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Local Musician Spotlight: Brad Goode

Candace LeGault

If you’re reading this Spotlight, it’s likely you have seen and heard the trumpet performance of Brad Goode. If you have, you remember it, because he’s just amazing. But let…

Jazz News: Javon Jackson nominated, Nocturne noticed, Hazel Miller inducted

Denver-raised saxophonist Javon Jackson was nominated for an NAACP Image award for his jazz, gospel and poetry project called “The Gospel According to Nikki Giovanni.” Other nominees in the “Outstanding…

High School/Collegiate Performance Series — Denver East High School 5th Hour Jazz Combo

KUVO’s High School / Collegiate Performance Series kicks off 2023 with the Denver East High School 5th Hour Jazz Combo. The band director is noted saxophonist-composer Keith Oxman. Join us…

All Ages Jazz Jam with Daryl Gott & Friends

It's an end-of-year/moving party for the All Ages Jazz Jam! We will be moving the jam starting in January to Factory Fashion in The Stanley Marketplace (still the last Sunday…

The Nightside 9th Anniversary

This Sunday marks the 9th anniversary of The Nightside with Andy O’ on KUVO Jazz as well as our celebration of New Year's Day with Andy’s top 2022 Nightside tracks.…

The Night Beat - 1972

While large parts of some of my shows in 2022 were dedicated to recordings from 1972 (as in fifty years ago), many were overlooked. We’ll feature songs from some of…

Hidden Gems in the Grammy Nominations

A few notes about the Grammy nominations in addition to the main Jazz categories we’ve already discussed. If you dig through all 91 categories from the Recording Academy, you’ll make…

Vinyl Vault — Michael Brecker’s First Album  

On the Vinyl Vault, we’ll give a listen to the first album from tenor sax man, Michael Brecker (March 29, 1949 – January 13, 2007). The album is simply called…

Vinyl Vault — Miles Davis, “The Man with the Horn”

Miles Davis dropped out of music in 1975 and adopted a reclusive lifestyle infested with alcohol, cocaine, and sex. He acknowledged in his autobiography that sex and drugs took the…

Dazzle: Connie Han

In just the few short years since her emergence, pianist Connie Han has tackled the pantheon of jazz with her own fiery contemporary style, managing to shake up a staid…

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