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A Record Story—"Okie Dokie Stomp"

This is Easy Bill, host of the R&B Jukebox. Believe it or not, I don’t own many records, but this  is a cherished 45 of one of my favorite songs:…

Everybody Digs Bill Evans—Record Store Day Giveaway

“Everybody Digs Bill Evans” Bill Evans Trio Recorded: December 15, 1958 Release Date: End of March 1959 The recording captures Evans at a time when he frequently played extended musical…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

On Thursday, pianist Stu MacAskie brings a quartet to Dazzle at 7 pm that includes a special guest – trumpeter Scott Wendholt. Like guitarist Bill Frisell, Wendholdt was born in…

A Record Story—"An Ode to Vinyl"

Snap, crackle, pop! Is that the sound of a bowl of Rice Krispies or an abused record? In a blind test, 7 out of 10 listeners couldn’t tell the difference…

Just Coolin’—Record Store Day Giveaway

“Just Coolin’” - Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers with Lee Morgan and Hank Mobley Release Date: July 17, 2020 Recorded:  March 8th, 1959 Blakey led his band for almost…

Giant Steps—Record Store Day Giveaway

Giant Steps Release Date February 1960 Recorded: May 4–5, 1959; December 2, 1959 While Giant Steps the song and album was extremely innovative, another reason why this album was so…

Vinyl Vault—Good Stuff

On the Vinyl Vault, it’s a 1978 album from guitarist Grant Geissman entitled “Good Stuff.” The album was released on Concord Jazz and was the first of about 14 albums…

The Night Beat—Bob Koester & Delmark Records

Bob Koester, owner of the legendary Jazz Record Mart in Chicago and founder of Delmark Records, passed away on May 12, at the age of 88. Delmark Records is the…

Stories of Standards—Pure Imagination

Linda Hillshafer

Tune in weekday mornings for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of “Pure Imagination.” Rodney Franks presents Stories of Standards Monday through Friday at 7:50 and 8:50 a.m.!…

New Music Monday—Willie Jones III, Nicki Parrott, and Todd Cochran

On Monday, May 31, at noon, KUVO debuts the following recordings. Willie Jones III - "Fallen Heroes" A third-generation musician continues the legacy of his father and grandfather and takes…

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