Last Week of Summer Jazz Concerts | Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

As we begin to move towards the Fall, the music keeps on coming. During this week, for example, you can catch David Amram , along with singers Dee Dee Bridgewater , Kendra Shank and Katie Thiroux (who is also a strong bassist). Amram not only keeps the beat going on multiple instruments, he is also a living symbol of the Beat Generation. And on Wednesday, he's at Dazzle , 1512 Curtis, in a concert sponsored by MAS Eclectic at 7:30 p.m. (303-839-5100). Joining Amram, there will be the superb...

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Stories of Standards: "So In Love" by Cole Porter

Doors Open Denver: Arts & Culture Actvities at the Rossonian

Door Open Denver invites you to get inside looks at some of Five Points’ historic buildings while taking in enriching arts and cultural experiences. Curated in partnership with RedLine, activities will highlight musicians, actors, dancers, storytellers and more! See Event Guide ; check out the "Site Locations" section, KUVO Jazz is "Site 30" - you're cordially invited to stop by for a tour with music director Arturo Gómez.

Five Points Fortitude - This year’s Bonfils-Stanton...

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Spotlight On: The Rocky Mountain Welcome Center

Sep 11, 2018
Diana Higuera

The Rocky Mountain Welcome Center is a non-profit organization that fosters intercultural learning, understanding and integration among immigrants, refugees and Colorado residents. 

Founder and Executive Director Diana Higuera stopped by the KUVO studio’s to discuss the program, the immigrant and refugee community and more.

Join host Michael Wulfsohn for “Wulfie’s Wax Museum,” on the Monday Night Beat at 8pm, as we take a listen to selections from flutist, Frank Wess’s 1971 release on the Memphis based, Stax/Enterprise Records label, “Wess to Memphis.”  This album was recorded the same year, at the historic Muscle Shoals Studio in Memphis, TN.  Backed up by an uncredited, Motown pick-up studio rhythm section, it also features saxophonist, Eli Fantane, from Marvin Gaye’s horn section from the 1971 “What’s Goin’ On” hit single. 

Paul Piazza Photography 2017

Have you been in yet to check out the live jazz at Spangalang Brewery on Wednesday nights? The fantastic and talented Gabriel Mervine and friends will bring the music, and as always, Spangalang has your beer needs taken care of and ZIVIX Five Points will take care of your munchies. Music starts at 7 pm, no cover charge just great JAZZ!

KUVO get $1 off a full pour when you present your KUVO Member Card at Spangalang Brewery!

The Master's Apprentice

The Master’s Apprentice is a seven-week course that helps young people find a career in the trades.  This free program helps students learn the “tools” of the trade that will help them receive job offers after graduation and move them towards a life long career.

Denver Jazz Festival | Sep 14 - 16

Sep 8, 2018

This early-era throwback party appeal is unrivaled in Denver. Our one-of-a-kind festival focuses primarily on jazz, blues, and tango music. Each venue features a spacious dance floor, and there are swing dance, blues, and fusion classes available for all levels of dancers from internationally renowned instructors during the daytime hours through our sister event Lindy on the Rocks and Hot Night Fusion Weekend.

Jazz on 2nd Ave - Funk & Jazz Festival in Niwot

Sep 8, 2018

Every year, the Colorado Jazz Group organizes a community-centric Jazz festival in the streets of vintage Niwot, Colorado. For the 8th year running, Jazz on 2nd Ave will feature world-class musicians, local food, and artists to bring together the community; no type of music inspires collaboration like Jazz!

The Organization Plays Prince | Sep 29

Sep 8, 2018

The Organization exploring the music of the modern pop music master, Prince! Featuring: Jeff Jenkins: Hammond B3 organ, Khabu Doug Young: guitar, Mike Marlier: drums and Anisha Rush: Alto sax


Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club presents
The Organization Plays Prince
Saturday, September 29:
Set 1: 7-8:30 pm
Set 2: 9:00-10:30 pm
$18 Artist Fee per person, per set -Reservations highly recommended

Los Chicos Malos | Sep 15

Sep 8, 2018

The Denver Jazz Festival and Dazzle @ Baur's present Los Chicos Malos! This Denver-based band is guaranteed to get you up on your feet for some Música Cubana. Los Chicos Malos are Victor Mestas (keyboard and vocals), José Alberto Cabrera (vocals, guiro, and maracas), Leo Munoz-Corona (congas), Howard Hernández (timbales) and Zak Kopeikin (bass). These bad boys deliver a fun-filled afternoon of Cuban jazz, salsa, cha-cha and everything in between.

Lannie Counts, who starred in Muscle Shoals: I’ll Take You There, returns with his stellar vocals in a performance packed full of the very best of Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, John Legend, Gene Chandler, the Cadillacs, James Brown, Brook Benton, Jerry Butler, Marvin Gaye, Al Green, The Delfonics, and the Righteous Brothers. Counts has called the stages of Las Vegas his home for over 20 years, appearing as a featured performer with Las Vegas Tenors, the Lon Bronson All-Star Band, and Santa Fe and The Fat City Horns.

Mwenso & the Shakes | Sep 16

Sep 8, 2018

Mwenso and the Shakes are a unique troupe of global artists who present music that merges the highest form of entertainment and artistry while commanding a formidable timeline of jazz and blues expression through African and Afro American music. Immigrating from Sierra Leone, London, South Africa, Greenwich Village, Madagascar, France, Jamaica, and Hawaii the Shakes all now call Harlem their home.



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