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The Music Lounge - General


October 2014

The Arts Section: Cyrille Aimee Talks About Her New Album, Favorite Chicago Venue

posted: October 28th, 2014

Gary Zidek, host of The Arts Section, caught up with Cyrille Aimee while she was in Chicago for a recent performance.  T ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of October 27, 2014

posted: October 27th, 2014

This week in the WDCB Music Lounge, we’ve got a couple of great new local releases and the latest from one of New York& ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of October 20, 2014

posted: October 20th, 2014

This week in the Music Lounge, three of the albums you’ll be hearing this week on WDCB! Before I start, though, I wa ...Continue Reading...


The Arts Section: Keep On Keepin' On Profiles Clark Terry

posted: October 20th, 2014

WDCB's Gary Zidek talked to Alan Hicks about his new documentary, Keep On Keepin' On. The film captures jazz great Cl ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of October 6, 2014

posted: October 6th, 2014

This week in the Music Lounge, let’s take a look at three new releases that have some thematic common ground.  Jas ...Continue Reading...



September 2014

New Releases Spotlight: Week of September 29, 2014

posted: September 29th, 2014

In the Music Lounge this week, we’ve got some great new releases that we’re playing on the air, and a couple of g ...Continue Reading...


Donate as an "Early Bird" to our Fall Pledge Drive, and receive a special thank you gift CD!

posted: September 26th, 2014

We have a goal of $150,000 to reach during our Fall Pledge Drive. Your pre-drive contribution will give us a head start on hi ...Continue Reading...


Orbert Davis’ Chicago Jazz Philharmonic kicks off 10th anniversary season at Hyde Park Jazz Festival!

posted: September 15th, 2014

(Chicago Tribune article by Howard Reich; photo credit Antonio Perez) More than a decade ago, Chicago trumpeter Orbert ...Continue Reading...



August 2014

WDCB’s “Jazz Fest Week” live broadcasts kick off tonight!

posted: August 25th, 2014

WDCB 90.9FM and Maxwell Drums present six live radio broadcasts from the PianoForte Studios in Chicago and the Chicago Cu ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of August 25, 2014

posted: August 25th, 2014

This week in the Music Lounge, we’re looking at some fantastic new releases, including one that is ever so relevant&hel ...Continue Reading...


WDCB announces live radio broadcast of 2014 Chicago Jazz Festival from Chicago Cultural Center on Thursday, August 28!

posted: August 20th, 2014

Chicago’s jazz radio station, WDCB 90.9FM, will broadcast two jazz performances from the Chicago Cultural Center on the ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of August 18, 2014

posted: August 18th, 2014

In this week’s edition of new releases in the Music Lounge, we’ve got some great music from bands big and small&h ...Continue Reading...


The Arts Section:Blues Before Sunrise Host Steve Cushing Talks About His New Book

posted: August 6th, 2014

WDCB's Dan Bindert talks to Blues Before Sunrise host Steve Cushing about his new book “Pioneers of the Blues Reviv ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of August 4, 2014

posted: August 4th, 2014

This week, we’ve got some outstanding new releases that you’ll be hearing more of here on WDCB… Cyrus C ...Continue Reading...



July 2014

New Releases Spotlight: Week of July 21, 2014

posted: July 22nd, 2014

This week in the music lounge, we’ve got three really great discs to talk about… Joshua Redman - Trios Live ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of July 14, 2014

posted: July 15th, 2014

This week in the music lounge, we’re going to stay close to home and check out three great new releases from right here ...Continue Reading...



June 2014

New Releases Spotlight: Week of June 23, 2014

posted: June 24th, 2014

This week in the new releases section of The Music Lounge, we’re going to be taking a look at some new CDs that are mak ...Continue Reading...


It's All Good For DownBeat Award Winner

posted: June 20th, 2014

Alyssa Allgood won Downbeat Magazine’s 2014 National Student Music Award for Best Collegiate Jazz vocal soloist. WDCB&# ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of June 16, 2014

posted: June 17th, 2014

This week in the music lounge, we’re going to take a look at a couple of vocalists and a fantastic organ trio that we&r ...Continue Reading...


Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz Celebrates its 10th Year at Millenium Park

posted: June 11th, 2014

The Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz series at Millennium Park will celebrate 10 years this summer with a diverse program fe ...Continue Reading...



May 2014

The June eNewsletter is out!

posted: May 29th, 2014

WDCB's monthly electronic newsletter - The eCuetone - has been sent. Have you received yours? Every issue contains weekly ...Continue Reading...


Jazz Occurrence Mixes Art and Jazz

posted: May 29th, 2014

WDCB's Gary Zidek got an up-close look at a new jazz-inspired art exhibit and opening night live painting performance. ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of May 19, 2014

posted: May 20th, 2014

In this week’s edition of New Releases from the Music Lounge at WDCB.ORG, we’ve got a lot of great new music to t ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of May 12, 2014

posted: May 13th, 2014

This week in the new releases section of The Music Lounge, we’re going to be taking a look at some new CDs that are mak ...Continue Reading...


New Releases Spotlight: Week of May 5, 2014

posted: May 6th, 2014

This is our first in an ongoing series profiling new releases that you will hear on 90.9FM!  This edition includes a cou ...Continue Reading...


The Arts Section: Two Chicagoans To Be Inducted Into Blues HOF

posted: May 5th, 2014

If missed this The Arts Section this past Sunday, WDCB's Leslie Keros profiles two Chicago-based blues icons as they prep ...Continue Reading...



April 2014

The Arts Section: CIMMFest Growing in Size and Popularity

posted: April 27th, 2014

The sixth Chicago International Movies and Music Festival will kick-off Thursday, May1.  The annual mixed-medi ...Continue Reading...


WDCB to broadcast select acts from 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest

posted: April 23rd, 2014

90.9fm WDCB Chicago Jazz & Blues will broadcast live music from this year’s New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festi ...Continue Reading...


The Arts Section: Some Music Fans Are Turning to Vinyl

posted: April 20th, 2014

This Sunday on The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek took a closer look at the growing popularity of vinyl records.  ...Continue Reading...


WDCB Celebrates International Jazz Day!

posted: April 17th, 2014

WDCB will be celebrating International Jazz Day on Wednesday, April 30th by presenting the following events throughout th ...Continue Reading...


John Coltrane - "Offering: Live At Temple University" 1966 Concert To Be Released In Full For First Time Ever!

posted: April 7th, 2014

Resonance Records and UME are proud to present Offering: Live At Temple University, documenting a legendary concert by J ...Continue Reading...


The April eNewsletter is out!

posted: April 1st, 2014

WDCB's monthly electronic newsletter - The eCuetone - has been sent.  Have you received yours?  Every issue con ...Continue Reading...



March 2014

WDCB's Spring Pledge Drive - THANK YOU!

posted: March 27th, 2014

Thanks to the more than 1,200 of you who contributed during WDCB’s Spring Pledge Drive!  With your help, we raised ...Continue Reading...


 
 
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