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Happy Birthday to Billie Holiday!

Nikki Giron

Fun facts about Billie Holiday: —Billie Holiday had a very limited vocal range. —Eleanora Fagan is Billie’s Real name. The name Billie came from a silent movie star Billie Dove.…

Jazz Mentor Bob Montgomery

Mentoring is built into the craft of making music. While there are a few self-taught musicians that go on to fame and fortune, the great majority of working musicians studied…

10 of the Most Famous Jazz Composers in History

Matt Fripp

There was a real range - from Jelly Roll Morton back in the early 20th Century, to famous jazz musicians like Charles Mingus, Thelonious and Wayne Shorter who contributed a…

New Music Monday—Ralph Peterson, Rosalyn McClore, & Jennifer Wharton

The following albums are premiering on the KUVO airwaves on Monday, April 5 at noon. We begin Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) with a special debut of a recording not due…

Stories of Standards—Something

Linda Hillshafer

Tune in for Stories of Standards on weekday mornings when host Rodney Frank presents our favorite versions of "Something" starting on Monday, April 5, at 7:50 and 8:50 am! Stories…

Jazz Goes to the Movies

You'll marvel at the music. You'll savor the sweet sounds. You'll be amazed by the virtuosity of the musicians. And all of it in the comfort of your own home.…

JAM on Saturday Morning Jazz with Ed Danielson

Tune in to Jazz with Ed Danielson tomorrow morning, Saturday, April 3, beginning at 9 am. Ed's got some great "mentor & protégé" pairing to share in celebration of Jazz…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

Though you didn’t find very much in the way of jazz on the delayed Grammy Awards show, it did, in its own way, serve as a strong tribute to Chick…

Vinyl Vault—Azymuth's Crazy Rhythm

Next time on the Vinyl Vault, we go to Brazil with the prolific Rio de Janeiro band Azymuth and their 1988 recording on the Milestone label, “Crazy Rhythm.” Throughout most…

Swing into Spring with Kurt Elling

Kurt Elling at Epiphany Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 3 at 7 pm MT, 8 pm CT, and 9 pm ET. Join in for a swinging session featuring…

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