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Christmas music

Holidays with a Beat

Dec 20, 2018

Dive into the holiday season with KUVO Jazz. Gather the kids young and old and tune in for timeless versions of popular holiday songs and savor the seasonal roots of jazz, blues, and specialty shows. Let’s do what we do best…enjoy each other…while we enjoy the spirit of music. Happy Holidays!

New! Jazz Piano Christmas 34 | Dec 22

Dec 13, 2018

Celebrating the holidays at the Kennedy Center and NPR is not complete without the sounds of a jazz piano sprinkling joy and good cheer. Tune in on Saturday, December 22 at 8 am for this annual tradition highlighting jazz pianists and their favorite seasonal music. Jason Moran is joined by artists including Grammy® Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Booker T. Jones and James Francies. All came with an abundant selection of holiday songs that will add a little swing to your holidays.

Funky Boombox: A Very Funky Christmas

Dec 12, 2018

Enjoy a very funky Christmas on Friday, December 21 at 10 pm for two hours of classic and current Christmas Soul and Funk with holiday favorites from Otis Redding, James Brown and Aloe Blacc. Special guest R&B host Rolando Garcia will join Rob Seligmann for a sneak peek at Saturday's R&B Jukebox Christmas Show. It's the holidays on KUVO Jazz!

Dianne Reeves: Christmas Time is Here | Dec 6

Nov 30, 2018

Dianne Reeves is a force to be reckoned with. Denver resident and  world-renowned jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves celebrates her holiday album and the season with a concert of classic carols, improvisational jazz, and sumptuous vocals.

Denver raised Dianne Reeves was the recent 2018 Monterey Jazz Festival  showcase artist and is an NEA Jazz Master.

Performing with Peter Martin, Romero Lubambo, Reginald Veal, and Terreon Gully

Vince Guaraldi: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Dec 18, 2016

Nothing takes the edge off the holidays quite like the soundtrack to "A Charlie Brown Christmas" by Vince Guaraldi. The jazz musician and composer always wanted to write a standard. And since the “Peanuts” holiday special first aired in 1965, its score has become one of the most recognizable jazz recordings of all time. In 2012 “A Charlie Brown Christmas” was chosen for preservation in the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry. Its story is told by Jean Schulz, the widow of “Peanuts” creator, Charles M.