CONCERTS AND EVENTS
Nothing gets in the groove like a catchy ‘riff.’ It’s origin can be traced to early African-American gospel and blues forms where short, repeated, chant-like melodic fragments were typically sung or played as a background figure to support a soloist.
Riverwalk: Live from the Landing airs every Monday at 6:00 PM on KUVO/KVJZ and Saturdays at 1:00 PM on KUVO HD2.
Lenore Raphael and Howard Alden
LIVE from the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio
On Tuesday May 21st at 1pm during Lunchtime at the Oasis, pianist Lenore Raphael returns to KUVO to perform. She will be accompanied by noted guitarist, Howard Alden. The duo had a swingin’ album released last year, "Loverly" and will be playing songs from that recording and a few new ones. Raphael and Alden are appearing at Dazzle Jazz for 2 shows on Thursday, May 23.
Studio Club Members: Contact Arvida via e-mail or phone at 303-446-7631 to reserve your seats.
‘La Perfecta’ – pianist and composer Eddie Palmieri’s first band – aptly describes his perfect mix of driving Afro-Cuban grooves and jazz rhythms. Palmieri takes the helm with two of his ensembles – the Eddie Palmieri Orchestra and Afro-Caribbean Jazz Octet – in this high-octane retrospective, honoring his half century of music.
Jazz at Lincoln Center airs every Tuesday at 6pm on KUVO/KVJZ.
Dennard and Anderies
Tune in on Wednesday, May 22 when Erik interviews Denver's Joe Anderies and drummer Kenwood Dennard. Denver saxophonist/flutist Anderies is bringing in international jazz drummer/composer Kenwood Dennard for a once in a lifetime two night, four show event at Dazzle Jazz May 24th and 25th.Joining Joe and Kenwood will be pianist Chuck Lamb, and bassist Bijoux Barbosa.
Kenwood Dennard has enjoyed a multifaceted, star-studded career as a performer, recording artist, and educator. He has toured the world with such greats as George Clinton, Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Jaco Pastorius, Whitney Houston, and Joe Zawinul; and led the Meta-Funk All-Stars, the Real Thing, and Quintessence. His numerous recordings include Sting's Nothing Like the Sun, Vanessa Williams's The Sweetest Days, and Live at Montreux with Miles Davis and Quincy Jones.
Pianist and singer Barbara Carroll was one of McPartland’s very first guests on Piano Jazz. On this return appearance from 2009, Carroll reminisces with her good friend about their experiences at New York’s Hickory House and the Oak Room. Carroll gives a charmed performance of “Very Early” and McPartland improvises a musical portrait of her guest.
Marion McPartland's Piano Jazz airs every Wednesday at 6pm on KUVO/KVJZ and Saturdays at 3:00 PM on KUVO HD2.
Saxophonist Chris Potter, bright-toned and gymnastically powerful, has been reading Homer lately. That's inspired his latest suite, The Sirens, a collection of tuneful numbers based on The Odyssey and geared largely around a quartet of widely admired musicians, not least of whom is Potter himself, writes Patrick Jarenwattananon of NPR Music.
JazzSet airs Thursdays at 6:00 PM on KUVO/KVJZ and Saturdays at 4:00 PM on KUVO HD2.
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