Music Interviews

Interviews with leading musicians on today's scene presented by Mike Jacobs and Chris Cooke.

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5:53 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

An Interview with Calvin Keys

Jazz in the Afternoon host Chris Cooke speaks with Calvin Keys in the KIOS studios. Omaha native Calvin Keys has returned to Omaha for a series of performances on May 4th and 5th at Love's Jazz & Arts Center. Show times both nights are at 7:00pm. Keys, an internationally renowned jazz guitarist, has returned many times to his hometown to perform to appreciative audiences.  For more information and reserved seats you may call 402-502-5291.

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4:25 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

An Interview with Kathy Kosins

Jazz in the Afternoon host Chris Cooke interviews Kathy Kosins, veteran jazz vocalist.  Her new recording, To The Ladies of Cool, is a toast to four of the most important vocalists in jazz, Chris Connor, Anita O'Day, June Christy and Julie London. In a wide-ranging interview, Kosins discusses the creative process behind the new disc as well as her influences and busy career as an in-demand vocalist.

For more information you visit http://www.kathykosins.com/

Recording Engineer: Mike Hansen.

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1:38 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

An Interview with Frank Basile

Baritone Saxophonist Frank Basile is on tour in the Midwest.  Basile is a familiar musician to Omaha jazz fans, having spent time as a young musician in the area.  Frank Basile will perform with a band he co-leads with saxophonist Rob Scheps. The saxophonists have  sat next to each other in the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, one of the greatest jazz big bands on earth, both in Taiwan and at New York's Village Vanguard.

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4:40 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Paul Serrato interview 2/10/2012

Mike Jacobs interviews jazz pianist and composer Paul Serrato about his career and his new release, "Alternations: Solo and Collective Expressions".  

(apologies for the sound quality of the second half of  the interview  -MH)

Album Reviews, Jazz Interviews
9:04 am
Mon December 12, 2011

An Interview with Dwight Trible

Jazz vocalist's tremendous artistry is demonstrated on "Cosmic".

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Jazz
3:54 pm
Thu March 10, 2011

Patti Austin's tribute to Ella

Vocalist to perform Ella Fitzgerald tribute with Omaha Symphony this weekend.

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Jazz
8:18 am
Wed March 31, 2010

Dan Cerveny interview

Jazz Appreciation Month

Mike Jacobs talks with the Omaha pianist and member of the Omaha Musician's Association about April events at the Durham Western Heritage Museum in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month.

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