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7:39 am
Wed October 11, 2006

An Interview with Patricia Barber

Chicago-based composer/vocalist/pianist/ bandleader Patricia Barber (above with Last Call host Chris Cooke) has a gift for creating deeply personal compositions, and reinterpreting already existing songs according to her own fiercely independent vision.
Photo credit: Rebecca Cooke

New release Mythologies combines jazz and Greek mythology

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8:13 am
Wed October 4, 2006

Ernest Dawkins' New Horizons Ensemble on the Last Call

A exciting set at the Original Velvet Lounge in Chicago

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1:59 pm
Tue October 3, 2006

Jazz on Stage series continues Sunday

Image source: Grand Olde Players Theatre

Joey Gulizia and the G Notes scheduled to perform

Omaha, Nebraska – The Jazz on Stage series at the Grand Olde Players Theatre continues Sunday with a performance by the G Notes.

Led by Joey Gulizia, the G Notes feature some of the area's best musicians including the legendary Joe Genovesi on clarinet. The group plays Mainstream, New Orleans, and Latin Jazz.

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10:14 am
Wed September 27, 2006

Guitarist Mike Stern to be featured on Last Call

Mike Stern's latest will be featured on the Last Call on Saturday night. Image Source: Heads Up Records

Veteran guitarist creates richly satisfying disc for progressive jazz fans

Omaha, Nebraska – Saturday night?s Last Call will feature music from one of the finest guitarists on today's jazz scene. Mike Stern is back with an outstanding recording: Who Let the Cats Out?

On Stern's thirteenth release as a leader, the award winning three-time Grammy nominee continues to blur the boundaries between jazz, funk, blues and rock with eleven unique originals.

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12:30 pm
Fri September 22, 2006

Omaha Press Club, 9/22/06

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Dave Nabity of the Nebraska Stop-Over-Spending (SOS) Coalition; Mick Mines, a member of the Nebraska State Legislature from Blair “Put a Lid On It: State Spending in Nebraska”

7:41 am
Thu September 21, 2006

Last Call presents the Art Ensemble of Chicago

Photo source: Pi Recordings

Legendary jazz group releases 2 CD set

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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

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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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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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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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