Archive for August 2012

Return Of Soul Food; Moo & Oink is Back

Return Of Soul Food; Moo & Oink is Back
As covered in a good Chicago Sun Times article by Mike Noland on August 13th, Moo & Oink is back in meat business and in your local meat department. I’m sure some of us remember the commercials on the radio with Tommy the meat man (Mooooooo & Oink), or seeing Dwayne Wade’s father on Comcast... Read more »

I Remember Vonski, The Life & Music of Von Freeman

Back 15-20 years ago when Public Radio still played traditional jazz at night, I heard this cat blowing a horn like it owed him money and I loved the sound, turns out it was Von Freeman and that was considered “The Chicago Sound”. My family had educated me on Captain Dyett and all the great... Read more »
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