Music Notes

The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra (CJRO) will present their favorite big band jazz arrangements for an evening of hard swinging masterworks January 23 at the Lone Tree Arts Center.

“Colorado’s best musicians will be passionately delivering the swinging blues, beautiful ballads and Latin jazz that speak most to them,” said CJRO Founder and Director, Art Bouton. “Needless to say, the audience is in for a real treat.”

Running Tunes: An Interview with Bobby Greene

Jun 6, 2014
Candy Gordon

(Pianist Bobby Greene and bassist D Minor play The Mercury Café on Fridays at 9:30 p.m.)

The following is an excerpt from a lengthy interview I conducted with Bobby Greene on May 16, 2014. In this excerpt I focus on the struggle in a student’s life, when the young musician determines that a career in music is possible.

Live Music in May

May 7, 2014

Throughout May we have more great performances coming up in the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio. If you're not a member of the Studio Club, consider becoming one - you could be sitting in our intimate studio, listening to world class music. If you are a Studio Club member, contact Arvida via e-mail or by phone at 303-446-7631 to reserve your seats for any of these performances. 

Coming to Dazzle on May 10 and 11: Regina Carter's Southern Comfort. When you pledge $120 to KUVO today and pay with a credit or debit card, or by Electronic Funds Transfer, you may receive tickets to one of these sure to be sold out shows as a thank you from us.

regina carter - violin
marvin sewell - guitar
will holshouser - accordion
chris lightcap - bass
alvester garnett - drums

Tonight's Vinyl Vault

Apr 29, 2014

Tuesday's at 8:30, Geoff Anderson presents the Vinyl Vault. Tonight, we’ll hear some tracks from their second album overall and their first album on Atlantic Records from the Manhattan Transfer. Released in 1975, it has a great swinging version of “Tuxedo Junction,” a sultry “Java Jive” and more.

Check out how the Transfers sounded back at the beginning, tonight at 8:30 on the Vinyl Vault on KUVO.