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The Music Lounge - Artist Interviews

June 2016

Trumpeter Marquis Hill Ready to Show the World THE WAY WE PLAY

posted: June 15th, 2016

WDCB's Gary Zidek interviewed trumpeter Marquis Hill ahead of the release of his new album THE WAY WE PLAY   ...Continue Reading...

May 2016

The Arts Section: WDCB's Gary Zidek Talks to Jazz Legend Wayne Shorter

posted: May 25th, 2016

WDCB's Gary Zidek caught up with saxophonist and composer extraordinaire Wayne Shorter.   Tune into The Ar ...Continue Reading...

March 2016

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...

February 2016

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...

April 2015

Chicago Vocalist Keri Johnsrud Talks About Her New Album

posted: April 15th, 2015

WDCB's Gary Zidek talked to Keri Johnsrud about her new album "This Side of Morning".   &nbs ...Continue Reading...

March 2015

Music Programmer Extraordinaire Mike Reed Discusses This Year's Chicago Jazz Festival

posted: March 25th, 2015

Gary Zidek met Mike Reed at Constellation to talk about this summer's Chicago Jazz Fest. Tune into The Arts Sectio ...Continue Reading...

February 2015

The Arts Section: Gregory Porter Talks About His Musical Influences and His Favorite Chicago Memory

posted: February 10th, 2015

WDCB's Gary Zidek, host of The Arts Section, recently talked to Grammy Award-winning vocalist Gregory Porter. Greg ...Continue Reading...

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...

July 2014

Dee Alexander Visits WDCB

posted: July 29th, 2014

WDCB's Bruce Oscar talks to Dee Alexander about her July 25th performance at the College of DuPage's McAninch Arts Ce ...Continue Reading...

Scott Anderson & Chad McCullough visit WDCB

posted: July 16th, 2014

Barry Winograd talks to trumpeters Scott Anderson (Nia Quintet) and Chad McCullough (Spin Quartet) about their July 16 " ...Continue Reading...

June 2014

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...

Dave Specter On His New Album "Message In Blue"

posted: June 10th, 2014

Scott Hammer, host of Hambone's Blues Party, recently talked to Chicago guitarist Dave Specter about his new album " ...Continue Reading...

Charles "Rick" Heath visits WDCB

posted: June 3rd, 2014

WDCB's Barry Winograd talks to musician, artist, and educator Charles "Rick" Heath about the Ken Chaney scholar ...Continue Reading...

May 2014

Pianist Jason Moran visits with Barry Winograd

posted: May 28th, 2014

From a live broadcast on May 23, 2014 at Pianoforte in Chicago, WDCB's Barry Winograd talks to Jazz pianist/composer Jaso ...Continue Reading...

Saxophonist Shawn Maxwell visits WDCB

posted: May 19th, 2014

WDCB Music Director Paul Abella welcomed saxophonist/composer Shawn Maxwell recently to 'Notes from the Jazz Underground& ...Continue Reading...

Violinist Regina Carter visits WDCB

posted: May 13th, 2014

WDCB's Barry Winograd talked with violinist Regina Carter on April 17th live at the WDCB Studios about her latest release ...Continue Reading...

Vocalist Greta Pope visits WDCB

posted: May 6th, 2014

Vocalist Greta Pope the guest vocalist at the 40th Anniversary Duke Ellington Tribute Concert Sunday, May 11 at the Harris Th ...Continue Reading...

April 2014

The Arts Section 04/06/14

posted: April 6th, 2014

This Sunday on The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek talked to Madeleine Peyroux. The popular vocalist was in the Chicago-ar ...Continue Reading...

Lilli Kuzma sits down with Peggy Seeger

posted: April 1st, 2014

Lilli Kuzma met with folk legend, Peggy Seeger, for a special taped session aired on the Folk Festival show March 25, 2014.&n ...Continue Reading...

February 2014

Geof Bradfield's Melba!

posted: February 8th, 2014

Geof Bradfield discusses his composition and release Melba! with WDCB's Barry Winograd. ...Continue Reading...