Music http://kios.org en Last Call Rotation http://kios.org/post/last-call-rotation <p><strong><font face="Arial" size="2"><font size="2">Week Of JULY 6, 2014</font></font></strong></p><p align="left"><font face="Arial" size="2"><b>ARTIST / CD TITLE / RECORD LABEL</b></font></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:10:00 +0000 Chris Cooke 7332 at http://kios.org Last Call Rotation Jazz In The Afternoon Rotation http://kios.org/post/jazz-afternoon-rotation <p><strong><font face="Arial"><font size="2">WEEK OF: July 6, 2014</font></font></strong></p><p><font face="Arial"><font size="2">ARTIST / CD TITLE / RECORD LABEL</font></font></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:00:46 +0000 Chris Cooke 7324 at http://kios.org Jazz In The Afternoon Rotation Jazz Calendar (Updated 7 / 7 / 2014) http://kios.org/post/jazz-calendar-updated-7-7-2014 <p><span class="fsl"><wbr /></span></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 KIOS 7397 at http://kios.org Jazz Calendar (Updated 7 / 7 / 2014) Jazz CD of the Month: Louis Hayes / Return of the Jazz Communicators / Smoke Sessions http://kios.org/post/jazz-cd-month-louis-hayes-return-jazz-communicators-smoke-sessions <p>Legendary jazz drummer <strong>Louis Hayes</strong> and his band recorded a set of music last year at Smoke Jazz Club in New York City. The set draws the listener in with twelve numbers of sustained brilliance and is the "Return of the Jazz Communicators".</p><p>It swings!</p><p>Louis Hayes knows a thing or two about swing. He co-founded the Jazz Communicators with trumpeter Freddie Hubbard in 1967, after offering to present a summer's worth of performances in a club in Manhattan with a band that had not actually been founded at the time of the offer!</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 21:13:04 +0000 Chris Cooke 48126 at http://kios.org Jazz CD of the Month: Louis Hayes / Return of the Jazz Communicators / Smoke Sessions 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 CD of the Month: Eric Alexander / Chicago Fire / High Note http://kios.org/post/jazz-cd-month-eric-alexander-chicago-fire-high-note <p>On <em>Chicago Fire</em>, <strong>Eric Alexander</strong> demonstrates again why he is one of the busiest saxophonists on today's jazz scene. Alexander has a fully developed voice on the saxophone and can blow with the best of them. Harold Mabern, one of the greatest jazz pianists ever, is in the studio, as is bassist John Webber and drummer Joe Farnsworth.&nbsp; Additionally, special guest Jeremy Pelt steps in for a few tracks and demonstrates his mainstream credentials. This gathering of total professionals creates a smoking session!</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 01:33:13 +0000 Chris Cooke 46570 at http://kios.org Jazz CD of the Month: Eric Alexander / Chicago Fire / High Note Last Call CD of the Month: Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio / Follow The Sun / Delmark http://kios.org/post/last-call-cd-month-kahil-elzabars-ritual-trio-follow-sun-delmark <p>Legendary Chicago Drummer &amp; Bandleader <strong>Kahil El'Zabar</strong> continues to add fine recordings to an already impressive discography of discs firmly in the jazz avant-garde but rooted in straight-ahead jazz. Zabar's latest effort with his longstanding Ritual Trio band, <strong>Follow The Sun</strong>, continues in that direction.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:42:12 +0000 Chris Cooke 42651 at http://kios.org Last Call CD of the Month: Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio / Follow The Sun / Delmark 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