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The Night Beat Notes Bill Evans Birthdate

Tune in to The Night Beat with your host Doug Crane on Wednesday evening, August 16 between 8 and 10 pm for a very special program noting the 94th anniversary…

Celebrating Dan Feinberg — The Night Beat

A message from KUVO JAZZ General Manager, Nikki Swarn:  After more than 35 years on KUVO airwaves, Dan Feinberg is stepping away from his Thursday Night Beat spot for now.…

The Night Beat - Bill Bruford

Interspersed with breaks in the music for KUVO’s Spring Membership Campaign, we’ll squeeze in as many recordings featuring drummer Bill Bruford as possible. Be sure to tune in The Night…

The Night Beat Celebrates Mel Lewis

Tune in to The Night Beat with your host Doug Crane on Wednesday evening May 10th for an appreciation of drummer Mel Lewis. Born Melvin Sokoloff on May 10, 1929…

The Night Beat Celebrates Jimmy Cleveland

Tune in to The Night Beat with your host Doug Crane on Wednesday May 3rd at 8pm as he pays a birthday tribute to trombonist Jimmy Cleveland (born May 3,…

The Night Beat Celebrates International Trombone Week

Tune in Wednesday, April 19th beginning at 8pm for The Night Beat with Doug Crane as he continues his month-long celebration of the trombone. The trombone has always been regarded…

The Night Beat: Trombone in the World of Jazz | Steve Turre

[caption id="attachment_87598" align="alignleft" width="300"] Steve Turre performing at the Harlem StageHarlem, NYC, USA - April 11, 2019[/caption] Tune in on Wednesday, April 12th beginning at 8pm for The Night Beat…

The Night Beat Celebrates the Trombone

The trombone has always been regarded as a second-class citizen in the world of jazz. Even jazz magazines that regularly dedicate an entire month’s issue to saxophones, pianos, drums, etc.…

The Night Beat Celebrates Thad Jones Centenary

March 28, 2023 is the centenary of the birth of Thaddeus Joseph (Thad Jones) perhaps best known as the co-leader and primary arranger/composer for the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra.…

The Night Beat — Jazz Goes to the Movies Week Four

As March is Women’s History Month, we’ll dedicate Week Four of Jazz Goes to the Movies to a group of women that made major contributions to the earliest days of…

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