Jazz Institute of Chicago

Welcome to the Jazz Institute of Chicago Journal, an archive of jazz writing. You'll find incredible articles about the history of Jazz in Chicago, as well as interviews with a variety of musicians and jazz related figures and reviews of recordings and live shows.

Regarding Frank Sinatra

Regarding Frank Sinatra
by Corky Hale

Bird honored in his home town

Bird honored in his home town
by Don Rose

Remembering Wilbur

Remembering Wilbur
by Stu Katz

Peter King in his Own Words

Peter King in his Own Words
edited, with a forword by Don Rose

Bird with Strings: My gig with Charlie Parker

Bird with Strings:
My gig with Charlie Parker
by Kenny Fredrickson

Remembering Cy Touff

Remembering Cy Touff
by Marty Clausen

A Barrett Deems Chronology

A Barrett Deems Chronology
by Marj Pries

1913—1931

An Ellington study group

An Ellington study group
By Melvin Saxton

Presented May 7, 1998 at the 16th Annual Duke Ellington International Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

A Conversation with Patricia Barber

Patricia Barber interviewed by Janet Seiz

Barrett and Me

Barrett and Me