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Saxophonist Benny Golson to perform at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

Apr 16, 2019

UNO Jazz Too, The Metropolitan Area Youth Jazz Orchestra, and UNO Jazz Ensemble will perform with legendary jazz saxophonist Benny Golson Wednesday, April 17th at 7:30p.m.  at the Strauss Performing Arts Center on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus, 6001 Dodge Street. Admission is $5 Students(*Free with MavCard)/$15 General Public. For more information you may call 402-554-3411 or visit music.unomaha.edu

KIOS Jazz in the Afternoon host Chris Cooke spoke with Dr. Pete Madsen, Professor of Music & Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, about Benny Golson, who is a legendary jazz saxophonist and a renowned composer of such jazz classics as "Killer Joe" and "Along Came Betty". Additionally the upcoming concert Golson will present with music students was discussed. Click on the audio link to listen to the interview.