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The Music Lounge - 2016


April

Headliners announced for 2016 Chicago Jazz Festival!

posted: April 28th, 2016

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the headliners fo ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of April 25, 2016

posted: April 26th, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella takes a look at three new discs, including a fresh look at Ella ...Continue Reading...


WDCB to broadcast three days of the 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival!

posted: April 20th, 2016

For the third straight year, WDCB, 90.9FM and WDCB.org will bring Chicago listeners live coverage from three days of the ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of April 11, 2016

posted: April 14th, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella takes a look at three new discs that we’ve been featuring ...Continue Reading...


Symphony Center Presents Jazz 2016/17 Season!

posted: April 12th, 2016

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association is pleased to announce the 2016/17 Symphony Center Presents (SCP) Jazz se ...Continue Reading...


New Bill Evans Release from Resonance Records

posted: April 10th, 2016

A new release is planned from the late pianist/composer Bill Evans which documents a previously unreleased reco ...Continue Reading...


Chicago Blues Festival 2016 – Full Lineup!

posted: April 5th, 2016

Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events has announced the full lineup for the 33rd Annual Chica ...Continue Reading...



March

New Releases Spotlight: Week of March 28, 2016

posted: March 29th, 2016

Music director Paul Abella takes a look at three new releases that we’re playing on WDCB!   Jim Rotondi&rsqu ...Continue Reading...


Pink Martini Continues to Shake and Stir

posted: March 24th, 2016

WDCB's Gary Zidek, host of The Arts Section, interviewed Pink Martini founder Thomas Lauderdale ahead of an upcoming ...Continue Reading...


Donate to our Spring Pledge Drive to receive 'The Complete Ellington at Newport' 2-CD set!

posted: March 8th, 2016

This week in The Music Lounge, music director Paul Abella takes a look at The Complete Ellington at Newport – the expan ...Continue Reading...



February

The Arts Section: Willie Pickens Talks About His Nearly Six Decade Career

posted: February 16th, 2016

WDCB's Gary Zidek talked to pianist Willie Pickens on a recent edition of The Arts Section.     ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of February 15, 2016

posted: February 15th, 2016

This week in The Music Lounge, music director Paul Abella takes a look at three new releases, something Latin, something with ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of February 8, 2016

posted: February 11th, 2016

This week in The Music Lounge, music director Paul Abella takes a look at three new releases, including one from Chicagoan Ca ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of February 1, 2016

posted: February 4th, 2016

This week in The Music Lounge, music director Paul Abella takes a look at three new releases!   Let's start of ...Continue Reading...


City of Chicago announces 2016 Blues Festival headliners!

posted: February 2nd, 2016

Get ready to sing the blues…Chicago style, at the 33r ...Continue Reading...



January

New Releases Spotlight: Week of January 25, 2016

posted: January 25th, 2016

This week in The Music Lounge, music director Paul Abella takes a look at three new releases, including one from Cyrille Aime ...Continue Reading...


WDCB’s 2015 “Host Favorites” from Blues, Folk & Americana

posted: January 14th, 2016

Along with our wide variety of jazz we present every day, WDCB also broadcasts blues, folk, & roots music! Below our WDCB ...Continue Reading...


'DCB Jazz 2015 "Host Favorites"

posted: January 11th, 2016

Every year, WDCB presents new jazz recordings from hundreds of currently active artists, young and old. During 2015, plenty o ...Continue Reading...


WDCB adds two programs in 2016!

posted: January 4th, 2016

First the bad news…  two of our favorite shows, “Riverwalk Jazz” (Saturday at 10am) and “Song T ...Continue Reading...


 
 
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