Wed August 2, 2006
Kerry Strayer Septet to perform at Jazz on the Green
Joslyn presents Kansas City favorite
By Chris Cooke
Omaha, Nebraska – The Jazz on the Green Concert Series continues Thursday with the Kerry Strayer Septet. The jazz saxophonist and his band will perform a wide variety of jazz tunes, from Big Band swing to modern jazz and original compositions, all bearing Strayer's unique sound. Stayer is a highly regarded presence on the Kansas City Jazz scene. Jazz on the Green Thursday concerts begin at 7 pm and run approximately 2 hours (the lawn opens to concert-goers at 3 pm and closes at approximately 9:30 pm). The Jazz on the Green Concert Series runs through August 24. Admission is free to the concerts at Joslyn Art Museum, located at 22nd and Dodge Streets, and on the web at www.joslyn.org.
Chris Cooke is the host of Jazz in the Afternoon and Last Call on KIOS-FM.