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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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Interview With a Mexican

Oct 5, 2018

Challenging “gabachos” to come out of the closet and ask the obvious, ignorant and sometimes racist questions, wherein they will be met with derision and insult, but also with a tremendous amount of insight and informativeness. The ultimate Chicano nerd has placed his trust in making the transformation of his experiences three-dimensional in the hands of a 46-year veteran of sarcasm and cultural enlightenment.

Based on conversations with Gustavo Arellano author of Ask a Mexican and Taco USA. Adapted for the stage by Anthony J. Garcia

"Oklahoma!"

Oct 5, 2018

With a spring in their step and a song in their hearts, cowboys and farmers alike have chased their destinies to a land that promises love, opportunity, and a brighter future. This joyful production is set in an all-African-American town in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory.

The first collaboration by the legendary team of Rodgers and Hammerstein became a landmark musical for its rollicking music and stunning dance numbers, and this joyful presentation will solidify why it has stood the test of time.

Live Jazz at Treppeda's Ristorante - Niwot

Oct 5, 2018

Treppeda's Ristorante in Niwot invites you to join them for a "fine dining" experience and live music throughout the week. There is no cover charge, however, to help sustain performances your contribution can be accepted at the bottom of your guest check. The music feeds the soul!

Pathways To Jazz is an organization dedicated to assisting talented musicians of all ages in the creation and production of new jazz recordings. To date, Pathways To Jazz has funded 36 musicians over the past four years plus an additional ten will be funded in this fifth year. Awards go to developing musicians at the start of their careers, seasoned professionals with successful recordings under their belts, and everyone in between. All Colorado jazz musicians are welcome to apply for funding.

This week the Vinyl Vault will feature a shimmering solo acoustic guitar album by Ralph Towner entitled “Solo Concert.” Recorded in 1979, it was released in 1980 on ECM records. ECM records are known for their excellent recording quality and this one is a great example with Towner’s 12 string and classical guitars shining brightly throughout the set.

The Dana Landry Trio | Thursdays at Nocturne

Oct 4, 2018
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Performing, recording, and touring together for over 15 years, the Dana Landry Trio has appeared throughout the U.S. and in Asia and Europe, and their debut recording Memphis Skyline (Artist Alliance Records) reached the Top 40 on the Jazz Week radio airplay chart.

History Colorado and the Colorado Wine Industry Development Board host this public tasting for the top wines from the 2018 Colorado Governor's Cup Winemaking Competition. Each wine will be paired with a tasting samples specially created by Colorado chefs using local ingredients whenever possible.

Ethan Iverson/Mark Turner Duo

Oct 3, 2018
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The initial musical connection between saxophonist Mark Turner and pianist Ethan Iverson was made in 1990s jam sessions in New York City, with both going on to individual success – Iverson in hit trio The Bad Plus and Turner as a solo leader and in such groups as the trio Fly (recording in both capacities for ECM). A decade after their first meeting, the saxophonist and pianist began an association in the Billy Hart Quartet, the two players featuring sympathetically on two widely lauded ECM albums by that band.

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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!

John Stenger Group: Philly Special

Oct 2, 2018

Philadelphia has produced some of the most important musicians in the history of jazz, but its historic and continued influence on the jazz tradition is not as widely known as it should be.  John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Benny Golson, Billie Holiday, Michael Brecker, Jimmy Smith, Philly Joe Jones, Jimmy Heath, Kenny Barron, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Sun Ra, Ari Hoenig, Paul Motian are a few of the great musicians who were born in Philly or who spent significant periods of their career there.  Pianist John Stenger grew to appreciate Philly's gritty and vibrant musical tradition during his nearly fifte

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