Chicago Jazz Legend Freddy Cole Dies At Age 88"You go through a lot to get to be the musician that I am right now. But I made it through."
Jazz Great Ellis Marsalis Jr. Dead At 85; COVID-19 Involved“Ellis Marsalis was a legend. He was the prototype of what we mean when we talk about New Orleans jazz. He was a teacher, a father, and an icon — and words aren’t sufficient to describe the art, the joy and the wonder he showed the world."
Legendary Jazz Singer Nancy Wilson Dead At 81Wilson's biggest hit came in 1964 with "(You Don't Know) How Glad I Am," which rose through the charts to the #11 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 singles and earned her a Grammy Award for best R&B recording. She would win two more Grammy Awards, in 2005 and 2007.
Honorary Street Dedication For Jazz Great Willie Pickens On SundayPickens played with a long line of jazz greats, including Eddie Harris, Elvin Jones and Quincy Jones. Pickens was also a music educator both at Kenwood Academy High School and at Northern Illinois University.
Hyde Park Jazz Fest In Full Swing This Weekend It features 37 acts across 13 stages along with food and other entertainment.
Remembering Chicago Jazz Legend Willie PickensWillie Pickens was a giant in Chicago music for more than half a century.
Chicago's 39th Annual Jazz Festival With Dr. Lonnie Smith TrioChicago's 39th annual Jazz Festival kicks off this weekend in Millennium Park.
Musician Honored For Contribution To African American ArtsPhil Cohran, who's made an international mark on Jazz and the Black Arts Movement, is receiving a lifetime achievement award Monday night.
Best Fall Festivals Coming To ChicagoWhatever your interest, there is a festival in the Chicago area that should entice you off the couch.
Music Fans Flock To Jazz Record mart In River North Ahead Of Potential ClosingMusic fans are flocking to the Jazz Record Mart in Chicago's River North today as the legendary store gets ready to close its doors, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
A Music Lover's Guide To The SouthGuide to five of the most important cities to visit in the South for music lovers
10 Things You Didn't Know About ChicagoMany know Chicago is known as "the Windy City" and Wrigley Field is one of America's oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.
Rose-Less Bulls Fall To Jazz In OTTrey Burke made a key 3-pointer to help the Utah Jazz outlast Chicago 89-83 in overtime Monday night — the Bulls' first game since learning Derrick Rose would again be lost for the season.
Bulls Snap Two-Game Skid With 97-73 Win Over JazzOverall, Chicago outshot Utah 52.8 percent to 29.8 percent.
Made In Chicago: Artist Jan LewisJazz great Ramsey Lewis isn't the only artist in his family, reports WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger.