Andy O’

Shows - Jazz with Andy O' | Tuesday—Friday 6am, The Nightside with Andy O' | Sunday 8pm

Andy O ‘ began with KUVO as a volunteer in 1989 and became Music Director with the station in the mid-1990s into the early 2000s. He is a published poet and winner of the James Ryan Morris Tombstone Award for Poetry and Jazz.

He is a bassist with Coyote Poets of the Universe who have six albums out and is writing music for their seventh release.

Andy has been a big fan of radio since his childhood in Denver listening to theater of the mind and radio variety shows near the end of the radio age. Andy has lived in Denver most of his life but also lived in Wyoming as well.

Tune in Tuesday through Friday mornings, 6 – 9 am for “Jazz with Andy O’ (aka The Brightside)” and Sunday nights 10 to midnight for “The Nightside with Andy O’.”

Recent Posts

The Nutcracker Suite on Jazz with Andy O'

One of the lesser-known holiday traditions at KUVO JAZZ is the yearly airing of “The Nutcracker Suite” on Christmas Day. It’s not just any Nutcracker. It’s the Ellington & Strayhorn…

The Nightside Before Christmas

On December 21, 2015, Andy O' was at KUVO studios putting together his show the Nightside with Andy O' a special surprise occasion was in the offing. Some on air…

The Real Ambassador— A Century of Dave Brubeck

“The Nightside with Andy O’” on December 6, 2020, coincides with Dave Brubeck’s centenary. With that in mind all four hours of the show will be dedicated to his music…

National Poetry Month—A-Poem-Day with Andy O'

National Poetry Month was launched by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996 to remind us that poetry has an integral role to play in our culture and that,…

JAM—Celebrating the Collaboration of Duke Ellington & John Coltrane

As Jazz Appreciation Month continues, we celebrate the collaboration of Duke Ellington & John Coltrane. It's Jazz perfection in under an hour. A rare gem of an album if ever…

JAM Collaborations—Les McCann & Eddie Harris

Jazz Appreciation Month collaborations continues with A Tale of Two Movements Les McCann and Eddie Harris were as unlikely a pair of collaborators as you could imagine. Les and Eddie,…

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