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Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes for April 9th

Jazz Notes 4-9-2015  by Norman Provizer If you want to watch an Alfred Hitchcock thriller, you can always stream Dial M for Murder. But, if you want to hear some…

XicanIndie Film Fest XVII: Words of Revolution Review

On the opening night of XicanIndie Film Fest XVII hosted by Su Teatro Performing and Cultural Arts Center, award-winning film Words of Revolution helped kick-off the festival showcasing the best in Chicano independent films and Latino World Cinema April 9…

“Stompin’ at the Savoy” | Listener Picks, April 10

Soon after joining Chick Webb and His Orchestra at 25 years old, Edgar Sampson composed one of his biggest hits, “Stompin’ at the Savoy.”  Tune in today as we celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with…

“’Round Midnight” | Listener Picks, April 9

Composed by Thelonious Monk and Cootie Williams, "'Round Midnight" is one of the most recorded jazz standards. Referred to as the “National Anthem of Jazz”, there are more than 1,700…

Free Billie Holiday Centennial Celebration | April 11

Denver Union Station is hosting a free celebration in honor of Billie Holiday's 100th birthday on April 11 from 4 to 6 pm MT. Local jazz vocalist and KUVO host…

Live at KUVO: CSU Jazz Ensemble | April 14

As part of the station's High School/Collegiate Series, the Colorado State University Jazz Ensemble I will perform live at KUVO April 14 from 7 to 7: 30 pm MT. Directed…

“Lullaby of Birdland” | Listener Picks, April 8

Sir George Shearing composed “Lullaby of Birdland” in 1952 as the theme song for a live show broadcast from the Birdland jazz club in New York. Tune in today as we…

Join the Nation for Jazz Night in America's tribute to Billie Holiday! | Wed. 7 PM & Sat. 10 PM MT

One hundred years after she was born, Billie Holiday's impact on jazz remains indisputably strong. To celebrate Holiday's centennial, Jazz Night In America presents Cassandra Wilson - in concert at…

Celebrate 100 Years of Billie Holiday with KUVO | April 7-8

Jazz legend Billie Holiday - born Eleanora Fagan on April 7, 1915 in Philadelphia -  is widely considered to have one of the greatest jazz voices of all time. Tune…

"Milestones" | Listener Picks, April 7

​Miles Davis first recorded “Milestones” in 1957 with tenor saxophonist John Coltrane, pianist Red Garland, bassist Paul Chambers, drummer Philly Joe Jones and alto saxophonist Cannonball Adderley for the album…

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