The pantheon of jazz trumpet players includes familiar names such as Davis, Gillespie, Brown, Hubbard and Morgan. There are, however, numerous lesser known trumpet players whose music comprises an essential part of jazz history. One of our contemporary trumpet masters, Brian Lynch, embarked upon a project focusing upon some of the unsung heroes – and thus the title for this project, the second volume of which is our album of the month for December.
CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Lesley Hazelton, Middle East Reporter for Time, The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, and Harper’s, and author of “The First Muslim” and “After the Prophet” ‘The First Muslim”
The Nebraska Jazz Orchestra is pleased to announce its 2013-2014 concert season. Season tickets are now available at $90 for adults and $45 for students, a 10% savings off the door price. General admission tickets for individual concerts may also be purchased in advance or at the door for each concert. General admission prices are Adults $25 and Students $12.50. Concert dates, times and locations are listed below.
Learning from the Master | featuring Bobby Watson Tuesday, January 14, 2014 ● 7:30 pm
AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY – NEBRASKA EDUCATION REFORM TOWN HALL – Michelle Malkin, nationally-syndicated columnist, and author of “The Culture of Corruption: Obama and His Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks and Cronies” “The Common Core Curriculum”
CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Earl Stubbe, retired Superintendent of the Ft. LeBoeuf Schools in Waterford, Pennsylvania, and member of the 20th Air Force, 315th Bomb Wing in Guam, World War II “Americans Fighting for Peace in Asia”
During my next semester at Temple University in Philadelphia, 1955, I learned that WFLN was looking for announcers and decided to audition. Yes, the WFLN. Which I had often heard as a student at Swarthmore. After all, I knew something about classical music, knew fairly well how to pronounce a few languages or to sound as if I did. Moreover I had a pleasant, resonant microphone-ready, normally- required speaking voice…...