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"All Blues" | Listener Picks, April 1

Composed by Miles Davis, “All Blues” was recorded in April 1959 during the second session of Kind of Blue, one of the best-selling jazz albums of all time. Currently, there…

International Jazz Day Program | April 11

Every year on April 30, jazz is recognized worldwide for its numerous cultural contributions, including promoting respect for human dignity and diversity, fostering gender and race equality, and promoting individual…

Arthur Johnston's "My Old Flame" | Stories of Standards

Accompanied by the Duke Ellington Orchestra, actress and vocalist Mae West first introduced "My Old Flame" in the 1934 film Belle of the Nineties.  Composed by Arthur Johnston with lyrics…

New Music Monday: Women's History Month Edition

We close out March-Women's History Month spotlighting three new releases that have women as leaders. The honey-toned vocalist Cassandra Wilson is back with a tribute to Billie Holiday one of…

Cancer: Emperor of Maladies - local hope (part 1)

comments by Sue Hermann, Marcia Donziger, Stacy Fischer Rocky Mountain PBS hosted a preview screening of Ken Burns-produced film,  “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” a three part documentary based…

Denver Welcomes New Jazz Venue: Baur's Listening Lounge

Denver just added a new jazz gem - Baur's Listening Lounge, located in the downtown theater district. Baur’s offers intimate “un-plugged” performances by nationally and internationally touring artists as well…

Dizzy Gillespie's "Con Alma" | Stories of Standards

Introduced on Dizzy Gillespie's 1954 album Afro, "Con Alma" features Gillespie's signature fusion of Latin  and bebop jazz rhythms.  With key center changes occurring every two bars and a simple, singable…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes--March 26th

Jazz Notes 3-26-2015   If you like the Hammond B-3 organ, then this week’s for you. For four straight nights, you can camp out at Dazzle, 930 Lincoln, and catch…

Eats & Beats: City Food, City Land

interview with Adam Brock Adam Brock, co-founder of the celebrated Growhaus in North Denver visited “First Take With Lando and Chavis” to discuss a new initiative called "City Food, City Land," an…

Listener Picks Prizes

We need you to pick the playlist! To celebrate our 30th Anniversary and Jazz Appreciation Month, KUVO wants you - our listeners - to choose the songs we play throughout April. Every participant will…

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