Production duo Bless the Mad discuss the classic hip-hop, soul, gospel, and jazz records that inspired the reverent sonic collage on their debut album.
Secret History pays tribute to its first subject, the late Phil Cohran, who cofounded the AACM, formed the Artistic Heritage Ensemble, and launched the Affro-Arts Theater.
Phil Cohran recorded the Artistic Heritage Ensemble’s dazzling, multifaceted debut with some of the most important musicians in Chicago history.
Chicago artists celebrate late AACM cofounder Kelan Phil Cohran, and the new No Bros Allowed zine and monthly showcase opposes masculine-identified boneheadedness.
Henry Gibson’s bongo and conga wizardry made generations of stars sound better, but he never found fame as the main attraction.
Maurice White carried the influence of Chicago avant-garde elder Phil Cohran into the mainstream with Earth, Wind & Fire.
Chaka Khan talks to Jake Austen of the Goblins and Chic-a-Go-Go.
“The Malcolm X Memorial (A Tribute in Music),” a rare album by Philip Cohran and the Artistic Heritage Ensemble, is reissued.