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

ARTIST / CD TITLE / RECORD LABEL

1.JOHNNY RAWLS / TIGER IN A CAGE / CATFOOD

2.TORONZO CANNON / THE CHICAGO WAY / ALLIGATOR

3.R.B STONE / SOME CALL IT FREEDOM  / MIDDLE MOUNTAIN

4.BENNY TURNER / WHEN SHE'S GONE / NOLA BLUE

5.TOMMY Z / BLIZZARD OF BLUES / SOUTH BLOSSOM

6.TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND / LET ME GET BY / FANTASY

7.BOB MARGOLIN / MY ROAD / STEADY ROLLIN'

8.JOYANN PARKER & SWEET TEA / ON THE ROCKS / SELF

9.ANNI PIPER / MORE GUITARS THAN FRIENDS / SUGAR DADDY

KIOS adds another new show to the schedule with Latin Perspective, hosted by Tony  Vasquez. It will debut tonight at 8:00PM.

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