Backstage scenes from WDCB's live broadcast of George Freeman-Mike Allemana Quartet at @chicagojazzfestival with Dan Bindert of WDCB, Dave Schwan of WFMT Radio Network and emcee Mark Ruffin of @siriusxm (photos for WDCB by Alan Frohlichstein) Tune in Friday night at 7pm for live broadcast of Dr Lonnie Smith on...
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Jazz organ great & Champaign, IL native Brother Jack McDuff (1926-2001) was born 91 years ago today. #WDCB #jazz #soul #souljazz #chicago #chicagojazz #hammondb3 #organ #jazzorgan #brotherjackmcduff #prestigerecords #atlanticrecords #jazzorganlegend
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Trumpeter Wallace Roney's quintet, including bassist Curtis Lundy & the impressive young drummer Kojo Roney, played a superb set to close a great day at the 18th Annual Englewood Jazz Festival. #WDCB #jazz #chicago #chicagojazz #chicagomusic #englewood #englewoodjazzfest #jazzindahood #trumpet @wallaceroney @kojo_odu_roney @curtislundy
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Ernest Dawkins directing the Live the Spirit Residency Big Band at the Englewood Jazz Festival. #WDCB #jazz #chicago #chicagojazz #chicagomusic #chicagogram #englewood #chicagosouthside #englewoodjazzfest #jazzindahood #ernestdawkins
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Spotlight on B.B. King (1925-2015) born 92 years ago today...he'll remain forever "The King of the Blues." He's pictured here in live performance, Lucille at his side, circa 1978, at the Burning Spear on Chicago's South Side, in a photo by King biographer Charles Sawyer. #WDCB #blues #chicago #chicagoblues #chicagomusic...
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The great Julian "Cannonball" Adderley (1928-1975) performing in Chicago in 1960 at the Sutherland Lounge. We're saluting Cannonball today on WDCB on the 89th anniversary of his birth. (photo: Ted Williams) #WDCB #jazz #chicago #chicagojazz #jazzhistory #chicagosouthside #saxophone #altosax #jazzlegend #cannonballadderley
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