Discover: Local Musician

Local Vocalist Spotlight: Janine Gastineau

Candace LeGault

Janine Gastineau is a multi-genre singer who is totally enjoyable in whatever genre she’s singing at the moment.  She sings jazz; Brazilian MPB (Música Popular Brasileira); French chanson (any lyric-driven French song,…

Local Musician Spotlight: Adam Bartczak

Candace LeGault

Though rooted in jazz, Denver-based trombonist, composer, arranger, and educator Adam Bartczak reaches into many walks of music.  He has played and recorded with musicians from Robin Eubanks, Bryan Lynch,…

Local Musician Spotlight: Patrick McDevitt

Candace LeGault

Young Patrick McDevitt is a true product of the Colorado jazz scene.  He was first introduced to music by his musician parents.  His Denver influences include Ken Walker, Paul Romaine,…

Local Musician Spotlight: "Dexter Payne"

Candace LeGault

  Dexter Payne plays the world!  He says his life is “the scenic route, not the toll road.”  Perhaps this needs explanation. Growing up immersed in music, Dexter was introduced…

Local Musician Spotlight: Al Hood, Trumpet

Candace LeGault

Among the many great musicians who choose life in Denver over New York City or Los Angeles, giving Denver a reputation as a serious jazz city, is Alan Hood, jazz…

Local Musician Spotlight: Bob Montgomery

Candace LeGault

Bob Montgomery is yet another example of an international talent who has settled in Colorado by choice to enjoy the great local musicianship we all appreciate here in Denver. Bob…

Local Vocalist Spotlight: Teresa Carroll

Candace LeGault

Another one of Denver Jazz’ pride and joys is Teresa Carroll, singer.  Teresa was trained in voice at Ithaca College, at the Harlem School of the Arts, and with vocal…

Local Musician Spotlight: Mark Diamond

Candace LeGault

Mark Diamond is one well-rounded bass player.  He plays jazz with his group, The Big Swing Trio, which has been playing together for over 30 years!  The others in the trio are Paul Romaine…

Local Musician Spotlight: Ben Markley

Candace LeGault

Ben Markley is a jazz pianist, arranger, composer, author, and educator who is active from Wyoming to Ft. Collins to Denver. He has done so many exciting things with music. …

Become a Member

Join the growing family of people who believe that music is essential to our community. Your donation supports the work we do, the programs you count on, and the events you enjoy.

Download the App

Download KUVO's FREE app today! The KUVO Public Radio App allows you to take KUVO's music and news with you anywhere, anytime!