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Mark Ruffin brings his considerable skills and charm to this year's Chicago Jazz Festival

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Mark Ruffin is a two-time Emmy-winning broadcaster and journalist who played jazz on the radio in Chicago for over 25 years before joining the Real Jazz airwaves. He's written over 600 articles for Down Beat, Jazziz, Playboy, Chicago Magazine and others, and he welcomes your requests and feedback. His show on SiriusXM, Real Jazz airs Weekdays 3 pm - 6 pm and Sundays 7 pm - 8 pm ET.

Ruffin acted as Master of Ceremony at the 2018 Chicago Jazz Festival. Here's a pic

It's the final night w/another outstanding line-up. 

•Matt Ulery's Loom Large Ensemble
•Arturo O'Farrill Sextet
•Charles McPherson-Barry Harris Quartet

Closing out the 40th Chicago Jazz Music Festival will be Maceo Parker.