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Last Call Best of 2020 Saturday Night at 9:00

Last Call, hosted by Chris Cooke, will present the first of a two-part series highlighting some of the best fusion and avant-garde recordings of 2020. The program airs Saturday night at 9:00.

Among the artists Chris will feature are Joel Harrison, Erik Jekabson Sextet and Nduduzo Makhathini-Modes.

Join Chris Saturday as he delves into some of the most adventurous and cutting edge jazz of 2020 as he heads toward his 25th anniversary in January!!

Mike Jacobs has been with KIOS since 1988 while attending the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Mike began his career at KIOS working weekends acting as local host for NPR’s Weekend Edition. He also hosted Morning Edition from 1990-1996. Mike began hosting the weekly blues program “Blues in the Afternoon” in October 1994 and took on the responsibilities of jazz programming and maintaining the music library in 1996. He has held the position of Music Director since 2002. In addition to hosting “Jazz in the Afternoon” on Wednesdays and Thursdays, Mike also helps with assembling music for “Jazz From Studio One” hosted by the advanced radio students at the Omaha Public Schools Career Center. Mike is an Omaha native and graduated from Technical High School in 1984.