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Last Call to air one hour later on Saturday nights

Your home for the very best in adventuresome jazz music, the Last Call, will air one hour later on Saturday nights. Beginning Saturday, February 3rd the program will be on-air and streaming from 10pm-12am. Host Chris Cooke(pictured here) said he is thankful to move the program closer to the hours it had for years, from 11pm-1am. And, the Last Call is celebrating its anniversary this month!! The program started on KIOS in January 1996. Since that time Chris Cooke has been the host for this late night jazz program. It is one of the few radio programs that present the very best of adventuresome jazz-music which generally falls outside of the mainstream of the genre, but includes some of the most creative and innovative music ever recorded by musicians anywhere. Cooke brings along with him several decades of experience and insight into jazz music as he steps into the studio to host each program.

Listen in to the Last Call beginning Saturday February 3rd starting at its new time at 10pm on KIOS-FM and on streaming on the web at this website.

<b>Chris Cooke </b>has been a voice on radio in Omaha since 1988. While at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, he studied radio broadcasting, history and religion. Working at KVNO-FM, Cooke hosted a weekend adventuresome jazz show on the station in addition to duties as an on-air announcer on overnights, weekends and holidays. He also worked at KBLZ (the then student-run radio station) as well as KYNE-TV, and The Gateway as a reporter. <br/>In November 1992, Cooke signed on at KIOS-FM and has been there ever since. He has hosted the Tuesday and Thursday editions of Jazz in the Afternoon since 1996 and has also hosted Last Call since that year. A long time fan of jazz music, Cooke enjoys talking with the musicians who make jazz music. He has interviewed Horace Silver, Roy Haynes, Wayne Shorter, David Liebman, Airto Moreira, Jessica Williams and Karrin Allyson, to name a few. While not at the station Cooke maintains a web design consultancy business that has served a number of non-profit and music clients for over 20 years.