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8:34 pm
Sat March 2, 2013

Jazz Release Of The Month: Miles Davis Quintet/Live In Europe 1969/Columbia/Legacy

The music of Miles Davis was changing dramatically in the late 1960s. Most fans of the legendary trumpeter know that in 1969 he recorded Bitches Brew, the hugely successful dawn of jazz-rock that was one of the best selling jazz records ever released. Lesser known is the working unit that Miles took with him on the road was one of the most artistically daring and visionary bands that Miles ever led. Recordings of that outfit have recently surfaced and have been released on a multi-disc set, Live In Europe 1969, The Complete Bootleg Sessions Vol. 2.

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5:11 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

IN MEMORY OF DONALD BYRD

Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II, known as Donald Byrd, passed away February 4, 2013 at the age of eighty. Byrd was a superb trumpet player whose music spanned a period of some five deacdes. After playing with Lionel Hampton before finishing high school and service in the United States Air Force, Byrd completed his bachelor's degree in music at Wayne State University in 1954 and moved to New York in 1955 to get his master's at the Manhattan School of Music.

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1:41 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

Durham Museum Lecture 2/25/13

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Spencer Davis, Professor of History at Peru State College “The American Civil War: A Look Back 150 Years Ago” Part 4 – “Where to Go from Here?: October – December, 1862”

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1:56 pm
Sat February 23, 2013

An Interview with Donny McCaslin

Donny McCaslin with Chris Cooke
Rebecca Cooke

Last Call presents an interview with saxophonist Donny McCaslin. The  saxophonist received a 2004 Grammy® nomination for “Best Jazz Instrumental Solo” for his work with the Maria Schneider Orchestra. He has also worked extensively with trumpeter Dave Douglas and his band. Inspired by the full tenor sound of Sonny Rollins, McCaslin explores a trajectory through electronic jazz on his latest effort, Casting For Gravity.

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1:30 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Durham Museum Lecture, 2/18/13

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Spencer Davis, Professor of History at Peru State College “The American Civil War: A Look Back 150 Years Ago” Part 3 – “A First ‘Turning Point’: August – September, 1862”

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8:30 pm
Sat February 16, 2013

Last Call Artist Spotlight: Pat Metheny

Guitarist Pat Metheny, whose artistry has been rewarded with multiple Grammys over the years, has won another award for his fine 2012 recording.  Metheny won in the jazz instrumental category with the album Unity Band.

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1:37 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Durham Museum Lecture 2/11/13

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Spencer Davis, Professor of History at Peru State College “The American Civil War: A Look Back 150 Years Ago” Part 2 – “Union Forces Target Richmond, Virginia: May – July, 1862”

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2:32 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Omaha and Millard Schools Order Cleaner Buses

Blue Bird Vision Bus

The Omaha and Millard Public Schools ordered more than 400 Blue Bird Propane-Powered Vision school buses, each equipped with ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel systems.

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1:19 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Durham Museum Lecture, 2/4/13

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Spencer Davis, Professor of History at Peru State College “The American Civil War: A Look Back 150 Years Ago” Part 1 – “Into the Unknown: January – April, 1862”

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