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Stories of Standards—All the Things You Are

Linda Hillshafer

Tune in weekday mornings for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite recordings of "All the Things You Are." Rodney Franks presents Stories of Standards Monday through Friday at 7:50…

On Stage presents Convergence

"On Stage," KUVO's archive broadcast presents "Convergence" on Saturday, June 6 at 10pm. Convergence is a supergroup of Colorado-based players, with Mark Simon - bass, Eric Gunnison - piano John…

Songbook Watch Party with Dominick Farinacci

Dominick Farinacci shares his impeccable talent, taste, and musical friends with you at the SONGBOOK WATCH PARTY, a live online show. SONGBOOK WATCH PARTY simulcasts musical performances and interviews from a diverse group of…

Vinyl Vault—Sea Level

The Vinyl Vault features the first album from the band Sea Level, an offshoot from the Allman Brothers Band. The album was released in 1977 on Capricorn Records and featured…

Jimmy Cobb, The Pulse Of 'Kind Of Blue,' Dies At 91

(From NPR) Jimmy Cobb, whose subtle and steady drumming formed the pulse of some of jazz's most beloved recordings, died at his home in Manhattan on Sunday. He was 91.…

The Jazz River—Before World Music there was Don Cherry

Nomadic wanderer, cosmic explorer, and blithe spirit, pocket trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist Don Cherry was all these and more. Part of the revolutionary free movement with Ornette Coleman, Albert Ayler, and Coltrane,…

Local Musician Spotlight: Wil Swindler

Candace LeGault

Saxophone player Wil Swindler is well known in jazz circles in Colorado and around the country,  but he’s most active on the Colorado jazz scene.  He leads a modern bop…

On Stage: Percussionist Ensembles

This Saturday, May 30 at 10 p.m., KUVO’s performance series “On Stage” features percussionist-led ensembles: The Greg Harris Vibe Quintet and Bill Hill and Friends. In a session from 2005,…

On Stage—Tribute to Harold Mabern led by Eric Alexander

On Saturday, May 23, at 10 pm, KUVO’s archive series “On Stage” features a performance from reedman Eric Alexander and pianist Harold Mabern, recorded in the Phyllis A. Greer Studio.…

2020 Lifetime Achievement in Jazz Winner Carla Bley

May 18, 2020 -- Carla Bley, composer-arranger-bandleader and pianist, is celebrated for her Lifetime Achievement in Jazz by the Jazz Journalists Association, in the 2020 JJA Jazz Awards, the 25th annual…

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