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Long Play on The Nightside

Listen to Long Plays during the 11 o’clock hour of The Nightside with Andy O’…these special extensive compositions needed a deeper listen. Sinnerman (12:53) from Nina Simone Sings Billie Holiday/The…

Summer of Soul Screening

KUVO's sister station, THE DROP 104.7 is hosting a special advanced screening of Questlove’s “SUMMER OF SOUL,” on Thursday evening, July 1, at Civic Center Park. This part music film,…

Long Play on the Nightside

Listen to Long Plays during the 11 o’clock hour of The Nightside with Andy O’…these special extensive compositions needed a deeper listen. "Churn" (15:23) From a 1993 eponymous recording by…

Great Jazz Mothers and Their Famous Children

Happy Mother's Day jazz fans! To celebrate this special day for thousands of women around the world, we take a look at some of jazz’s greatest mothers and the daughters…

Women Got More Soul

The Funky Boombox celebrates the start of Women’s History month with two hours of music from powerful female vocalists. Women Got More Soul will feature classic songs from Tina Turner,…

Happy Birthday to Nina Simone!

Nina Simone was born on February 21, 1933 in Tyron, North Carolina. She was known for using her musical platform to speak out. “I think women play a major part…

Celebrating Nina Simone

Celebrating Nina Simone, a Gift of Jazz virtual event presented by Sheryl Renee with Tenia Nelson, Juli Royster and Clare Church. Live streaming on YouTube and Facebook from Mighty Fine…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

On Saturday, Denver’s The Gift of Jazz streams in conjunction with Mighty Fine Studio Productions “A Celebration of Nina Simone.”  The 7 p.m. event features singer Sheryl Renee with a…

Nina Simone Biography

Peter R. Furlong, PhD

The title of this life story, “What Happened, Miss Simone?” by Alan Light, is taken from a 1970 Maya Angelou quote speaking of her friend Nina Simone. Simone’s life was…

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