Buddy Guy's Legends has become as celebrated as its namesake for providing Chicago with the highest quality blues talent to be seen anywhere. From the Monday jam sessions to the constant flow of world-class talent weekends, Legends is a required stop for soul-stirring Blues and barbecue. Chicago Blues Jam brings you a slice of this legendary stage, with interviews and commentary by Buzz Kilman.
Hubert Sumlin: One of the most influential guitarists of the 20th century. Sumlin is credited as being a major influence to guitar greats from Eric Clapton to Frank Zappa. Sumlin spent years playing with Howlin¿ Wolf, forming the most legendary partnership the blues world has ever known, and changing American music forever.
Rod Piazza: A California native who helped form Bacon Fat with former Muddy Waters' harpman George "Harmonica" Smith, Piazza only started garnering wide notoriety in the 1990's. The Mighty Flyers earned 14 W.C. handy Award nominations from 1998-2000, taking Blues Band of the year in both 1999 and 2000.