1:26 pm
Tue November 7, 2006

Nebraska Brass Presents

Touch of Class Jazz Choir joins Nebraska Brass for 3 weekend performances

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12:13 pm
Sun November 5, 2006

Robert Glaser to perform at Grand Olde Players Theatre

Pianist is longtime favorite at jazz performance series

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11:22 am
Fri November 3, 2006

Last Call to present Medeski, Scofield, Martin and Wood this weekend

Their second meeting on record continues the tradition

Omaha, Nebraska – John Medeski, Billy Martin and Chris Wood have reunited with Guitarist John Scofield for another acid jazz session. Showing us how it's done, the quartet has released Out Louder.

"It's a match made not above nor below, but rather in some altogether hipper, funkier place. "

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12:57 pm
Fri October 27, 2006

An interview with Kenny Garrett

Kenny Garrett at the 2005 Iowa City Jazz Festival.
Photo Credit: Chris Cooke/KIOS

Beyond the Wall is saxophonist's most ambitious recording to date

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Omaha, Nebraska – Kenny Garrett is one of the most accomplished musicians of his generation. Whether in the studio or on the bandstand, Garrett becomes a channel for inspired musical statements.

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9:43 am
Fri October 27, 2006

Intergeneration Orchestra Benefit Concert this weekend

Source:Intergeneration Orchestra of Omaha

Concert is Orchestra's 6th Annual

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Omaha Public Radio News
6:51 am
Fri October 20, 2006


Omaha, NE – This debate for Nebraska's second congressional district, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, was recorded at the Omaha Press Club on Wednesday, October 19th. The moderator is Gary Kerr.

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7:39 am
Wed October 11, 2006

An Interview with Patricia Barber

Chicago-based composer/vocalist/pianist/ bandleader Patricia Barber (above with Last Call host Chris Cooke) has a gift for creating deeply personal compositions, and reinterpreting already existing songs according to her own fiercely independent vision.
Photo credit: Rebecca Cooke

New release Mythologies combines jazz and Greek mythology

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10:23 am
Tue October 10, 2006

Education Today 10/10/06

Life on the Farm

Michael Lyon explores life on the farm--Gifford Farm--with guests Nancy Williams and Laura Pedersen. Gifford Farm is a local enterprise that's a great education opportunity for students and their families.

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Community Forum
10:57 am
Mon October 9, 2006

Community Forum 10/9/06

This week's guest: Rev. Thomas Massaro, S.J., Associate Professor of Moral Theology at Western Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

A'Jamal Rashad-Byndon talks with Fr. Thomas Massaro about "Faithful Citizenship", and the importance of participation in the electoral process.

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8:54 am
Thu October 5, 2006

Award winning Lorraine Jordan featured on Great Plains Bluegrass

Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road

Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road are very busy getting ready for their appearance at the upcoming Nebraska Bluegrass Festival, October 12-14, in Lincoln. She takes time this week to talk with Keith Neisler on this week's Great Plains Bluegrass

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