Give a gift to KUVO before yearend and you’ll get a gift in return! Listener support of KUVO provides the music that keeps you swinging all winter long. And we want to make your winter season even brighter by offering you a special something in return when you make a yearend contribution!

When you support KUVO with an end-of-year gift before 1 p.m. MST Dec. 7, we’ll thank you by entering your name in for a chance to win a $1,000 VISA gift card!

Make a contribution before Dec. 7 and receive your choice of a gift at your giving level from the list below! MAKE YOUR YEAREND GIFT TODAY.

*No purchase necessary to enter the drawing.


$200 Level:

  • French New Wave: 5-CD Box Set (Enjoy 7 of the essential jazz film scores recorded in the revolutionary New Wave era of French cinema between the late 1950s and early 1960s. This deluxe box set package includes a 72 page booklet with extensive, in-depth sleeve notes by the producer/compiler of the set, Jazzwise magazine writer Selwyn Harris with editorial consultancy by the esteemed critic, author and broadcaster Brian Priestley.)
  • David Sedaris Concert – 2 Tickets (Author, social commentator, and humorist, Sedaris entertains with his perspectives on the ordinary. Showtime: 5/11/2015 at 7:30 pm, Paramount Theater)

$150 Level

  • Brunch or dinner buffet for 2 at Mount Vernon County Club
  • A Holiday Blind Tiger by Gift of Jazz – 2 Tickets (Featuring fabulous young artists – vocalist Kristi Stice and pianist Annie Booth – along with their jazz friends, this event includes gourmet treats and libations. Showtimes: 12/14 at 3 pm, Denver Women’s Press Club)
  • Too Hot to Handel by Colorado Symphony – 2 Tickets (A popular R&B, jazz and gospel reworking of Handel’s Messiah; Showtime: 12/21 at 7:30 pm, Boettcher Concert Hall)
  • Renaud Garcia-Fons Quartet Concert – 2 Tickets (Renaud has reinvented the way the double bass can be played, resulting in an utterly new sound that exceeds convention. Showtime: 1/10/15 at 7:30 pm, Newman Center for the Performing Arts)
  • Medeski Martin & Wood and Alarm Will Sound – 2 Tickets (Enjoy cutting-edge compositions and experimental jazz with an improvisation-driven, groove-oriented mix drawing from jazz, African music, funk, and hip-hop. Showtime: 2/5/2015 at 7:30 pm, Newman Center for Performing Arts)
  • The Wailers Play Legend – 2 Tickets (There is no more legendary band in Jamaican music history than The Wailers, living legends who embody the nobility, conviction and progressiveness of Bob Marley and his music. Showtime: 2/7/2015 at 8 pm at Colorado Symphony)
  • 2 Tickets to the Stage Production of your Choice (Valid now through May 17, 2015; For show descriptions, visit the Arvada Center for the Performing Arts)

$100 Level

  • The Life of Riley DVD or Blue-ray (The much-lauded feature documentary film on the extraordinary life of Blues legend B.B. King)
  • $50 certificate to The Curtis Club
  • KUVO CD: Best of Caliente – Eddie Palmieri 4 CD Set (Disc 1: “The Melodic Eddie” – with saxophonist David Sanchez; Disc 2: “The Original Rhythms” – with Giovanni Hidalgo-congas & Brian Lynch- trumpet; Disc 3: “Caribbean Unity – It’s About the Riddim” – with pianist Monty Alexander; Disc 4: “El Sonido Nuevo Revisited” – with vibraphonist Joe Locke & trombonist Conrad Herwig)
  • Granny Dances to a Holiday Drum by Cleo Parker Robinson Dance – 2 Tickets (Enjoy a rich experience of world cultures through dance, live music and spoken word at Denver’s Newman Center for Performing Arts. Showtimes: 12/6 at 7:30 pm; 12/7 at 2 pm; 12/12 at 7:30 pm; 12/13 at 2 pm & 7:30 pm; 12/14 at 2 pm).
  • The Brad Leali Jazz Orchestra – 2 Tickets (Enjoy renowned Denver native and alto sax player Brad Leali’s performance with his orchestra. Showtimes: 12/27 at 9 pm; 12/28 at 6 pm & 8 pm at Dazzle Jazz).

$50 Level:

  • It’s Christmas on Mack Avenue CD (Mack Avenue celebrates the season with its brightest stars – including vocalists Cécile McLorin Salvant and Cyrille Aimée, bassist Christian McBride, Denver’s own saxophonist Tia Fuller – in a collection of familiar and not-so-familiar holiday tunes.)
  • The Sackville All Star Christmas Record  CD (This 1986 recording is one of the best-selling and most popular jazz Christmas albums and now released on CD for the first time.)
  • Joey De Francesco: Home for the Holidays 2-CD Set (Joey DeFrancesco and his comrades bring fresh life to these Christmas favorites, while respecting the core melodies that have made them so popular.)
  • Allen Harris Dedicated to You CD
  • $25 certificate to Black & Read
  • Cancion Mexicana Vol. 1 CD (Artists include: Gonzalo, Tobia Rene, Sorela, Candance Vargas, Bobby Madrid and more)
  • Cancion Mexicana Vol. 2 CD (Artists include Next in Line, The Rick Garcia Band, Los Traviessos, Latin Image and Suave)
  • Cancion Mexicana Vol. 3 CD (Artists include Nuestra Familia, Bad Boyz Band, Jon Romero Y Amenecer, Los Trujillos and Sangra Chicana)
  • Cancion Mexicana Vol. 4 CD (Artists include Agustin Cordova, Los Originales, Latin Crossover Band, JoJo Ramos and La Compania)
  • Cancion Mexicana Vol. 5 CD (Artists include Al Hurricane, Al Hurricane Jr., Little Joe, Los Amigos and Maxine & Co.)
  • Joe Bonner: Current Events CD
  • Henry Brun & The Latin Playerz: A Very Latin Christmas CD (Forget that “let it snow” routine. Henry Brun & The Latin Playerz are in the Christmas music house, so it’s time to let it salsa, merengue, second line and more.)
  • Jay Hoggard: Christmas Vibes All Thru the Year CD (Vibraphonist Jay Hoggard’s music blends jazz and gospel roots with African marimba rhythms.)
  • KUVO CD: Holiday at the Oasis CD Vol. 1 (Songs: Santa Claus is Coming to Town-Dave Brubeck, How Santa Got Thin-Al Grey & Jon Hendricks, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas-Poncho Sanchez, Winter Wonderland-Rene Marie, Bell Carol BluesScott Hamilton, Jingles, The Christmas Cat-Freddie Cole, Jingle Bells-Dianne Reeves, Feliz Navidad-Bobby Rodriguez, It Came Upon A Midnight Clear-Ron Eschete,  Cool Yule-Kurt Elling, Santa Claus is Coming to Town-Joshua Redman, Santa Baby-Sheila E, The Christmas Song-Greg Abate, Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let is Snow-Houston Person & Etta Jones and White Christmas-George Shearing)
  • KUVO CD: Holiday at the Oasis CD Vol. 2 (Songs: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Do You Hear What I Hear, Christmas Time Is Here, Winter Wonderland, Angels In The Snow, Sleigh Ride, Happy Chanukah, My Friend, The Christmas Song, The Icicle Song, Kwanzaa, Bringing In A Brand New Year, Auld Land Syne Mambo)
  • KUVO CD: Live at the Oasis CD Vol. 4 CD (Songs: Sugar Cane Breeze by Joao Donato, With A Song In My Heart by Julie Monely feat. Joe Bonner, Li’l Darlin by Neil Bridge +7, What If by Good Vibes Quartet, My Funny Valentine by Rich Chiaraluce, Lullaby Of Birdland by Sherry Williams, New Girl by Ragmop, Misty by Nat Yarbrough/Rodney Mitchell Trio, Amazones by Jeff Jenkins Trio, I Want To Talk About You by Ketih Oxman Quartet feat. Joe Bonner, Soon As I Get Paid by Sammy Mayfield)
  • KUVO CD: Live at the Oasis CD Vol. 5 CD (Songs: Well You Needn’t by Lenore Raphael,  Misty by Dianne Reeves, If You Ever Came To Me by Eric Gunnison Trio, Sweedish Schnapps by Dale Bruning Quartet, A Little Minor Booze by John Akal and the Ultraphonic Jazz Orchestra, It Don’t Mean A Thing by Teresa Carroll with the John Akal Group, Maiden Voyage by the Organ Donors, Autumn Leaves by Dave Hanson Trio, Triste by Joni Janak, Amsterdam After Dark by Ken Walker Sextet)
  • KUVO CD: Live at the Oasis CD Vol. 6 CD (Song: Killer Joe by Summit Jazz All Stars, I Wish You Love by Barbara Morrison with Summit Jazz All Stars, Back Up by Bob Montgomery & Peter Olstad Big Band, I Hadn’t Anyone ‘Till You by Ellyn Rucker, Jumpin’ The Blues by Charles Gatschet & Bobby Watson, Fiesta A La King by Mistura Fina, Five by Marquerite Juenemann & Art Lande, Not A Moment Too Soon by Tony Black Quartet featuring Hugh Ragin, Joy Spring by John Armstrong Trio, Blackjack by James Van Buren & Sam Mayfield, and Afro Blue by Media Noche)
  • KUVO CD: Live at the Oasis CD Vol. 7 CD (Songs: In Walked Bud by Joe Bonner, Twisted by Teresa Carroll Quartet, Cherry Juice by Convergence, Black Orpheus by The Regina Carter Quintet, One Finger Snap by The Chip Stevens Trio, Misty by The Neil Bridge 7+, Del Sasser by The Pat Bianchi B-3 Project, People Get Ready by Darryl Grant, Mo’ Money Blues by Jason Hollar Jazz Quartet, Honey Hush by The Erica Brown Blues Band)
  • Latino Side of KUVO 2-CD Set (Music from La Nueva Voz, Cancion Mexicana, La Raza Rocks, Origins: Orgy in Rhythm, Salsa Con Jazz, the Latin Soul Party and Brazilian Fantasy)
  • Putumayo – Café Latino CD (Experience Latin café culture with these exceptional singer-songwriters hailing from Mexico City to Buenos Aires.)
  • Putumayo – Latin Party CD (Dance the night away with this spicy collection of boogaloo, salsa, cumbia and more.)
  • Putumayo – Native American CD (Native America is a collection of music by singer-songwriters and instrumentalists who draw inspiration from the traditions of their indigenous North American ancestors. A collage of styles, the songs on this album are united by the themes of connecting the old with the new and cultivating the continued evolution of music rooted in ancient traditions.)
  • Putumayo Presents A Jazz & Blues Christmas CD (Songs Christmas Celebration – B.B. King, Santa’s Blues – Charles Brown,  Wrap Yourself in a Christmas Package – Randy Greer & Ignasi Terraza Trio,  Santa Baby – Emile – Claire Barlow, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – Ray Charles, Here Comes Santa Claus – The Ramsey Lewis Trio, Merry Christmas Baby – The Dukes of Dixieland, The Christmas Blues – Topsy Chapman & Lars Edegran, Xmas Baby – Riff Ruffin, All I Ask for Christmas – Mighty Blue Kings)
  • Verve Presents The Very Best of Christmas Jazz CD
  • Blind Boys of Alabama & Taj Mahal Talkin’ Christmas! CD 
  • Making Merry by Stories on Stage – 2 Tickets (Give a warm welcome to some of your favorite Stories on Stage actors as they share songs and stories of the season in our annual holiday funfest. Showtimes: 12/14 at 1:30 pm & 6:30 pm)
  • CU Jazz Ensemble Presents The Duke Ellington Nutcracker Suite – 2 Tickets (Showtime: 12/11 at 9 pm, Dazzle Jazz)
  • Joe Anderies Quartet Featuring Pat Coil – 2 Tickets (Showtime: 12/17 at 7 pm, Dazzle Jazz)
  • Ken Walker Sextet – 2 Tickets (Showtimes: 12/26 at 7 pm & 9 pm, Dazzle Jazz)
  • Organic Hendrix: The Organization Play Jimi – 2 Tickets (Showtimes: 12/6 at 7 pm & 9 pm, Dazzle Jazz)
  • Ron Miles Group – 2 Tickets (Showtime: 12/20 at 9 pm, Dazzle Jazz)
  • Saxophone Battle to the Death – 2 Tickets (Showtime: 12/7 at 7 pm, Dazzle Jazz)
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