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8:00 pm
Sat August 23, 2014

Jazz In The Afternoon Rotation

WEEK OF: August 24, 2014

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8:00 pm
Sat August 23, 2014

Last Call Rotation

Week Of August 24, 2014

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11:00 am
Tue August 19, 2014

Jazz Calendar (Updated 8 / 19 / 2014)

The Music in the Parks series still has a number of performances to present for its 45th season. This annual outdoor concert series presents the best jazz artists in the local area, including Susie Thorne, Robert Glaser, and other fine artists performing for your listening pleasure at various venues. For more details on upcoming performances,  you may visit http://www.omahamusic.com/

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2:37 pm
Sun August 3, 2014

KIOS BLUES CHART JULY 2014

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4:13 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Jazz CD of the Month: Louis Hayes / Return of the Jazz Communicators / Smoke Sessions

Legendary jazz drummer Louis Hayes and his band recorded a set of music last year at Smoke Jazz Club in New York City. The set draws the listener in with twelve numbers of sustained brilliance and is the "Return of the Jazz Communicators".

It swings!

Louis Hayes knows a thing or two about swing. He co-founded the Jazz Communicators with trumpeter Freddie Hubbard in 1967, after offering to present a summer's worth of performances in a club in Manhattan with a band that had not actually been founded at the time of the offer!

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10:00 am
Sun June 1, 2014

KIOS BLUES CHART MAY 2014

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8:33 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Jazz CD of the Month: Eric Alexander / Chicago Fire / High Note

On Chicago Fire, Eric Alexander demonstrates again why he is one of the busiest saxophonists on today's jazz scene. Alexander has a fully developed voice on the saxophone and can blow with the best of them. Harold Mabern, one of the greatest jazz pianists ever, is in the studio, as is bassist John Webber and drummer Joe Farnsworth.  Additionally, special guest Jeremy Pelt steps in for a few tracks and demonstrates his mainstream credentials. This gathering of total professionals creates a smoking session!

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4:42 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Last Call CD of the Month: Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio / Follow The Sun / Delmark

Legendary Chicago Drummer & Bandleader Kahil El'Zabar continues to add fine recordings to an already impressive discography of discs firmly in the jazz avant-garde but rooted in straight-ahead jazz. Zabar's latest effort with his longstanding Ritual Trio band, Follow The Sun, continues in that direction. 

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12:53 am
Sun February 2, 2014

Jazz From Studio One: February 2014

FEBRUARY  6: SOME OF THE BEST JAZZ FROM 2004:We go back a decade and listen to some of the fine recordings from 2004. The show includes music from Stefon Harris, Diana Krall, Gary Burton and more!
                       

FEBRUARY 20: PART TWO OF JAZZ FROM 2004: More of some of the notable jazz recordings of 2004 including music from Giacomo Gates, Winard Harper and Roseanna Vitro.

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10:58 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Jazz From Studio One: January, 2014

Jazz From Studio One returns in 2014 with more great jazz music, produced by the students of the Omaha Public Schools radio broadcasting program.

The New Year starts with:

January 9: Best Jazz of 1964  Some of the notable jazz recordings of 1964 featuring George Benson, Sarah Vaughan, Dave Brubeck, McCoy Tyner and more.

Our next program will be..

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