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Together, we raised over $105,000 to support the music on KUVO during the fall pledge drive! Thank you for becoming a new member, renewing your support, and for providing an additional gift in support of our member challenges. Our goal to sign up new Jazz Messenger's was surpassed -- thank you! We would love to invite you into the family of supporters, support the music today !

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On Stage: Hispanic Heritage Celebration of Latin Jazz

Latin Jazz on stage is both more primal (as is live music generally) and more electric (as in static in the air from the excitement of the audience). Tune in this Sunday, October 14, at 4 p.m ., KUVO’s performance archive show “On Stage” celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with live and local recordings of some of the greats: Barretto, Ruiz, Valentin Valdés and Palmieri. We broadcast Ray Barretto & New World Spirit 20 years ago live from Vartan Jazz. The 2004 session with now-departed...

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Frijoles Colorado Cuban Café 7th Anniversary Celebration

Frijoles Colorado Cuban Café, the winner of the People Choice’s Award for best food served at KUVO Jazz 2018 Live at the Vineyards will celebrate their 7th Anniversary on Saturday, October 13, from 11 am to 5 pm.

They will roast a pork, Cuban style, music provided by KUVO Music Director, Arturo Gómez, a classic and vintage car show by Ol’ Skool Street Rollers and a full menu of authentic Cuban food served by authentic transplanted Miami Cubans with 4 generations of restauranteurs...

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"Downtown Brunch" with the Adam Bodine Trio

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The Dazzle "Downtown Brunch" - elevating your Sunday Funday brunch experience here in the Mile High City is the entertaining musical stylings of pianist Adam Bodine and his genre-bending band Sundays through October from 10 am to 2 pm. Not your ordinary jazz piano trio, this hip group of talented musicians puts their cool and creative spin on a wide range of fun cover songs including choice pop and rock hits that span the decades, as well as evocative theme songs and clever mash-ups.

Joy Wine and Spirit's Charity Chili Cookoff

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Joy Wine and Spirits

Joy Wine and Spirits will be hosting their 8th annual Charity Chili Cookoff on Sunday October 21st from 12p-4pm. The proceeds will benefit Hunger Free Colorado, a nonprofit organization that works to help people find food resources during tough economic times.

Origin Records

We are very fortunate to live in Metro Denver along the Front Range of Colorado as its quality of life is above the national average and we have a multitude of advantages, natural and man-made surrounding us. One of those gifts is the amazing jazz scene and its abundance of quality players and educators living among us. One of our top tier members of the jazz community is the multi-instrumentalist and excellent educator Brad Goode.

Mark Guiliana Space Heros | Nov 13 & 14

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Dazzle is excited to welcome back one of the world’s most innovative drummers, Mark Guiliana. In October of 2017, his Jazz Quartet graced Denver with a night of beautiful acoustic music. With his return this November, he brings us a new project entitled Space Heroes.

The group features longtime collaborators Chris Morrisey on bass, Jason Rigby on tenor saxophone (both members of the quartet just mentioned), and to everyone’s surprise, a second tenor saxophonist Mike Lewis (of Bon Iver fame).

Paa Kow at Dazzle

10 hours ago

Having toured internationally, sharing stages with both African and American luminaries including Kojo Antwi, Amakye Dede, 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).

You Tube

While the month of October offers on ongoing spotlight on ECM recording artists at Dazzle, that top-notch series isn’t the only musical game in town.

An Evening with Pat Metheny

Oct 11, 2018

NEA Jazz Master and winner of 20 Grammy awards, guitarist Pat Metheny is a consummate and storied jazz artist. His versatility is without peer, and he’s performed with artists as diverse as Steve Reich and David Bowie. The show includes new music as well as favorites from Metheny’s extensive back-catalog.

With Antonio Sanchez, Linda May Han Oh, and Gwilym Simcock

The Democracy at Nocturne | Fridays

Oct 10, 2018

"The Democracy" is a modern jazz quintet that operates in a way that allows each musician to be an active a part of the creative direction of the ensemble. All five players contribute to the original works performed an all have a say of how each night will go... this band is proof that Democracy is not broken.

Adam Bartczak - trombone, Sam Williams - saxophone, Peter Stoltzman - piano, Gonzalo Teppa - bass, Dru Heller - drums

The Denver Channel

October is Breast Cancer awareness month and it has taken it's toll on so many people. Cancer itself is a ruthless opponent that strikes without warning. Many people have lost their lives to cancer  (Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie) and others have battled the beast and come out on top. District 9 City Councilman Albus Brooks is one of the many who have come out on top. He stopped by our studios to discuss his journey and share some words for people who are battling cancer  and for their loved ones. 

  

Joy Wine & Spirits - Chili Cook Off | Oct 21

Oct 9, 2018

Join us at Joy Wine & Spirit's back parking lot to sample delicious chili from over 20 of Denver’s best restaurants! There will also be games, local beer, and wine tasting. The best part? All proceeds go to our partnering charity, Hunger Free Colorado.

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