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Anthony Bruno
Anthony Bruno

Celebrating the past and present of Chicago jazz

Come celebrate the genre this week at the Chicago Jazz Festival from Aug 31. to Sept. 3.


Jazz has a long, rich history in Chicago, and it continues to evolve.

Reset gets schooled with some Chicago jazz history and learns about the latest details ahead of the Chicago Jazz Festival.

GUESTS: Neil Tesser, jazz journalist

John Foster, managing director of programs and education initiatives at the Jazz Institute of Chicago

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