Playing at Jambo Cat:
Novak & Haar is a jazz combo lead by pianist Jennifer Novak Haar and bassist Mark Haar. Novak & Haar has played in many of the area’s jazz venues as well as opening for Cyrus Chestnut, and the group is a Nebraska Arts Council touring program artist. As well as playing in a variety of jazz combos, Jennifer and Mark are also extremely busy playing for Broadway touring productions, local community theater, the Omaha and Lincoln Symphonies, the Omaha Chamber Music Society, and for many other concerts and events throughout the Midwest. At Jambo Cat, they are joined by drummer Doug Montera, a veteran Air Force musician and active freelancer, and singer Kirk Vaughn-Robinson, who toured with the national tour of Phantom of the Opera for 12 years and was recently seen in Christmas My Way, a Sinatra Holiday Bash at the PART theatre, and who is also an award-winning visual artist.