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Take Five — Jae Sinnett

Did you ever wonder what your favorite musicians are listening to, or the recordings that influenced them? “Take Five” is a look at the music that inspires and excites them.…

Take Five with Stafford Hunter

Trombonist and Philadelphia native Stafford Hunter first played professionally at age 16. After graduating from the New School Jazz and Contemporary Music Program, he had a stint as a model/actor.…

The Night Beat — 3 is the Magic Number

3 is the magic number. As in 1973, 1993 and 2023. And maybe 1963 or 1983 time permitting. Join Doug Crane on Wednesday, November 22 for music from Keith Jarrett’s…

Vinyl Vault — Miles Davis, “Star People”

On the next Vinyl Vault, we’ll hear some tracks from the Miles Davis album “Star People.” The album was released in 1983 on Columbia Records. It was Davis’s second studio…

Celebrating Dan Feinberg — The Night Beat

A message from KUVO JAZZ General Manager, Nikki Swarn:  After more than 35 years on KUVO airwaves, Dan Feinberg is stepping away from his Thursday Night Beat spot for now.…

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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,…

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…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

At the start of the Miles Ahead adventure, George Avakian of Columbia Records offered Miles Davis two options to orchestrate the trumpeter’s large-scale recording. The choices were Gunther Schuller (of…

KUVO celebrates Miles Dewey Davis!

Born on May 26, 1926 in Alton, Ill. outside East St. Louis, Miles Dewey Davis grew up to become a jazz icon. He came of age in the 1940s as…

The Night Beat — Happy Birthday Miles!

Miles Davis was either born on May 26, 1926, or May 25, 1925, there are conflicting reports. The fact is he was born. And sometime no later than his early…

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