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Denver School of the Arts

The Denver School of the Arts Jazz Workshop Orchestra is performing for Studio Club on Monday, April 15 at 7 to 8 pm. Denver School of the Arts is a public magnet program of the Denver Public Schools serving 6th through 12th graders. The school is comprised of 11 art majors. Making their fourth appearance at the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival, in May of 2019, the Jazz Workshop Orchestra is one of the premier ensembles at the Denver School of the Arts.

KUVO welcomes back The Jazz Workshop Orchestra from Denver School of the Arts on Tuesday, December 11 at 7 pm, under the direction of Dave Hammond. The jazz program at Denver School of the Arts has grown to 4 bands 2 big bands and 2 combos. The Jazz Workshop Orchestra (JWO) is the top band at the school and has earned many awards and accolades over the years. Recently, the band performed at the Charles Mingus High School Competition in New Jersey to rave reviews.

KUVO Jazz welcomes the Denver School of the Arts Combo, 'Impulse' to the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio on Thursday, April 5 at 3:15 to 4pm; their repertoire includes all Charles Mingus tunes. The Combo is Chris Ferrari - Sax and clarinet, Sam Keedy - Trombone, Alec Streete - Vibes, Tony Golden - Bass and Aleks Girshevich - Drums, all students who performed at the Essentially Ellington High School festival in New York's Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick Rose stage last year, where they took second place in the national competition.

Thank you for Supporting KUVO on Colorado Gives Day!

Dec 4, 2017

What a difference a day makes! Colorado Gives Day is a successful online giving option that powers KUVO, and many non-profits in our community. Please join us in supporting KUVO’s community of jazz, blues, young up-and-coming talents, and our incredible lineup of specialty shows. Give where you live …today’s the day! Click HERE, and be sure to select KUVO under ‘Where do you want your donation directed?’

The KUVO High School/Collegiate Series kicked off in 1997 and quickly became an important part of the station’s programming. The goal was always to support young musicians, but the results have been mind-blowing.  Two decades of monthly student broadcasts have been made possible by heroic music directors, dedicated parents, hard-working students, encouraging staff and volunteers, and a host of community underwriters that provide the equipment AND PIZZA to make it all happen!

 

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