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Vinyl Vault—Steve Khan, “The Blue Man”

Next time on the Vinyl Vault, we’ll hear a late 70s fusion classic, guitarist Steve Khan’s “The Blue Man.” Released in 1978 on Columbia records, the album captures the best…

New Music Monday—Charles Lloyd & the Marvels, Makram Aboul Hosn, & Alex Conde

New music premiering the week of April 19 on the KUVO airwaves: Charles Lloyd & the Marvels - "Tone Poem" "Tone Poem" is the third album by Charles Lloyd &…

JAM: The JLCO Performs “2/3’s Adventure” LIVE IN CUBA

Grab your dancing shoes and get moving with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis’s spirited number “2/3’s Adventure." Recorded in 2010 during the JLCO’s Havana residency, Live…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes—Horace Silver

Norman Provizer

During undergraduate school, I was fortunate enough to discover the generosity of jazz players when it came to mentoring members of a younger generation in the music. Since I had…

Long Play on The Nightside

It’s called “Long Play” and it gives Nightside host Andy O’ the opportunity to explore the longest tracks of the KUVO library. "Mean Lene" (15:22) from "In the Beginning" by…

Local Musician Spotlight: Peter Sommer

Candace LeGault

Tenor sax player Peter Sommer holds as his heroes Duke Ellington, Thelonius Monk and John Coltrane.  With the depth of his playing, he could have easily been a hero of…

Jazz Goes to the Movies Week 2

Join Doug Crane on Wednesday evening April 14, at 8 pm for week 2 of "Jazz Goes to the Movies" on the Night Beat. It's all about the melody this…

CASA—Amplify Their Voice

“When my CASA kiddo told his preschool teacher, "She's my friend and she takes me places. I love her!" my heart was full. Being a CASA is an amazing opportunity…

Meeting Your Heroes

Seth Lewis for Allegro Magazine

Mentorship is a vital tradition in music, especially in jazz. An excellent role model was the late Bob Cranshaw, whose life I am researching for my graduate thesis. I want…

Happy Birthday to Herbie Hancock

Nikki Giron

Herbie Hancock Song Facts: Growing up in the '40s and '50s in Chicago, Herbie Hancock was around street vendors, including the "watermelon men," who peddled the fruit. This provided the…

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