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Last Call Presents Best Fusion Jazz of 2020

Last Call with Chris Cooke will present the second in a series highlighting some of the best fusion and avant garde jazz of 2020 this Saturday night at 9:00 PM.

Chris will spin tracks from some of the year's most adventurous projects including  the Maria Schneider Orchestra's Data Lords, Rudresh Mahanthappa's Hero Trio, Gilfema's Three and Robby Krieger, guitarist for the Doors, and his long-awaited album The Ritual Begins at Sundown.

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.