100 years ago when the early form of jazz traveled upriver to Chicago from New Orleans it took on a distinctly urban shape, embodied by horn men Joe K
Keyboardist Justin Dillard?s approach to creating music comes from the melting pot of Chicago music.
Chicago has always been a big bebop town, thanks in no small part to impresario Joe Segal?s determination to spread the word of Bird (Charlie Parker).
Led by legendary band leader and arranger Tom Tom Washington, the South Side Jazz Band under the direction of Tom Tom Washington mines t
Billy Branch has been a mainstay in both the blues and jazz scenes in Chicago for decades?a link between the two that illustrates that the root
Family TiesVon Freeman?s son, world-renowned saxophonist Chico Freeman and guitarist brother George Freeman illustrate how the family?s mu