Chicago's Jazz Mart The Chicago Jazz Record Mart may be the most famous record store in the world devoted to jazz and blues. Its owner, Bob Koester, has championed both traditional jazz and the avant-garde. He's managed to stay in business for decades by being open to the music; knowing how to save a penny here and there...and by being a bit of a crank. NPR's Dean Olsher reports. (8:00) ((ST
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Chicago's Jazz Mart

Chicago's Jazz Mart

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The Chicago Jazz Record Mart may be the most famous record store in the world devoted to jazz and blues. Its owner, Bob Koester, has championed both traditional jazz and the avant-garde. He's managed to stay in business for decades by being open to the music; knowing how to save a penny here and there...and by being a bit of a crank. NPR's Dean Olsher reports. (8:00) ((ST