Jazz singer Kurt Elling takes a break from his busy schedule to be our Hello! Fellow
. Based in Chicago, Elling has performed all over the world, receiving critical acclaim and no less than seven Grammy Award nominations. Host Edward Lifson will talk with Elling about jazz in Chicago, working until sunrise, and his step away from Blue Note
. His new album Nightmoves
is on the Concord/Universal label.
Plus, artful stories on the DIYculture; this year's Driehaus Prize
for classical architecture; and an epic battle of rock, paper, scissors in Las Vegas.