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The Music Lounge - 2014


October

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

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

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

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...


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...


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...


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

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...


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

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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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

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 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...


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...


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...



March

The Arts Section 03/30/14

posted: March 30th, 2014

On this edition of The Arts Section, Chicago drummer Ted Sirota stops by to talk about his new project "Ted Sirota's ...Continue Reading...


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...


The Arts Section 03/23/14

posted: March 24th, 2014

This past Sunday on The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek got an up close look inside Tailwinds Distilling. The Plainfield-based ...Continue Reading...



February

Geof Bradfield's Melba!

posted: February 8th, 2014

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


 
 
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