Jazz can bring to mind a dark nightclub after hours with a lot of booze, but we met a group of Chicago jazz musicians on a sunny summer morning – and they were fueled only by coffee and cake.
Jazz can bring to mind a dark nightclub after hours with a lot of booze, but we recently met a group of Chicago jazz musicians on a sunny summer morning – and they were fueled only by coffee and cake.
Multi-Grammy Award winner, singer Dianne Reeves, visits Chicago Tonight to perform and discuss the scholarship Gala that brings her to town.
Jazz music, a one-woman show, and a Labor Day parade; Chicago Tonight knows what's going on this weekend.
Renowned jazz pianist and composer Marian McPartland died on Tuesday, August 20, at age 95. She was a pioneer for women in the field of jazz and became a popular and enthusiastic exponent of the genre all her life. Watch a web extra video of Marian McPartland and Rosemary Clooney in an unforgettable rendition of the Gershwin classic, “Our Love is Here to Stay.”
Saxophone great James Carter talks about his lifelong love of jazz and how he became an authority on vintage horns. Watch a video performance, and read a Q & A with Lauren Deutsch, executive director at the Jazz Institute of Chicago
Bandleader Orbert Davis and friends perform their Emmy-winning score from the documentary DuSable to Obama.