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Celebrate International Jazz Day on April 30!

International Jazz Day Celebrations! Tune in to RMPBS on Friday, 29, at 9 pm MT and Saturday, April 30, at 1 am MT.  Jazz stars from around the globe come…

New Faces of Jazz — Marquis Hill: Trumpeter, Composer, and Bandleader

From his beginnings as one of Chicago’s most thrilling young trumpeters, to his current status as an internationally renowned musician, composer, and bandleader, Marquis Hill has worked tirelessly to break…

Iconic Jazz Album Covers | Musicians & Record Labels

Whilst it’s undoubtedly the music that brought the greatest musicians to prominence, jazz album covers have played an important role in catching the eye and developing a memorable style for…

JAZZIZ — 10 Albums You Need to Know: January 2022

The return of a legendary Motown vocal group; an exploration of the relationship between presence and nothingness; a celebration of iconic composer Leonard Bernstein. All this and more are in…

Maestro Miguel Espinoza - Guitarist

Guitar – The Instrument that Rocked the World, now at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Tickets at dmns.org. Maestro Miguel Espinoza is an award-winning virtuoso flamenco guitarist/composer described…

Charles "Charlie" Burrell Portrait Unveiling

On December 4, 2021, at 7  pm, the Colorado Symphony honors Charles "Charlie" Burrell, the pioneering double bassist, with a portrait unveiling in Boettcher Concert Hall. The portrait will be…

Guitarist Bill Frisell

Guitar – The Instrument that Rocked the World, now at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Tickets at dmns.org. Bill Frisell’s career as a guitarist and composer has spanned…

All That's Jazz Podcast—Sheila Jordan

[audio mp3="https://www.kuvo.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Charlie-Parker-Bird-Story.mp3"][/audio] At the age of 92 and still going strong, singer-songwriter Sheila Jordan has been one of the most revered and utterly unique voices in jazz for decades. Beginning…

Happy Birthday to Louis Armstrong!

Nikki Giron

Born on this day in 1901 was Louis Daniel Armstrong (Aug 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), aka "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops", if you know Jazz, you know Louis Armstrong.…

On this Day—Miles Davis: Blue Mood

Genre: Jazz, cool jazz Label: Debut Recorded: July 9, 1955 Miles Davis, Charles Mingus and Elvin Jones on the same recording? Yes, it happened. And it happened on this day…

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