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Charles Mingus Centennial

Charles Mingus a towering figure in Jazz was born on April 22, 1922. We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth.  A true virtuoso bassist who studied double bass…

A Centennial Tribute to Charles Mingus

Gift of Jazz: A Centennial Tribute to Charles Mingus. Presented by: Drew Morrell, Gabriel Mervine, Andrew Vogt, Marc Sabatella, Bill Larson Join Gift of Jazz in a celebration of the life…

Ella and Frank’s Big Band Love Letter to Nelson Riddle

The Gift of Jazz Centennial Concert Series presents Ella and Frank’s Big Band Love Letter to Nelson Riddle Presented by: Doug Barta (vocals), Dawn Clement (vocals), with the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra Nelson…

Celebrating the Life of Clark Terry

December 14, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of Clark Terry’s birth! KUVO Jazz is celebrating the life and music of this trailblazing trumpeter, band leader, music producer and publisher, educator…

The Real Ambassador— A Century of Dave Brubeck

“The Nightside with Andy O’” on December 6, 2020, coincides with Dave Brubeck’s centenary. With that in mind all four hours of the show will be dedicated to his music…

South of the Border—Charlie Parker 100

Charlie Parker was renowned for his love of all types of music. Growing up in Kansas City he was exposed to the great swings sounds of jazz as well as…

Celebrating Charlie Parker Centennial

This weekend, KUVO hosts are celebrating the music of Charlie Parker with hourly selections performed or written by Parker. KUVO and iconic saxophonist-composer Charlie “Yardbird” Parker share the same birthday,…

KUVO's 35th Anniversary Week

We’re celebrating 35 years of broadcasting KUVO JAZZ on August 29. Tune in as we turn this celebration into an on-air party for KUVO and Charlie Parker’s Centennial Celebration: BIRD…

John Pizzarelli at Soiled Dove Underground

For Centennial Reasons: 100 Year Salute to Nat King Cole on Ghostlight Deluxe, an imprint of Ghostlight Records. Following high-profile collaborations with Sir Paul McCartney and Michael McDonald, Pizzarelli returns…

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