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.
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”
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.
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?”
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.