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.

The 6th annual festival at Metropolitan Community College

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Blues and more at Jazz on the Green Thursday

Omaha, NE – When Bob Husz, of Council Bluffs underwent his first month of chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2004 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, he found himself emotionally down. At his wife Jane's suggestion, he sought a task that would allow him to keep a positive goal in mind during his treatment.


Supe's On: Interviews with the OPS Superintendent

"Live & Local" Interviews

OPS Student Spotlight:

Highlighting extraordinary students