Discover: Bandleader


The Night Beat—A Remembrance of Don Ellis

Trumpet player and big band leader Don Ellis is largely forgotten today. But beginning in the mid-1960s until his passing in late 1978, his big bands were something unique. Incorporating…

CCJA Sundays—A Conversation with Peter Bernstein

A CCJA Sundays: A conversation with "Peter Bernstein" Jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein has been a part of the jazz scene in New York and abroad since 1989. During that time…

Happy Birthday to Tito Puente!

Nikki Giron

Tito Puente is known as the “King of Latin Jazz.” Tito grew up in New York City's Spanish Harlem and became a professional musician at age 13. He learned to…

On Stage: Darren Kramer - Trombone and More!

Tune in on Saturday, July 25, at 10 pm for  KUVO’s performance series “On Stage, ” featuring trombonist, composer, bandleader, and educator Darren Kramer. From the University of Miami, Kramer…

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