Jazz in the Windy City, Chicago


Chicago, popularly known as the “Windy City”, is also famous for its rich musical effervescence and the occasional resonant sounds of a saxophone being played in the distance can sometimes be heard. Many famous musicians made this their home and world renowned musical venues are myriad, including the Chicago Theatre and the Chicago House of Blues. In the north side of the city, a bar often associated with Italian-American crime boss Alphonse Gabriel “Al” Capone has become a popular venue for live jazz in Chicago. A two minute walk away from the Lawrence stop of the “L” train, the Green Mill is easily accessible by public transportation and its bright sign is clearly visible from the train station, even at night. 
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