Discover: Jazz

September 2018 CD of the Month | Walter Gorra Quartet: "In Due Time"

Throughout my fifteen year tenure as Music Director for KUVO Jazz, few of our CD of the Month selections have elicited as much joy and satisfaction as this month’s choice…

"West Side Story Reimagined", Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band | August CD of the Month

Bobby Sanabria is an amazing artist whose talents go beyond music and the Arts. His accomplishments in music and education are worthy of admiration.  To honor the centennial of the…

Erroll Garner "Nightconcert" | July CD of the Month

One of the most unique and loved pianists of all time was Erroll Garner who like so many other legendary jazz musicians was a native son of Pittsburgh. Born into…

McClenty Hunter Jr. "The Groove Hunter" | June 2018 CD of the Month

Drummer McClenty Hunter Jr. like so many other musicians amassed his earliest experiences playing in the church, since then he has gone on to make a name for himself as…

Jason Klobnak Quartet "Friends & Family" | May 2018 CD of the Month

The Front Range of Colorado is home to numerous musicians of the highest caliber playing just about every style of music under the sun. We are particularly fortunate to have…

"The Genius of Eddie Jefferson"---Allan Harris | April CD of the Month

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, a celebration of jazz past and present, as designated by the prestigious National Museum of American History in 2001. This year marks the centenary of…

Diva Jazz Orchestra: "25th Anniversary Project" | March CD of the Month

Although not well known to the casual jazz fan, females have been an important part of jazz history going all the way back to the 19-teens. During the “Jazz Age”…

Wes Montgomery: Live in Paris-1965 | February CD of the Month

Perfect for February Black History month is:  Wes Montgomery - In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording on the Resonance Records label which captures jazz guitar legend Wes Montgomery on his only…

Van Morrison: "Versatile" | January CD of the Month

It’s nearly impossible to mention the name Van Morrison without the song "Moon Dance" popping up in the conversation shortly thereafter. Rightfully so, because that song placed the Irish, blue-eyed…

Houston Person: "Rain or Shine" | December CD of the Month

Houston Person is in his mid-80s, despite recording nearly 80 albums as a leader, he is still playing at a mercurial level of excellence. He is one of the last…

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