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Jazz on Film: Paris Blues - Art, Freedom or Love

Despite being among the greatest of American inventions, jazz has always been a hard way to make a living. Many musicians, from Sidney Bechet and Josephine Baker to Dee Dee…

KUVO Presents an Afternoon of Free Jazz Films | July 18

Join KUVO for a jazz filled Saturday afternoon matinee! We will be showing the jazz cartoon featuring Betty Boop and Cab Calloway,  The Old Man of the Mountain, a 1970s jazz performance short…

The Messers at City Park Jazz | July 5

The Messers are bringing their eminent groove and soul-saturated sound to City Park Jazz July 5. Don't forget to stop by and say hi at the KUVO booth - and pick up…

B.K. Kahn | 30 Under 30

https://youtu.be/RW-8zBfonvg?list=PLd8ixkL70FrCi-irujXBSR5iI3VqSgqwA Boulder native B.K. Kahn began drumming, singing, and performing jazz standards in elementary school. At a young age, B.K.'s father introduced him to The Great American Songbook - which continues…

Night and Day | Stories of Standards

In the opening lines of Cole Porter’s “Night and Day” - composed in 1932 - a haunting melody unfurls in a minor key over an inconsonant background. This discord is…

Annie Booth | 30 Under 30

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOpDyRlZTrw&index=2&list=PLd8ixkL70FrCi-irujXBSR5iI3VqSgqwA Pianist and composer Annie Booth -  featured on KUVO's latest release, Live at the Oasis Volume 11 - grew up in a musical family and began playing piano at a young age. She fell in love…

Pianos, Strings & the "Spanish Tinge" | New Music Monday

The veteran, versatile pianist of note Bob James releases an in the pocket live quartet performance recorded on the campus of Northwestern Michigan College.  On LIVE at Milliken Auditorium Bob…

Aurora arts come of age: 4th arts festival Sat. June 27

In its fourth year as a non-profit organization, the Aurora Cultural Arts District celebrates with the Aurora Arts Festival on Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.…

Don Byron relocates to Denver | Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes for June 25

Jazz Notes 6-25-2015 by Norman Provizer            This week the August edition of DownBeat is out and it contains the magazine’s 63rd annual “Critics Poll.”  That…

Jazz on Film: Nina Simone documentary on Netflix

A new documentary on the life of Nina Simone will be released on Netflix on June 26, 2015.  "What Happened, Miss Simone" (101 mins.) is directed by Liz Garbus.  …

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