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Dan Whiteis' Chicago Blues

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Author David Whiteis has been prowling Chicago's blues clubs for nearly thirty years. His recent book Chicago Blues: Portraits and Stories” (University of Illinois Press, 2006) explores the lives of some well known and not-so-well-known artists whose music drives the modern blues scene in Chicago.
 
As part of this weekend's Winter Delights Jazz Fair at the Chicago Cultural Center, Whiteis will moderate a discussion exploring the blues as a contemporary musical and cultural presence in Chicago.
 
Whiteis talked recently with Chicago Public Radio's Dan Bindert.

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