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Happy Birthday to Doc Cheatham!

Trumpeter Adolphus "Doc" Cheatham grew from a respected big band player during the swing era to a critically acclaimed bandleader in his own right in the second half of the…

Dining Al Fresco at Larimer Square

An interview with Chef Larry Bergstein of Capital Grille One of the signature warm weather events on the upscale Larimer Square is Dining Al Fresco, where 15 restaurants extend their patios…

Robin Nolan in Town for DjangoFest Colorado

Amsterdam-based guitarist, composer and bandleader Robin Nolan has traveled the world over since childhood and the next item on his itinerary bring his trio to Denver for DjangoFest Colorado.  Robin will stop by the Jazz…

Robin Nolan in Town for DjangoFest Colorado

Amsterdam-based guitarist, composer and bandleader Robin Nolan has traveled the world over since childhood and the next item on his itinerary bring his trio to Denver for DjangoFest Colorado.  Robin will stop by the Jazz…

Happy 73rd to Chick Corea!

Armando "Chick" Corea: former Miles Davis sideman, co-founder of Return to Forever, pioneer of Jazz-Rock Fusion, leader of bands both Elektrik and Akoustik, wizard of electric and acoustic keyboards, and…

The 80 Coolest Things in Jazz Today – includes KUVO

To honor their 80th anniversary, DownBeat Magazine celebrates the present and looks toward the future of jazz with a special 80th Anniversary Collector's Edition. Listing 80 people, places and things…

Crossroads Theater at 5 Pts.: alive with jazz, theater, poetry

Right at the intersection known as Five Points, the Crossroads Theater is becoming a favorite performance space for theater, for poetry, and for jazz education.  Denver jazz singer Patrice LeBlanc…

Comic Book Classroom: igniting souls at Denver Comic Con

interview with Illya Kowalchuk This weekend's Denver ComicCon is just a sneaky way to get students to read more, and it's working.  It turns out the explosive (BOOM) success of…

Vinyl Vault: “Scenario” Al DiMeola 1983

This week’s featured album on the Vinyl Vault is “Scenario” from Al DiMeola. This 1983 release on Columbia is mostly a duet album with keyboard/synthesizer player Jan Hammer, although both…

All Time Denver Sax Great Freddy Rodriquez & the Jazz Connection Live on KUVO!

The Denver Jazz scene we know today would be a very different landscape without tenor saxophonist  Freddy Rodriguez Sr.  His decades leading the "Jazz Connection" and hosting visiting luminaries at…

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