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30 Under 30 at Nocturne | Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

In 1982, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) established the Jazz Masters award, recognizing living individuals for their contribution to the music. In 2011, the NEA added a twist…

B.K. Kahn | 30 Under 30

https://youtu.be/RW-8zBfonvg?list=PLd8ixkL70FrCi-irujXBSR5iI3VqSgqwA Boulder native B.K. Kahn began drumming, singing, and performing jazz standards in elementary school. At a young age, B.K.'s father introduced him to The Great American Songbook - which continues…

"Red Top" | Stories of Standards

The song "Red Top" was composed by Lionel Hampton in 1947, and  was first recorded the same year by The Lionel Hampton Orchestra. A famous jazz standard, "Red Top" is…

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis | July 5

The Breckenridge Music Festival presents the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis July 5. Comprised of 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today and a Jazz at…

Estes Park Jazz Festival and Art Walk | Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes for June 4th

If you are looking for free events where you can hang out and catch some good sounds, then this is a very good week for you. Come Saturday and Sunday,…

"Easy Living" | Stories of Standards

Paramount commissioned composer Ralph Rainger and lyricist Leo Robin to write “Easy Living” for the 1937 comedy film of the same name, starring Ray Milland and Jean Arthur. The song appeared…

It's Brunchtime at the Oasis - Enter to Win Brunch for 2 at Dazzle Jazz!

In honor of KUVO's 30th Anniversary, pledge today and be automatically entered to win brunch for 2 at Dazzle Jazz! Dazzle Jazz is taking 15 KUVO members and their guests…

Get Your KUVO 30th Anniversary Art Blakey Shirt or Hoodie!

KUVO is proud to have Art Blakey as the station's featured artist of the year! When you make a gift to KUVO in 2015, you can receive a limited-edition KUVO 30th Anniversary Art Blakey shirt or hoodie in return!Born…

“Night and Day” | Listener Picks 1, April 29

Composed by Cole Porter, “Night and Day” was introduced in November 1932 on the opening night of the musical Gay Divorce at the Ethel Barrymore Theater in New York City.…

“How High the Moon” | Listener Picks 2, April 28

“How High the Moon” was composed by Morgan Lewis with lyrics by Nancy Hamilton. The tune made its Broadway debut in 1940, performed by Alfred Drake and Frances Comstock for…

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