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Jazz News — Dazzle’s Donald Rossa; Suter DuBose finds new venue; Manhattan Transfer retires; Laufey

A couple of jazz venue owners are in the news this week… The Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, located at the intersection of arts, business, and community-building, is out…

The Night Beat — Bossa Nova Pioneer Carlos Lyra

Join Doug Crane on the Wednesday Night Beat as he looks back on the musical career of Bossa Nova pioneer Carlos Lyra. Born on May 11, 1933, he passed away…

Join Us for the Holidays!

Throughout December, the airwaves at KUVO JAZZ come alive with the sounds of holiday music from around the world. The season brings people together. May your holidays be filled with…

The R&B Jukebox Christmas Show

It's the best Christmas Party you'll attend this year! Hosted by Rolando Garcia for the past 25 years(!). The annual R&B Jukebox Christmas Show is a listener favorite and one…

Jazz News: New boss at Denver Arts & Venues; FPJF Extends Deadline; Gregory Porter – Christmas chef!

Denver’s new director of Arts & Venues is longtime city staffer Gretchen Hollrah. She will continue to serve as deputy chief operating officer for Mayor Mike Johnston and only receive…

Jon Platt to Receive 2024 Grammy Salute to Industry Icons Honor

Denver's own Jon Platt to be honored by Grammys for contributions to music. Although he was born in Philadelphia, Platt considers Denver his hometown; his childhood bounced him from Park…

Lauren Frihauf plays at Dazzle!

CO-born singer-songwriter Lauren Frihauf has been making waves both locally and nationally with her music – including an appearance on The Voice in 2020 and more recently, featured on NPR…

Colorado Gives Day features school bands LIVE: CCJA BeBop Police

Colorado Gives Day is Tuesday, December 5, and we’ll have school bands playing LIVE from KUVO’s Masterpiece Studio. At 3:00 p.m., it’s the CCJA BeBop Police. (At noon, it’s the…

Jazz News: Five Points festival deadline; Downbeat Readers Poll, Artists vs. AI

This is Jazz News, a look at what’s news in jazz, music and the arts. A reminder that the deadline for applications to play at the 2024 Five Points Jazz…

David Booker, RIP

Longtime Denver-based bluesman David Booker passed away over the weekend due to complications from prostate cancer. He had battled the disease for several years but never stopped playing. Originally from…

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