KUVO/KVJZ public radio, affiliated with NPR and a part of Rocky Mountain PBS, has served the community since 1985 with jazz, blues, news and a weekend lineup of culturally rich diverse programming. The station is on 89.3FM Denver, 89.7FM Breckenridge, 88.5FM Vail and online at kuvo.org.

We broadcast the very best in jazz, Latin jazz and blues - in addition to fifteen locally-produced, host-inspired, culturally diverse programs. These inlcude Latin and Native American programs, Brazilian music. and a Gospel show.  Music shows are integrated with NPR news, our local morning program First Take with Lando and Chavis, and special features.  We air several nationally-syndicated programs from NPR, including Piano Jazz and Jazzfrom Lincoln Center. 

KUVO features live broadcasts of local high school and collegiate musicians, as well as national touring artists, from its Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio. Our High School / Collegiate Series has aired for 17 years; more than 3,300 young musicians have performed live, on-the-air from KUVO. We are an active participant in the Denver and Colorado cultural scenes, supporting and promoting musicians, as well as other creative performers; taking part in many local events, festivals and community happenings.

KUVO was Colorado's first FM station to broadcast in Hybrid Digital (HD) and we are now broadcasting three separate streams: the main KUVO programming, available over the airwaves and streaming over the Internet, and two HD streaming stations. HD2 provides Jazz with Bob Parlocha, Classical 24, The Dianne Rehm Show, and other national NPR programs. HD3, The Other Side of KUVO, is an eclectic music mix including folk, bluegrass, CelticWorld, ambient chill, electronica, blues, progressive country, and even a little modern jazz. 

KUVO has won many national and local awards, including Major Market Jazz Station of the Year (2005, 2006) from JazzWeek Magazine. 

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Jazz89 KUVO has a 31-year history of great music, awards, accomplishments and "Firsts" in the broadcast radio industry.  Visit our website to see what we are all about.

You can listen to KUVO at 89.3FM in Denver, 88.5FM in Vail and 89.7 in Breckenridge. You can also listen online, or download the KUVO App for access to KUVO’s programming anywhere, anytime. 

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The KUVO/KVJZ Public Radio App allows you to listen to great Jazz, Blues, Latin Jazz, News and all of KUVO's programming - ANYTIME, FROM ANYWHERE. The App is free and available to download for the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android phones.  

The app provides features such as pausing and rewinding the live audio, and viewing the program guide all at once! You can explore national NPR programs On Demand, search for programs, bookmark a program for later, and wake up to KUVO with the alarm clock! The App is free and available
to download for the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android phones. Find it using the links below or by searching for "KUVO Public Radio" in the Appstore or Marketplace.




Rocky Mountain Public Media exists to strengthen the civic fabric of Colorado.


Integrity. We aspire to engage a diverse community in ways that build mutual trust and respect. We take seriously our responsibility to operate with the highest level of transparency, accountability, and inclusivity.

Commitment. We will engage our staff, supporters, and the Colorado community with the genuine intent to educate, inspire, and evoke meaningful conversations.

CollaborationWe believe collaboration must be embraced equally by the individual and the organization in all we do, and extended purposefully in our relationships throughout the communities we serve.


KUVO/KVJZ is an independent, public radio station dedicated to providing distinctive music, news, and information programming which reflects the values and cultural diversity of its listener community.