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KUVO is LIVE from Dazzle: Dave McMurray Trio

“Detroit Week” kicks off at Dazzle at Baur’s in Denver with a two-night engagement from the Dave McMurray Trio on Tuesday, March 26 and Wednesday, March 27. And, KUVO is thrilled to broadcast the first set from the Motor City saxophonist on Tuesday night, March 26 at 7:30 pm!

A Detroit-based saxophonist, Dave McMurray is widely known for his accompaniment to Was (Not Was) projects, B.B. King, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, and others. But his 2018 Blue Note album “Music is Life”...

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Alex Heffron Quintet: The Book of Brecker | Wednesdays at Nocturne

Michael Brecker was one of the most influential tenor saxophonists of all time. With 15 Grammy awards as a performer and composer, and having recorded on over 700 albums, he is a true icon in music. His music was deeply rooted in traditions of jazz but pushed past many of the standard methods of composing and improvising on the music.

This residency plays homage to the relationship between Brecker and Metheny and the works from their collaborations including: "Tales From the...

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Join KUVO Jazz for an evening of live music and engaging conversation on Saturday, March 30 from 7-10 pm at Alamo Drafthouse Sloans Lake! There will be performances from The Tom Amend Trio and the Venus Cruz Ensemble (Jazz Odyssey host) and set break discussions on the iconic jazz music of 1959 from KUVO’s Music Director, Arturo Gómez. The event is FREE and open to everyone!

Espacio Liminal/Liminal Space | Now - Aug 24

14 hours ago

Liminal Space is a transitional or transformative space. A waiting area between one point in time and space and the next. Just like how our cultures and communities are diverse and varied, so too is the beautiful, enchanting and creative history of art. Thankfully being Latino isn’t just a singular experience and in this exhibition, you will see how these creative local artists are taking the knowledge and tradition of the past and its experiences and transforming our perceptions about cultural interpretations and identities into something that is new and original.

Doug Roche Trio | Mar 26

15 hours ago

Doug Roche has over 40 years of experience as a freelance Jazz pianist. He currently resides in the Denver area, performing with many of Denver’s finest musicians. He is a member of the Denver Jazz Quartet, and PoeJazz (a blend of Jazz and Poetry).

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

Teresa Carroll has been a staple in the Denver area for many years. Teresa once said: “Jazz is my life, my passion! I am constantly learning and studying music and adding to my repertoire from this wonderful music we call Jazz.” This talented lady keeps herself busy performing at venues such as The Golden Hotel, The Brown Palace, Nocturne Jazz Club and many others. She has worked steadily over the past 30 years impressing audiences and remains one of the most sought after acts on the Denver jazz circuit. It's no wonder Westword magazine has twice awarded her "Best Jazz Vocalist".

The Gabriel Mervine Sextet plays Miles Davis | Mar 28

Mar 23, 2019

Gabriel Mervine digs deeply into the Miles Davis catalogue alongside bassist Patrick McDevitt, drummer Alejandro Castaño, pianist Tom Amend, and saxophonists Daryl Gott and Taylor Clay. The sextet format opens up so many possibilities and brings a unique energy to the stage - this is going to be a special night of music. If you missed the Renditions Menu Launch or if you were there and can't wait to hear the band again, this is your chance!


Mr. Sinclair will be performing a rich program of evocative blues poetry on Thursday, March 28 with Tom Worrell and the Blues Scholars and The Delta Sonics, followed by a set of jazz poetry on Friday, March 29 night with Paul Romaine, Peter Sommer, and Mark Diamond.

The stories John tells with his enthralling spoken word performances bring light, life and shape to legendary figures of jazz and blues like Monk, Trane, and Roosevelt Sykes.

Our selection for March reflects the annual celebration of Women’s History Month.  The all-female sextet, Lioness makes their auspicious debut with their CD, Pride, and Joy for the Posi-Tone Records label. The members of this ensemble are young females who have already established themselves as talented players on demand for live performances and recordings sessions. All the ladies in the band contributed original compositions and the cover tunes were also written by women.

Detroit Week: G'Jai's Jook Joint | Mar 28

Mar 23, 2019

Performing in the late set on Thursday will be G’Jai’s Jook Joint Band: G’Jai hails from Detroit and formed the Jook Joint Band in Michigan in 2009. G’Jai is based in Colorado now, and she will be bringing her soulful vocals and deep blues to the stage.

Dazzle @ Baur's presents
Detroit Week: G'Jai's Jook Joint
Thursday, March 28 at 9:00 pm
Tickets here!


Today's featured Colorado Women in Jazz artist Mandy Harvey is quite an impressive young woman. This Longmont High School graduate placed in the top 5 of Season 12 of America's Got Talent. She is an Ambassador for the nonprofit organization No Barriers to help people with disabilities overcome obstacles. Harvey uses "visual tuners" to help her find pitches. As a child she had hearing problems and underwent several surgeries as a child to try to correct them. Eventually she lost her hearing which caused her to leave vocal music education program at CSU. This setback did not stop her.



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