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You support is needed to keep the music and local programming alive, thriving and on the air! If you haven't already, why not consider becoming a Jazz Messenger (sustaining member) by making ongoing…

Brazilian Trio at Baur's Listening Lounge | May 3

Satiate your hunger for Brazilian Jazz with three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto, vocalist Maucha Adnet and guitarist Romero Lubambo at Baur’s Listening Lounge May 3 at 7 pm.…

"Joy Spring" | Listener Picks, April 24

Clifford “Brownie” Brown’s composition “Joy Spring” was first recorded on the West Coast in the summer of '54 and included in a Pacific Jazz album aptly titled "Clifford Brown: Jazz…

Thelonious Monk's "In Walked Bud" | Stories of Standards

Composed in 1947, Thelonius Monk's "In Walked Bud" is a tribute to jazz pianist Bud Powell. The tune's chord progression borrows from Irving Berlin's 1927 standard "Blue Skies." "In Walked Bud" spans…

“In Other Words" aka "Fly Me to the Moon” | Listener Picks, April 23

Bart Howard composed “In Other Words” - which later become popular as “Fly Me to the Moon” - in 1954. Tune in today as we celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with some of…

Errol Garner's "Misty" | Stories of Standards

The Erroll Garner Trio introduced the instrumental tune “Misty” - composed by Garner - in 1954. A year later,  Johnny Burke added lyrics. There are several variations of the origin…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes for April, 2nd

Jazz Notes 4-2-2015  By Norman ProvizerThis week begins and ends on two very interesting musical notes. To kick things on Thursday, piano Donal Fox brongs his Inventions Trio to the…

International Jazz Day Program | April 11

Every year on April 30, jazz is recognized worldwide for its numerous cultural contributions, including promoting respect for human dignity and diversity, fostering gender and race equality, and promoting individual…

Dizzy Gillespie's "Con Alma" | Stories of Standards

Introduced on Dizzy Gillespie's 1954 album Afro, "Con Alma" features Gillespie's signature fusion of Latin  and bebop jazz rhythms.  With key center changes occurring every two bars and a simple, singable…

Thank you for helping us celebrate 30 years!

A big THANK YOU to everyone who joined, or rejoined, our family of supporters during our Winter Pledge Drive to help us raise $102,920! Listener support keeps KUVO strong and…

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