Prestige/Rudy Van Gelder Remasters Series

The adventuresome Out There recorded 46 years ago this month

Omaha, Nebraska – On Saturday night's Last Chris Cooke will present music that still pushes the outside of the envelope...46 years after it was recorded.

Eric Dolphy's Out There is a stunning statement from a reedman who was exploring the frontiers of jazz with confidence.

Dolphy, on alto saxophone, flute, B-Flat and bass clarinets is joined by Ron Carter on cello, George Duvivier on bass and Roy Haynes on drums.

The 6th annual festival at Metropolitan Community College

Image Source: Joslyn Art Museum

Blues and more at Jazz on the Green Thursday

Omaha, NE – When Bob Husz, of Council Bluffs underwent his first month of chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2004 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, he found himself emotionally down. At his wife Jane's suggestion, he sought a task that would allow him to keep a positive goal in mind during his treatment.

Chris Cooke/KIOS

The Hammond B-3 player known for his Wes Montgomery recordings

Image credit: Joslyn Art Museum

Joslyn presents Kansas City favorite

Swing with the 17 piece ensemble on Thursday night

Stefan Gaspar & The Jazz Factory to perform Thursday night

Outdoor music series to continue through Labor Day

Omaha, Nebraska – If you've put off seeing live jazz music in a local park or recreation area this summer, why not enjoy the opportunity while it lasts?

Local jazz musicians are performing at parks, plazas, and other outdoor venues in the Omaha area through Labor Day. For your consideration are three local music series which present free admission concerts.


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