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3:00 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Jazz Calendar (Updated 3 / 27 / 2015)

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3:57 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

An Interview with Tierney Sutton

Jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton will return to Omaha for  After Blue: The Joni Mitchell Project at the 1200 Club at the Holland Performing Arts Center. Two shows will be presented on Friday, March 27th, at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. For more information you may visit omahaperformingarts.org  

Jazz in the Afternoon host Chris Cooke recently spoke with Tierney Sutton about “After Blue” in addition to her work as a jazz vocal instructor and her sources of inspiration, which include Joni Mitchell.

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5:50 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Jazz Night In America: Wednesday Night Webcast

The next Jazz Night In America  webcast on March 25th will be: The Best Of Jazz Night In America, Season One (So Far)

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11:00 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Jazz In The Afternoon Rotation

WEEK OF:  March 22, 2015

ARTIST / CD TITLE / RECORD LABEL

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1:34 pm
Mon March 23, 2015

Omaha Press Club, 3/23/15

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – John Crook, retired principal of Westside High School; Cherie Larson, Director of Instructional Service at the Plattsmouth Community School District “Common Core – The Pros and Cons”

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10:00 pm
Sat March 21, 2015

Last Call Rotation

Week of March 22, 2015:

Artist / CD Title / Record Label

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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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1:04 pm
Mon March 16, 2015

University of Nebraska at Omaha Lecture, 3/16/15

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – Assaf Gavron, American Israeli Cooperative Enterprise Visiting Scholar “How Do You Say ‘Bananafish’ in Hebrew?”

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1:22 pm
Mon March 9, 2015

Center for Faith Studies Lecture, 3/9/15

CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE– Christian Piatt, Director of Premium Content for the Interfaith Website, Patheos, and the Director of Growth and Development for First Christian Church in Portland, Oregon “Post Christian: What’s Left? Can We Fix It? Do We Care?”

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7:31 pm
Sat March 7, 2015

Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet/Intents and Purposes/Enja Records

Rez Abbasi presents a new recording for jazz fans which takes well-known jazz rock 1970s anthems in a new direction. Many fans of jazz-rock are familiar with some of the most well-known 1970s anthems from the supergroups that attracted huge followings worldwide, such as Return to Forever, Weather Report, Billy Cobham, Herbie Hancock, and others.  Some listeners may have desired from time to time to hear these selections through a different, more subtle, less noisy lens.

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