A Trio of Jazz Legends

Chicago, 1920s. Photo believed to be in public domain

Trumpeter Doc Cheatham recalls sitting in for Louis Armstrong in 1920s' Chicago and performs "Mahogany Hall Stomp" with The Jim Cullum Jazz Band.

The Blackhawk. image courtesy freepages.nostalgia.rootsweb.com

Bob Crosby Band bassist Bob Haggart talks with host David Holt about a prank played on pianist Bob Zurke at The Blackhawk in Chicago, and performs "Eye Opener" with pianist Dick Hyman and The Jim Cullum Jazz Band.

Joe Williams. Photo courtesy last.fm

Basie Band vocalist Joe Williams on the elegance of the Chicago jazz scene in the 40s.