Jazz Arts Midwest series continues this weekend
By Chris Cooke
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.
One hour special to air Monday night on KIOS
Omaha, Nebraska – A special program looking at the life and career of one of the most important Blues musicians ever will be broadcast on KIOS Monday night.
Buddy Guy: Can't Quit The Blues features the legendary bluesman andRock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee in an extensive interview hosted by journalist Anthony DeCurtis.Fifteen classic tracks from Buddy's career will also be presented.
Wife of John Coltrane was spiritual master, keyboard and harp artist
OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Former Nebraska Secretary of State, and currently Executive Director of the Nebraska Press Association, Allan Beerman “Nebraska Politics: The Real Stories”
Program profiles legendary Texas musician and bandleader
Omaha, Nebraska – KIOS will air on Sunday a one hour radio documentary on legendarymusician and bandleader Bob Wills.
In the 1930's, Wills fused Americanfiddle music and jazz to create "Western Swing", which has influenced musicians as diverse as Ornette Coleman and Stevie Ray Vaughan.
Guitarist visited Council Bluffs January 23rd
Chris talks with Pat Martino (20:50)
Maria Schneider and her 17-piece orchestra were winners of the 2005 Grammy? Award for "Best Large Jazz Ensemble"
Omaha, Nebraska – Creating Orchestral Jazz at the highest level of excellence, Composer and Bandleader Maria Schneider is bringing her Orchestra to Lincoln, Nebraska this weekend.
The Maria Schneider Orchestra performs Saturday night, February 3, at the Lied Center in Lincoln. Showtime is 7:30pm.
Tickets are available by visiting liedcenter.org.
Legendary guitarist to perform 7pm Tuesday evening in Council Bluffs
Omaha, Nebraska – Pat Martino continues a new series of jazz concerts in the Omaha area Tuesday night.
The legendary guitarist appears for the Jazz Arts Midwest Concert Series on Tuesday, January 23. Jazz Arts Midwest's inaugural season will present seven top-flight jazz concerts through April.
Legendary guitarist to present two shows on January 23
Chris talks with Delfeayo (7:23)
Omaha, Nebraska – Pat Martino continues a new series of jazz concerts in the Omaha area next week.