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'Unsung Heroes' Celebrates Bruce Lundvall and Phil Chess

May 18, 2017

In a career spanning half a century, Bruce Lundvall worked with a wide variety of artists including Miles Davis, Dianne Reeves, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and Norah Jones as the president of Blue Note Records. Phil Chess and his brother founded Chess Records, a storied Chicago label that captured great blues musicians like Muddy Waters in their prime and helped establish rock ’n’ roll as a musical genre. He even helped start the careers of Chuck Berry and the Rolling Stones.

Join Tom Engelmann as he profiles these two music executives on another edition of “Unsung Heroes, Influential but Overlooked Masters of Modern Music.

Tune in Monday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m., on your radio or online