ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – January, 2013 (and some related comment)
The November, 2012 issue of The Atlantic contained a pitifully myopic article entitled “The End of Jazz”. Essentially, its author argued that since the traditional songbook has become passe and with nothing new coming into the jazz repertoire since 1960 the music has exhausted its relevancy. What we have here is a severe case of ignoratio elenchi.
NEBRASKA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION TRI-CONFERENCE LECTURE – Tom Osborne, former head football coach and retiring Athletic Director at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, former Third District Republican Congressman, and founder of the TeamMates Mentoring Program
NPR Music brings you another great concert from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Jazz Piano Christmas presents NEA Jazz Master Ellis Marsalis, Jason Marsalis, Geri Allen, and Taylor Eigsti and other artists who will perform their favorite holiday songs. Tune in for JAZZ PIANO CHRISTMAS XXIIIon Monday, December 24th at 8:00pm on KIOS,
Here's an overview of the special holiday programs we'll be airing on Tuesday, December 25:
9:00am - Tinsel Tales: NPR Christmas Favorites Hosted by Lynn Neary, Christmas stories featured on NPR over the years by Jay Allison, Lee Stringer, Sylvia Seymour and Paul Auster, Bailey White, John McIlwraith, Jay O'Callahan, Chuch Kramer, David Sedaris, Scott Simon, and John Henry Faulk
INSTITUTE FOR HOLOCAUST EDUCATION LECTURE – Milton Kleinberg, Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Senior Market Sales, Inc., in Omaha, Nebraska “Memories of My Childhood: During and After the Holocaust, 1937 – 1951”