Chris Cooke

Jazz host

Chris Cooke has been a voice on public radio in Omaha since 1989. Working at KVNO-FM during college, Cooke hosted a weekend progressive jazz show on the station in addition to working as an on-air announcer. In November 1992, Cooke signed on at KIOS-FM and has been there ever since. He has hosted the Tuesday and Thursday editions of Jazz in the Afternoon since 1996 and has hosted Last Call since that year. A long time fan of jazz music, Cooke enjoys talking with the musicians who make jazz music and presenting those conversations with listeners. When not hosting or listening to jazz, on record or in person, Cooke maintains a busy schedule as a self-employed web design consultant.


Jazz From Studio One : May
1st and 3rd Thursdays at 8:00PM

Programs for May, 2015:

May 7: Great Jazz Drummers Through The Years
May 21: Jazz Grab Bag

Last Call celebrates the 70th Birthday of one of the drum legends of our time, Steve Gadd.