Discover: Brazilian


Local Musician Spotlight: Victor Mestas Pérez

Candace LeGault

Every jazz musician I meet comes from a different background. One will have had music in his life from day one and musically gifted parents; another will have first thought…

Vinyl Vault — Azymuth, “Spectrum”

We have some Brazilian sounds coming up on the Vinyl Vault as we feature an album from the band Azymuth, their 1985 release “Spectrum.” Starting in the mid-70s, the band…

On Stage — Yamandu Costa at Vail Square

KUVO’s performance series “On Stage” features virtuoso 7-string guitarist Yamandu Costa as recorded at Vail Square at the Vail Jazz Festival. A native Brazilian, Costa made his Vail Jazz debut…

Gonzalo Teppa Quintet

This Friday night is the return of the virtuosic Gonzalo Teppa Quintet, featuring Gonzalo Teppa on bass,  Greg Harris – vibraphone/piano/percussion, Alex Heffron – guitar, Andrew Wheelock – drums, Ike Spivak – sax/flute/clarinet. Their music is always…

The Astrud Gilberto Album—Record Store Day Giveaway

Nikki Giron

The Astrud Gilberto Album w/Antonio Carlos Jobim Released:   January 30, 1965 This album was Astrud Gilberto’s debut album and became an ‘accidental success’ after her recording of ‘Girl from Ipanema’. Astrud…

A Mountain of Gratitude – More than $40K raised for KUVO JAZZ!

“Thank You!”  YOU bring the BEST music to the community! It’s called the “daily grind.”  Once you create a space in the world and get your routines set, put life…

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