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 and Mike Jacobs 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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10:00 pm
Sun April 26, 2015

Jazz Night In America: Wednesday Night Webcast

The next Jazz Night In America  webcast on April  29th will be: Akua Dixon At Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival

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10:00 pm
Sun April 26, 2015

Jazz Calendar (Updated 4 / 26 / 2015)

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8:00 pm
Sun April 26, 2015

Jazz In The Afternoon Rotation

WEEK OF:  April 26, 2015

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4:45 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

An Interview with Kurt Elling

Celebrated GRAMMY®  winning Jazz vocalist Kurt Elling will perform at the Holland Performing Arts Center this week. Two presentations of "Elling Swings Sinatra" will take place at the 1200 Club at the Holland Center at 7:30 & 9:30 PM on Thursday, April 23rd.

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1:47 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

KIOS Jazz CD Of The Month: Dave Stryker / Messin' with Mr. T / Strikezone Records

Guitarist Dave Stryker has been reliably delivering solid recordings for over two decades. With a wonderful tone, impressive chops and a knack for combining stimulating improvisation with accessible compositions, Stryker's music lures the listener with impeccable good vibes. In his latest release among some 30 as leader or co-leader, Stryker pays his respects to a former employer and, no surprise, an individual whose own style embraced the very qualities displayed on this album, Stanley Turrentine.

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3:57 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

An Interview with Tierney Sutton

Jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton returned to Omaha for  After Blue: The Joni Mitchell Project at the 1200 Club at the Holland Performing Arts Center. Two shows were presented on Friday, March 27th, at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., the first show to a nearly sold out venue. Audience members responded with enthusiastic applause to presentations of Joni Mitchell's material by Sutton and her trio.  

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11:41 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Remembering Bob Parlocha

Bob Parlocha, host of the WFMT Radio Network’s Jazz Network, passed away unexpectedly Sunday afternoon, March 15th.  Parlocha died of a heart attack and had been rehabilitating from an illness over the past year. He was 76. Bob Parlocha was based in the Bay Area and was the first and only host of the Jazz Network, a program heard daily on stations throughout the United States. He was also a tenor and soprano saxophone player.

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7:50 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

KIOS Jazz CD Of The Month: Steve Turre / Spiritman / Smoke Sessions Records

Spiritman, the latest release ​from trombonist and Omaha native Steve Turre, is the latest in along line of recordings that puts Turre's masterful skills as a player, bandleader and composer on full display. It covers the gamut from hard bop to ballads, to blues and funk.

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