A'Jamal Rashad-Byndon interviews Dr. Sam Walker of the Criminal Justice Department at UNO.

This week Sam Walker, professor in the Criminal Justice Department at UNO, talks about police accountability and how to make improvements within police departments.

Image source: Grand Olde Players Theatre

Joey Gulizia and the G Notes scheduled to perform

Omaha, Nebraska – The Jazz on Stage series at the Grand Olde Players Theatre continues Sunday with a performance by the G Notes.

Led by Joey Gulizia, the G Notes feature some of the area's best musicians including the legendary Joe Genovesi on clarinet. The group plays Mainstream, New Orleans, and Latin Jazz.

Marching Bands

New host Michael Lyon talks with Michelle Johnson, who serves as supervisor of instrumental music for the Omaha Public Schools, about marching bands.

This week's guest: Terri Dameron, member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

A'Jamal Rashad-Byndon talks with Terri Dameron about Native American issues, Indian spirituality and life on the Pine Ridge reservation.

Veteran guitarist creates richly satisfying disc for progressive jazz fans

Omaha, Nebraska – Saturday night?s Last Call will feature music from one of the finest guitarists on today's jazz scene. Mike Stern is back with an outstanding recording: Who Let the Cats Out?

On Stern's thirteenth release as a leader, the award winning three-time Grammy nominee continues to blur the boundaries between jazz, funk, blues and rock with eleven unique originals.

Photo source: Pi Recordings

Legendary jazz group releases 2 CD set

A'Jamal Rashad-Byndon interviews Roy Ghim from Nebraskans For Peace.

This week's guest is South High School teacher Roy Ghim, a representative for the Nebraskans For Peace Palestinian Rights Taskforce. He discusses peace issues and the People's Film Festival.

Photo credit: Chris Cooke

Educator/Bandleader explores the cutting edge of jazz with a firm straight ahead foundation

Hear the entire interview (18:24)

New record from jazz guitar legend

Omaha, Nebraska – Saturday night?s Last Call will feature music from one of the legends of jazz guitar on the progressive jazz scene.

Host Chris Cooke will feature selections from Guitarist John McLaughlin's latest, Industrial Zen, on Verve records.

The disc recalls the energetic music created by McLaughlin in his 70?s Mahavishnu Orchestra days, with an exciting band on board for the date.

Talk Like a Pirate Day; Japan's new prince

Cindy Workman talks with Creighton history professor Eileen Dugan about pirates, in honor of International "Talk Like a Pirate" Day (Sept. 19th); then, a discussion of the implications of the birth of a baby boy to Japan's Princess Kiko on Sept. 6th, with Creighton history professor Christopher Gerteis.


OPS Student Spotlight:

Highlighting extraordinary students

Supe's On: Interviews with OPS Superintendent Mark Evans