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(broadcasting on the “Jazz hands” radio station WGN-AM 720)

Mike Stephen talks to the founder of Chicago Jazz Magazine, learns about a way to track the upcoming municipal election, and gets the lowdown on a locally-based company doing some incredible handcrafted artistry for our everyday lives.

 

Mike Jeffers– Founder of Chicago Jazz Magazine and ChicagoJazz.com

We discuss the future of Jazz in Chicago and hear the story of how Mike became one of the most important figures in the local Jazz scene.

 Mike Stephen and Mike Jeffers with a copy of Chicago Jazz Magazine.

 

Mike Fourcher and Jimm Dispensa– Creators of Aldertrack.com

All 50 Chicago alderman and the mayor are up for election in February.  We find out about a great one-stop-shop for all Chicago political information during this election season.

 

Chad SchumacherFounder of Allegory Handcrafted Goods

After Chad and his wife lost their day jobs during the recession, they began to produce quality handcrafted goods for use in our everyday lives.  We learn about the company and their new Kickstarter campaign underway now.

 Mike Stephen holds the Macana bag while talking to Chad Schumacher in the WGN Allstate Showcase Studio.

 

OTL #423 local music provided by The Safes