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7:56 am
Fri September 15, 2006

An interview with Trumpeter Tim Hagans

Tim Hagans at the Iowa City Jazz Festival, 2006
Photo credit: Chris Cooke

Educator/Bandleader explores the cutting edge of jazz with a firm straight ahead foundation

Hear the entire interview (18:24)

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Jazz
2:44 pm
Thu September 14, 2006

McLaughlin's Industrial Zen to electrify Last Call

New record from jazz guitar legend

Omaha, Nebraska – Saturday night?s Last Call will feature music from one of the legends of jazz guitar on the progressive jazz scene.

Host Chris Cooke will feature selections from Guitarist John McLaughlin's latest, Industrial Zen, on Verve records.

The disc recalls the energetic music created by McLaughlin in his 70?s Mahavishnu Orchestra days, with an exciting band on board for the date.

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Jazz
10:59 am
Fri September 8, 2006

Robert Glaser's Urban Jazz to wrap up outdoor jazz series

Final performance of Jazz Night Series at One Pacific Place.

Omaha, Nebraska – Robert Glaser's Urban Jazz will wrap up this year's Jazz Night Series at One Pacific Place tonight.

A longtime pianist, educator, and bandleader in the Omaha area, Glaser and his band Urban Jazz will present original jazz, standards and Beatles

tunes with original twists.

Music begins at 5:30pm and runs until 7:30pm tonight, at the fireplace area in the middle of One Pacific Place at 103rd and Pacific Streets.

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Jazz
1:07 pm
Thu September 7, 2006

Jazz in the Afternoon Thursday to feature Jackie McLean disc

Jackie's Bag recorded 46 years ago this month.

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Jazz
7:42 am
Thu September 7, 2006

Jazz in the Afternoon Thursday to feature Jackie McLean disc

Jackie's Bag recorded 46 years ago this month.

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Jazz
8:46 am
Tue September 5, 2006

Jazz on Stage series returns this weekend

Dan Mattran Quintet to launch 2006-7 season

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Jazz
1:08 pm
Thu August 31, 2006

Jazz Festivals to offer countless performances Labor Day weekend

Chicago and Detroit festivals to present a galaxy of jazz talent

Omaha, Nebraska – The summer jazz festival season will wrap up this weekend with two of the most exiciting festivals on the planet.

The Chicago and Detroit Jazz Festivals, running Labor Day Weekend in their cities of origin, will present a wide variety of jazz performers and bands.

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Jazz
2:27 pm
Wed August 30, 2006

Part Two of the 2005 Detroit International Jazz Fest to air Friday

Recorded performances from Dave Brubeck, Joey DeFrancesco, Joe Zawinul

Omaha, Nebraska – Part Two of the best of the 2005 Detroit International Jazz Festival will air this Friday on KIOS at 1pm.

Performers include Joey DeFrancesco, Charles McPherson, Oscar Castro-Neves, Joe Zawinul, Jean ?Toots? Thielemans, Dave Brubeck, and the Soul Survivors featuring Les McCann, Cornell Dupree, Stanley Banks and Ronnie Cuber.

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Jazz
7:24 am
Sat August 26, 2006

Jazz in the Afternoon presents tribute to Maynard Ferguson

Image source: jazztrumpetsolos.com

Host Chris Cooke interviewed trumpeter/bandleader in 1999

Hear the entire interview here (33:30)

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Jazz
8:02 am
Tue August 22, 2006

Sing, Sing, Swing Orchestra to wrap up Jazz on the Green Thursday

Robert Glaser's 11-piece band concludes annual concert series

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