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Happy Birthday to Billie Holiday!

Nikki Giron

Fun facts about Billie Holiday: —Billie Holiday had a very limited vocal range. —Eleanora Fagan is Billie’s Real name. The name Billie came from a silent movie star Billie Dove.…

Jazz Mentor Bob Montgomery

Mentoring is built into the craft of making music. While there are a few self-taught musicians that go on to fame and fortune, the great majority of working musicians studied…

New Music Monday—Ralph Peterson, Rosalyn McClore, & Jennifer Wharton

The following albums are premiering on the KUVO airwaves on Monday, April 5 at noon. We begin Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) with a special debut of a recording not due…

Jazz Goes to the Movies

You'll marvel at the music. You'll savor the sweet sounds. You'll be amazed by the virtuosity of the musicians. And all of it in the comfort of your own home.…

JAM on Saturday Morning Jazz with Ed Danielson

Tune in to Jazz with Ed Danielson tomorrow morning, Saturday, April 3, beginning at 9 am. Ed's got some great "mentor & protégé" pairing to share in celebration of Jazz…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

Though you didn’t find very much in the way of jazz on the delayed Grammy Awards show, it did, in its own way, serve as a strong tribute to Chick…

Vinyl Vault—Azymuth's Crazy Rhythm

Next time on the Vinyl Vault, we go to Brazil with the prolific Rio de Janeiro band Azymuth and their 1988 recording on the Milestone label, “Crazy Rhythm.” Throughout most…

Celebrating Tenia Renee Nelson—Women's History Month

We celebrate Tenia Renee Nelson on Women's History Month. As a pianist, percussionist, composer and arranger, and educator, Tenia Renee Nelson has 19+ years teaching experience in all levels of…

Stories of Standards—Nica’s Dream

Linda Hillshafer

Tune in weekday mornings to hear our favorite versions of "Nica's Dream.” Rodney Franks presents Stories of Standards Monday through Friday at 7:50 and 8:50 am! Stories of Standards is…

New Music Monday—John Patitucci, Reggie Quinerly & Kenny Polson

New music premiering the week of March 29 include: John Patitucci-Vinnie Colaiuta-Bill Cunliffe — "Trio" When 3 musicians of this high caliber join forces to record, amazing playing abounds! Individually,…

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