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Music Lounge - 2016


September


New Releases Spotlight: Week of September 19, 2016

posted: September 19th, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella reviews three new releases, including Dave Stryker’s second r...
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Enter to win our Early Bird Drawing! ...a trip-for-two to French Quarter Fest!

posted: September 12th, 2016

Win an unforgettable musical adventure, courtesy of WDCB! WDCB is giving away a trip to the 2017 French Quarter Festiv...
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New Releases Spotlight: Week of September 12, 2016

posted: September 12th, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella reviews three new releases, including: a wonderful piano trio, ...
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"Blacks & Blues" joins WDCB’s blues lineup on Saturdays

posted: September 9th, 2016

"Blacks & Blues," one of the new programs coming to our Saturday night 10-hour blues party, brings a new voice to WDCB's ...
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August


New Releases Spotlight: Week of August 29, 2016

posted: August 29th, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella reviews four releases from artists performing at this weekend...
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New Releases Spotlight: Week of August 22, 2016

posted: August 22nd, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella reviews three new releases from Steve Turre, Kenny Garrett and ...
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New Releases Spotlight: Week of August 15, 2016

posted: August 16th, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella has an “all-piano” edition of three new releases! Let’...
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New Releases Spotlight: Week of August 1, 2016

posted: August 3rd, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella reviews three new releases!   Let’s start off with gui...
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July


Chicago Jazz Festival Week

posted: July 28th, 2016

Thanks to our Jazz Festival Week Sponsors! ...
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New Releases Spotlight: Week of July 25, 2016

posted: July 26th, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella reviews three new releases! Let’s check out new music from...
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New Releases Spotlight: Week of July 18, 2016

posted: July 19th, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella reviews three new releases! Hey all – let’s check out so...
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Hyde Park Jazz Fest line-up announced!

posted: July 14th, 2016

The full schedule for the 2016 Hyde Park Jazz Festival has been released. This year's performing artists include: Dana Ha...
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WDCB hosts free Lakeside Pavilion concerts at MAC!

posted: July 12th, 2016

WDCB is pleased to announce its 2016 Summer Music Series at The MAC!  All three concerts will be held at the Lakeside Pa...
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New Releases Spotlight: Week of July 11, 2016

posted: July 11th, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella reviews three new releases! Hey everybody!  Let’s take a ...
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June


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   ...
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New Releases Spotlight: Week of June 6, 2016

posted: June 7th, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella reviews three new releases, including one from a fantastic loca...
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New Releases Spotlight: Week of May 30, 2016

posted: June 1st, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella reviews three new releases! Hey everybody!  Let’s check o...
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May


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 Arts S...
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New Releases Spotlight: Week of May 23, 2016

posted: May 24th, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella reviews three new releases, including Dave Gordon’s newest wh...
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New Releases Spotlight: Week of May 16, 2016

posted: May 17th, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella checks out music from a young master, an old master and some gr...
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Complete 2016 Chicago Jazz Festival schedule released!

posted: May 9th, 2016

The full schedule for the 2016 Chicago Jazz Festival has been released. In addition to the previously announced headliners li...
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WDCB’s new 90.7FM signal in Chicago!

posted: May 4th, 2016

WDCB is proud to announce that we’ve now secured long term use of a radio signal at 90.7FM in Chicago. You’ll still be ab...
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New Releases Spotlight: Week of May 2, 2016

posted: May 4th, 2016

This week in the Music Lounge, our music director Paul Abella takes a look at three stellar new releases, including two from ...
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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 for the 38th A...
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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...
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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 ...
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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 on ...
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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 series...
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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 recording se...
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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 Chicago B...
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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’s usually ...
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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 sto...
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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 expanded ...
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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.     ...
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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...
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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...
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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 off wi...
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City of Chicago announces 2016 Blues Festival headliners!

posted: February 2nd, 2016

Get ready to sing the blues…Chicago style, at the 33rd Ann...
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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...
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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 hos...
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'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...
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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 Travels” (Tuesday at...
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