Chicago Music City compares the strength and vitality of music industries and scenes across the United States. Sociologists, urban planners, and real-estate developers point to quality of life and availability of cultural amenities as important indicators of the health and future success of urban areas.
In this article I argue that the production of live music shares many formal properties with that of confidence games.
We examine recorded jazz as a musical innovation of the early twentieth century.
George Lepauw, pianist and founder of the International Beethoven Project
Lawrence Rothfield, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago