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12:41 pm
Sat March 10, 2007

Vocalist Camille DeVore Schmidt to perform at Grand Olde Players Theatre

Vocalist continues Jazz on Stage series

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Jazz
9:27 am
Tue March 6, 2007

Kerry Strayer to perform at Nebraska Jazz Festival

Saxophonist to appear with members of the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra

Omaha, Nebraska – Kansas City saxophonist Kerry Strayer and selected members of the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra will wrap up the Nebraska Jazz Festival on Saturday night.

The Nebraska Jazz Festival is a non-competitive festival featuring high school jazz ensembles from across the region.

Strayer and company will perform arrangements from his jazz ensemble, the New Kansas City 7.

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Jazz
8:44 am
Tue March 6, 2007

Doc Severinsen and his Big Band to perform at the Holland Center

Friday evening show will be one of the final stops on Severinsen's last Big Band tour.

Omaha,Nebraska – For three decades, Doc Severinsen's big band trumpet blast heralded the arrival of the legendary Johnny Carson to the stage of his late night television show.

Doc Severinsen and his 15-piece Big Band have been touring the country to great acclaim and consistently sold-out shows since The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson ended in 1992.

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Jazz
11:51 am
Tue February 27, 2007

Yellowjackets to perform in Omaha Saturday night

Band has entertained audiences for over 25 years

Omaha, Nebraska – Veteran contemporary Jazz band the Yellowjackets are visiting Omaha Saturday night.

For over 25 years, the Yellowjackets have flourished as one of the top-selling contemporary jazz groups. With Bob Mintzer's saxophone, Russell Ferrante's keyboards, Jimmy Haslip's bass, and Marcus Baylor's drums, the band continues to thrive into the 21st Century.

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11:30 am
Tue February 27, 2007

Omaha Press Club, 2/27/07

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Dr. Sheryl Pitner, President of the Nebraska Coalition for Ethical Research; Dr. David Crouse, professor in the department of genetics, cell biology and anatomy at UNMC “Stem Cell Research”

Jazz
10:32 am
Mon February 19, 2007

Kansas City vocalist David Basse to perform in Council Bluffs this weekend

KIOS Jazz host Chris Cooke(l)with David Basse.

Performance with Mike Melvoin Trio continues Jazz Arts Midwest Series

Chris Cooke with David Basse (24:40)

Omaha, Nebraska – Kansas City vocalist David Basse will perform with the Mike Melvoin Trio this weekend in Council Bluffs.

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Jazz
2:18 pm
Wed February 14, 2007

W.C. Handy's Blues special to air Friday

Photo credit: Public Radio International

Celebrating the life and legacy of the Father of the Blues

Omaha, Nebraska – The composer of St. Louis Blues and many other timeless classics, W.C.

Handy didn't invent the blues, but he heard them in a deep, comprehending way.

"W.C. Handy's Blues", a one-hour special program, will air Friday afternoon on KIOS.

W.C. Handy is recognized for his legendary blues compositions that have become timeless classics.

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Jazz
1:55 pm
Sat February 10, 2007

Nebraska Jazz Orchestra to hold Valentine's Day Dance

Dinner and silent auction to be included

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Jazz
11:56 am
Wed February 7, 2007

Joe Buda and Friends perform Sunday at Grand Olde Players Theatre

Guitarist a veteran of the pop, blues and jazz scene

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Jazz
11:30 am
Tue February 6, 2007

Steve Shininger and the Bluffs Big Band to present tribute to Frank Sinatra

Jazz Arts Midwest series continues this weekend

Omaha, Nebraska – Steve Shininger and the Bluffs Big Band present "Swingin' Sinatra", a tribute to the legendary Frank Sinatra, this weekend.

The performances are part of the ongoing Jazz Arts Midwest concert series.

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