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Gift of Jazz: A Big Band Tribute to Toshiko Akiyoshi featuring The Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

The Gift of Jazz presents a Tribute to Toshiko Akiyoshi featuring The Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra Toshiko Akiyoshi is one of the premier composers of contemporary big band music. Her Japanese…

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…

The Night Beat — Birthdays: Benny Golson & Antonio Carlos Jobim

We’ll note the birthdates of saxophonist/composer Benny Golson and pianist/guitarist/vocalist/composer Antonio Carlos Jobim on the next Night Beat with me, Doug Crane as your host. While it’s impossible to overlook…

Nocturne: Dart Echo plays The Talking Heads

Presented by the Colorado-based "Dart Echo" (Matt Smiley - bass, Briana Harris - sax, Ben Parrish - guitar, Dru Heller - drums), this two night appearance explores the musical universe…

New Music Monday Returns!

After its annual hibernation, New Music Mondays returns better than ever! Welcome host Arturo Gómez back and enjoy the following highlights and more on Monday, January 23, at noon on…

Vinyl Vault — Paul Winter Consort, "Icarus"

On the next Vinyl Vault, it’s the most revered album from the venerable Paul Winter Consort, “Icarus,” released in 1972 on Epic records. It was a groundbreaking record in terms…

American Masters: Roberta Flack on RMPBS

American Masters: Roberta Flack follows the music icon from a piano lounge through her rise to stardom. From “First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” to “Killing Me Softly,” Flack’s…

Los Alcos on Super Sonido

Los Alcos is Denver’s newest Familia band. They formed in Austin, TX from AlexAlco’s one-human band. Los Alcos blend rhythmic Latin-Psych, trippy Space-Funk, and tasty Groovy-Rock into a spicy fusion…

R&B Jukebox Host Rolando Garcia

We celebrate the 25th Anniversary of The R&B Jukebox! Rolando has been a host on The R&B Jukebox on KUVO since 1998.  Rolando's Top 5 R&B Artists Ray Charles Ruth…

The History of The R&B Jukebox, so far...

The history of The R&B Jukebox on KUVO starts in late 1997: During this time, host Rolando Garcia had only been on the air as a substitute for about a…

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