Jazz
11:42 am
Wed July 23, 2008

Jazz in June Festival

Eight part series continues Thursday night on KIOS.

Omaha, Nebraska – 2008 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Jazz in June Festival. The festival in Norman, Oklahoma is a highlight of the annual festival scene in the midwest. For the past few years, over 50,000 jazz fans have converged in Norman to enjoy the festival.

Highlights from the 2006 Jazz in June Festival will be broadcast over KIOS this summer.

The sixth installment will air on Thursday night. Making return appearances, listeners will hear sets from The Red Rhythm Band, as well as from Brian Gorrell and Jazz Company, featuring Shane Conaway.

Part 6 of the 8 part series of the 2006 Jazz in June Festival highlights will be aired at 8pm Thursday on KIOS. The series is produced by Jim Johnson of KGOU Radio. For more information about the festival you may visit www.jazzinjune.org.(Photo of Brian Gorrell by Bill Wilburn.)