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Memories of Dick Buckley and great jazz moments

While socializing in the funeral parlor I reminisced about why Dick Buckley was one of my most admired disc jockeys [Dick Buckley, 85, riffed on jazz for more than a half century, Obituaries, July 28]. The downer, however, was thinking about how decimated the hours of jazz music had become, even in Chicago, that had featured so many great jazz musicians and the talented Dick Buckley, who had devoted so much to preserve America’s jazz culture.