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Errol Garner's "Misty" | Stories of Standards

The Erroll Garner Trio introduced the instrumental tune “Misty” - composed by Garner - in 1954. A year later,  Johnny Burke added lyrics. There are several variations of the origin…

Live at KUVO: The Soul Rebels | April 10

The Soul Rebels - masterful blenders of New Orleans brass band tradition, soul and jazz - will perform live at KUVO  Friday, April 10 from 5 to 6 pm MT. All…

“On Green Dolphin Street” | Listener Picks, April 6

Originally composed by Bronisław Kaper with lyrics by Ned Washington, "On Green Dolphin Street" was written for the 1947 film Green Dolphin Street. The film was based on the 1944…

New Music Monday: The Sounds of Spring for April 6th

The many splendid varieties of Spring continue to arrive to The Oasis, this week  we're pleased to debut the new one by the swingin'-soulful veteran pianist from Memphis, Harold Mabern.…

April 4: "It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Don’t Got That Swing)” | Listener Picks, April 4

Duke Ellington composed the legendary tune "It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Don’t Got That Swing)” in 1931. The song was first recorded in February 1932 by Duke Ellington…

"Moanin'" | Listener Picks, April 3

Composed by pianist Bobby Timmons, "Moanin’" first appeared on the 1958 album of the same name by Art Blakely & The Jazz Messengers. Tune in today as we celebrate Jazz…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes for April, 2nd

Jazz Notes 4-2-2015  By Norman ProvizerThis week begins and ends on two very interesting musical notes. To kick things on Thursday, piano Donal Fox brongs his Inventions Trio to the…

Yellowjackets at Lone Tree Arts Center | April 17

After touring all over the world with their signature blend, the Grammy-award winning group Yellowjackets is coming to Lone Tree Arts Center April 17. The Yellowjackets' name has been synonymous…

XicanIndie Film Fest | April 9-12

XicanIndie Film Fest XVII, a four day film festival showcasing the best in Chicano independent films and Latino World Cinema, will take place at Su Teatro Performing and Cultural Arts…

"Poinciana" aka "The Song of the Tree" | Listener Picks, April 2

Composer Nat Simon and lyricist Buddy Bernier wrote “Poinciana” in 1936, based on a Cuban folk song by Manuel Lliso titled “La Canción del Árbol” (The song of the tree). Tune in today…

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