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Dance-music maverick James Marlon Magas drops an all-star album

Way back in 2013, Gossip Wolf mentioned that local electronic musician James Marlon Magas had gotten a shout-out on Twitter from actress and filmmaker Asia Argento, daughter of legendary Italian horror director Dario Argento. After that online meet-cute, they became friends and collaborators, and Magas created the music for her 2014 film Misunderstood. (Remember when […]

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Venerable jazz guitarist George Freeman celebrates 95 years with a new compilation

Legendary Chicago jazz guitarist George Freeman has been honing his dynamic, explosive style since the 1940s, working with dozens of the genre’s hall of famers, including Charlie Parker, Richard “Groove” Holmes, Gene Ammons, Jimmy McGriff, Buddy Rich, Shirley Scott, and his brothers Von and Bruz Freeman. On Sunday, April 10, Freeman turns 95, and to mark […]