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Su Teatro's 18th Annual Chicano Music Festival: Órale!

It's time once again for Su Teatro's annual Chicano Music Festival and Art Auction, this year taking place July 24th through the 27th and featuring California-based group Cuatro con Tres. …

Two Years On: Remembering Aurora with Composer Louis Colaiannia

(Audio clip added!)  This Sunday marks the second anniversary of the tragic shootings at an Aurora movie theater, an event that senselessly claimed twelve lives.  Colorado-based pianist and composer Louis…

Pianist Ben Jenkins: His Story and Music this Wednesday on "Jazz Caravan"

Pianist Benjamin Jenkins is a young Colorado musician with a bright future, but also a cash-strapped present-day situation.   A recent graduate from the Denver School of the Arts, Ben…

Modernizing Morton--Henry Butler

From the Wednesday July 16th edition of the prestigious  Wall Street Journal:New YorkHenry Butler's 1986 debut recording, "Fivin' Around," married the past and present in meaningful ways, establishing his place…

Vinyl Vault: "Storytelling”, Jean Luc Ponty 1989

This week the Vinyl Vault will feature a 1989 album from Jean Luc Ponty titled “Storytelling.” After a string of successful albums on the Atlantic label in which Ponty explored…

Canadian Songstress Maria Ho Joins Erik on Tuesday's Jazz Caravan

Based in her hometown of Vancouver, B.C. vocalist and recording artist Maria Ho is a fine interpreter of the great composers of the standard Jazz songbook as proven on her latest…

Take Note Welcomes Master Guitarist Calvin Keys

Jazz and Blues guitarist Calvin Keys has amassed a tremendously heavy resume, playing with organ greats Charles Earland, Jimmy Smith, Dr. Lonnie Smith, and Brother Jack McDuff, to name but a few.  Longtime…

Guitarist Ottmar Liebert Serenades the Morning Beat

Ottmar Liebert, the world traveling, Platinum album-certified and Grammy-nominated guitarist is bringing his axe to KUVO's Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio and performing a few numbers on The Morning Beat…

Jazz on Film: Bill Cosby, Jazz Fanatic

Matthew Goldwasser reviews Bill Cosby's contributions to jazz, with TV show clip In the early 1960s, a young comic stepped up to the microphone in a Greenwich Village nightclub and…

Women + Film: writer Emily Wachtel in Denver

interview with Emily Wachtel The July presentation of the Denver Film Society's Women + Film series features a screening of "Lucky Them" starring Toni Collette and Thomas Haden Church.  Writer…

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