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Jazz with Tree King — March Weather: “In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb”?

“In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb.” Is there any truth to this saying? Weather folklore sayings are as colorful as our imagination. While many sayings are based on…

The Nightside — Poetry and all that Jazz

The Nightside continues its celebration and observation of Black History Month by presenting the nominees for The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word…

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Celebrating Black History Month with some of the best music on KUVO! Blues and Jazz! Blues and Jazz both originate from the Southern U.S., blues from the late 19th century,…

The Nightside — Jazz & Poetry that Matter

I look at the world By Langston Hughes I look at the world From awakening eyes in a black face— And this is what I see: This fenced-off narrow space…

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…

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