Jazz in the Afternoon Tuesday and Thursday

Tuesday and Thursday, 1pm - 3pm

For over thirty years, Jazz in the Afternoon has brought you mainstream jazz here on KIOS FM. Every Tuesday-Friday from 1:00-3:00PM Chris Cooke, Mike Jacobs and Gordon Spencer present the wide spectrum of jazz recordings dating back to the "golden age" of jazz in the 1920's through it's evolution in swing, bop, Latin and other styles right up to today's new releases. We also have a strong commitment to keeping you up to date on the local scene bringing you artists from the Omaha, Council Bluffs and Lincoln areas and partnering with local non-profit organizations to publicize major jazz concerts in our area with music and interviews. Straight-ahead and in the pocket. Jazz in the Afternoon is your ticket to great jazz music during the weekdays here at KIOS. Have a question or comment? Write us at jazz@kios.org

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11:00 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Jazz Calendar (Updated 3 / 02 / 2015)

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3:33 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

An Interview with Randy Brecker

Trumpeter Randy Brecker has helped shape the sound of jazz music since the 1970s. From his influential jazz rock records with his brother, saxophonist Michael Brecker in the Brecker Brothers to outstanding projects with straight ahead jazz big bands all over the world, Randy Brecker has recorded dozens of outstanding jazz albums over the last several decades  His trumpet and flugelhorn performances have been on hundreds of albums by a wide range of artists including James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, Frank Sinatra, Steely Dan, Jaco Pastorius and Frank Zappa.

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11:30 am
Tue February 24, 2015

Jazz Night In America: Wednesday Night Webcast

The next Jazz Night In America  webcast on February 25th will be: Marcus Roberts and the Modern Jazz Generation

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2:30 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Jazz In The Afternoon Rotation

WEEK OF:  February 22, 2015

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7:08 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

KIOS Jazz CD Of The Month: JOSHUA BRUNEAU – BRIGHT IDEA – Cellar Live Records

From the opening beat you're in for an exciting musical ride when you take trumpeter Joshua Bruneau's new release “Bright Idea” out for a spin. This enthusiastic and crackling session features compositions and soloing that lure the listener in and perhaps make one more than a little bit jealous of those fortunate to be in attendance at Smalls Jazz Club in New York City when this live session was recorded.

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7:04 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

KIOS Jazz CD Of The Month: Charles Lloyd / Manhattan Stories / Resonance

Resonance Records has released a number of historic jazz recordings in the last few years. In 2014 the label released the roof-raising John Coltrane: Offering two disc set, featured on Last Call and reviewed on these webpages. The companion recording on the label is the immediately more accessible Charles Lloyd: Manhattan Stories.    

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8:32 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

Jazz In The Afternoon Tuesday & Thursday Best of 2014

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10:32 pm
Sat December 27, 2014

NPR's Toast of the Nation 2014/2015

NPR's Toast of the Nation 2014/2015 airs 8:00PM Dec 31 - 4:00AM Jan 1 on KIOS-FM

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11:31 am
Mon December 22, 2014

A Jazz Piano Christmas

A Jazz Piano Christmas airs Tuesday, December 23 at 8:00pm on KIOS.

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10:30 am
Mon December 22, 2014

An Afro Blue Christmas

An Afro Blue Christmas  will air Monday, December 22 at 8:00pm on KIOS.

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