KIOS-FM

Mike Jacobs

Music Director

Mike Jacobs has been with KIOS since 1988 while attending the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Mike began his career at KIOS working weekends acting as local host for NPR’s Weekend Edition. He also hosted Morning Edition from 1990-1996. Mike began hosting the weekly blues program “Blues in the Afternoon” in October 1994 and took on the responsibilities of jazz programming and maintaining the music library in 1996. He has held the position of Music Director since 2002. In addition to hosting “Jazz in the Afternoon” on Wednesdays and Thursdays, Mike also helps with assembling music for “Jazz From Studio One” hosted by the advanced radio students at the Omaha Public Schools Career Center. Mike is an Omaha native and graduated from Technical High School in 1984.

Email address:mike.jacobs@ops.org

Omaha Performing Arts will present Jazz on the Green tonight at Turner Park at Midtown Crossing. The  headliner is salsa band Hector Rosado y Su Orquesta Hache!

Two new voices will take over the hosting duties on the Jazz Network heard weeknights at 9:00PM beginning Tuesday June 13.

The Jazz Heritage Series featuring the United States Air Force Band Airmen of Note with special guests will air on three consecutive afternoons May 24-26 at 2 p.m.

Jazz From Studio one airs its final show of the season this Thursday night with a focus on jazz big bands and large ensembles

  

This month's edition of Jazz From Studio One honors Women's History Month with women of jazz past and present.

The Sixty-Eighth Annual Omaha Public Schools All-City Music Festival will air Sunday February 12th at 2:00 p.m.

The February edition of Jazz From Studio One airs Thursday night at 8:00 on KIOS.

Your host this month will be KJ White, a student at Burke High School enrolled in digital video production at the Omaha Public Schools Career Center.

  

Jazz From Studio One will return to KIOS as a once a month jazz special beginning Thursday night at 8:00.

An NPR tradition every New Year's Eve since the 1970's, Toast of the Nation is the perfect audio compliment for the occasion. It's festive jazz you can party to, all night long.

8:00PM Thursday December 22

8:00PM Wednesday December 21

It was another very fine year in jazz with much to enjoy. Here's a dozen of my favorites from this past year.  Mike Jacobs, Music Director: KIOS

  

Pink Floyd was not a band that sprang out into the world fully formed. From their start as a college band

in the mid-1960's, Pink Floyd evolved over the years to become one of the most important and influential

bands in history.

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