A'Jamal Rashad-Byndon interviews "Project Focus" director Doris Lassiter.

This week's guest, Doris Lassiter, discusses healthy marriage initiatives and relationship building.

A'Jamal Rashad-Byndon interviews Doris Lassiter, diector of "Project Focus".

This week's guest is "Project Focus" director Doris Lassiter, who discusses healthy marriage initiatives and relationship building.

Dan Mattran Quintet to launch 2006-7 season

Chicago and Detroit festivals to present a galaxy of jazz talent

Omaha, Nebraska – The summer jazz festival season will wrap up this weekend with two of the most exiciting festivals on the planet.

The Chicago and Detroit Jazz Festivals, running Labor Day Weekend in their cities of origin, will present a wide variety of jazz performers and bands.

Recorded performances from Dave Brubeck, Joey DeFrancesco, Joe Zawinul

Omaha, Nebraska – Part Two of the best of the 2005 Detroit International Jazz Festival will air this Friday on KIOS at 1pm.

Performers include Joey DeFrancesco, Charles McPherson, Oscar Castro-Neves, Joe Zawinul, Jean ?Toots? Thielemans, Dave Brubeck, and the Soul Survivors featuring Les McCann, Cornell Dupree, Stanley Banks and Ronnie Cuber.

A'Jamal Rashad-Byndon interviews columnist and journalist Sibyl Myers.

This week's guest is Sibyl Myers, editor of The DreamLand Journal.

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Host Chris Cooke interviewed trumpeter/bandleader in 1999

Hear the entire interview here (33:30)

Robert Glaser's 11-piece band concludes annual concert series

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Host Chris Cooke interviews group co-leader/guitarist Steve Grismore

Listen to the interview

Prestige/Rudy Van Gelder Remasters Series

The adventuresome Out There recorded 46 years ago this month

Omaha, Nebraska – On Saturday night's Last Chris Cooke will present music that still pushes the outside of the envelope...46 years after it was recorded.

Eric Dolphy's Out There is a stunning statement from a reedman who was exploring the frontiers of jazz with confidence.

Dolphy, on alto saxophone, flute, B-Flat and bass clarinets is joined by Ron Carter on cello, George Duvivier on bass and Roy Haynes on drums.


OPS Student Spotlight:

Highlighting extraordinary students

Supe's On: Interviews with the OPS Superintendent