Omaha, Nebraska – Jazz in the Afternoon and Jazz Junction will present Christmas Jazz music this week.
Hosts Chris Cooke and Mike Jacobs will feature a lively mix of classic and new Christmas Jazz recordings on Tuesday and Wednesay's Jazz in the Afternoon broadcasts. Tuesday's broadcast will feature music from Jorge Nila and the Jazz Ninjas, Diana Krall, Eric Reed, and others.
Holiday favorites presented by the Midwest's most well-known brass quintet
By Chris Cooke
Omaha, Nebraska – The Nebraska Brass presents their most popular concert of the year, "A Nebraska Brass Christmas", this week. The concert has become a family tradition with a variety of familiar holiday favorites as performed by the Midwest's most well-known brass quintet. There are several concert performances to choose from:
Thursday, December 7 - All Saints Episcopal Church, 9302 Blondo Street, Omaha, Nebraska - 7:30 p.m.
Member of Dave Holland's Big Band which has won the 71st Annual Downbeat Reader's Poll
By Chris Cooke
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Omaha, Nebraska – Robin Eubanks is one of the leading trombonists on today's jazz scene.
As a member of the Dave Holland Big Band, which has won the "jazz group, big band" category in the 71st Annual Readers Poll in Downbeat magazine, Eubanks' trombone playing is internationally acclaimed.
Omaha, Nebraska – New York Baritone Saxophonist Frank Basile returns to Omaha Wednesday night for a performance in the Old Market.
Frank Basile is an Omaha raised baritone saxophonist who resides in New York City and has performed with the Vanguard Orchestra, Mingus Big Band, Dizzy Gillespie Alumni Big Band, Michael Bluble and many others.