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Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

Though the coronavirus virus has added an unfortunate twist to the live-music scene, there remains a fistful of sounds scheduled for the week. The headlining act over the coming days…

War of the Flowers—Postponed

“War of the Flowers!” retells the Kitayama Carnation Strike led by five Chicana women on February 15, 1969. The five women chained themselves to the front gates of the Kitayama…

Calixto Oviedo's Afro-Cuban Jazz Quintet at Dazzle!

One of the indisputable creators of the rhythmic patterns of contemporary Cuban music, Calixto Oviedo is a living legend who has assimilated the influences of great Afro-Cuban and jazz drummers…

On Stage: Women at KUVO Part Two

Throughout the month of March, the KUVO on-air archive program "On Stage" is celebrating women artists, as they were recorded in the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio. Tune in this…

KUVO Honors McCoy Tyner—Jazz Piano Powerhouse

RIP at 81: McCoy Tyner, Jazz Piano Powerhouse—Alfred McCoy Tyner December 11, 1938, Philadelphia, PA to March 6, 2020, NJ McCoy Tyner, a cornerstone of John Coltrane’s groundbreaking 1960s quartet…

Stories of Standards: Cotton Tail

Linda Hillshafer

Tune in weekday mornings for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of "Cotton Tail.” Rodney Franks presents Stories of Standards Monday through Friday at 7:50 and 8:50 a.m.…

Continuing Women's History Month with Yolanda Ortega

  We are full swing into Women's History Month and KUVO is fortunate enough to have a great group of women who serve as hostesses on some of our programs.…

Nancy Kelly: Remembering Mark Murphy & More

A sophisticated and consummate artist, celebrated vocalist Nancy Kelly presents her latest highly lauded album Remembering Mark Murphy in tribute to one of her musical heroes, with support from Denver’s…

Vinyl Vault: Passion Dance

Geoff Anderson

This week’s Vinyl Vault pays tribute to the late McCoy Tyner by featuring a live album from 1978, “Passion Dance,” recorded live in Japan. Two tracks feature Ron Carter on…

Wulfie’s Wax Museum | Layers by Les McCann

Michael Wulfsohn

Join host Michael Wulfsohn for “Wulfie’s Wax Museum,” on the next Monday Night Beat, as we take a listen to Les McCann’s groundbreaking album, “Layers,” masterfully introducing synthesizers and various electronic keyboards…

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