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Shawn Williams presents The Music of Lee Morgan

A Gift of Jazz Tribute to Lee Morgan presented by: Shawn Williams (trumpet), Austin Cebulske (tenor sax), Tom Amend (piano), Seth Lewis (bass), and Bobby Wiens (drums) Shawn Williams is…

Miles Davis: American Masters

Miles Davis: American Masters on RMPBS Discover the man behind the legend. With full access to the Miles Davis Estate, the film features never-before-seen footage, including studio outtakes from his…

Local Musician Spotlight: Al Hood

Candace LeGault

On January 27, 0ur dear friend and amazing jazz trumpeter Al Hood fell hard on ice. He is currently paralyzed from the neck down and undergoing spinal treatment. To support…

JLCO with Wynton Marsalis - Newman Center Presents in partnership with KUVO

[audio mp3="https://www.kuvo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Wynton-2022-Session-27-Mixdown-1-final.mp3"][/audio] A Newman Center Presents in partnership with KUVO present Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on Saturday, February 19, and Sunday, February 20. Jazz at Lincoln…

The Jazz River — The Great Ingrid Jenson

The trumpet is hard enough to just play but to be a woman playing it, often better than men, to be leading a band and writing original material in a…

The Night Beat—A Remembrance of Don Ellis

Trumpet player and big band leader Don Ellis is largely forgotten today. But beginning in the mid-1960s until his passing in late 1978, his big bands were something unique. Incorporating…

Happy Birthday Miles Davis!

Miles Davis was born on May 26, 1926 in Alton, Illinois. His father worked as a dentist and his mother was a music instructor. Davis was actually born Miles Dewey…

Local Musician Spotlight: Greg Gisbert

Candace LeGault

We who love jazz will go to great lengths to hear the top talent nationally and internationally. We love to hear someone who has performed with the likes of Buddy…

On Stage: Trumpet Masters Roy Hargrove & Ron Miles

This Saturday, June 20, at 10 p.m., KUVO’s performance archive show “On Stage” features two masters of the brass, Ron Miles and the late Roy Hargrove! KUVO has unearthed more…

The Jazz River—Before World Music there was Don Cherry

Nomadic wanderer, cosmic explorer, and blithe spirit, pocket trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist Don Cherry was all these and more. Part of the revolutionary free movement with Ornette Coleman, Albert Ayler, and Coltrane,…

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