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The 33rd Annual Jazz Fest gets underway this weekend.

Sep. 01, 2011

Amidst ongoing negotiations with the Chicago Board of Education, Eight Forty-Eight speaks with the Chicago Teachers Union's president, Karen Lewis, for an update. In anticipation of the 33rd Annual Chicago Jazz Festival, Tom Brenner reflects on a life loving jazz music. And Eight Forty-Eight celebrates the life of David “Honeyboy” Edwards, who died earlier this week; the visitation is Thursday. And Travis A. Jackson, associate professor of music at the University of Chicago, talks about the historical links between poetry and jazz.

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