NPR from Illinois State University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Jazz Singer Solitaire Miles Goes Blue and Lonesome

album art by Solitaire Miles

You might associate "Western swing" with Texas dancehalls and Oklahoma honky-tonks. But a great new take on the classic American idiom comes from a Chicago jazz singer. GLT's Bruce Bergethon skyped Solitaire Miles to talk about her new CD, "Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas."