But the music gets lost in a stew of melancholy.
Congo Square Theatre’s revival paints a vibrant portrait of Billie Holiday.
American Nocturne was inspired by a photo of a notorious 1930 lynching.
Previews of every act in Millennium Park and beyond, including Fred Hersch in his overdue festival debut and AACM cofounder Muhal Richard Abrams leading a historic reunion of the Experimental Band
The Green Mill has more stories than any tavern in town. Here are a few from the past three decades.
The first installment of the 2009 box set redux: jazz vocalists Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald.