The Nebraska Jazz Orchestra is pleased to announce its 2014-2015 concert season. General admission tickets for individual concerts may also be purchased in advance or at the door for each concert. General admission prices are Adults $25 and Students $12.50. Concert dates, times and locations are listed below. For tickets and additional information, contact the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra business office at (402) 477-8446 or http://www.artsincorporated.org/njo/
December 4: Best Jazz of 2014 Part 1 The first of two shows looking back at some of the finest jazz releases from 2014. Joshua Breakstone, Matt Wilson, and Catherine Russell are a few of the artists on tonight's show.
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".
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!