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Music Lounge - 2024


April


What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

April 15th, 2024

Alyssa Allgood – From Here (Next Records) Chicago based vocalist Alyssa Allgood is releasing her new album this comi...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

April 8th, 2024

Charles Lloyd – The Sky Will Still Be There Tomorrow (Blue Note) The legendary saxophonist Charles Lloyd pulled toge...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

April 1st, 2024

Vanisha Gould & Chris McCarthy – Life’s a Gig (Fresh Sound/New Talent) Credit goes to Leslie for hearing this one ...
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March


What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

March 25th, 2024

Alex Beltran – Rift (Calligram Records) Chicago based tenor saxophonist Alex Beltran recently released his new album...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

March 18th, 2024

Hey everyone! So, this week, I wanted to take a moment to check out six of the albums that are available during our Spring Pl...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

March 11th, 2024

Joel Ross – Nublues (Blue Note) Taken as a whole throughout the course of its 10 tracks, the latest album from Chica...
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2024 Chicago Blues Festival Lineup Announced, featuring one of Buddy Guy’s final Chicago performances!

2024 Chicago Blues Festival Lineup Announced, featuring one of Buddy Guy’s final Chicago performances!

March 6th, 2024

Today the City of Chicago and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced the full lineup and pro...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

March 4th, 2024

Neal Alger – Old Souls (Calligram Records) Chicago based guitarist Neal Alger has finally released some new music th...
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February


What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

February 26th, 2024

Greg Murphy – You Remind Me (Whaling City Sound) Pianist and Chicago native, Greg Murphy, is back with a new disc fo...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

February 19th, 2024

The Heavy Sounds – Live at Fitzgerald’s Sidebar (Modern Jive Records) Chicago’s answer to New York’s Dap-Kings...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

February 12th, 2024

The Afro-Caribbean Jazz Collective – Fiesta at Caroga (self-produced) I love that Chicago is a hub for excellent Lat...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

February 5th, 2024

Blue Moods – Swing & Soul (Posi-Tone) Blue Moods is one of the handful of collectives put together by the brain trus...
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January


What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

January 29th, 2024

Sam Robinson Sextet – Third Time’s a Charm (self-produced) If you’ve been trying to catch live music throughout ...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

January 22nd, 2024

Shawn Maxwell – J Town Suite (Cora Street Records) Saxophonist Shawn Maxwell has recently released an album dedicate...
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What's New on WDCB... with Dan Bindert

What's New on WDCB... with Dan Bindert

January 15th, 2024

Gerald Cannon - Live at Dizzy's Club: The Music of Elvin & McCoy Bassist, visual artist and Racine native Gerald Canno...
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Desert Island Discs!

Desert Island Discs!

January 8th, 2024

Now that Winter seems to have finally arrived, we thought it would be fun for our hosts to pick 5 of their personal favorite ...
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WDCB Favorites from 2023

WDCB Favorites from 2023

January 1st, 2024

There was an abundance of great new jazz in 2023 and we enjoyed sharing it with you every day on WDCB. Here is a list of a fe...
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