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Bill Frisell returns to Denver

Well, well… look who’s on the cover of the February 2023 Guitar Player magazine… Bill Frisell! In the interview, the Denver East High School graduate cites his first guitar hero,…

Jazz News: Javon Jackson nominated, Nocturne noticed, Hazel Miller inducted

Denver-raised saxophonist Javon Jackson was nominated for an NAACP Image award for his jazz, gospel and poetry project called “The Gospel According to Nikki Giovanni.” Other nominees in the “Outstanding…

Carlos connects with Dr. Daddio about new book

[audio mp3="https://www.kuvo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/Dr-Daddio-interview-web-final.mp3"][/audio] James Walker is known to long-time Denver radio listeners as “Dr. Daddio.” The radio pioneer’s new autobiography is called “Radio in My Soul." He had a book signing…

The Morning Set

The Morning Set with Carlos Lando is live on KUVO JAZZ! Tune in every weekday morning from 7 to 10 AM to get your morning started with fresh beats and…

Blues jams around metro Denver, Kennedy Center honors

The essence of jazz is the blues, so you might say it all starts with LIVE blues. Here’s a rundown on the many blues jam sessions around metro Denver: On…

New Jazz Singers coming!

The next big thing in jazz could be the winner of the 2022 Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competition, Lucía Gutiérrez Rebolloso. The 21-year-old singer was born and raised in Veracruz,…

Hidden Gems in the Grammy Nominations

A few notes about the Grammy nominations in addition to the main Jazz categories we’ve already discussed. If you dig through all 91 categories from the Recording Academy, you’ll make…

Jazz News – Awards, Winners, and Kudos

Jazz has a few big nights, but they’re scattered like rumors, relegated to Sunday afternoon at the Grammy Awards, or the occasional jazz legend honored by the Kennedy Center.  There’s…

Inaugural Jazz Music Awards: Celebrating the Spirit of Jazz

The Inaugural Jazz Music Awards to bestow special honors to Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Ambrose Akinmusire, Henry Threadgill, Dr. Lenora Helm Hammonds, and James H. Patterson. The Awards Ceremony highlights…

What Makes a Good Jam Session?

This is Jazz News, a look at what’s news in jazz for Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. It has been said that the most authentic, organic expression of this music is…

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