Tag Archive for Music

Resurrection Box

Ken Shipley is a hard man to shake. “I’ll call somebody a hundred times in a week if I think it’s the right person, if they don’t pick up,” he says matter-of-factly. “I’ll call some- body on an alternate cell phone number so they don’t see the same number over and over.” Shipley, along with Tom Lunt and Rob Sevier, runs Numero Group, a decade-long pro- ject to track down and reissue rare soul, funk, and blues from the 60s and 70s.

With a melody

Two musicians Julianne Skones and Dominic Rotella formed part of the Civic Woodwind Quintet, with the three other woodwind players seated behind them. Along with a string and brass quintet, and a percussion trio, the groups are part of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Musicorps program.

The Gospel According to Barrett

The Life Center Church of God in Christ sits on the corner of Garfield and Indiana, just east of the honorary two-and-a-half block Rev. T.L. Barrett, Jr. Blvd. The boulevard’s namesake is sitting in a pew close to the pulpit.