[JPL] Today jazz89 KUVO turns 21, Yeah! we're legal.
jturton at comcast.net
Tue Aug 29 17:53:08 EDT 2006
Conrats to Arturo and everyone at KUVO.
An auspicious date to celebrate an anniversary. I'll raise a glass
with you and toast to many more.
And with luck our beloved New Orleans and the Gulf Coast will soon
turn the corner
On Aug 29, 2006, at 12:42 PM, Arturo wrote:
> It was on August 29th, 1985 that jazz89KUVO, "The Oasis in The City"
> broadcasted for the very first time. It was from a makeshift studio
> with a
> board a local commercial AM radio station had thrown away, it was
> in a room
> that had egg cartons on the wall pretending to be an on-air studio.
> As good
> fortune would have it, the FCC gave this day in history to be our
> first day,
> serendipitous for a jazz station since it is the day Charles
> "Yardbird" Parker was born.
> This Thursday the 31st we will have our official coming of age
> party with
> our own wine brand and others in a wine tasting party with Colorado
> other than the most famous one, gourmet buffet, over 200 hundred
> guests-major donors, studio and music club members, listeners and
> others. We
> will also present the Winard Harper Sextet live in our Oasis
> Studio with Bösendorfer piano. You can listen to their performance
> via our
> CD quality stream,
> www.kuvo.org at 7:30pm, MTN time.
> Paraphrasing the old Virginia Slims cigarette ad from TV, "we've
> come a long
> way, baby!"
> Arturo Gómez
> Music Director, jazz89KUVO
> The Oasis In The City
> Colorado's First HD FM Radio Station
> Celebrating 10 Years of Live Performances!
> 2006 & 2005 Jazz Station of the Year!!
> PS On a sad note we all know that 8-29-2005 was the day jazz's
> was changed forever.
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