KUVO programming highlights!

On Sunday, September 24, at 4pm, KUVO’s performance series “On Stage” features the music of The João Donato Trio.

We’ve captured one of the pioneers of Bossa Nova on a couple of dates.  He played live on KUVO from the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio back in 2000, accompanied by the late drummer Claudio Slon and noted Colorado bassist Mark Simon.  Also from 2000, we’ve got the Donato Trio with bassist Luis Alves and the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra of Sao Paulo.

Donato was in fine form on these dates, with fresh compositions to add to the Brazilian jazz canon.

Jazz in the Key of "Wonder" | Sep 16

Sep 15, 2017

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the 7 Grammy nominations and four wins for the Stevie Wonder album called his best work and one of the greatest of all time, “Songs in the Key of Life.” The music from that album accompanied by other musical treats anchor our special session, “Jazz in the Key of Wonder” to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the GrooveJazz Rendezvous on KUVO, Saturday September 16 at 8:00pm.

Poncho Sanchez in KUVO Studio

Sep 14, 2017

Percussion master and leader of the preeminent Latin Jazz ensemble of the US, Poncho Sanchez will be the in-studio guest of Erik Troe during Jazz with Erik Troe tomorrow, Friday, September 15 at 1:30pm. Tune in!

What’s Going On: The Era That Changed Music

Sep 14, 2017

In the 60s, the Vietnam War divided the country, but the music united the troops and the country. Tune in to KUVO  for a weekend of the music of the era starting with “Latin Soul Party” on Friday, September 15 at 8pm.


On Monday, September 18 at 8pm on Wulfie’s Wax Museum, we’ll hear “The Godfather of Vocalese,” Eddie Jefferson, in a live performance from March, 1976 at The Tin Palace, in New York City.  The album is called, “The Live-Liest,” released three years later, in 1979, on the Muse label. Eddie’s sidemen feature a duo of alto saxophonists, Eric Kloss and Richie Cole, plus Mickey Tucker on piano, Rick Laird on bass, and drummer, Eddie Gladdens. Join host Mike Wulfsohn as we listen to one of the greatest jazz vocalists ever, Eddie Jefferson, on the Monday Night Beat on KUVO Jazz!