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With Muddy Waters and Bo Diddly, Chess Records is best known for blues and Rock n Roll. Their jazz output will surprise you when you hear Ahmad Jamal's "Poinciana", The Jazztet's "Killer Joe", Etta James' "At Last", and more classics recorded on Chess Records' jazz label. Don't miss the history of Chess Jazz tonight on the 9 o'clock Special. Jazz awakes at 8.