Program Segments | KUVO/KVJZ

Program Segments

Don't miss our amazing program features, covering everything from new music to local events!

CD of the Month - Each month, KUVO Music Director Arturo Gómez carefully selects an outstanding new release  to share with our listeners.

New Music Monday - Every Monday, KUVO Music Director Arturo Gomez shares some of the greatest new releases during his program Jazz with Arturo Gomez.

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes - Every Thursday at 10:30am, DownBeat magazine writer Norman Provizer joins Jazz with Susan Gatschet to share upcoming jazz and blues events. 

Arts Reviews Bob Bows and Geoff Anderson share their latest reviews. 

Stories of Standards - Each week on Jazz with Victor Cooper, Lando's "Stories of Standards" segment examines a jazz standard or tune from the Great American Songbook.

Vinyl Vault - Night Beat host Geoff Anderson shares a record from his collection Tuesdays at 8:30pm.

30 Under 30 - To celebrate 30 years on the air and invest in the future of jazz, KUVO interviewed 30 local musicians under the age of 30. These features will be released on-air and online June 29 through October 31. 

Our selection for March reflects the annual celebration of Women’s History Month.  The all-female sextet, Lioness makes their auspicious debut with their CD, Pride, and Joy for the Posi-Tone Records label. The members of this ensemble are young females who have already established themselves as talented players on demand for live performances and recordings sessions. All the ladies in the band contributed original compositions and the cover tunes were also written by women.

As I’ve mentioned in previous writings for CD of the Month Club selections involving Front Range musicians, we are very fortunate to have so many marvelous musicians and excellent educators living among us. One of our brightest and most talented fixtures on the scene is not only a native son of the Mile High City of Denver but also a brilliant saxophonist and highly esteemed instructor, Keith Oxman.

Montgomery Music

An internationally recognized trumpeter, bandleader and educator, Bob Montgomery has been one of Denver’s most influential musicians of the past 40 years. Although a native son of Garden City, KS where he’s an inductee of the city’s Hall of Fame, Montgomery has been part of the Colorado jazz community since the late 1970s. Bob was mentored by trumpet legend Clark Terry when he toured Europe with CT’s Big Bad Band. Mr.

BCM+D

Philadelphia has produced a prodigious amount of great jazz players over the decades, one of jazz’s most fertile grounds. One can amass a spectacular all-star dream ensemble of musicians born, raised or who have resided in the City of Brotherly Love!

Walter Gorra Jazz

Throughout my fifteen year tenure as Music Director for KUVO Jazz, few of our CD of the Month selections have elicited as much joy and satisfaction as this month’s choice of the Walter Gorra Quartet’s debut, In Due Time I have had the pleasure of knowing the Gorra family since 2008, I have seen Walter mature as a brilliant jazz pianist and composer all the while he has pursued his family’s tradition of becoming a structural engineer.

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