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Dianne Reeves: Back Story on "Endangered Species"

[audio mp3="https://www.kuvo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/9-14-Dianne-Reeves-interview.mp3"][/audio] The entertainment world’s attention was captured by Monday night’s Emmy Awards show from the Television Academy.  The “moment” was owned by Sheryl Lee Ralph’s acceptance speech for “Outstanding…

Local Musician Spotlight: MaryLynn Gillaspie

Candace LeGault

Rare Silk! Most of our active jazz listeners know MaryLynn Gillaspie’s history with Rare Silk, the 1980s Grammy-nominated vocal group. What a story! I’ll try to share some of the…

Local Musician Spotlight: Vlad Girshevich

Candace LeGault

How do you spell Piano Brilliance in Russian? V-L-A-D! I met with Vlad Girshevich, where I learned about a guy who’s on a totally different plane from me and from…

Local Musician Spotlight: Pete Lewis

Candace LeGault

It’s hard to start writing about Pete Lewis because there are so many elements to his personality and experience: Sax player, composer and arranger, athlete, business owner, teacher. When he…

Local Musician Spotlight: Jill Fredericksen

Candace LeGault

A rare Denver native and product of our Denver and Colorado schools, Jill Fredericksen has her roots both firmly here and yet deeply embedded in Balinese Gamelan music. More on…

Local Musician Spotlight: Tenia Nelson

Candace LeGault

She’d never admit to this moniker, but Tenia Nelson is most certainly a wonder woman. She heads two different bands, teaches at her home studio and at two schools, composes…

Local Musician Spotlight: Victor Mestas Pérez

Candace LeGault

Every jazz musician I meet comes from a different background. One will have had music in his life from day one and musically gifted parents; another will have first thought…

Interview — Charles McPherson & Terell Stafford

This Thursday, March 3, the edition of Lunchtime on KUVO JAZZ with Arturo Gómez will feature 2 giants of jazz, saxophonist Charles McPherson and trumpeter Terell Stafford who are in…

Interview with Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

[audio mp3="https://www.kuvo.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/jane-bunnett-maqueque-arturo-mixdown.mp3"][/audio] The live music climate in the Mile High City is for real, if the Denver debut of Jane Bunnett and Maqueque’s U.S. tour is any indicator.  With three…

Interview: Aakash Mittal

[audio mp3="https://www.kuvo.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/aakash-mixdown-final.mp3"][/audio] Saxophonist Aakash Mittal visited with KUVO’s Rodney Franks, and he brought along percussionist Rajna Swaminathan to discuss some of the musical elements heard on Mittal’s latest release with…

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