Dele Johnson

Shows - Jazz

Dele joined the KUVO family in 2018. His music pallet stretches across space and time as we know it. From Afrobeat pioneers like Fela Kuti; exemplary soulful funk bands like Earth, Wind, and Fire; classic hip hop groups like The Roots; and a myriad of new school Jazz, Funk, Soul, R’n’B, and Electronic artists. Dele’s affinity for jazz music in its many forms knows no bounds.

Tune in to Dele’s eclectic selections every Thursday night at 10 p.m. on the Jazz Odyssey.

Recent Posts

Jazz Odyssey—Nigerian Independence Day Afrobeats Tribute

Did you know that Afrobeats music has a nearly 100-year history? The genre stems from a 1920s sound called highlife, which was a mixture of West African music with American…

Jazz Odyssey—Interview with Rob Tz and more!

SPECIAL INTERVIEW TONIGHT at 10 pm! Dele Johnson, host of the Thursday Night Jazz Odyssey interviews Denver drummer and producer "Rob Tz" of "The Rob Tz Experience" (featuring DJ Dif…

Funky Planet: An Earth Day Celebration on the Thursday Night Jazz Odyssey

Planet Earth. Gaia. Third rock from the sun. This Thursday, Jazz Odyssey celebrates the 41st Earth Day with the eclectic selections of your host Dele Johnson. Tune in for two…

Jazz, Funk, & Daft Punk—Thursday Night Jazz Odyssey

Iconic French Electronic music duo Daft Punk rose from the underground DJ scene in France to global stardom — becoming legends of contemporary pop music. It's the end of an…

Thursday Night Jazz Odyssey Lovers Lounge

The Jazz Odyssey is for the lovers. Valentine's Day is this weekend, and this Thursday on the Jazz Odyssey your host Dele is doing his best Cupid impression with a…

Jazz Odyssey—Movie, TV, and Video Game Theme Song Tributes

This week on the Thursday Night Jazz Odyssey, host Dele Johnson will dedicate all of his music to our inner geek. To those moments of our youth (or adulthood) playing…

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