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Drummer Jack DeJohnette, singer Dee Alexander and drummer Dana Hall will headline the annual “Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz” series this summer at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, near Randolph Drive and Michigan Avenue....
Drummer Jack DeJohnette is having a very good year. In January, he received a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Award, widely considered the country's highest jazz honor. Subsequent accolades from the Copenhagen Jazz Festival in February and...
The Chicago Jazz Festival really ought to be marketed as a roller-coaster ride, its thrilling musical highs counterbalanced by its sudden, plummeting lows. The 34th annual event, which ends Sunday night in Grant Park, careened freely between the two...
Revered around the world but never a major star, worshipped by critics and connoisseurs but perpetually strapped for cash, the towering Chicago tenor saxophonist Von Freeman practically went out of his way to avoid commercial success. When trumpeter Miles...
Tribune staff reporterAt 11:30 p.m. on this date, the Illinois Central train from New Orleans eased into Chicago's 12th Street Station carrying an unknown, 21-year-old trumpeter who soon would turn the city-- and the rest of the world--on its ear. "When the conductor came...
Tags: Jazz (genre), Illinois, Chicago, Benny Goodman, Nat King Cole
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