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Happy Birthday to the Chicano Jazzman — Freddy Rodriguez

Today we remember and celebrate the life of saxophonist Freddy Rodriguez Sr. Born on February 9, 1931, in Del Norte, CO, and passed away on March 25, 2020, in Denver,…

Memories of El Chapultepec

"I sure miss JD Kelly and the Blues Revue. DynoMite, and Nitro! Some great memories of his performances." "Many, many. Enough to get the background on the photo mural posted…

Remembering Joe Mares

Anyone lucky enough to be at Denver’s El Chapultepec had to have seen his collages of jazz artists and friends from the community displayed on the walls. The man responsible…

City Park Jazz—Celebrating Denver Jazz Heritage with the El Chapultepec All-Stars

City Park Jazz | A Celebration of Community SPECIAL EVENT: Celebrating Denver Jazz Heritage with the El Chapultepec All-Stars Featuring Tony Black In 2020, we said goodbye to two of…

City Park Jazz: Back in the Park Again!

David Flomberg, City Park Jazz

  [audio mp3="https://www.kuvo.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/City-Park-Jazz-Interview-FINAL.mp3"][/audio] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 13, 2021 City Park Jazz Board of Directors DENVER — After a season cut short and moved online by COVID-19, City Park Jazz…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

After I moved to Denver in 1989, one of my first stops in town was an evening visit to the corner of 20th and Market and El Chapultepec. The club…

On Stage: Lew Soloff at “The Pec” in 1991

On Saturday, December 12 at 10pm, KUVO’s archive performance series “On Stage” features the music of Lew Soloff, recorded at Denver’s El Chapultepec. KUVO was just six years old when…

The Pec Closes December 2020

THE PEC! That is what we affectionately called El Chapultepec, located on the corner of 2oth and Market for 87 years. In 1958 Jerry Krantz began bartending, and eventually becoming…

On Stage: Lew Soloff from “The Pec” Stage

On Saturday, August 8,  at 10 pm, KUVO’s archive performance series “On Stage” features the music of Lew Soloff, recorded at Denver’s El Chapultepec (The Pec). KUVO was just six…

Dazzle Presents—Tony Black Summit— Live from the Pec

Dazzle Presents is proud to announce “Live from the Pec” (El Chapultepec) featuring Tony Black and Friends. Every Sunday from 8 to 9pm livestream from Mighty Fine Productions will focus…

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