Discover: Jazz

Stories of Standards—Lover

Linda Hillshafer

Tune in to Stories of Standards on weekday mornings at 7:50 and 8:50 am to hear our favorite versions of this song as presented by Rodney Franks. Stories of Standards…

Mentors and Protégés

KUVO JAZZ celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), with a different musical “them—e” each year. The 2021 theme is “Mentors and Protégés." Abbey Lincoln & Dianne Reeves "[Lincoln] got in touch…

Vinyl Vault—Steve Khan, “The Blue Man”

Next time on the Vinyl Vault, we’ll hear a late 70s fusion classic, guitarist Steve Khan’s “The Blue Man.” Released in 1978 on Columbia records, the album captures the best…

JAM: The JLCO Performs “2/3’s Adventure” LIVE IN CUBA

Grab your dancing shoes and get moving with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis’s spirited number “2/3’s Adventure." Recorded in 2010 during the JLCO’s Havana residency, Live…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes—Horace Silver

Norman Provizer

During undergraduate school, I was fortunate enough to discover the generosity of jazz players when it came to mentoring members of a younger generation in the music. Since I had…

Long Play on The Nightside

It’s called “Long Play” and it gives Nightside host Andy O’ the opportunity to explore the longest tracks of the KUVO library. "Mean Lene" (15:22) from "In the Beginning" by…

Hispanic Community Voices

Join Rocky Mountain Public Media and AARP, along with Colorado community leaders, for a virtual film screening and conversation. We are all deeply impacted by the pandemic, but members of our…

Mentors & Protégés

KUVO JAZZ has celebrated Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) in April for years, with a different musical “them—e” each year. The 2021 theme is “Mentors and Protégés.” From 1986 to 1995,…

Local Musician Spotlight: Peter Sommer

Candace LeGault

Tenor sax player Peter Sommer holds as his heroes Duke Ellington, Thelonius Monk and John Coltrane.  With the depth of his playing, he could have easily been a hero of…

Jazz Goes to the Movies Week 2

Join Doug Crane on Wednesday evening April 14, at 8 pm for week 2 of "Jazz Goes to the Movies" on the Night Beat. It's all about the melody this…

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