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Music Lounge - 2022


June


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

June 27th, 2022

Petra Van Nuis & Andy Brown – Lonely Girl: I Remember Julie (String Damper) The husband and wife team of guitarist A...
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What's New on WDCB... with Leslie Keros

June 20th, 2022

The Paxton/Spangler Septet – Ugqozi (Eastlawn) Ugqozi represents the latest from a Detroit-based group co-led by tro...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

June 13th, 2022

Alan Broadbent Trio – Like Minds (Savant) Pianist Alan Broadbent has emerged from the studio with a solid effort fro...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

June 6th, 2022

Out to Dinner – Episodes of Grace (Posi-Tone) The Posi-Tone label, in addition to putting out excellent mainstream a...
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May


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

May 30th, 2022

Kim Nalley Band – I Want A Little Boy (self-produced) I Want a Little Boy is the first I’d heard of Bay Area vocal...
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Some headlining acts announced for 2022 Chicago Jazz Festival!

May 23rd, 2022

The Chicago Jazz Festival (Thurs, Sept 1 to Sun, Sept 4) returns with performances in Millennium Park and at the Chicago Cult...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

May 23rd, 2022

Mike Allemana – Vonology (Ears & Eyes) I wish Mike Allemana recorded more often. Sure, there was that great album, L...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

May 16th, 2022

Lynne Arriale – The Lights are Always On (Challenge) Pianist Lynne Arriale’s latest album, the recently released T...
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Shemekia Copeland, Billy Branch and Ronnie Baker Brooks to headline 2022 Chicago Blues Festival

May 11th, 2022

Blues stars Shemekia Copeland, Billy Branch, Ronnie Baker Brooks and Eric Gales are among the Millennium Park headliners ...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

May 9th, 2022

Chicago Soul Jazz Collective with Dee Alexander – On the Way to Be Free (JMarq) Chicago Jazz fans have long known th...
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Behind the Mic with Peter Oprisko

May 5th, 2022

Peter Oprisko is the host of our new “Saturday Soiree” program. It’s an hour of classic singers & swingers, airing...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

May 2nd, 2022

Catherine Russell – Send for Me (Dot Time) Vocalist Catherine Russell has a new album out, and that’s always a cau...
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April


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

April 25th, 2022

Pat Mallinger, Brent Griffin, Jr. & Lenard Simpson – Perspectives (Afar Music) Keyboardist, composer, bandleader and...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

April 18th, 2022

  Eric Hochberg & Steve Million – Passion Flower (self-produced) Bassist Eric Hochberg and pianist Steve Million...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

April 11th, 2022

George Freeman – Everybody Say Yeah! (Southport) Guitarist George Freeman is one of Chicago’s elder statesmen, one...
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WDCB's John 'Radio' Russell Retires

April 8th, 2022

The longtime host of “Midwest Ballroom” is retiring after more than 20 years of presenting swinging music on WDCB eve...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

April 4th, 2022

Joel Ross – The Parable of the Poet (Blue Note) On The Parable of the Poet, Joel Ross’ third album for Blue Note, ...
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March


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

March 28th, 2022

I figured a great way to wrap up Women’s History Month would be to check out three great new releases from some women who h...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

March 21st, 2022

Addison Frei – Time and Again (Next Paradigm Records) Pianist Addison Frei has been becoming an ever more in-demand ...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

March 14th, 2022

Let’s consider this a “Best of…” edition of my weekly What’s New on WDCB. All three of these I’ve already profile...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

March 7th, 2022

This week's review features our Spring Pledge Drive Early Bird Special (for donations of $120 ($10 a month through the En...
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February


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

February 28th, 2022

Hinda Hoffman & Soul Message – People (Know You Know Records) Hinda Hoffman and the Soul Message Band have been freq...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

February 21st, 2022

Brev Sullivan & The Blue Road Session Band – Ira: The Tribute Album (Blue Road) We might claim Ira Sullivan as a Chi...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

February 14th, 2022

Pete Malinverni – On the Town (Planet Arts) In the world of Jazz, there are always going to be a lot of interesting ...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

February 7th, 2022

Patricia Barber – Clique! (Impex) Vocalist, pianist, songwriter and Chicagoan Patricia Barber has a new album out ca...
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January


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

January 31st, 2022

Blue Moods – Myth & Wisdom (Posi-Tone) Posi-Tone Records has put together an impressive stable of artists, both for ...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

January 24th, 2022

The Reid Hoyson Project – Your Move (RHP) Drummer Reid Hoyson’s latest project, Your Move, features him with two e...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

January 17th, 2022

Farnell Newton – Feel the Love (Posi-Tone) Trumpeter Farnell Newton did some recording throughout 2018 and 2019 that...
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What's New on WDCB... with Paul Abella

January 10th, 2022

Louis Hayes – Crisis (Savant) Drummer Louis Hayes is still swinging at the age of 84, and on his latest album, Crisi...
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What's (been) on WDCB - Best of 2021 Part 2

January 3rd, 2022

This week - in the second of two installments - Paul, Dan, & Bruce share their favorite discs from 2021. Paul Abella - ...
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