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My name is Gary Zidek. Welcome to The Arts Section. Tune into the radio program every Sunday morning on WDCB 90.9 & 90.7 FM or listen to it online here. I'll be showcasing a variety of arts & entertainment, as well as.highlighting some creative ideas.

2019 Chicago Jazz Festival Preview

2019 Chicago Jazz Festival Preview

WDCB’s Gary Zidek talks to WDCB’s Paul Abella about the acts he’s excited to see at this year’s Chicago Jazz Fest.

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Some of the musicians Paul is excited to see perform at this year’s Chicago Jazz Fest:

  • Rocky Yera - performing Friday afternoon on the Von Freeman Pavilion.

  • Joel Ross - performing Friday evening on the main stage.

  • Ben Wendel - performing Saturday late afternoon on the main stage.

  • Ryan Cohan - performing Saturday evening on the main stage.

  • Cecile McLorin Salvant - performing Saturday evening on the main stage.

  • Paulinho Garcia - performing Sunday at noon on the Jazz & Heritage stage.

  • Ben Lamar Gay - performing Sunday afternoon on the Von Freeman Pavilion.

  • Eddie Palmieri - closes out the Chicago Jazz Fest Sunday night on the main stage

That list just scratches the surface of everything taking place at this year’s Chicago Jazz Festival, you can find a complete schedule here.

You can hear Paul weekday mornings on WDCB and on Wednesday nights when he hosts Notes From the Jazz Underground.

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