Windy City Blues Finale @ Spertus Institute

Events > 2017 > December > Windy City Blues Finale @ Spertus Institute

About this event:

Created by Nancy Bishop

610 S Michigan Ave

WHAT: Renee Rosen, author of Windy City Blues, is interviewed by Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune jazz critic. Plus music by Sweet G and the Lovers Entertainment Band performing tracks recorded at Chess Records.

SO WHAT: Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership has chosen Rosen’s book as its One Book, One Community selection. See our review of Windy City Blues, an historical novel based on Chess Records and the early days of Chicago blues. Some of the musical greats who recorded at Chess Records were Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Sunnyland Slim, Willie Dixon, Little Walter, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry and the Rolling Stones. The book will be for sale and Rosen will sign books after the program.

NOW WHAT: Tickets are $10. Advance tickets recommended. Questions about registration? Call 312-322-1773.

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