Music: Those Old Faces

Chicago's jazz fans last week were in blue heaven. After years of moaning that all their local boys had fled to the fleshpots of two coasts for fame & fortune, the jazzbos had all come home to blow.

Cornetist Jimmy MacPartland, who sparked the jazz revival in a smoke-filled joint in the Loop called the Brass Rail Theater Bar (TIME, May 5), had moved to a new Loop bar, and taken his followers along, like the Pied Piper of Hamelin.

Out on Chicago's bleak Northwest Side, Louis Armstrong had blown in town and out again,...

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