Archive for April 2013

MUSIC MEMO: April is JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH

As April unfolds, here’s a cute little video in honor of jazz appreciation month.

WVON: HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Chicago radio station WVON was born 50 years ago on April 1, 1963. WVON was geared toward Chicago’s African-American community, which was otherwise underrepresented on the airwaves. Personalities like Herb Kent “the Cool Gent”, Bill “Butterball” Crane, E. Rodney Jones and others provided sweet, wholesome, soul music to the masses. Their accessible, charismatic and fun... Read more »