Five Questions with Mark Sullivan

During the late 80’s my husband and I were sitting-in at Kilgore’s most weeks, trying to learn how to play jazz. The legendary Omaha sandwich shop was owned by trumpeter/lawyer Chuck Kilgore. He hosted a jam session on Tuesday nights at the little storefront, located where the Shelterbelt Theater is today at 33rd & California. I met a […]

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Five Questions with Nicholas Payton

With Nicholas Payton, things are black and white. Read his blog. He is in your face, and, it seems, that’s right where he wants to be. The New Orleans born, GRAMMY® – winning trumpeter/composer/pianist/ loves to start, and end, a rukus. For instance, just play any of the videos on his site.  Just when he has a […]

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