current line-up:

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ANdrew Litton
4:37 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Performance Interview with Andrew Litton

Andrew Litton's CD is to be released on March 25.

Tune in to KUVO Monday afternoon, 3/24 at 4pm when Colorado Symphony Orchestra conductor Andrew Litton joins Erik Troe in the KUVO studio. Litton, an accomplished pianist, is releasing a new CD, "Tribute to Oscar Peterson" and will talk about the record and play some selections live on the air.

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11:46 am
Sun March 16, 2014

Sax Great Jimmy Heath 'Walked With Giants,' And He's Still Here

Lead in text: 
In the room he uses as a practice space and office in his apartment in Corona, Queens, Jimmy Heath recalls a hit record from long ago. "It's a song Bill Farrell, a popular singer, had years ago," he says, and then sings: "You've changed, you're not the angel I once knew / No need to tell me that we're through / It's all over now, you've changed." Then the 5'3" musician with the big sound picks up his tenor saxophone and blows.
Temple University Press / Jimmy Heath collection In the room he uses as a practice space and office in his apartment in Corona, Queens, Jimmy Heath recalls a hit record from long ago.
High School / Collegiate Series
11:05 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Tuesday: CSU Jazz Ensemble I plays at KUVO

You'll want to tune in to KUVO/KVJZ on Tuesday, March 11 at 7pm when Peter Sommer brings his CSU Jazz Ensemble I into KUVO for this month's High School / Collegiate Series. Geoff Anderson hosts as these young musicians play live on the air from the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio.

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Jazz in Five Points
4:46 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Harlem of the West: Jazz in Five Points

Jumpin', Jammin', Jivin', and Swingin'! "Jazz in Five Points" celebrates the heritage and the history of Denver's African American community, including bassist Charles Burrell, pictured above.

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