Mike Jacobs http://kios.org en KIOS BLUES CHART JUNE 2014 http://kios.org/post/kios-blues-chart-june-2014 <p><strong>ARTIST / CD TITLE / RECORD LABEL</strong></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 03:29:12 +0000 Mike Jacobs 49576 at http://kios.org KIOS BLUES CHART JUNE 2014 Jazz CD of the Month: Gerald Beckett / The Messenger / Summit Records http://kios.org/post/jazz-cd-month-gerald-beckett-messenger-summit-records <p>Flautist <strong>Gerald Beckett</strong> has recorded another fine addition to his growing catalogue as a leader. His fifth release, <em>The Messenger</em>, on Summit Records, features his working quintet burning through hard bop pieces by Lee Morgan, "Aniticlimax", and Bud Powell's "Tempus Fugit". He leads the group on quieter works such as the Duke Pearson line" Idle Moments" and Beckett's own "Sunset Place", co-written with Eugene Pilner. There is also a nice Latin tune on the program titled "Lupe's Ride", written by Sharman Duran, the daughter of guitarist Eddie Duran.<br /> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:50:19 +0000 Mike Jacobs 49571 at http://kios.org Jazz CD of the Month: Gerald Beckett / The Messenger / Summit Records KIOS BLUES CHART MAY 2014 http://kios.org/post/kios-blues-chart-may-2014 <p><strong>ARTIST / CD TITLE / RECORD LABEL</strong></p> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 15:00:32 +0000 Mike Jacobs 7320 at http://kios.org KIOS BLUES CHART MAY 2014 Jazz From Studio One: May http://kios.org/post/jazz-studio-one-may <p><strong>MAY&nbsp; 1:&nbsp;&nbsp; GREAT JAZZ DRUMMERS FROM YESTERDAY &amp; TODAY</strong><br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; An hour of great jazz from legendary drummers of yesteryear and<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; some that are making an impact on today's jazz scene. Art Blakey, Thu, 01 May 2014 16:54:38 +0000 Mike Jacobs 46538 at http://kios.org Jazz From Studio One: May Jazz From Studio One: March 2014 http://kios.org/post/jazz-studio-one-march-2014 <p><strong>MARCH&nbsp; 6th: WOMEN IN JAZZ FOR WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH</strong><br />We celebrate Women's History Month with an hour of music from some of the top women in jazz today. Cheryl Bentyne, Rene Marie and Gretchen Parlato are a few of the great artists on tonight's program.<br /><br /><strong>MARCH 20th: ALTO SAXOPHONISTS</strong><br />Charlie Parker, Jackie McLean and Cannonball Adderley will be featured in this hour of music from some of the great alto saxophonists from yesteryear and some of the fine players on today's scene such as Gilad Edelman and Kenny Garrett.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 03:34:18 +0000 Mike Jacobs 43626 at http://kios.org Jazz From Studio One: March 2014 Jazz From Studio One: February 2014 http://kios.org/post/jazz-studio-one-february-2014 <p><strong>FEBRUARY&nbsp; 6: SOME OF THE BEST JAZZ FROM 2004:</strong>We go back a decade and listen to some of the fine recordings from 2004. The show includes music from Stefon Harris, Diana Krall, Gary Burton and more!<br /><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>FEBRUARY 20: PART TWO OF JAZZ FROM 2004:</strong> </strong>More of some of the notable jazz recordings of 2004 including music from Giacomo Gates, Winard Harper and Roseanna Vitro.</p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 06:53:56 +0000 Mike Jacobs 42387 at http://kios.org Jazz From Studio One: February 2014 Jazz From Studio One: January, 2014 http://kios.org/post/jazz-studio-one-january-2014 <p><strong>Jazz From Studio One</strong> returns in 2014 with more great jazz music, produced by the students of the Omaha Public Schools radio broadcasting program.</p><p>The New Year starts with:</p><p><strong>January 9: Best Jazz of 1964&nbsp; </strong>Some of the notable jazz recordings of 1964 featuring George Benson, Sarah Vaughan, Dave Brubeck, McCoy Tyner and more.</p><p>Our next program will be..</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 16:58:58 +0000 Mike Jacobs 41337 at http://kios.org Jazz From Studio One: January, 2014 Toast of the Nation to air New Year's Eve on KIOS http://kios.org/post/toast-nation-air-new-years-eve-kios <p><font face="Arial" size="2">An NPR tradition every New Year's Eve since 1979, Toast of the Nation is perfect for the occasion. It's jazz you can party to, all night from coast to coast,with countdowns to midnight in all four continental time zones. Spirited, improvised, grooving and swinging, each segment is a stop in a sequence of celebrations and contributing something new to the musical feast. Toast of the Nation is co-produced by WBGO FM in Newark, New Jersey and NPR Music.</font></p> Sun, 29 Dec 2013 02:52:26 +0000 Mike Jacobs 40851 at http://kios.org Toast of the Nation to air New Year's Eve on KIOS Jazz Piano Christmas http://kios.org/post/jazz-piano-christmas <p>KIOS will present "Jazz Piano Christmas" on Monday, December 23rd at 8:00pm.</p><p>This program, produced by NPR Music,&nbsp; brings you another great concert from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Artists Andy Bey,Stanley Cowell, Sullivan Fortner, Michelle Rosewoman and others will perform their favorite holiday songs.</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 04:45:12 +0000 Mike Jacobs 40522 at http://kios.org Jazz Piano Christmas Mike's Favorite Blues and R&B CD's of 2013 http://kios.org/post/mikes-favorite-blues-and-rb-cds-2013 <p><strong>The James Hunter Six / Minute By Minute / Fantasy</strong><br />Ben Harper &amp; Charlie Musselwhite / Get Up! / Stax<br />Ronnie Earl &amp; The Broadcasters / Just For Today / Stony Plain<br />James Cotton / Cotton Mouth Man / Alligator<br />Dayna Kurtz / Secret Canon Vol. 2 / M.C.<br />Candye Kane / Coming Out Swingin' / Vizztone<br />Roomful of Blues / 45 Live / Alligator<br />Valerie June / Pushin' Against A Stone / Concord<br />Shawn Holt &amp; The Teardrops / Daddy Told Me / Blind Pig<br />Guy Davis / Juba Dance / M.C.<br />Jim Allchin / Q.E.D. / Self Release Tue, 03 Dec 2013 17:01:50 +0000 Mike Jacobs 39708 at http://kios.org Mike's Favorite Blues and R&B CD's of 2013