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Interview: Kassa Overall

KUVO program director Shane German chats with drummer Kassa Overall. Kassa Overall is a Grammy-nominated musician, emcee, singer, producer and drummer who melds avant-garde experimentation with hip-hop production techniques to…

The Morning Set Previews the Grammys Jazz Categories

This week on The Morning Set, Carlos, Steve, and Abi will be previewing music that was nominated for a Grammy award in the Jazz categories.  (The 2024 Grammy Awards are…

Nocturne — Gabriel Mervine Quintet

The Gabriel Mervine Quintet with Sonya Walker on piano, Braxton Kahn on drums, Adam Gang on sax and Patrick McDevitt on bass is a collection of prodigious, like-minded artists who…

Vinyl Vault — Count Basie, “Kansas City 5”

The next Vinyl Vault will feature some state-of-the-art swing from one of the masters, Count Basie. We’ll hear his 1981 album on Pablo entitled “Kansas City 5.” The album featured…

KUVO Presents Emmet Cohen Trio at Newman Center

KUVO and Newman Center present Emmet Cohen Trio on Saturday, February 3 at 7:30 pm in the Gates Concert Hall. Emmet Cohen joined Abi Clark of The Morning Set to…

The Nightside Ramble

A Nightside tradition since the very beginning, honoring the National Western Stock Show it’s The Nightside Ramble! This Sunday night on The Nightside with Andy O’ we present RAMBLER MUSIC!…

Vinyl Vault — Chico Hamilton, The Master

Jazz drummer Chico Hamilton. Rock band Little Feat. Together on one album. That will be the feature on the next Vinyl Vault. The album was called “Chico, The Master” and…

Why MLK Believed Jazz Was the Perfect Soundtrack for Civil Rights

Jazz, King declared, was the ability to take the “hardest realities of life and put them into music, only to come out with some new hope or sense of triumph.”…

Vinyl Vault — Les McCann, “Music Lets Me Be”

We lost pianist, vocalist, and composer Les McCann at the end of 2023 at the age of 88. McCann was a prolific recording artist with over 50 albums to his…

Gift of Jazz — A Centennial Tribute to Max Roach

  Gift of Jazz presents A Centennial Tribute to Max Roach on Sunday, January 21 at 7 pm at The Muse Performance Space in Lafayette. Max Roach (1924-2007) is known…

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